H-1B Job Board

Finding companies that sponsor visas is a lot of work.
We've made your life easier by compiling top companies and startups that hire foreign nationals.

SoC Embedded Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Cupertino, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024


Role Number:200551057
Do you love crafting sophisticated solutions to highly complex challenges? Do you intrinsically see the importance in every detail? As part of our Silicon Technologies group, you’ll help design and manufacture our next-generation, high-performance, power-efficient processor, system-on-chip (SoC). You’ll ensure Apple products and services can seamlessly and efficiently handle the tasks that make them beloved by millions. Joining this group means you’ll be responsible for crafting and building the technology that fuels Apple’s devices. Together, you and your team will enable our customers to do all the things they love with their devices. At Apple, we go beyond the industry norm and demonstrate creativity in problem solving, ability to think dynamically and outside of standard convention, and adapt quickly to new technical areas. We promote innovation and new technology. The people who work here have reinvented and defined entire industries with the Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, AirPods, HomePod and a multitude of groundbreaking Accessories. We have done the same with services, including iTunes, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our dedication to leave the world better than we found it. You should join us to help deliver the next amazing Apple product! Joining Apple as a SoC Embedded Software Engineer, you will craft and implement embedded software for System on a Chip (SoC) bring up and test. You will write software for Apple silicon in a bare metal environment and work closely with the Silicon Validation and Software Engineering teams to bring up new silicon and ensure the quality of every device when manufactured.


• Design and implementation of firmware for SoC bring up, validation, and test. • Enhancing and maintaining the development and debug environments, tools and methodologies. • Support of functional test environment for device characterization, failure analysis, and mass production. • Generating post-silicon directed diagnostic and stress test cases and debugging failure cases using multiple HW and low level SW platforms • Leveraging and porting design verification and silicon validation tests to enable improved test coverage of IP in silicon test. • Developing software to confirm that the silicon behaves as architected under the various supported modes. • Developing targeted functional tests to screen failures identified during the product lifecycle.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with embedded software, including debugging and characterization, or a willingness to learn:
  • Exposure to SoC bring up.
  • Expert embedded C programmer.
  • Experience using laboratory equipment (e.g., logic analyzer, digital oscilloscope).
  • Experience reading and working from device and board schematics.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

A minimum of a BS degree

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • 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.