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San Diego, CA Full Time Posted by: Apple Posted: Thursday, 14 January 2021
Firmware Engineer - AirPodsSan Diego,California,United StatesHardware+ 4+ years of proven excellence in firmware, device driver, or equivalent experience preferred; however, we encourage you to apply with any level of experience.+ Expertise designing Embedded firmware+ Passion for product ownership and track record of product development+ Experience with MCUs, peripherals, features, and development environments is also valuable.+ Prior experience with overseeing board bring-up and validation+ Expertise and proficiency in C (some Assembly helpful)+ Proven ability to design and integrate code into a shipping product against aggressive timelines+ Strong electrical system and software debugging skills are essential. ICE/JTAG experience is preferred.+ Ability to read serial bus traces, board schematics, use an oscilloscope and logic analyzer.+ Experience with RTOS Embedded development and multithreaded programming.+ Knowledge of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Technologies is desired.+ Familiarity with Real Time audio (sample rates, buffering, I2S, PCM, drivers) is great to have.*Description*As an Audio Products Firmware Engineer, you will play a significant part in the development of products with all of these characteristics by engaging in very collaborative, rapidly changing environment to integrate new technologies into our designs. Our products are state of the art in every way: - Design - Integration - Connectivity - Power consumption - Reliability - Fabrication - Manufacturing scale You will fully engage to contribute at every stage of the Apple product development cycle, from concept to production, driving both individual product features and overall system validation activities. You will partner closely with various team members on activities ranging from schematic-level design and firmware development to system debug, root cause analysis, and corrective action. You will prioritize tasks with rapid development cycles, remain flexible and calm in the face of uncertainty, and drive vendors to deliver excellent results for time-critical issues. - Collaborate with marketing and cross-functional engineering teams to define product features and requirements. - Play a lead role in defining system architecture to implement new product and product features. - Design, implement, debug, and test Embedded C code running on 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit MCU's for Apple-branded audio products. - Support electrical bring-up and debug of prototype hardware. - Work with internal teams and external contract manufacturers to bring products to mass production. - Collaborate with software teams to manage the definition of communication protocols. - Enable expansion of our product ecosystem features through creation of test tools. Be ready to make something great when you come here. Dynamic, inspiring people and innovative, industry-defining technologies are the norm at Apple. The people who work here have reinvented and defined entire industries with our products and services. The same passion for innovation also applies to our business practices - strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it. You should join the Apple Accessories Firmware team if you want to help deliver the next amazing Apple product.*Education & Experience*Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent*Additional Requirements*Apple Footer*Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant at (Opens in a new window) at .Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. United States Department of Labor. at Learn more at (Opens in a new window) at .Apple will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. If you're applying for a position in San Francisco, review the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance at guidelines at (opens in a new window) at applicable in your area.Apple participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more about the E-Verify program at (Opens in a new window) at .Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace. Reasonable Accommodation and Drug Free Workplace policy at Learn more at (Opens in a new window) at .

San Diego, CA, United States of America
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1/14/2021 11:01:50 AM

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