Staff SoC Verification Engineer – Part Time – Cambridge


Job Description:

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 relevant 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 fields within ARM to define testing scenarios and develop tests to cover those scenarios

Supply 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

Experience using EDA simulation tools for testing and debugging e.g. VCS, Questasim, Cadence.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

“Nice To Have” Skills and Experience :

Experience with ARM-based designs and/or ARM System Architectures.

Experience of Unix development environment.

Experience with Perl, Python, or other scripting languages

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or other relevant technical field

Familiarity with ARM debugger and trace features e.g ARM DS , DSTREAM.

Experience with SystemVerilog and verification methodologies – UVM/OVM/e .

In Return:

You will expand your expertise, be challenged and work with advancing technologies. Working alongside many other engineering teams including software, SoC implementation and verification you will be involved in deep technical discussions, working with top class multifunctional engineering teams. Utilising your experience and skills to encourage collaborating with external ODMs, contractors, building links and partnerships.




Job Type: Part Time


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