Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Physical Implementation Engineer

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Are you passionate about setting new standards in physical implementation? Are you interested in working for one of the most successful IP design companies in the world? Do you want to take part in designing the next groundbreaking GPU?

This is a rare opportunity for you to become a part of the Arm GPU group. The GPU group is at the forefront of advanced GPU IP products for the consumer, wireless and automotive infotainment markets. You will join an international team of hardworking engineers working together to remain on the state of the art of IP and SoC development techniques. This successful team has been central to the development of recent graphics processors.

In this role your directive will be to influence RTL development whilst innovating, crafting and deploying the latest implementation techniques on live projects. You will provide the quality support that our customers desire and collaborate with them to develop the best products that help influence the world, and you will have the opportunity to drive EDA vendors on leading-edge processes (eg. 7nm FinFET) whilst pushing the boundaries of power efficiency and influencing physical library development.

A wide range of learning opportunities and challenges will be available. You will also be given the opportunity, if desired, to travel and work with our other teams.

Arm Peterhouse Technology Park

Our new facility enables us to increase our headcount in Cambridge to 3,000 people.

Responsibilities include

  • Physical implementation of Arm graphics processors using the entire implementation flow from RTL through place and route to STA
  • Pursuing complex challenges like low power and methodologies for improving the efficiency of implementation
  • Flow development and maintenance which is key to project delivery
  • To understand, plan and address the life-cycle phases of engineering projects
  • Working with the sales and marketing teams to support the launch of new products
  • Supporting our customers and enable them to be successful in the world
  • Collaborating with EDA vendors to improve the best in class results from our processors whilst focussing on the ideal user experience.


You hold a university degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering or other relevant technical discipline.

Essential Skills

  • Basic understanding of hardware development and tooling
  • An attention to details and tenacity to chase down problems, document and present a solution
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Good analytical skills along with the ability for creative thinking
  • Ability to effectively work alone as well as in a team
  • A professional and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Passion and curiosity to grow your expertise

Desirable Skills

  • Basic working knowledge of the entire IC design flow
  • Knowledge of hardware description languages (eg. Verilog or System Verilog)
  • You are proficient in scripting languages such as Tcl, Python and Perl
  • Knowledge of Arm based SoCs.


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.

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