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Principal Supplier Quality Engineer

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Job ID 2024-10606 Location San Diego, California Date Posted Apr. 09, 2024 Category Quality

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Job Description

Job Overview:

As a TPIP Supplier Quality Lead within the Silicon Solutions Quality Group at ARM, you will ensure that the quality the TPIP (Third Party IP) provided by our supplier are consistent with the agreed-upon requirements. These include GPIO/HSIO, PMIC, sensors, IPD etc.. Role includes establishing quality standards for TPIP supplier, conducting supplier audits, and monitoring supplier performance to ensure compliance!


  • Set supplier DPPM and RMA cycles times targets with strong focus on SDC (silent data corruption) in data centers.
  • Conduct TPIP FMEA (process and design) reviews throughout the project. Perform regular QA audits of supplier quality systems for design and manufacturing.
  • Conduct TPIP design and test chip qualification reviews (including proper PVT sign-off).
  • Conduct TPIP DFX (Design for Excellence) reviews to ensure production quality design.
  • Weekly yield & reliability bridge reviews for TPIP test chip data with defect corrective actions
  • Conduct continuous improvements and ECN/PCN reviews. Manage ECO (engineering change order), CRB (change review board) and MRB (material review board).
  • Ensure proper revisions of the TPIP usage by our SoC design team.
  • RMA triage/FI/FA and 8D/RCCA partner support working with field quality lead.

Required Skills and Experience :

  • Track record on working with semiconductor TPIP suppliers on quality control.
  • Broad understanding of design/DFX concepts to reduce DPPM including silent data corruption (SDC) issues in data centers.
  • Fundamental understanding of relationship between design process and CPU/GPU/SoC quality.
  • Excellent understanding of the six sigma processes and metrics used to supervise quality.
  • Excellent presentation skills to communicate supplier quality status both internally (executive management) and externally to customer partners.

“Nice To Have” Skills and Experience :

  • Strong understanding of steps to realize SoC development including architecture, RTL design and verification, DFX methodologies, physical implementation and packaging.
  • Effectively working with engineering teams on problem solving, and with partners when needed to make timely decisions on scope and resource.

Salary Range:

Principal Engineer:

From: $ 221,127

To: $299,172

We value people as individuals and our dedication is to reward people competitively and equitably for the work they do and the value you bring to Arm. Salary is only one component of Arm’s offering. The total reward package will be discussed with candidates during the selection process.

In Return:

At Arm, we are proud to have a set of behaviors that reflect our culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape outstanding!

  • Partner and customer focus
  • Teamwork and communication
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Team and personal development
  • Impact and influence
  • Deliver on your promises


Accommodations at Arm

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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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