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Graduate Software Engineer – Enterprise Server & Networking ARM

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Job Description

About the role:

We are looking for a graduate software engineer who has passion and energy to join Enterprise Software team in Arm's Central Engineering – Open Source Software Group.

What I will be accountable for?

As a graduate software engineer of Enterprise Software team, you will focus on open source software for enterprise server and networking on Arm architecture. You will be working with Arm internal teams as well as other partners to help develop, enable, optimize, and test open source software stacks related to Linux kernel, virtualization, container, language/library/tools, cloud, big data, database, storage, and enterprise networking, to help Arm strengthen enterprise software ecosystem for server and networking.

As a successful candidate, you need to be flexible with a variety of software development skills as well as the commitment to extend the breadth and depth of your knowledge.

Job Requirements

What skills, experience, and qualifications do I need?

Education & Qualifications:

2018 graduates with Master Degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, or other engineering degrees with relevant experience.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Familiar with C and Linux programming.

  • Familiar with one or more script languages such as Python, Perl, PhP, etc is a good plus.

  • Understanding of computer architecture, data structure, algorithm, and concurrent programming.

  • Experience in one or more areas below is highly desired: Linux kernel, virtualization, container, compiler, cloud/big-data/storage software stacks, L2-L7 networking stacks, etc.

  • Experience in distributed version control systems, such as Git.

  • Quick learner, good problem solving skills.

  • Fluent in English. Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good team player, flexible, and willing to take challenges.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Familiar with open source project development cycles and contribution process.

  • Experience in software development and optimization on Arm architecture.

  • Understanding of I/O and networking and their impact on software performance.

What are the desired behaviours for this role?

At Arm, we are proud to have a set of behaviours that reflect our unique culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary. These behaviours are assessed as part of the recruitment process:

  • Partner and customer focus – Your tendency to put your partners and customers first in all that you do by understanding their needs and striving to achieve win-win solutions.

  • Collaboration and communication – Your ability to forge lasting relationships which are built upon mutual trust, open communication and sharing of information and success.

  • Creativity and innovation – Possessing a passion for driving continuous improvement through spotting opportunities and seeking the views of others.

  • Team and personal development – You take time to drive your own development, whilst also encouraging team members and partners to do the same.

  • Impact and influence – You listen to different perspectives, evaluate, persuade and carefully shape your work to deliver truly impactful results.

  • Deliver on your promises – You demonstrate a can-do attitude and you drive to overcome obstacles, acting with a sense of urgency because you’re passionate about what you do.


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
  • Statutory Social Benefits:
  • - Medical, Pension & Maternity - Work related injury - Unemployment & Housing fund
  • Commercial Benefits:
  • - Medical, Travel & Life Insurance - Annual Health Check
  • Allowances, Transportation & Meal
  • Sick Leave, 6 days annually
  • Holiday, 12 days for the 1st year increasing 1 day every calendar year up to 20 days maximum
  • Sabbatical, 20 paid business days every four-years of service
  • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
  • Others, holiday gifts, congratulations, 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 ARM Shanghai office serves as ARM’s Asia regional headquarters, with staff from the Media Processing, Partner Enablement, System & Software, Sales, Marketing and Administration departments. Shanghai is the largest city in China by population, and a popular tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as The Bund, City God Temple and Yu Garden, to name a few.

Shanghai, China - Main Regional Office
ARM Electronic Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
Building 11, Shanghai Business Park III
No 1016 Tianlin Road
Minhang District
Shanghai 200233
P.R. of China