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The Architecture and Technology Group (ATG) at ARM is responsible for developing 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 adherence to the architecture specifications. For system architecture, the software testsuites 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 smoothly 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 responsible for leading the development of a broad section of the System Architecture software testsuites. Working with architects and stakeholders you will have an opportunity to define the architecture testsuites, lead their development and enable their broad adoption and deployment with partners.
We are looking for a talented, 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 essential 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 research-oriented environment is a challenge which will stretch and extend your knowledge and abilities. You will be responsible in improving the quality of the deliverables 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 team player 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 modern computer architecture and multi-processor /multi-chip systems.
- Proven software development skills, ideally in the area of firmware / low level operating systems
- Ability to understand complex technical specifications.
- 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
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.
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