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    Software Applications Engineer

    • 18135
    • Applications Engineering
    • Graduates
    • Partner Enablement
    • Partner Enablement - Engineering
    • UK
    • Cambridge
    • 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

    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.

    About the role

    Arm’s Partner Enablement Group (PEG) has the charter to ensure success for customers by providing timely, leading-edge knowledge through creative services. The role of the Software Applications Engineer is to provide customer support on Arm architecture, software ecosystem and use of Arm's development tools. The role requires a mix of broad technical knowledge, analytical skills and customer awareness. As part of your graduate role you will get an opportunity to do rotations in different teams; that will give you a wider exposure to the Arm portfolio and group functions.

    What will you be accountable for?

    This role involves customer support activities that will take a number of forms. First of all, you will need to be able to analyse complex problems and provide comprehensive responses to customers developing software for Arm-based processors. Such inquiries will come by email, web portal, telephone or face to face meetings.

    Secondly, you will be responsible for helping to improve our products and facilitate our partners to embrace new technology. You will raise defects against development tools and documentation, review documentation and periodically write application notes, example source code and knowledge base articles. These activities will ensure regular communication with the product teams as well as the dedicated documentation team.

    Lastly, you will provide in-depth technical training to customers worldwide, facilitating direct discussions with partners about their projects. You will have domestic and international travel opportunities.

    Job Requirements

    What skills, experience, and qualifications do you need?

    • You will build on your Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or other relevant degree subject
    • You have a passion for all aspects of software engineering both within, and outside your degree course
    • Experience writing software in assembly and\or C/C++
    • Knowledge of microprocessors, as well as an understanding of the interaction between software and hardware at a high-level is required
    • Previous work experience within a software environment would be an advantage
    • Understanding of multi-core or multi-processor systems is a plus
    • Some familiarity with embedded Linux or Android is a desired extra

    Soft skills

    • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
    • Ability to work individually and as part of a global team
    • Passionate about learning and problem solving
    • Dedicated, hardworking and customer empathetic

    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:

    • 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.

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



    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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