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Piece Together The World’s Most Powerful Puzzle
This world has a design. It’s infinite yet discoverable. Small yet powerful. Our design engineers must all at once predict it and create it. From implementation of the most advanced CPU, GPU and HPC processors on the planet to dreaming up every eventuality that could put our SoC and system IP to the test, we puzzle over the biggest questions of our time. And microarchitect the future.
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.
Arm’s hardware is at the heart of the computing and connectivity revolution that continues to transform the way people live and businesses operate.
As part of our continued growth, the CPU team are looking to hire talented engineers in the Bristol region. Based in an office in Bristol, you will be working on next generation CPU products in close collaboration with the Cambridge team.
Would you like to be in a creative, multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural environment, in a role with exciting responsibilities and an opportunity to make an impact on our industry? We would love to hear from you!
We are looking for all skill sets and all experience levels to be part of this cutting edge CPU team and look forward to speaking to you about the wide ranging opportunities available.
CPU Design Engineers are responsible for innovation and development of modern microprocessors.
For Principal CPU Design Engineer we are seeking a dedicated, versatile individual with strong technical leadership and in-depth understanding across multiple aspects of CPU design. Your role will be to define and build hardware RTL designs for low-power and area efficiency, to write and review documentation, to provide planning, tracking and reporting in order to ensure high-quality and timely delivery of CPU IP.
Essential Skills and Experience:
- Hands-on proficiency with System Verilog, Verilog or VHDL HDL for RTL design
- Expertise in synthesizable design that achieve area, frequency and power targets; ability to make judgements on functionality and performance trade-offs
- Track record of writing specifications and documentation describing complex designs
- Capacity to own all stages of a project, from start to completion: concept, specification, implementation and testing, support
- Proven technical and/or team leadership skills
- Practical experience of working on microprocessor designs
- Working knowledge of SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA)
- Mentoring team members
- Knowledge of scripting eg Python, Perl or unix shell scripting
- Knowledge of assembly language (preferably ARM), C/C++ and/or hardware verification languages e.g. SystemVerilog
Equal Opportunities at Arm
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.
Hybrid Working at Arm
Arm’s hybrid approach to working is centred around flexibility, where we split our time between the office and other locations to get our work done. We empower groups/teams to determine their hybrid working pattern, with an expected minimum attendance in the office of 20% per month, depending on the work, level of experience and team’s needs. In some cases, the flexibility we can offer is limited by local legal, regulatory, tax, or other considerations, and where this is the case, we will collaborate with you to find the best solution.
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.