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Hardware at Arm
You know us. With 125 Arm-powered products shipped every second, we'll be in a over a trillion smart devices by 2035. Your smartphone, award-winning VR gaming, the world's fastest supercomputer – our engineers are designing the advanced core processors leading the race towards a connected, autonomous, hyper-performance future.
So, we promise you endless opportunities to experiment and go even further in hardware. From advanced core implementation to full custom physical IPs, here you'll have our backing to push limits in vital areas such as memory, IO and logic.
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.
You have a keen interest in CPU micro-architecture and hardware design ? Take up the challenge to rise tomorrow’s processors performance! We are looking for an enthusiastic engineer to join Arm, and help shape the future of technology and collaborating in the development of next-generation CPU that fuel billions of devices world-wide.
Arm’s Sophia Antipolis design centre is located in one of the most beautiful parts of France, at the heart of Europe’s largest and most dynamic technology park. Surrounded by mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, this exceptional design centre has delivered leading products from Arm’s Cortex (TM) processor family.
As Senior CPU Performance Analysis Engineer, you will directly contribute to the definition and bring-up of Arm’s next-gen processor micro-architecture.
Working alongside our world leading hardware and software experts, your main role will consist in developing and making use of our CPU benchmarking environments, ranging from model simulation up to emulation or FPGA.
Apply now and join our team!
- Maintain and improve the CPU benchmarking environments, in simulation, hardware emulation or FPGA.
- Integrate and run a diverse set of benchmarks on the CPUs under development and assess their level of performance.
- Optimize the efficiency of the CPU performance analysis, including reporting of the results, isolation of the outliers, up to identifying the source of the issue(s).
Essential skills and experience
- Solid foundation in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Engineering
- Scripting skills in Python
- Good English interpersonal skills
- Accomplished working experience in the semiconductor industry
Desirable skills and experience
- Verilog and/or SystemVerilog
- Experience with CPU/System performance modelling, or pre-silicon performance analysis (simulation, hardware emulation, FPGA)
- Knowledge of the Arm architecture
- Familiarity with CPU micro-architectural concepts
- Habits of Linux environment
- Programming skills in C, C++ and Assembly
Why you will love this job?
You will work directly with engineers across the company to build next-generation CPUs. You will have a direct impact on our bottom line and the ability to deliver improvements for our customers. You will be part of a growing, fast-paced, and fun team. You will have ownership for the implementation of your work.
We have a friendly and high-performance working environment, where Arm offers a competitive benefits package in France including: private medical insurance (employee and family), 25 days annual leave, 20-day sabbatical every four years, supplementary pension and reduction in working hours (11 days).
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.