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Senior Software Engineer - Compilers Scrum Master ARM

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Job Description

Help to develop the compilers and tools that build the code in the world’s embedded devices. Arm is looking for highly skilled and motivated software engineers with broad experience and an interest in leading small teams, acting in a scrum master role in an agile development environment. You will join an established team working on our commercial compiler and toolchain products for embedded devices. Our partners rely on our tools to support their future successes across many markets, including automotive, medical, storage and networking.

Collaborating with your team and colleagues across the company, you will work on various aspects of our products, including compilers, linkers and libraries. Our tools are based on both proprietary and open source technology, and we contribute many changes back to the open-source LLVM projects. The work will include development of new product features, ongoing maintenance and productization of the toolchain, and enabling customers in new application areas to use Arm technology to its full potential.

We are looking for someone with an interest in co-ordinating the activities of our teams as a scrum master, alongside other engineering responsibilities. There is also the opportunity for technical leadership responsibilities, if these interest you.

If you have a desire for challenging software development opportunities, then we would like to hear from you!

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities
  • Ongoing development and delivery of high-quality, reliable toolchain products to Arm’s partners.
  • Working with other groups in Arm to expand support of the Arm architecture & Arm IP.
  • Contribution to open-source LLVM and related projects.

Job Requirements

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++.
  • Experience of developing, testing, delivering, and maintaining production quality software, in a commercial environment.
  • Experience of agile development methodologies, preferably with experience as a scrum master
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, someone who is technically versatile, willing to be flexible and learn new skills that you can apply across multiple types of work.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Understanding of the purpose and structure of compilers, assemblers and linkers.
  • Experience of contributing to an open-source project and working with an open-source community.
  • Experience of handling direct technical contact with customers and third-party software suppliers.

Education & Qualifications

You will need a good degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science / Software Engineering, or an alternative with relevant experience.

At ARM, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our unique 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 (what does collaborate)

Passion for progress

  • Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up the pool of people you connect with
  • 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

With offices around the world, ARM is a diverse organisation of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling a vibrant, 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.

We are also committed to global talent acquisition and offer an attractive relocation package. Please note we are hiring for multiple Software Engineers at this location.


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

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

At our global HQ in Cambridge, England we house the majority of our engineering and our corporate groups that deliver our extraordinary success. As a world-renowned university town, Cambridge boasts both a beautiful countryside and a historical town center. Local activities include punting on the River Cam and the many museums that reside within Cambridge University.

Cambridge, UK - Global HQ
Arm Ltd.
110 Fulbourn Road