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    Software & DevOps Engineer

    • 17262
    • Software Engineering
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Technology Services Group
    • Software Engineering
    • 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

    The Productivity Engineering (PE) Group at Arm is designed to assist colleagues across all of Arm's Engineering population via collaboration, infrastructure and new as well as existing tooling. Our goal is to be Arm's centre of excellence for Productivity Engineering. This role has both DevOps (reduce the time between committing a change to a system and production) and Software Engineering automation tools development responsibilities.  The Group continually maintains and develops their deep understanding of the huge variety of work that the company undertakes in order to ensure that they deliver the solutions that work best for Arm.

    In an increasingly connected world, it is the fresh ideas of graduates and people early in their careers that help us shape these technologies. We are looking for a highly motivated, early career stage, hardworking and enthusiastic engineer to join our diverse team spread across Europe, US and India where your input and ambition will make you a crucial member of the team.

    We combine people, technology and domain specific knowledge to craft systems and services for engineers to improve their productivity. It is a complicated and at times challenging task, but there are many opportunities for people who take pride in and enjoy developing these services and systems to make a real difference. Our days can be highly dynamic and are usually a mixture of both development and supporting the engineering community with advice on how best to utilize the tools and systems we have available. In all our activities we usually spend a large amount of time interacting with the other engineering teams in Arm.

    You shall be joining to work as part of one of the small and hardworking teams which together form PE-Software. But as group we all follow Agile methodologies, along with an empathetic approach to solving engineering problems with appropriate state of the art technologies.

    What can you expect to work on and be accountable for?

    You will have a chance to work across a range of systems, services and tools to provide first-class development environments and productivity tools for both hardware and software engineers around Arm, enabling them to perform the job effectively and efficiently. These areas typically include:

    • Developing workflow tooling on industry standard large-scale compute environments
    • Develop, validate and maintain a full software stack ensuring our solutions are highly performant and resilient
    • Provide software build and test solutions
    • Exploit virtualization, containerization and cloud technologies
    • Web application development

    Job Requirements

    Key skills we look for

    • A good university degree in computer science/software engineering or equivalent experience
    • Experience of handling Linux based infrastructure
    • You should have excellent knowledge of programming principles
    • Experience in one or more complied/scripting language
    • Developing software using version control
    • You can evaluate proposals critically - e.g. contributing to design discussions and code reviews.
    • You work well in a team and with people from diverse backgrounds
    • Be a self-starter, self-learner and importantly willing to try out new ideas
    • Experience in handling automated test environments for driving continuous integration (e.g. Jenkins)
    • Experience in testing processes, methodologies and techniques (software automation, software deployment)
    • A working knowledge of agile software development if you have any exposure to or understanding of FoSS communities, authentication, authorization, OAuth2, tokens or RBAC would be helpful, but in no way essential.

    Tech you will work with

    • A strong level of proficiency in at least one:
    • Compiled programming language such as Java, C, C++ or Go
    • Interpreted programming language such as Python, Ruby or Perl
    • Experience with configuration management and infrastructure as code tools (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, etc)
    • Software build and test solutions such as Jenkins, Bamboo and Artifactory
    • Exploiting virtualization and cloud technologies such as AWS, Docker, OpenStack and Kubernetes.
    • Core Tech includes: REST APIs, JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Django, JavaScript, AngularJS, SQL, Selenium (automated testing of web-based UI), HAProxy (HTTP / TCP load balancer), Git & Gerrit
    • Bash, MySQL Infrastructure as a Service

    The qualities that we value in our team

    • Your strong interpersonal skills are vital for success
    • You are disciplined and self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a distributed team
    • You should show a willingness to be flexible, learn new technologies and accept new challenges
    • Passionate about software development and automation
    • Have an active interest in Open Source Software

     At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare 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.

    Passion for progress

    • Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up your network of connections.
    • 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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