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Job Description: Introduction
The Architecture and Technology Group (ATG) at ARM develops technologies and products for ARM’s future architecture roadmap. One of the charters of the ATG group is to define system architecture that enables a consistent software view of ARM Architecture based systems. Along with the architecture specification, ARM develops software verification suites to confirm compliance to the architecture specifications. For system architecture, the software test-suites are developed as open source software, building over industry standards. The software should be easy to deploy on a variety of implementations, be effective at confirming compliance and build on standard accepted practices.
The purpose of this role is to ensure that various system implementations based on the same architectural specifications, can run standard software from different vendors efficiently and with minimal effort. This will reduce overall market deployment time and enable broad adoption of these system implementations.
As the senior lead in the team, you will be leading the development of a broad section of the System Architecture software test-suites. Working with architects and partners you will have an opportunity to define the architecture test-suites, lead their development and enable their broad adoption and deployment with partners.
We are looking for a dedicated, communicative and enthusiastic individual who has experience with bringing up software on complex diverse systems and appreciates the needs for standards. Good fundamentals in computer architecture, experience with firmware and operating systems is critical for this role.
You will need a good eye for technical detail, the ability to initially work within existing systems whilst developing and plans for future extensions, as well as strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Ensuring timely delivery of the best systems and processes in an evolving environment is a challenge which will stretch and extend your knowledge and abilities. You will be responsible in improving the quality of the work from this group which will contribute to partner success by improving their time to market. If you strive for continuous improvement and are a hands-on teammate this position would be of interest to you.
Qualification & Experience
Good university degree, ideally in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication or Computer Science, although other graduates would be considered if they have relevant experience.
Essential Skills & Experience
- 10+ years of relevant experience with 4+ years of team leadership experience.
- Good understanding of the latest computer architecture and multi-processor /multi-chip systems.
- Proven software development skills, ideally in the area of firmware / low level operating systems
- Experience in Linux and UEFI
- Implementation of bespoke test harness' for O/S and bare metal validation
- Ability to understand and drive complex technical specifications
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