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    Senior Embedded Software Engineer

    • 17650
    • Software Engineering
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Central Engineering - OSS
    • Central Engineering OSS – Engineering
    • Hungary
    • Budapest


    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

    Do you have the background, knowledge and expertise to succeed in the technically challenging role of developing world-class System Software for architected platforms catering to different segments such as Mobile and IoT become reference designs for futuristic devices in the market?
    If so, then you could be the person we require.

    The Platform group within the Arm Open Source Software group are looking for individuals who have the mettle for software development and bring up of Reference Platform in the form of Test Chips/FPGA/Simulation Models. We seek individuals with exposure and knowledge of every level of the System software stack ranging from BareMetal firmware, bootloaders, Kernel and Distros.

    We enable our partners to build software on systems which are made up of cutting edge Arm IPs. We develop and contribute to open source projects, providing essential reference implementations and optimisations to key software system components alongside validated software stacks thereby reducing the time to partners spent inventing intelligent devices.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Your day to day role will involve Software development, test and debug on various platforms, including software models, development boards and shipping products
    • You will be involved in requirements analysis and task breakdown
    • We want you to provide technical advice and direction to both Arm’s, and Arm Partners' platform implementation projects
    • You will be creating software stacks for Arm’s reference platforms for next generation of Arm devices
    • Your activities will involve 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.

    You are a flexible individual, with a variety of software development skills and a commitment to extend the breadth and depth of their knowledge. 


    Job Requirements

    Education & Qualifications

    You have Bachelor's (ideally Master’s degree as well) in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering strongly preferred along with proven related experience may be substituted

    Essential Skills & Qualities

    • You have expertise in low level systems software development and a command over a range of related concepts such as bootloaders, device drivers, OS fundamentals preferably Linux, low level power management, developing secure system.
    • We expect that you have knowledge of a leading RISC based computer Architecture and to have been involved in Application processor and Microcontroller firmware development
    • We value expert knowledge of embedded C and a good grasp of scripting languages such as Python, Bash, Perl
    • You have familiarity with GNU make/Clang/Cmake/LLVM cross compiling techniques.
    • You will have experience of the software lifecycle: taken complex software from concept, to production and maintenance and an understanding of how to rigorously test software and design software for test
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills: Excellent written and spoken English; can write clear-cut documentation; can influence and build consensus

    Desirable Skills & Qualities

    • Familiarity with open-source project development cycles and contribution processes
    • You have experience with assembly programming (not necessarily Arm)
    • You can show knowledge of software design techniques and how to maintain compatibility alongside familiarity with testing methodology and automated testing systems


    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 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
    • Allowances, Transportation & Meal
    • Holiday, 25 days annual leave
    • Sabbatical, 20 business days every four-year of service
    • Others, SZEP card, 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 Budapest office is focused on design and verification projects from the Systems & Software and Partner Enablement teams. Often cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Budapest is an UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrassy Avenue, making it one of the most visited cities in Europe.

    Budapest, Hungary
    Arm Hungary Kft.
    1082 Budapest, Futó u. 45.
    (Corvin Crystal Tower)

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