CPU Verification Engineer

ARM Sophia , WV 25921

Posted 2 months ago

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 looking for an enthusiastic engineer to join Arm, and help shape the future of technology and collaborating in the development of next-generation CPU that fuel billions of devices world-wide.

Arm's Sophia Antipolis design centre is located in one of the most beautiful parts of France, at the heart of Europe's largest and most dynamic technology park. Surrounded by mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, this exceptional design centre has delivered leading products from Arm's Cortex (TM) processor family.

As a CPU Verification Engineer, you will participate in the development of the most recent Arm CPUs. You will integrate a team the role of which is to guarantee the correct functioning of the CPU, focusing on the overall behaviour of the processor, what we call the top level.

You will be accountable for:

  • Understanding the specification of the CPU you will target;

  • Defining and documenting the verification environment you will use to find bugs in the processor; plus specifying the verification sign-off criteria;

  • Building and maintaining the testbench by using an appropriate methodology and programming language(s);

  • Running tests to stress the design in its last corner cases and find all possible bugs.

Would you like to work in a multi-site and multi-cultural environment?

Job Requirements

You bring a variety of skills, experience and qualifications:

  • You graduated from a University or Engineering School, in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electronic / Electrical Engineering, or other related science

  • You hold one to three years of working experience in hardware or software fields

  • You have in depth C and C++ (or System Verilog) programming skills, and strong low level programming skills in assembly and/or low level C

  • You are highly motivated to "break" the design and find bugs, and have a reasonable appreciation of the verification methodology linked to this activity

What would give you an edge? Anything among:

  • You know basic CPU micro-architecture concepts (cache, MMU, pipeline,)
  • You have been exposed to the RTL hardware design flow and methodology

Why work for Arm?

As well as a friendly and high performance working environment, Arm offers a competitive benefits package in France including: private medical insurance (employee and family), 25 days annual leave, 20-day sabbatical every four years, supplementary pension, meal vouchers and reduction in working hours (11 days).

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:

We not I

  • Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive.

  • No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective.

  • Information is crucial, 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 own your own progress.

Be your brilliant self

  • Be quirky not egocentric.

  • Recognise the power in saying 'I don't know'.

  • Make trust our default position.

  • Hold strong opinions lightly.

Arm has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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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

  • Supplementary pension

  • Private Medical Insurance (employee & family)

  • Life Insurance

  • Holiday, 25 days annual leave

  • Sabbatical, 20 paid business days every four-years of service

  • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)

  • Others, free car parking, luncheon vouchers & Public Transport Pass reduction, 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

The staff at the Arm Sophia Antipolis design center is mostly focused on CPU design. Sophia Antipolis is a technology park that's surrounded by a large national park, with wild boar that live within the city and can be seen strolling through the tech park. It's conveniently located a quick 30 minute drive southwest of Nice, 45 minutes to Monaco, and only 20 minutes to Cannes.

Sophia Antipolis, France

Arm France SAS
25 Alle Pierre Ziller

Le Paros

BP 70124

F-06903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex


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