How would you like to join Arm at a time of transformation in our industry?
Our memory development group comprises some of the industry’s leading experts in deep submicron circuit design. This position is a rare opportunity for you as a memory circuit professional to work with our successful circuit and layout team. You will discover a wide variety of groundbreaking foundries while collaborating with our team on many different types of memories.
This job is for a memory designer for developing and validating best in class memories for Arm CPUs, GPUs and SOCs. You get a chance to take part in designing memories on advanced process technology nodes from various foundry offerings.
In this role you will be working on the following areas:
- Understanding memory architectures and memory development flows
- Transistor level full-custom design and collaboration with the physical design team for layout realization
- Developing new features, and optimizing and improving Arm memories to meet Performance, Power and Area targets!
- Running memory characterization and analyzing results
- Become comfortable with basic programming tasks (scripts, memory compiler tiling code)
- Ensuring high-quality and high-performance memory designs with the lowest possible power as needed for Arm CPUs, GPUs, and SOCs!
Required Skills and Experience:
- Master’s in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other relevant technical fields with emphasis in VLSI design
- Demonstrate project experience in physical IP design (memories, standard cells, IOs, or PHYs)
- An understanding of basic memory principles, especially for SRAM
- A good understanding of technology trade-offs in deep sub-micron technologies
- Experience with Cadence Virtuoso or similar schematic and layout editing tools, and with Spice and FastSpice simulators
- You love working in a collaborative setting
- You enjoy innovation and continuous improvement
- You appreciate methodology and efficiency improvements
“Nice To Have” Skills and Experience:
- Have designed on silicon technologies equal or smaller than 28nm
- Have some exposure to CMOS layout
- Statistical simulations (e.g. Monte-Carlo)
- Familiar with basic coding with Perl, .tcl, java, and UNIX
At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to surpass ordinary and shape extraordinary:
We not I
- Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive
- No individual is responsible for the right answer. Brilliance is collective!
- Information is crucial, share it
- Realize that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t
Passion for progress
- Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up your network of connections
- 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 lead your own progress
Be your brilliant self
- Be quirky not egocentric
- Recognize the power in saying ‘I don’t know’
- Make trust our default position
- Hold strong opinions lightly