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    Platform Engineer

    • 15566
    • Software Engineering
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Central Engineering - OSS
    • Central Engineering OSS – Engineering
    • India
    • Bangalore


    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

    Are you an experienced Software Developer with a strong background in Embedded Software Development?  At Arm we are looking for highly motivated individuals who have a professional approach to Software Development and an interest in open source software.   You would join a growing team of likeminded individuals that share a passion for contributing to the future of computing and wherever that ambition may lead.  You will help Arm maintain its leadership in the low-power embedded market, as well as playing an essential role in helping Arm grow.

    The Arm Open Source Software group enables partners to build software on Arm IP-based systems. We develop and contribute to open source projects, providing essential reference implementations and optimisations to key software system components, and also validated software stacks for Arm IP-based reference platforms used in intelligent devices.

    Job Requirements


    • Engineering degree in Computer Science or Electronics/Computer Engineering with excellent academic credentials.

    Responsibilities include

    • Software design of reference application processor firmware

    • Software development, test and debug on various platforms, including software models, development boards and shipping products

    • Requirements analysis and task breakdown

    • Providing technical advice and direction to both Arm’s, and Arm Partners' platform implementation projects

    • Upstreaming and maintenance

    As an active member of an extended Open Source Software group you can expect to be working face to face with some of the greatest household names in our industry to help develop, optimize and deliver the software needed to support Arm's cutting edge IP, as well as helping Arm grow its role in new embedded and enterprise market segments.

    A successful candidate will be flexible, with a variety of software development skills and a commitment to extend the breadth and depth of their knowledge.


    Essential Skills & Qualities

    • Knowledge of a leading RISC based computer Architecture

    • Expert knowledge of embedded C development

    • Understanding of how to rigorously test software and design software for test

    • Experience of the software lifecycle: has taken complex software from concept, to production and maintenance

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills: Excellent written and spoken English; can write coherent documentation; can influence and build consensus

    • Ability to work independently and in a distributed team

    • Ability to work face to face with key partners and their internal development programs

    • Professional and enthusiastic approach to work

    • Flair for lateral thinking and problem solving

    • Pro-active and self-motivating

    • Willingness to be flexible and accept new challenges

    Desirable Skills & Qualities

    • Familiarity with System-on-a-Chip architectures

    • An understanding of embedded power management techniques and security technologies.

    • Experience with GIT/Gerrit configuration management principles

    • Familiarity with open-source project development cycles and contribution processes

    • Familiarity with testing methodology and automated testing systems

    • Experience with device driver development

    • Experience with assembly programming (not necessarily ARM)

    • Knowledge of software design techniques and how to maintain compatibility

    • Experience with standard firmware implementations: e.g. UEFI, U-Boot or Coreboot

    • Knowledge of Python

    • Familiarity with GNU make


    Desired behaviours for this role

    Arm is proud to have a set of behaviours that reflect our visionary culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary. These behaviours are assessed during the recruitment process:

    • Partner and customer focus – your tendency to put your partners and customers first in all that you do by understanding their needs and striving to achieve optimal solutions

    • Collaboration and communication – your ability to craft lasting relationships which are built upon mutual trust, open communication and sharing of information and success

    • Creativity and innovation – possessing a real passion for driving continuous improvement through spotting opportunities and seeking the views of others

    • Team and personal development – you take time to drive your own development, whilst also encouraging team members and partners to do the same

    • Impact and influence – you listen to different perspectives, evaluate, persuade and carefully craft your work to deliver truly impactful results

    • Deliver on your promises – you demonstrate a can-do attitude and you aim to overcome obstacles, acting with a sense of urgency because you’re passionate about what you do



    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
    • Contributory Pension
    • Insurance, Medical, Life & Personal accident
    • Holiday, 25 days annual leave
    • Sabbatical, 20 business days every four-year of service
    • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
    • Others, subsidized meal, gym, 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 Arm Bangalore office employs staff from the Architecture & Technology, CPU, Physical Design, Systems & Software and Administrative Support teams. Located at a height of over 900 m (3,000 ft) above sea level, Bangalore is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year which makes it suitable for a variety of outdoor sports in the numerous parks and gardens that dot the city.

    Bangalore, India
    Arm Embedded Technologies Private Ltd.
    Bagmane World Technology Center - SEZ
    Citrine Block, 5th and 6th Floor
    Marathahalli Outer Ring Road,
    Bangalore - 560 048.

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