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    Senior Verification Engineer

    • 17635
    • Software Engineering
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Central Engineering - Systems
    • Central Engineering - Systems Engineering
    • UK
    • Cambridge


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    Job Description

    Job advert title:               Senior Verification Engineer

    Division:                           Central Engineering - Systems

    Cost centre:                     SYEG

    Grades targeted:             4-5

    Job category:                   Hardware engineering

    Employment type:          Experienced professionals

    Hrs per week:                  37.5


    Job Description


    The foundation of a global ecosystem of technology innovators, Arm empowers the world’s most successful business and consumer brands. Every day our thousands of partners embed more than 45 million Arm-based chips in products that connect people, enhance the human experience, and make anything possible. Extensible, scalable, and ever evolving, it is a foundation that confirms how we lead by design — to serve today, anticipate tomorrow.

    The Arm Central Engineering – Systems group in Cambridge is responsible for specifying, developing and validating Arm CoreLink and CoreSight IP products that support inter-process communication, trace, and debug solutions that scale from real-time embedded to hyperscale cloud. We are looking for verification experts to join our team and play an integral role in developing technology that makes people's lives better.

    This role will be based at Arm’s corporate headquarters in the historic city of Cambridge, home to one of the world’s most renowned and oldest Universities. The city is a key driver of global innovation, and regularly features as one of the most desirable places to live in the UK. As Arm’s largest engineering centre, the Cambridge site is fortunate enough to be involved in development across all areas of Arm’s ever-growing product portfolio. As a Cambridge-based Arm employee, you will be surrounded by world-leading experts, and will have the opportunity to work with some of the very best engineers in the industry. If the challenge of working on our cutting-edge technology excites you, and you can meet the requirements of the job description below, we look forward to receiving your application!

    Job Purpose

    For this role we are looking for engineers who are capable of owning the verification of a unit within a project through all phases of the design and verification flow. This includes:

    • Creating and reviewing design verification documentation
    • Designing and implementing verification IP and testbenches
    • Testing and debugging Verilog RTL
    • Planning and tracking tasks to meet the targets at the planned time
    • Driving the execution to ensure the quality of the design work done along with on time delivery
    • Coaching and mentoring junior engineers

    Essential Skills and Experience

    • Substantial experience of RTL verification for complex ASIC products
    • Proficiency in a hardware verification language, preferably System Verilog / UVM
    • Experience of development of coverage-driven constrained random test environments
    • Exposure to all stages of the design cycle: initial concept, specification, implementation and testing, documentation and support
    • Experience producing specifications and documentation describing complex designs
    • Understanding of the fundamentals of computer architecture
    • Some team leadership experience, including planning and managing tasks

    Desirable Skills and Experience

    • Practical experience of working on microprocessor or complex system interconnect and peripheral designs
    • Experience of low power RTL design
    • Proficiency in scripting languages, e.g. Perl/TCL/Python
    • Competency in C/C++ or Assembly language (preferably Arm) programming
    • Competency in a hardware design language, preferably Verilog
    • Knowledge of formal verification techniques and tools
    • Line management experience

    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
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