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We have an excellent opportunity to contribute to the development of next generation CPU technologies!
We are looking for a software engineer to help shape our technology by being part of a solutions engineering team in the product technology group.
This diverse role will largely focus on providing software enablement for our next generation CPU-based technologies on target use-cases. Typical activities would include application and system analysis, technology research, hands-on software prototyping to understand how software and hardware interacts, experimental investigations, and performance analysis.
As a developer of power-efficient processor technology, Arm is ideally positioned to solve challenges facing a wide variety of markets, including Automotive, IoT, Mobile, and Servers! Effective solutions require a "system" approach, and your innovative ideas will support Arm to develop system architectures and influence industry-leading IP that underpin each solution.
You will join a multinational, dynamic, collaborative and highly motivated solutions engineering team based in Cambridge (UK).
- Prototyping software to demonstrate use-case acceleration on new CPU technologies under development
- Understanding the behavior your software in a model environment
- Evaluating and analysing systems in the context of application use cases
- Developing tools to enable application decomposition and profiling analysis
- Crafting system-level architectural recommendations
- Collaborating with other architects/engineers to influence Arm technology
Required Skills and Experience:
- Experience of software development for a commercial organization
- Good understanding of computer architecture and embedded systems
- Strong working experience of C or C++ programming
- Proficiency in problem solving and debugging skills
- Practical, organized and analytical approach to work
“Nice To Have” Skills and Experience:
- Experience of assembler programming
- Knowledge of optimising and profiling software
- Software development and integration on Linux, Android, or similar systems
- Knowledge of scripting languages, including Python
We offer a competitive reward package including annual bonus, RSUs, healthcare and wellness support. As well as other benefits such as a supplementary pension, and 25 days annual leave (with option to buy an additional 5 days per year). There's even an on-site gym in Cambridge and social events organised within the company!
We are offering a hybrid approach to home and office working to provide an adaptable experience for all employees. We expect some working time to be spent in office, to promote a strong collaborative environment with good team integration but are accommodating to different home working requirements.
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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