Apple seeks UEFI firmware engineer

Mac Firmware Engineer

The Mac Platform Software team is looking for a firmware engineer to join a new Austin-based team responsible for developing Apple’s UEFI implementation and related technologies for the Mac product line. Mac Platform Software is responsible for bringing up macOS and Windows on all new Mac products, including the development and integration of firmware and systems software for macOS and Windows, the development of platform-level features for the Mac, and the leadership of cross-functional debug and optimization efforts across hardware and software teams. A Mac Firmware Engineer is responsible for the development of Apple’s UEFI implementation and its related technologies. UEFI provides the boot firmware for all Mac systems and plays a critical role in system stability, performance, and battery life. This role also contributes to development of the boot loader and firmware update mechanisms, as well as other related technologies. Primary job responsibilities include firmware feature development supporting new Mac software and hardware features, supporting ongoing efforts to improve the quality of shipped Macs in the field, and assisting the larger Mac Platform organization in cross-functional efforts to design and build new Mac products.
* Experience in firmware/BIOS development
* Experience with boot loaders and firmware/kernel interfaces
* Knowledge of UEFI and the x86 platform and standards, including ACPI, SMM, PnP, PCIe, and JEDEC DDR a plus
* Strong understanding of system power management a plus

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