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Senior SoC / IP Verification Engineer

Job ID 2024-10216 Date posted Jul. 11, 2024 Location Cambridge, United Kingdom Category Verification Apply

Job Description:

Arm’s Systems Development team builds subsystems and SoC designs for various application segments, using the latest IP products from Arm and other vendors. We are looking for creative and enthusiastic SoC Verification Engineers to join the team. For this role you will have knowledge of verifying and testing sophisticated IP such as CPU/GPU/DSP processors with memory controllers and interconnect fabrics. You will ensure all these products work effectively with each other and the software to enable our partners to produce outstanding systems.


  • Writing test plans, defining test methodologies, completing functional verification to the required quality levels and schedules
  • Collaborate with engineers from other teams including architecture, design, implementation, modelling, performance analysis, silicon validation, FPGA and board development

Required Skills and Experience :

  • Worked on embedded C/C++ based SoC verification environments
  • Knowledge of assembly language (preferably ARM), C/C++ and/or hardware verification languages e.g. (SystemVerilog), shell programming/scripting (g. Tcl, Perl, Python etc.)
  • Experienced in one or more of various verification methodologies – UVM, formal, low power, emulation
  • Exposure to all stages of verification: requirements collection, test plans, testbench implementation, test cases development, documentation and support
  • Practical experience of working on processor based system designs

“Nice To Have” Skills and Experience :

  • Understanding of the fundamentals of Arm system architectures
  • Understanding of machine learning, neural networks, automotive or computer vision applications.
  • Power aware and Clock Domain Crossing implementation
  • Experience in embedded operating systems, device drivers, microprocessor and embedded system hardware architectures.
  • Experience verifying subsystems for PCIe, LPDDR, HBM, UCIe, Ethernet
  • Development and deployment of large SoCs on emulation platforms
  • Technical team leadership, mentoring or coaching experience

In Return:

We offer a competitive reward package including healthcare and wellness support. Other benefits include a contributary pension, and 25 days annual leave (with option to buy an additional 5 days per year). 


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Hybrid Working at Arm

Arm’s approach to hybrid working is designed to create a working environment that supports both high performance and personal wellbeing. We believe in bringing people together face to face to enable us to work at pace, whilst recognizing the value of flexibility. Within that framework, we empower groups/teams to determine their own hybrid working patterns, 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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Every day the world invents something new to put our chips to the test. You can do the same. Because verification at Arm goes way, way beyond debugging – it’s solving the novel problems behind tech that barely exists yet. It’s working at the bleeding edge of machine learning, simulation software, model checking and hardware prototyping systems. It’s thinking the unthinkable and being sure we’re ready for it.

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