Apple Performance Control Architect - Platform Architecture in Cupertino, California
Performance Control Architect - Platform Architecture
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States
Research experience investigating execution efficiency in computing systems, particularly on real silicon
Comprehensive statistics and quantitative analysis skills
Understanding of the techniques used to manage power delivery and thermal limits in modern systems
Hands-on experience with hardware instrumentation, including power measurement and performance counters
Knowledge of computer architecture, including the relationships between CPUs, GPUs, other compute clusters and memory hierarchy
Userland software (e.g., application, simulation, test harness, data analysis) development experience in environments such as C, C++, Objective-C, Swift, Python, Perl or MATLAB is essential
Kernel software development experience in C or C++ is desirable
As a Performance Control Architect, your job responsibilities will include: - Design and conduct experiments to characterize execution efficiency and the effects of physical constraints such as temperature or current limits - Use excellent empirical methodology to illuminate power–performance tradeoffs - Collaborate with and influence a broad cross-functional audience spanning processor architecture, silicon engineering, system integration, OS development and application software performance evaluation - Identify opportunities to improve the measurement and control capabilities of Apple SoCs - Invent new performance control concepts and carry them through prototyping, production implementation and tuning
Education & Experience
M.S., preferably Ph.D., in Electrical and Computer Engineering or Computer Science
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