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    Principal Software Project Manager

    • 15993
    • Project Management
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Central Engineering - GPU
    • Central Engineering - GPU Operations
    • UK
    • Cambridge


    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

    As a Principle Software Project Manager you will lead GPU Software projects across the complete software lifecycle from initiation, planning to delivery and project closure. In order to deliver complex software projects it is expected that you will provide high levels of inspiration and motivation leadership to the cross functional project teams together with a never say die approach to combat and jointly solve project issues and risks.

    With at least 5-10 years Software Project Management experience and having come from a background of software engineering, you will have a proven track record of delivering projects on time and to scope and budget.

    Key skills & attributes:

    • Strong leadership and excellent team working capabilities
    • Assertive, driven, resilient and highly motivated.
    • Effective communication and presentation skills at all levels within a company
    • Good organisation and planning skills.
    • Systematic problem solver / Innovator
    • Team player

    Job Requirements

    Knowledge and experience required:

    • Degree /Masters qualified in Software/Electronics Engineering or Computer science.
    • A minimum of five years of Project leadership experience in the execution and successful delivery of complex Software development projects (real time SW for embedded Systems and Application SW). With team sizes typically 20+people
    • Minimum of 3years software development experience
    • Thorough knowledge of the professional project management process areas, methodologies and tools and system development processes, eg Agile, Scrum, Safe, Waterfall
    • Experience of developing within embedded system architectures and implementations
    • Experience of leading software quality management activities
    • Experience of managing sub-contractors & suppliers.
    • Experience of leading teams across cultures and locations
    • Preferable experience of leading organisational change
    • Preferable experience with Atlassian JIRA and MS Projects tools
    • Preferably trained in project management with accredited certification through Scrum master, APM, Prince 2, IPM, PMP, CAPM or equivalent
    • Willingness to travel

    Other information:

    • Typical project durations range from 6 - 15 months with teams comprising of Architects, Definition, Implementation and Test engineers.
    • Responsibilities include planning, scheduling, tracking/monitoring, resource allocation, issue/risk management, driving the teams and executing the projects against committed milestones, as well as management of project stakeholders and dependencies and communication to internal/external stakeholders and partners.
    • Key stakeholders include Development teams, Product Management, Team leaders, Project Portfolio Board
    • Based at the Cambridge office.

    At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our creative culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:

    We not I

    • Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive
    • No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective
    • Information is crucial, share it
    • Realise that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t (what does collaborate)

    Passion for progress

    • Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up the pool of people you connect with
    • Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it
    • Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow
    • The essence of progress is that it can’t stop. Grow with it and own your own progress

    Be your brilliant self

    • Be quirky not egocentric
    • Recognise the power in saying ‘I don’t know’
    • Make trust our default position
    • Hold strong opinions lightly

    Arm has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


    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
    • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
    • Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insurances
    • Holiday, 25 days annual leave with option to buy an additional 5 days per year
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-year of service
    • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
    • Varies by location: cycle to work, free car parking, gym on site, 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

    At our global HQ in Cambridge, England we house the majority of our engineering and our corporate groups that deliver our extraordinary success. As a world-renowned university town, Cambridge boasts both a beautiful countryside and a historical town center. Local activities include punting on the River Cam and the many museums that reside within Cambridge University.

    Cambridge, UK - Global HQ
    Arm Ltd.
    110 Fulbourn Road
    GB-CB1 9NJ
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