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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 to ensure you can live life and be your brilliant self.
Modern chip designs incorporate a wide range of Arm components to construct a full system, each part having an impact on the overall system performance. Whether it is a car engine monitor, a VR headset or a network server, it is critical that all Arm components perform well when combined into systems. The Central Technologies Group (CTG) at Arm drives the development of IP across the company. Even before a new product is conceived, system models are constructed to examine the advantages of potential new architectural features. As system modelling engineers, we define and examine new designs within a full system context prior to commitment to an RTL product. Identifying issues early is key to deliver world-class IP used in billions of products.
You will work with IP and SoC architects who wish to examine future ideas, with design teams aiding them to identify performance issues and customers to capture target system specifications to ensure our designs will work well within them.
Do you have a deep understanding of modern system architecture and excellent programming skills? Then this job is your opportunity to achieve the biggest possible impact in the field! You will join a team tasked with guiding the direction our future technology and that of hundreds of Arm's partners.
- Engaging with design architects on future systems within Arm
- Constructing early evaluation models for the next generation of products
- Collaborating on building and using detailed models with teams across Arm
- Building and analysing system level simulations using a range of models
- Supporting use of models and systems by performance analysis teams
- Building infrastructure for use by performance analysis engineers to enable better inspection
- Analysis of model quality, identifying issues and improving the correlation models against RTL
- Helping to define future direction of system performance modelling across Arm
Required Skills And Experience
- Strong C/C++ programming and debugging skills
- Strong computer architecture knowledge
- Experience in performance or functional modelling
“Nice To Have” Skills And Experience
- Knowledge of on-chip bus protocols such as AMBA, coherency flows, interconnects, memory subsystems
- Experience in evaluating/benchmarking system level performance using performance monitors
- Exposure to performance analysis and tuning in pre- and post-silicon environments
- SystemC/TLM experience
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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There's an open and casual atmosphere here that's so characteristic of Arm. We build spaces for continuous learning and creative expression. No matter the level of person you're approaching, they're always ready for a down-to-earth conversation. And it's easy to make friends with such a diverse network of graduates, interns, part-time undergraduates and apprentices all sticking together. Because diversity is essential to how we innovate – one reason why we're promoting more women into leadership positions.
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Just how far do the possibilities of Arm's tech stretch? AI, Machine Learning, IoT… billions of people use our technology every day, spanning countless nations, industries, and applications. So much so, there's virtually never a time or place we're not with you.