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Software Engineering at Arm
You might not think you know us, but you do. Our software is all over Silicon Valley. In fact, it's right in the palm of your hand. Because the biggest names in tech, from your smartphone brand to the makers of the world's fastest supercomputer look to us for the most powerful advanced core processors.
When you think about what software development can stretch to at Arm, from physical IP to machine learning, you'll wonder why you didn't apply sooner. The real-world applications for our technology are so massive, your work will influence the lives up to 70% of the global population, whether it's through award-winning VR gaming or life-enhancing medical equipment. Here you'll develop a better, connected future.
Learning and Development
We encourage our people to upskill as much as they want with a comprehensive learning and development package which includes technical development, mentoring, internal and external conferences, tech talks, and donut sessions. Whether you want to learn a new programming language, upskill your excel skills or read the latest articles on Microprocessor reporting we are with you to Spark the worlds potential.
We'll always encourage you to take plenty of annual leave, so you stay fresh and inspired. But you know what really does it? When we encourage you to take an extended, paid 4 weeks' sabbatical after 4 years of service.
You're a human being, not a resource. And so it's important to us that we're there for you at significant points in your life. That's why we offer flexible progressive leave. Whether you're having kids, acting as a primary care giver or have lost a loved one, you'll be able to put your family first without worrying about your career.
We create a safe space for you to look after your mental and physical health, with support ranging from medical insurance to the workplace mental health platform Unmind. Alongside a growing number of onsite gyms, yoga, cycling and running clubs. All of which comes with a flexible working policy to ensure you can live life and be your brilliant self.
Looking for the next step in your career path? Accelerate your engineering skills and knowledge by joining a Cambridge success story and collaborating on technology that will be relied upon for decades to come. We are a large team, packed with experts who love spreading their knowledge.
Arm designs and validates the new technologies for many markets, from low-power embedded to supercomputers, including machine learning, mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT). Our simulations of Arm components - known as 'Fast Models' - enable developers to write software without needing access to the hardware (often years before actual hardware exists). Developers come up with creative designs to ensure that the model runs as quickly as possible. Correctness is achieved through close relationships with architects and hardware engineers. We are looking for enthusiastic engineers to join the growing Fast Models team.
What you will do:
Learn about architectures and hardware designs while they are in development
Implement fast, accurate models in C++11/14/17 and write unit tests
Apply your creativity to improve the code
Improve Arm's designs with your feedback
Participate in an Agile team
Benefit from powerful workstations, proven DevOps support and access to local- and cloud-compute resources
Apply if you have...
A good degree in a computing, mathematical or scientific subject or equivalent experience
A few years of professional experience writing object-oriented code, including some C++
An interest in new technologies and computer hardware
A passion for software
An affinity for the Arm Core Beliefs
What will make you stand out
Any of the following will help you to advance more quickly:
Experience with modern C++ (C++11/14/17) or Python
Knowledge of computer architecture, particularly Arm CPU architectures
Experience of cross-platform development for Linux and Windows
Any use of modelling technologies, like SystemC or gem5
If this sounds like you, please don't hesitate to apply - we look forward to welcoming you to the team.
We value diversity in Arm - we will fit around your life to enable you contribute to our success.
This role can be full time or part-time. We have flexible working hours for all and a progressive leave policy which can accommodate the unexpected
Our new offices are amazing places to collaborate, but now we've mastered working from home, that will remain an option for part of the week
We have some scope to adapt the role and job title to the right person - if you are interested but unsure whether you tick all the boxes, we would love to hear from you anyway! We are keen to welcome talented people into Arm.
How to apply
Along with your résumé, please provide a cover letter with a few sentences describing why this is the right job for you. If your résumé does not mention all of the 'required' skills above, make sure your statement explains why we should consider your application.
More About Arm
Arm® is at the heart of the world's most sophisticated digital IP products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.
Our innovative technology is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped billions of Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and colleagues. We are a diverse organization of dedicated and innovative individuals, and don’t discriminate on the basis of any characteristic.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Arm is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and colleagues. We are a diverse organization of dedicated and innovative individuals, and don’t discriminate on the basis of any characteristic.
Life at Arm
Life in the office doesn't get any better. Especially when those offices are as sleek as ours. And the people are as creative and intuitive. Combine that with our popular ‘we, not I' mindset and you enjoy the kind of teamwork and togetherness rarely found elsewhere. We share so much in common, not least the same passion for progress, but we also welcome each other's diversity. Because, ultimately, we love to inspire and be inspired every day.
Everything Made Possible
Just how far do the possibilities of Arm's tech stretch? AI, Machine Learning, IoT… billions of people use our technology every day, spanning countless nations, industries and applications. Most people run their lives on Arm technology. So, you see: you really do know us.