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Test Our Limits. Your Limits.
Every day the world invents something new to put our chips to the test. You can do the same. Because verification at Arm goes way, way beyond debugging – it’s solving the novel problems behind tech that barely exists yet. It’s working at the bleeding edge of machine learning, simulation software, model checking and hardware prototyping systems. It’s thinking the unthinkable and being sure we’re ready for it.
Work At The Very Edge
At Arm, you’re in a position to influence 95% of the world’s connected devices and all of their applications. Healthcare, infrastructure, virtual reality… you’ll affect hundreds, if not thousands of industries worldwide, racing towards new milestones in human endeavour.
Learning And Development
Whether you want to learn a new programming language, explore your management potential or witness the latest innovations at industry conferences, we promise you both the freedom and the support to develop when you want it.
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 four-week sabbatical after 4 years of service.
You're a human being, not a resource. So it's important to us that we're there for you at significant points in your life. Whether you're having kids, acting as a primary care giver or have lost a loved one, our flexible progressive leave allows you 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, so you can live life and be your brilliant self.
About this role:
If you have a smartphone, digital camera, digital TV, gaming console or a smart meter at home, you’ve already used an ARM Powered product. Over 900 ARM Powered chips are produced every second and over 200 billion ARM technology-based chips have been shipped to date, making us the world’s leading Intellectual Property (IP) semiconductor supplier.
Our Verification IP (VIP) team members build Software tools and environments used for the verification of our hardware IP products. The VIP team has responsibility for supplying reliable, accurate, consistent and documented VIP to design teams in offices around the world. We ensure compatibility between remotely designed components by focussing on the correctness of the interfaces between them.
What will I be doing?
ARM is seeking accomplished software engineers capable of migrating their experience of applying software design principles to creating our verification solutions. In particular, we are seeking individuals who can bring experience of rigorous software development methodologies to the team to enable us to continue to improve our products.
What will I be accountable for?
Our verification IP engineers have responsibility for the architecting, authoring and testing of our suite of VIP. We work closely with the ARM architects in the definition of new interface protocols, providing input on the verifiability of various proposals, by providing a prototyping and modelling environment for system level communication. The VIP team has responsibility for supplying reliable, accurate, consistent and documented VIP to design teams in offices around the world. This means that we have an international internal customer base requiring support and improvements. The verification IP team interacts with various product teams within ARM and gathers valuable inputs and requirements from them. These directly foster into the architecture, design and implementation of robust VIP tools that can be used in many different configurations.
Required Skills & Experience
- Good university degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related subject.
- Must be capable to demonstrate understanding and experience of object-oriented design and programming
- Excellent communication and written skills in English
- Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
- Experience and passion for rigorous software development techniques and methodologies such as Unit Test, TDD and automated testing
- Experience in using modern day software development techniques and workflows such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
- Experience of class based SystemVerilog design
- Experience in architecting and coding UVM or OVM verification components
- Coverage driven verification using SystemVerilog
- Perl, Python or other scripting language
At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our open 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 is responsible for the right answer. Brilliance is collective
- Information is essential, 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 feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow
- The essence of progress is that it can’t stop. Grow with it and own your own progress
Be your brilliant self
- Be upbeat not egocentric
- Recognize the power in saying ‘I don’t know’
- Make trust our default position
- Hold strong opinions lightly
With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse organization of dedicated, innovative and highly talented engineers. By enabling a vibrant, inclusive, meritocratic, and open workplace, where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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.