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Got a love for coding? Hardware design? IT project management? We're with you. Whatever you want to do, do it at the highest level. Arm is the driving force behind 70% of technology used by the world’s population – from your smartphone to VR headsets to the world’s fastest supercomputer. You'll master your craft while working with the biggest names in tech.
At the same time, your training and development will be second to none. We put our trust in you to work on big, global projects because you'll have our world-class mentors on your side, giving you just the right combination of freedom and support. And you'll also have your own development roadmap which you can pair with your choice workshops to take the skills you want to expert levels.
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.
About the role
Arm processors are the brains in billions of diverse electronic devices. Our CPU group defines, designs, and validates all of Arm's processor IP and collaborates with the world's leading technology companies. As an engineer in the Austin-based CPU Physical Implementation team, you will join a passionate team responsible for building next-generation Arm Cortex-A class CPUs on the latest process nodes to enable RTL development for microprocessors, to enable power and performance benchmarking, and for working with ARM partners.
What will I be accountable for?
- Use of synthesis, place and route to develop best in class Arm IP
- Evaluation of results for flow improvements and RTL feedback
- Resolving place and route issues to improve performance and power
- Development of floor-plans and floor-planning to meet design requirements
- Verification of functionality, speed & power of developed design
- Development of high performance, low power clock distribution
- Investigate and embrace new methodologies to improve design timing and power
- Supplemental script writing to enhance flow and gathering of crucial statistics
- Working closely with other team members both locally and globally to complete design achievements
- Working with EDA tool vendors on recommended flows for Arm cores
What skills, experience, and qualifications do I need?
- Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s program, on track to earn a degree in computer or electrical engineering, or a related field
- Experience with synthesis, place and route tools
- Experience with Perl, Python, TCL or other scripting languages
- Experience with timing and power analysis tools
- An understanding of power, performance, and area tradeoffs
What are the desired behaviors for this role?
At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our outstanding culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:
We not I
Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive
No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective
Information is important, share it
Realize that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t
Passion for Progress
Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up the pool of people you connect with
Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it
Make positive and expansive feedback, helping the team to thrive
Possessing curiosity and a passion for driving continuous improvement through spotting opportunities and seeking the views of others
Passion for personal growth and development, while encouraging the team to do the same
Be your Brilliant Self
Upbeat, creative, passionate and driven are the strengths we are looking for.
Recognize the power in saying ‘I don’t know’ with the willing to learn
Make trust our default position
Hold strong opinions lightly. You listen to different perspectives, evaluate, persuade and carefully shape your work to deliver truly impactful results.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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
There's an open and casual atmosphere here that's so characteristic of Arm. We build spaces for continuous learning and creative expression. No matter the level of person you're approaching, they're always ready for a down-to-earth conversation. And it's easy to make friends with such a diverse network of graduates, interns, part-time undergraduates and apprentices all sticking together. Because diversity is essential to how we innovate – one reason why we're promoting more women into leadership positions.
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. So much so, there's virtually never a time or place we're not with you.