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Verification Engineer Cambridge


arm Cambridge United Kingdom

1 month ago

We are a multi-disciplinary team with software, FPGA and board design expertise delivering platforms internally and externally in support Arm’s IP business model. This role will based in Cambridge, UK working at the forefront of Arm based embedded design.

The Hardware Platforms team craft physical hardware development platforms based around Arm’s leading CPU and system IP products. These platforms are used for software development and IP validation activities both internally by Arm and externally by partners/customers.

As a member of this team your day-to-day work will consist primarily of driving verification of SoC RTL design that are modified for FPGA implementation, developing and maintaining SoC verification testbench, writing Testcases in C, reusing C Testcases from internal IP/ SoC frontend team, creating test-plans, develop tool using scripting languages like python, shell scripts for automation of tasks.

If you are looking for a role that combines hardware and software... skills in an environment where you can make a meaningful contribution and collaborate with a committed team that builds innovative SoC solutions, we’re looking forward to hearing from you!


• Work with design and verification teams across various disciplines within ARM to define testing scenarios and develop tests to cover those scenarios
• Contribute ideas to improve the scope and reach of our testing.
• Mentoring junior engineers.

Required Skills and Experience:

• Solid understanding of hardware description and verification languages e.g. SystemVerilog, Verilog, VHDL.
• A detailed understanding and experience of the current verification strategies required for complex SoC development, including software-based techniques
• Good knowledge of test plan creation and tracking
• Bare-metal / Low-level programming experience including C and Assembler
• Expericence working with systems using AMBA bus standards e.g. AXI, AHB, APB & CHI.
• Experience using EDA simulation tools for testing and debugging e.g. VCS, Questasim, Cadence.
• Experience of Unix development environment.
• Experience with Perl, Python, or other scripting languages
• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other relevant technical field
• Strong understanding of computer architecture fundamentals
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

“Nice To Have” Skills and Experience:

• Experience with ARM-based designs and/or ARM System Architectures.
• Familiarity with ARM debugger and trace features e.g ARM DS , DSTREAM.
• Experience with SystemVerilog and verification methodologies – UVM/OVM/e .
• Knowledge of Object-Oriented programming concepts.
• Porting peripheral driver software.

In Return:

At Arm, we are proud to have core beliefs that reflect our open culture and guide our decisions. Our beliefs define how we work together, and how we evaluate you. Here is a preview for you:
• We, Not I: Make the most of the skills and knowledge across Arm, share information with those who need it
• Do great things: Working at pace, embracing challenges, finding a way
• Be Your Brilliant Self: Be quirky, not egocentric. Make trust our default position
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