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Hardware at Arm
You know us. With 125 Arm-powered products shipped every second, we'll be in a over a trillion smart devices by 2035. Your smartphone, award-winning VR gaming, the world's fastest supercomputer – our engineers are designing the advanced core processors leading the race towards a connected, autonomous, hyper-performance future.
So, we promise you endless opportunities to experiment and go even further in hardware. From advanced core implementation to full custom physical IPs, here you'll have our backing to push limits in vital areas such as memory, IO and logic.
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.
Are you creative, hardworking, upbeat, and collaborative looking to join a team of engineers that work together on significant projects, or build system IP solutions that will impact how people connect every single day? Well then, we can offer you a phenomenal opportunity, as we are looking for an experienced CPU micro-architect or an expert RTL design engineer. In this opportunity provides you ambitious and exciting responsibilities with forward-thinking colleagues as well as the biggest chance to create an impact on our industry.
Arm's design center is located in Austin, one of the top tech hubs in the US. Here you will join a small, rare, yet hardworking RTL design team developing the next generation of Arm A-Class microprocessors. This team will enable you to contribute in all aspects of the microprocessor life cycle while meeting the demands of the market.
Based on groundbreaking technologies and methodologies, you will ensure the highest quality of products as you collaborate with other Arm engineering teams to build complete IP solutions. As a CPU Design Engineer, you will own and develop CPU micro-architecture, handle Verilog RTL logic design and debug, as well as work closely with engineers across all platforms to meet all functional requirements, performance, power, and area goals.
Would you like to work in a multi-team, multi-cultural environment? Are you passionate, creative, and collaborative about groundbreaking technologies? If so, we would love to hear from you!
Required Skills and Experience:
- You graduated from a University with a Masters' in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
- Possess a proven 5 years of post-degree work experience in processor RTL and micro-architecture design (think senior/staff types)
- You may possibly substitute a demonstrated minimum experience of 9 years along with a Bachelors' in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
- The ability to travel occasionally for training and customer meetings
"Nice to Have" Skills and Experience:
- Domain expertise in various logic areas of CPU micro-architecture design
- RTL design for multi-threaded, low power microprocessors
- Hands-on experience using Verilog or VHDL HDL for design
- Crafting synthesis targeted to achieve specific power, frequency, and area targets
- Scripting languages (Python, Perl, etc.)
Why you will love this job?
At Arm, we are proud to have core beliefs that reflect our extraordinary culture and guide our decision. Our beliefs not only define how we work together, but also how we evaluate you during the interview process. We strive for "we" not "I", collaboration first - ego last, a burning passion for progress, innovation that enables our ecosystems (Arm and our people to thrive), ability to be your brilliant self, as well as skillful individuality, performance, and fulfilment.
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.
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.