The Core OS team is looking for an exceptional software engineer to lead, design and implement new application processor's (CPU) power/performance algorithms. In this unique and highly visible role, you will be at the center of power/performance optimization efforts interfacing with multiple hardware and software teams and leading the adoption of your algorithms. You will also be required to prototype and explore novel CPU/SoC power management schemes. The influence of the proposed innovations will span across CPU micro-architecture, driver design, kernel scheduling schemes, global operating system and applications behavior, striving to satisfy both word class system performance and energy efficiency at the same time.
Knowledge of microprocessor architectures and hardware/software dependencies
Previous experience in writing and debugging complex kernel drivers
Experience in performance tuning and analysis of systems
Demonstrated innovative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills
Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules
Excellent collaborative skills
Outstanding written and verbal communication
Knowledge of C and C++. ARM/x86 assembly is a plus.
Invent new CPU power/performance management algorithms Design, implement and optimize CPU/SoC power/performance management software Demonstrate and explain cross functionally system power/performance trade-offs Influence software design and specifications of future SoC hardware platforms
Education & Experience
MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
3+ years of experience in the embedded power management
Proven track record leading new technology development with hardware/software dependencies
Understanding of system and silicon power management, including clock management and DVFS
Understanding of common kernel scheduling schemes
Knowledge of control system theory
Knowledge of data analysis languages such as R, Matlab, etc.
Experience with system and silicon power modeling Experience with IOKit drivers on OS X or iOS is a plus