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SoC Lead

Job ID 2024-10603 Date posted 11/07/2024 Location San Jose, California Category Product Management

Job Overview:

Arm has an excellent opportunity for an SoC Lead in our System Integration team. You will work closely with IP, SoC Design, Test and Systems teams throughout the company, to guide development of product engineering capability across ATE and SLT within Arm. You will play a key role in preparing Arm and our partners for how to meet introduce new products in areas such as 2.5D/3DIC and sub-3nm nodes.

This role drives industry leading products from product definition through the end of product lifecycle. The role requires hardworking engineering focus to lead cross-function teams.


  • Partner with line-of-business and architecture teams to define product requirements
  • Drive internal technical alignment across architecture, front-end design, physical design, packaging, software, silicon validation, test, product engineering, quality, and post-silicon operations
  • Be the technical point of contact on all matters related to the particular product(s) both internally and externally
  • Scrutinize the feature improvement requests and lead the engineering change order process
  • Collaborate with customer partners on enhancing their yield and characterization methodologies. This will leverage integrated sensor frameworks and yield mitigation strategies.
  • Ownership of First-Silicon bring-up, silicon debug triage, and characterization
  • Drive yield improvement through all stages of the IC manufacturing process.

Required Skills and Experience :

  • Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. degree or equivalent experience in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Computer Engineering, with a strong computer architecture, data analytics and product engineering background
  • Product engineering data analysis including a strong understanding of what impacts performance and yield within foundry, assembly, and test processes
  • Broad understanding of DFT/test concepts, such as test strategy, scan, MBIST, LBIST, non-structural test (PHY, IO, analog), ATE, SLT etc.
  • Fundamental understanding of relationship between foundry process and CPU/GPU/SoC performance
  • Shown experience in product engineering, including yield improvement, product definition of modern SoCs, understand SoC process sensitivities, and SI data management/analysis

“Nice To Have” Skills and Experience :

  • Proficiency in IC data analysis tools such as Synopsys Silicon.da and Optimal+
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong initiative and open in engaging and learning new concepts and sharing with collaborators
  • Proven ability in product definition, architecture, design, system SW and silicon validation.

In Return:

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

Salary Range

From : $246,925

To: $319,550

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


Accommodations at Arm

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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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