Graduate Opportunity

Graduate System Analysis Engineer 2020

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Job Description

Would you love to investigate performance issues and suggest product improvements on the different parts of a Mobile Phone's System on a Chip ? Would you like to analyse the performance of Arm's future CPUs, graphics processors (GPUs) and Neural processors (NPUs) when they are working together?

We are seeking highly motivated graduates with knowledge and enthusiasm in computer architecture, performance analysis, and software development.

We're the Architects of Tomorrow

Arm defines the pervasive computing that's shaping today’s connected world.

What will I be accountable for

You will join the Systems Performance Analysis team within Central Technology as the Graduate System Analysis Engineer. You will run experiments on a pre-Silicon SoC environment analysing the performance of the different Arm components (CPU, GPU, etc) using real use-cases, close to the ones run on mobile phones. You will help bringing up some of these use cases and understanding their behaviour on a mobile platform

You will be working in a team environment, and have the opportunity to collaborate with engineers in other disciplines and other Arm development centres.

All Arm engineers are also encouraged to promote and demonstrate the Arm core beliefs and behaviours.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Detailed understanding of computer architecture.
  • Experience on Python or Perl, Assembly language, ideally in Arm assemble, and programming languages such as C or C++
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work in teams and to collaborate effectively with colleagues in other groups and sites.
  • Pro-active and self motivating.

At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Experience with Unix, scripting, and source control systems (e.g. Git, Subversion).
  • Familiarity with one or more CPU instruction sets.
  • Familiarity with System Verilog
  • Familiarity with ARM architectures.
  • Experience with compilers and/or device drivers.
  • Flair for lateral thinking and problem solving.


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.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 18272
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Sheffield and Manchester
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Hardware
  • IT Architecture
  • Systems

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