Apple Posts New Development Job Postings in Florida
Apple is beginning to recruit engineers in the Orlando Florida for the designing, building and testing of custom chips according to a post from AppleInsider
. The job postings included seven positions focused on development and testing of processor hardware as well as others for driver development on graphics processors. It was noted that several other positions are open, including one for a reference model engineer specializing in model GPU hardware, with another job posting describing running iOS on “pre-silicone platforms.”
The listings don’t seem to be associated with recent job postings for Apple’s “Melbourne Design Center,” which appears to point towards AuthenTec, a recently acquired fingerprint scanning technology located relatively close to Orlando. Instead, the position appear to be in line with Apple’s designs for custom processors, which began in 2010 with the A4 and continues in iOS products with the powerful A6X used in the current iPad with Retina display.
The company just seems to be expanding its work force within the United States, which is seemingly good news for those who support keeping jobs within the U.S. That along with bringing more jobs to people in Florida and continuing the development of Apple products, seems like a win/win!