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    Graduate Engineer - Design & Verificaction

    • 18345
    • Hardware Engineering
    • Graduates
    • Central Engineering - Systems
    • Central Engineering - Systems Engineering
    • UK
    • Manchester


    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


    If you have a smartphone, digital camera, digital TV, gaming console or a smart meter at home, you’ve already used an Arm Powered product. Over 125 Arm Powered products are shipped every second and over 35 billion Arm technology-based chips have been shipped to date, making us the world’s leading semiconductor Intellectual Property (IP) supplier.

    The Manchester design centre is a key R&D hub with a culture of collaboration and innovation. Arm is the leading company in global technology and welcomes the most talented people from around the world.

    The Arm office in Manchester is situated in the centre of the city, a 5 minute walk from Piccadilly train station with nearby bus and tram transportation links. Manchester boasts a vibrant nightlife as well as having a world-famous footballing heritage. For those who appreciate quieter surroundings it is a short drive to the Peak District National Park and within reasonable distance of the idyllic North Wales and Lake district. This exceptional design centre is one of the two UK based design hubs which houses a multitude of different groups all working on exciting technologies.


    Here in the Reference Systems Group, we design and verify the building blocks for these complex systems.

    In Reference Systems Design and Verification, you could:

    • Help to develop a block of complex system IP, central to the next generation of SoCs
    • Implement complex logic using Verilog to bridge a gap in a system
    • Verify a complex design, at many levels
    • Create the verification components required to thoroughly test all Arms IP blocks and systems

    Job Requirements

    Education & Qualifications

    You will preferably be a graduate from a University or Engineering School, in electronic engineering or computer science. Other science graduates would be considered if you have relevant experience.

    Enthusiasm for science and technology with especial reference to mobile computing, IoT and innovative engineering. The systems we are developing are challenging in both the area of hardware design and software. You will find that you are expected to find solutions where such a challenge presents itself so this will test your ingenuity and your ability to work in an autonomous manner.


    Essential Skills & Experience

    The essential skills for a candidate should include:

    • Excellent written and spoken English communication, capable of writing coherent reports, influencing and building consensus
    • Willingness to be flexible and accept new challenges
    • Knowledge of microprocessor, ASIC systems
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to express ideas and communicate effectively
    • Good inter-personal skills


    Desirable Skills & Experience

    These are nice to have skills:

    • Experience of Verilog, SystemVerilog or VHDL
    • Perl, Python or other scripting language
    • Familiarity of Unix/Linux working environment
    • High-level programming experience such as C/C++


    At Arm, we are proud to have core beliefs that reflect our open culture and guide our decisions. Our beliefs define how we work together, and how we evaluate you. Here is a preview for you: 

    We, Not I: Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive. Realize that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t.

    Passion for Progress: Difficult things can take unexpected directions; stick with it. The essence of progress is that it can’t stop; grow with it and lead your own progress.

    Be Your Brilliant Self: Be quirky not egocentric. Make trust our default position. 

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse organisation of dedicated, innovative and highly talented engineers. By enabling a vibrant, inclusive, meritocratic, and open workplace, where all our people can grow and succeed, we inspire our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace. 

    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

    Our office in Manchester, England hosts diverse teams from throughout Arm including debuggers, HPC tools, technical communications, DevOps infrastructure provision and open-source software development. The office is located in the heart of Manchester city centre allowing easy access to shops, restaurants and a bustling nightlife. Known for its world-renowned sporting connections, Manchester is seen as the United Kingdom's "second city", as it is the most visited city in England by overseas visitors aside from the capital.

    Manchester, UK
    Arm Ltd.
    7th floor
    Westminster House
    11 Portland St
    M1 3HU

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