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    Computer Vision Hardware Architect

    • 18708
    • Hardware Engineering
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Central Engineering
    • Central Engineering - Central Technology
    • 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

    In Arm's Central Technology group we are building trail-blazing future technology which will keep Arm-based products redefining the state-of-the-art. We are looking for a hardworking Computer Vision Hardware Architect to join us as part of the Applied Computer Vision Team. This team is responsible for use case focused computer vision, computational photography and videography algorithm and technology investigations, aimed to guide architecture definition of the next-gen Arm compute platforms for mobile, home and other market segments. Are you passionate about shaping the future of Computer Vision technology at Arm ? Do you want to see the architectures you have invented being used by millions of people? We may be looking just for you!


    - You will be part of a highly-technical team, giving you the opportunity to develop and make a meaningful contribution into Arm technology

    - The role will give you also outstanding opportunity to interact with world class specialists from multiple disciplines

    - The role offers learning state-of-the-art, classical and deep-learning computer vision and image processing techniques, and evaluating their compute, memory bandwidth and power requirements into suitable hardware architecture concepts


    Job Requirements

    Essential skills and Knowledge: 

    - Expertise in the field of CV, ML, AI and image/video processing

    - Experience in hardware processor design and architecture (GPU, DSP, VPU and CV/ML/AI accelerators)

    - In depth understanding of state-of-the-art heterogeneous compute SoC architectures for mobile devices

    - Good understanding of how Deep Neural Networks execute on different processor targets, such as CPU, GPU, DSP and NPU hardware

    - Good understanding of PPA trade-offs in hardware and system architecture design

    - Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with multiple teams under ambitious schedules

    Desirable Skills and knowledge:

    - Knowledge of Arm architecture

    - Understanding of the software stacks and APIs associated with the CV/ML/AI processor hardware


    At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to resist ordinary and craft 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 essential, share it.

    - Realise 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 be responsible for your own progress.


    - Be quirky not egocentric.

    - Recognise 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 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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