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    2020 Toolchain Performance Internship (2-4 months)

    • 17770
    • Software Engineering
    • Interns/Students
    • Development Solutions
    • Development Solutions - Compilers
    • 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

    Would you like to learn to develop optimizing toolchains which improve the code that runs everywhere? Arm is looking for an internship candidate to join our world-class compiler team in Cambridge and contribute towards building the compilers and high-performance libraries that power billions of devices. You will join our established team, working on open source toolchain technologies, where you will collaborate with experienced colleagues on globally recognized projects.

    Working together with our team you will contribute changes to open source compilers, such as GCC and LLVM. Through your work you will improve these toolchains with a focus on enabling our partners to use Arm technology to its full potential.

    This opportunity will involve work on new technologies. You will be comfortable with learning new things, experimenting with different approaches, and ready to make a real difference to the performance of applications.

    Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

    • Learn how to build commercial and open source compilers and toolchains
    • Contribute toolchain improvements for Arm's partners
    • Contribute to the goals of our expert toolchain optimization team

    Job Requirements

    Essential Skills and Experience

    • Knowledge of programming in C/C++/Java.
    • An understanding of how to develop, test, and maintain production-quality software.
    • Dedicated and flexible, you are someone who is looking to develop new skills that you can apply across multiple types of work.

    Desirable aspirations

    • Looking to learn about open-source projects and how to work with an open-source community.
    • Interest in performance analysis and optimization.
    • Experience of development in a Linux environment.
    • Interest in compilers or high-performance mathematics routines

    Education & Qualifications:

    • You will be working towards a degree in Computing or Computer Science, or have other relevant experience that shows knowledge of compiler technology.

    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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