SoC Memory Performance Architect
Company: Apple Inc.
Posted on: June 9, 2021
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In this role, you will be a member of a System-on-Chip (SoC)
architecture team, working with hardware and software engineering
groups to shape the architecture of Apple's future devices. The
role will focus on architecture definition, exploration and
modeling of the memory controllers, caches, interconnection
networks, and Quality of Service (QoS) solutions to enable the
next-generation of Cellular/5G, Camera, Video, and AR/VR
The position calls for independent development, definition,
performance modeling and simulation, documentation, and
collaboration with design/software teams. We are looking for SoC
architects with a passion to develop and document new and
innovative ideas and model them in C++/Python to demonstrate their
value and impact.
- You will have experience/skills in several of the following
- Strong knowledge of memory controller techniques for different
memory technologies such as DDRx and LPDDRx.
- Prior work on analyzing the memory access patterns and
bandwidth/latency requirements of Camera, Video, Graphics, or
Machine Learning hardware accelerators.
- Demonstrated ability of SoC architecture and microarchitecture
performance modeling and studies.
- Excellent C/C++/scripting coding, debug, and testing
- Expertise in cooperative code development using a revision
control system such as GIT.
- Experience with Cellular/5G modem architecture is a plus.
- Strong communication and documentation skills.
You will have responsibilities for developing the SoC hardware
solutions that drive the architecture of Apple's future
System-on-Chips. Your work will be highly visible and critical to
delivering the best performance and power efficiency in Apple's
future products. You will be expected to collaborate with all the
hardware and software teams that are part of Apple's SoC
development: - C++ performance modeling of proposed architectural
solutions and features. - Writing architectural specification
documents in collaboration with engineers across different
disciplines. - Gathering, analyzing, and validating measured and
simulated results to compare architectural design alternatives. -
Work with the multi-functional teams to develop architectural
solutions. - Improve Apple's modeling platform by developing APIs,
tools, and optimal standard examples that can be used throughout
the company. - Carefully analyze and present results to enable data
specific architecture/design. - Measure and analyze existing SOC
and workloads. - Some international travel is required for this
Education & Experience
MS or PhD in CS, EE, or related field.
Keywords: Apple Inc., Cupertino , SoC Memory Performance Architect, Other , Cupertino, California
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