28 days old

HID, Haptics Firmware Engineer

Cupertino, CA
  • Job Code
    200144355
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jan 23, 2020

Role Number:200144355

We are looking for a creative, motivated, and passionate embedded software engineer to develop Taptic Engine firmware for next-generation Apple products, including iPhone, Watch, and Mac. Come join a tightly-integrated team of hardworking engineers to deliver world-class haptic experiences that will be enjoyed by millions of customers. In this role you'll collaborate with teams across the company, including Hardware, Software, QA, and Design

Key Qualifications

  • Expertise in C or C++ for embedded systems
  • Experience interfacing microcontrollers with sensors and actuators (e.g. LRA, VCA, Piezo)
  • Knowledge of embedded peripherals / protocols (e.g. DMA, USB, UART, SPI, I2C)
  • Ability to apply software best-practices to firmware design in bare-metal or RTOS environments
  • Board bring-up and debug skills with JTAG, mixed-signal oscilloscopes, and/or logic analyzers
  • Working knowledge of closed-loop control systems and experience implementing low-level
  • control algorithms in embedded environments preferred
  • Development of production DSP or FPGA firmware for haptic or audio applications preferred
  • Independent work ethic with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

Description

As a firmware engineer in haptics, you will work on all stages of the product development cycle with a vertically-integrated technology team
• You will bring up proof-of-concept prototypes and demos to help Design teams explore and evaluate new interactions
• To ensure we craft well-considered features, you will architect low-latency, end-to-end haptics solutions with touch/force sensors by collecting requirements, constructing block diagrams, and reviewing hardware schematics; you will also negotiate and specify communication protocols, operating modes, and feature requirements with software driver teams
• You will develop and document firmware features on prototype hardware and custom silicon, integrating actuator control algorithms with tight real-time requirements using DSP concepts, while working with factory teams to meet test and calibration requirements
• To meet our especially high quality bar, you will bench-test firmware to ensure it meets performance, power, and thermal requirements; and you will debug and root cause issues with QA to deliver high-quality, robust firmware to production

Education & Experience

B.S. in CS/CE/ECE or equivalent experience. M.S. with advanced courses in Embedded Systems, Controls, and/or Signal Processing preferred

Additional Requirements

Posted: 2020-01-24 Expires: 2020-02-22

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