CPU Power Management Engineer
- Cupertino, CA
Posted: Jan 15, 2020
Role Number: 200134779
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
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