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    2020 Graduate Engineer - Software Develpoment

    • 17368
    • Software Engineering
    • Graduates
    • Architecture & Technology
    • Architecture & Technology - Engineering
    • 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

    This position offers a rare opportunity to enhance your knowledge of ARM architecture, by developing the repository that contains machine-readable descriptions of the ARM architecture, and tools that work with these descriptions.


    The repository includes various user interfaces and productivity tools, and you will be accountable for an improvement in one or more of these areas:

    • Improved tooling to aid the creation of the instruction set and the register definitions.
    • Data entry or manipulation of architectural information.
    • Compiler and tools to process pseudocode and machine-readable descriptions.
    • Development of architecture features using pseudocode.


    The role gives an opportunity for you to promote and demonstrate the ARM core beliefs and behaviours.

    Job Requirements

    Essential Skills & Experience

    • A university degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Electronic Engineering or similar. Other disciplines will also be considered with relevant experience.
    • Experience of software development in C++ or Python or any other relevant programming      language.
    • Good understanding of object-oriented programming.
    • Familiarity with software development processes.
    • The ability to work effectively either alone or as part of a team.
    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Willingness to accept new challenges.


    Desirable Skills & Experience

    • Understanding of CPU architecture.
    • Knowledge of JSON, XML and XSLT.
    • Experience with Unix scripting and makefiles.
    • Familiarity with parsing domain-specific programming or markup languages.

    Architecture and Technology Group

    The Architecture and Technology Group (ATG) is responsible for developing the ARM Architecture and associated technologies for ARM’s roadmap.  The work of the group is fundamental to ARM’s success, providing the key specifications associated with processor and related infrastructure design. This includes the information needed for compliant software development, debug and trace support, and other aspects of the ARM ecosystem. The scope applies across the broad spectrum of product areas from the smallest microcontrollers to high performance computing.



    How to Apply
    If you are passionate about this role, click ‘apply now’.


    We are currently only able to support applications from candidates who are already eligible to work and live in the UK. This might also include individuals who are currently under the Tier 4 study visa scheme. Therefore, you will automatically be deselected if this requirement isn’t met.

    What does ARM’s recruitment process involve for Early Careers?

    ARM hires early careers talent on a rolling basis and we have a limited number of roles available. We therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible to ensure you have the best chance of being considered. If your initial application is successful, you will be invited to take part in a digital/ telephone interview. If this interview goes well, we'll invite you to a selection day or an onsite interview.

    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
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