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Software Engineering at Arm
You might not think you know us, but you do. Our software is all over Silicon Valley. In fact, it's right in the palm of your hand. Because the biggest names in tech, from your smartphone brand to the makers of the world's fastest supercomputer look to us for the most powerful advanced core processors.
When you think about what software development can stretch to at Arm, from physical IP to machine learning, you'll wonder why you didn't apply sooner. The real-world applications for our technology are so massive, your work will influence the lives up to 70% of the global population, whether it's through award-winning VR gaming or life-enhancing medical equipment. Here you'll develop a better, connected future.
Learning and Development
We encourage our people to upskill as much as they want with a comprehensive learning and development package which includes technical development, mentoring, internal and external conferences, tech talks, and donut sessions. Whether you want to learn a new programming language, upskill your excel skills or read the latest articles on Microprocessor reporting we are with you to Spark the worlds potential.
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 4 weeks' sabbatical after 4 years of service.
You're a human being, not a resource. And so it's important to us that we're there for you at significant points in your life. That's why we offer flexible progressive leave. Whether you're having kids, acting as a primary care giver or have lost a loved one, you'll be able 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 to ensure you can live life and be your brilliant self.
Senior / Staff C++ Developer - Compilers Job Opportunity to work at arm's Global Headquarters in Cambridge
Do you want to work in a team of outstanding compiler engineers, whose mission is to enable and support growth of adoption of Arm technologies in embedded devices, by providing timely, cutting-edge support for the latest Arm architectures?
We work closely with our partners, who rely on our tools to support their future successes across many markets, including networking, storage, automotive and medical.
If you are a highly skilled and motivated software engineer with broad experience and an interest in compilers or toolchains, we wish to hear from you! Join our team working on our commercial and open-source toolchains for Arm devices!
Your work will cover various aspects of our tools: compilers, linkers and libraries. You will collaborate with your team and colleagues across the company worldwide, and we contribute many changes back to the open-source LLVM project also. Day-to-day tasks will include updates to the toolchain features, improving the test coverage and ongoing maintenance of the toolchain, as well as enabling customers in new application areas to use Arm technology to its full potential.
Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities
- Develop high-quality, reliable toolchain improvements for Arm’s partners.
- Work with other groups in Arm to expand support of the Arm architecture & Arm IP.
- Contribute to open-source LLVM and related projects.
Essential Skills & Experience
- Excellent programming skills in C++.
- Experience in the full software development lifecycle (developing, testing, delivering, and maintaining production-quality software), in a commercial environment
- Dedicated and flexible, you are technically versatile, and can learn new skills that you can apply across multiple types of work.
Desirable Skills and Experience
- Understanding of the purpose and structure of compilers, assemblers and linkers.
- Experience of contributing to an open-source project and working with an open-source community and/or handling direct technical contact with customers.
- Knowledge of scripting languages, for example Python.
- Experience of development in Windows environment and familiarity with ISO26262 or other Functional Safety implications is a strong plus.
Education & Qualifications
- Good degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science / Software Engineering, or an alternative with proven relevant 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.
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.
Everything Made Possible
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. Most people run their lives on Arm technology. So, you see: you really do know us.