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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

Additional Requirements

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