Software Technology Manager – Part Time – Cambridge


As a Software Technology Manager, you will work with Arm’s key customers to define and prioritise requirements for software enablement and optimization and to develop strategies to deliver them working within Arm and our software ecosystem.


Our Central Engineering Software group has a bridging role across Arm’s technologies. You will be part of our team of technology managers who are addressing the growing demand for software on Arm technology.

Job Overview:

We are responsible for the roadmap and vision for our software development, configuration, optimization, plus productisation and delivery activities. We develop strategies around new and existing software components to support Arm’s products.


We gather use-cases and requirements for how software solutions can fulfil the needs of complex systems Our remit spans from We help to contextualise and engaging with open-source communities and communicating the opportunities of open-source software to creating product plans to ensure Arm’s software solution products are successfully deployed to our partners across multiple market segments. Our knowledge of software communities, development practices and release methodologies enable us to match the lifecycle of our hardware products to build and deliver complete product solutions.


We work closely with Project Managers, Architects and Engineering Leads and Product managers internal and external to Arm. Together, we collaborate to deliver the best software for Arm’s technology and communicate its value to the world!


Evaluate the complete value chain of end customers, manufacturers, and designers of hardware, software, and systems. This includes productisation, support and quality assurance relating to what we deliver to those customers.

Gather specific market segment needs and translate these into product plans.

Work with internal engineering teams and Software vendors to prioritize features and enhancements meeting customer needs.

Perform competitive analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of Arm-based solutions versus the competition.

Evangelize in open-source communities and enthuse our customers and sales forces with the software offering by participating in customer meetings, sales meetings, and training.

Required Skills & Experience:

Demonstrable experience with creation and management of software requirements (preferably in a software product delivery context), and an understanding of how they are validated and delivered to required levels of quality.

Ability to express ideas and communicate effectively with other team members, customers, and suppliers to formulate, agree, and implement strategic plans.

Software development experience, for example with firmware, operating systems or application development

Motivation to work unsupervised, but as an integral member of a local developer team, as well as our globally distributed technology management team.

Comfortable with the requirement to travel. Up to 25% of this role may involve international travel.

‘Nice to Have’ Skills and Experience:

Good university degree (or equivalent), ideally in a numerate subject, although other graduates would be considered if they have relevant experience.

Visibility or experience of a full open-source software development lifecycle and the components of a typical software stack. This could include definition of non-functional aspects of software and targets for integration maturity.

Visibility or experience of a software product development and delivery lifecycle.

Technical Product Management, Technology Sales or Technology Marketing experience from a previous role

Experience in an environment where hardware was designed, and proof-of-concept software was built to verify it.

Experience with the definition of requirements to achieve quality and optimisation goals.

Work in in non-functional areas such as performance and other areas such as functional safety.

In Return:

You will get to utilise your engineering skills to build support for the technologies and influence millions of devices for years to come.




Job Type: Part Time


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