According to the first two paragraph of the Job posting, which explains exactly what the company is looking for?
“The Core Platform team within Apple’s Core OS organization is looking for a talented and inspired manager to lead a team focused on bring-up of iPhone OS on new platforms. The team is responsible for low level platform architecture, firmware, and core drivers and bring-up of new hardware platforms. The team consists of talented engineers with experience in hardware, firmware, IOKit drivers, security and platform architecture.
This position requires a very technical and hands-on leader, experience in working closely with hardware team and a deep understanding of bare metal software. You must be a highly self-motivated individual who seeks to create a dynamic and creative team environment in which old problems are solved in new and innovative ways.”
It’s now almost clear that Apple wants to expand the iPhone OS and wants to integrate it with new devices and platform. But which device and platform they wants to used it still undecided now we all have to see how long will go. Does it mean that Apple is thinking to bring iPhone OS in upcoming computing and mobile technology in future.