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    5G Network Performance Engineer

    • 17673
    • Applications Engineering
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure Engineering
    • USA
    • Austin (TX)


    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

    We are looking for a network performance engineer to join our performance and workloads team at Arm. As a member of the Infrastructure Line of Business, you will act to accelerate the adoption of Arm technology to open up new markets for Arm servers. In this role, you will be working in our networking performance team to discover bottlenecks and optimize performance for networking workloads, with focus on 5G wireless workloads on Arm systems.

    You’ll need to have proven experience on performance analysis and optimizations for networking software stacks in bare-metal, virtualized, or cloud-native form. Computer architecture knowledge is a must, in addition to being able to think creatively. A background in wireless infrastructure, LTE, transport protocols and memory architecture would be an added advantage.

    What will you be accountable for?

    You will be working on 5G networking stacks and determining how to improve their performance on Arm architecture including:

    • Understanding real-world use-cases and building workloads to model them
    • Running experiments on real and simulated platforms
    • Identifying bottlenecks across software, micro-architecture, and architecture  
    • Providing guidance for optimizing networking software running on ARM systems
    • Contributing to future server designs
    • Developing and enhancing innovative tools for architectural exploration and performance analysis

    Job Requirements

    What skills, experience and qualifications do I need?

    • MS/PhD in Computer Science and Engineering. 5+ years software development, performance analysis and diagnostics experience
    • Knowledge of 5G/LTE Wireless infrastructure protocols such has RLC/MAC, PDCP/GTPu.
    • Experience with the Network Packet processing stacks such as DPDK, FD.io/VPP, Linux kernel networking, eBPF/XDP, IPsec, OVS, CNIs and Service Mesh etc.
    • Knowledge in CPU architecture, end-to-end software performance
    • Experience in workload setup, load distribution/scale-up, performance data collection, cleansing and analytics
    • Knowledge of the Arm ISA is helpful but not required
    • Capable of working both in teams and independently
    • High degree of initiative and a proven problem solver
    • Fluent in English language, both written and spoken
    • Good communicator, personable and able to work and communicate at a detailed or high level

    What are the desired behaviors for this role?

    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
    • Realize 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
    • Recognize 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 Awards
    • 401(k), 100% matching on first 6% eligible earnings
    • Medical, Dental & Vision, 100% coverage for employee only, shared cost for dependents
    • Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
    • Short Term (STD) and Long Term (LTD) Disability Insurance
    • Vacation, 20 days per year with option to buy 5 more.
    • Holidays, 13 days per year
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-years of service
    • Sick Leave, 7 days per year
    • Volunteering, four hours per month (TeamARM)
    • Office location dependent: café on site, fitness facilities, team and social events
    • Additional benefits include: Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care, EAP, Health Advocate, Business Travel Accident Program & Commuter programs.

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    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 Austin office employs staff from across all divisions of ARM and is considered the engineering hub for North America. Austin has the nickname of “Silicon Hills” thanks to the high number of tech companies in the area, and is also known as the “Live Music Capital of the World". Events such as South by Southwest, Austin City Limits Music Festival and the F1 Grand Prix are but a few of the many activities that make Austin a top destination for both residents and travelers.

    Austin, TX USA
    Arm Inc.
    Encino Trace
    5707 Southwest Pkwy
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    Austin, TX. 78735

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