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    Graduate Software Engineer - Developer

    • 14946
    • Software Engineering
    • Graduates
    • Central Engineering
    • Central Engineering - Methodology
    • France
    • Sophia Antipolis


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    Job Description

    Graduate Software Engineer – Developer Role

    Arm is seeking highly motivated and creative graduates to join our Galway-based development team to work on our state-of-the-art Systems on Chip (SoC) and IP design tools. Arm IP teams and many of the world’s leading semiconductor design companies use these tools to improve design efficiency and help deliver high-quality Arm IP and Arm-based SoCs.

    As a Graduate Software Engineer, you will work in our Agile development teams on the development of these python and java-based tools.

    What will I be doing?

    You will work as part of Arm Central Methodology, where you'll be fully integrated into one of our Agile Scrum teams. Gradually as you progress in this role, you'll be brought up to speed with the aims, objectives and tasks of the team.

    Your will work on tasks that relate to Arm Central Methodology and which will evolve in complexity as your experience grows, alongside your team colleagues, to ensure successful development, test and release of required product features. These tasks will typically include:

    • Developing in Python (or Java) to implement or fix product features
    • Writing software tests for those features
    • Raising/fixing/tracking/closing defects on products

    You'll be inducted into the Arm Graduate Scheme – a 2-year programme that provides a comprehensive but gradual introduction to Arm, our vision, our mission, our core beliefs, to what we do and how we do it.

    You have the opportunity to attend the annual Global Graduate Conference (a 5-day conference for new graduates held in the UK in October each year), which aims to help graduates make a smooth transition from the academic to the corporate environment and to flourish at Arm.

    Job Requirements

    Are you a good fit for Arm?

    You should be on track to receive or have received a 2.1 degree or better (or an equivalent qualification) in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant subject. Other degree types may be considered with relevant experience.

    Essential skills and experience that we look for:

    • Python or Java coding experience
    • Knowledge of common software development and test processes
    • A high level of pro-activity and initiative
    • Strong communication skills: listening, understanding and persuading
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

    Desirable skills:

    • Experience, or background in, digital electronics
    • A good understanding of working with formats such as JSON, XML or YAML
    • Experience with other scripting languages such as Ruby or TCL
    • Strong Linux skills
    • Experience of developing or testing Eclipse-based products.

    Why work for Arm?

    As well as a friendly and high-performance working environment, Arm offers a competitive benefits package in Ireland including: relocation (where applicable), annual bonus, medical cover, 25 days annual leave, sabbatical every four years, pension and a flexible working policy.

    About Arm

    Arm® is at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

    Our innovative technology is licensed by Arm Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, creative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we inspire our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace

    How to Apply

    If you’re passionate about the chance to work at Arm, click ‘apply now’. To see what happens next, take a look at our recruitment process.


    ARM Benefits


    Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    • Annual Bonus Plan
    • Discretionary Cash Award
    • Supplementary pension
    • Private Medical Insurance (employee & family)
    • Life Insurance
    • Holiday, 25 days annual leave
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid business days every four-years of service
    • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
    • Others, free car parking, luncheon vouchers & Public Transport Pass reduction, team and social events

    About Arm

    Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

    About the office

    The staff at the Arm Sophia Antipolis design center is mostly focused on CPU design. Sophia Antipolis is a technology park that’s surrounded by a large national park, with wild boar that live within the city and can be seen strolling through the tech park. It’s conveniently located a quick 30 minute drive southwest of Nice, 45 minutes to Monaco, and only 20 minutes to Cannes.

    Sophia Antipolis, France
    Arm France SAS
    25 Allée Pierre Ziller
    Le Paros
    BP 70124
    F-06903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex

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