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Test Our Limits. Your Limits.
Every day the world invents something new to put our chips to the test. You can do the same. Because verification at Arm goes way, way beyond debugging – it’s solving the novel problems behind tech that barely exists yet. It’s working at the bleeding edge of machine learning, simulation software, model checking and hardware prototyping systems. It’s thinking the unthinkable and being sure we’re ready for it.
Are you looking for an exciting and daring role, with the possibility to work on the cutting edge of mobile GPU technology? Maybe looking to use your technical and leadership skills to help drive your career?
In 2006 Arm acquired Falanx, a small Norwegian start-up developing Graphics Processing Units. Today, the team has 200 employees in Norway with more than 30 different nationalities. Based in Trondheim, with additional offices around the world, we are expanding into Oslo in 2023.
The team develops Mali, the world’s #1 shipping Graphics Processor. The Arm Mali series of multimedia processors offers graphics solutions to drive the ultimate visual experience across a wide range of devices, scaling from entry-level mass market smartphones through to visually stunning, high-performance smartphones, Android OS-based tablets and SmartTVs. It has applications in mobile, machine learning, Internet of Things, automotive, security, and embedded devices.
We have a consistent track record of building up expertise in people, so this is an excellent opportunity for learning new things in a friendly and collaborative environment! Join a multinational, multifaceted and highly motivated software development group with great work ethics where you will enjoy the support of your colleagues while being challenged by exciting technical problems. If you like producing high-quality, high-performance software and solving sophisticated technical problems, then we would love to hear from you. By joining Arm, your ideas will make a difference and you will have the opportunity to lead, challenge the norm and ultimately change the world of media processing.
Please take a look at the following video to see what it's like to work here in Arm: https://youtu.be/F4tNBNBgYEY
We have a great opportunity for a highly motivated experienced Verification Engineer to join a fast-growing team and develop our next generation of performance / low power GPUs.
As an important member of our development team you'll predominantly be involved with employing constrained-random coverage driven simulation techniques using SystemVerilog and UVM. You'll be responsible for adopting new methodologies to improve how we do IP verification in collaboration with other experienced engineers across our team.
The role covers the development and deployment of methodologies as well as direct hands-on test bench development. Your main day-to-day responsibilities will be:
- Full ownership of verification from the test planning phase to project closure.
- Keeping verification environments up to date with the latest standard methodology and adopting new tools for maintaining a high level of code quality.
- Reviewing other team members' proposed changes to both RTL and verification code.
- Continuously improving the verification effort by keeping a keen eye on collected metrics, employing data science where possible to get the most out of each spent CPU cycle.
Required Skills and Experience:
- You have a good understanding of constrained-random verification and experience from a suitably sophisticated verification environment.
- You're comfortable using SystemVerilog to develop re-usable verification components and are familiar with the tools and processes for developing test benches as well as all other aspects of the verification process.
- Experience with SystemVerilog for verification of sophisticated design IP.
- Experience developing re-usable and scalable code by following OOP design principles.
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to work well as part of a team.
- Ability to own all stages of a project to completion.
“Nice To Have” Skills and Experience:
- Experience with formal verification.
- Knowledge of graphics principles.
- Experience with scripting (Linux, Python).
- Knowledge of C / C++ / Java / C# / other high-level programming languages.
- Experience of formal sequential equivalence checking.
- Experience with Functional Safety aspects of Design / Verification, knowledge of ISO 26262
Working on interesting new projects is exciting, but we also know how important it is to receive support. We make sure you have regular time with your line manager who can offer ongoing support, feedback, and development opportunities. You will also be given flexibility and freedom in how you decide to complete your projects/tasks.
All Arm employees are provided with vital training to succeed in their respective roles. We have flexible working hours and the opportunity for hybrid work.
Our benefits package in Norway includes private medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave, one month sabbatical every 4 years, parental leave, supplementary pension, and wellness benefits.
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. We empower groups/teams to determine their hybrid working pattern, with an expected minimum attendance in the office of 20% per month, depending on the work, level of experience and team’s needs. 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.
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.
Work At The Very Edge
At Arm, you’re in a position to influence 95% of the world’s connected devices and all of their applications. Healthcare, infrastructure, virtual reality… you’ll affect hundreds, if not thousands of industries worldwide, racing towards new milestones in human endeavour.
Learning And Development
Whether you want to learn a new programming language, explore your management potential or witness the latest innovations at industry conferences, we promise you both the freedom and the support to develop when you want it.
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 four-week sabbatical after 4 years of service.
You're a human being, not a resource. So it's important to us that we're there for you at significant points in your life. Whether you're having kids, acting as a primary care giver or have lost a loved one, our flexible progressive leave allows you 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, so you can live life and be your brilliant self.
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.