Accessories Firmware Engineer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States
+ The ideal candidate will have 4+ years experience developing embedded firmware.
+ Experience with MCUs, peripherals, features, and development environments.
+ Experience with board bring up and digital hardware.
+ Ability to design and integrate code into a shipping product.
+ Solid C coding abilities. Some assembly experience is a plus.
+ Strong electrical system and software debugging skills. ICE/JTAG experience is preferred.
+ Ability to read serial bus traces, board schematics, use an oscilloscope and logic analyzer.
+ Mac OSX and/or iOS programming experience is a plus.
As an Accessories Firmware Engineer, you will have responsibilities spanning all aspects of product development: 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 accessories and accessory features; design, implement, debug, and test embedded C code running on 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit MCU's for Apple-branded accessories; 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 define accessory communication protocols; and enable expansion of accessory ecosystem features through creation of test tools and sample accessories.
**Education & Experience**
BS/CS/EE/CE or relevant work experience
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