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Director of Flows and Methodologies

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Job ID 2023-9971 Location Cambridge, United Kingdom;
Austin, Texas;
Budapest, Hungary;
Sheffield, United Kingdom;
Manchester, United Kingdom
Date Posted Apr. 18, 2024 Category Engineering Management

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Job Description

Job Overview

The Systems Development team in Arm Solutions Engineering develops compute subsystem (CSS) products and SoC’s for a wide range of market segments including Client, Infra, IoT and Automotive. As part of this work, we utilize the latest IP products from Arm and selected 3rd party vendors. The team includes members in multiple sites including UK (Manchester, Sheffield, Cambridge), France (Sophia), US (Austin and Chandler) and Hungary (Budapest)!


As Director of FE Flows and Methodologies, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of our internal engineering flows that enable system design and verification activities within the System Development team.

You will work with our Engineering Directors and Technical Leads to build and agree a common set of requirements resulting in a roadmap of flow development.

You will manage a small team of engineers for whom you will be responsible for providing technical leadership and line management (including assisting with the development of careers, mentoring and coaching, managing accountabilities and objectives).

The flows you and your team will develop and manage include those utilised by the teams to build our design repositories and run verification including lint, formal, simulation, cdc/rdc, emulation and gate level simulations. They will collect and analyse design and verification metrics. The flows utilize both on-prem and cloud resources and work with tools from multiple EDA vendors.

Required skills and experience:

  • Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of the EDA flow used for SoC hardware development.
  • Strong skills in scripting languages such as python, perl and php and flows used for version control such as svn, git, gerrit
  • Knowledge of machine readable specifications, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team and people management, with proven ability working with global teams.

"Nice to Have" Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of High Level Synthesis (HLS)
  • Experience of IP protection and export restrictions
  • Knowledge of functional safety standards including ISO 26262
  • Experience leading global IP and SoC development projects

In Return:

Arm is committed to global talent acquisition, offering an attractive relocation package. With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse organisation of dedicated, creative and highly talented engineers. By enabling a dynamic, inclusive, meritocratic, and open workplace, where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unrivaled contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.


Accommodations at Arm

At Arm, we want our people to Do Great Things. If you need support or an accommodation to Be Your Brilliant Self during the recruitment process, please email To note, by sending us the requested information, you consent to its use by Arm to arrange for appropriate accommodations. All accommodation requests will be treated with confidentiality, and information concerning these requests will only be disclosed as necessary to provide the accommodation. Although this is not an exhaustive list, examples of support include breaks between interviews, having documents read aloud or office accessibility. Please email us about anything we can do to accommodate you during the recruitment process.

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. Within that framework, we empower groups and teams to determine their own particular hybrid working pattern, depending on the work and the team’s needs. Details of what this means for each role will be shared upon application. 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. Please talk to us to find out more about what this could look like for you.

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 race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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