2017 Hardware Interns - Design & Verification Platforms (Summer)

  • By Arm
  • Sheffield (United Kingdom)
  • Information systems

Job description

Job Description

The System IP team in Sheffield is growing rapidly and is responsible for ARM’s mobile platform interconnect designs. These designs form the backbone of mobile SoCs, used in high-profile products such as smartphones and tablets that are collectively used by billions of people around the world.
This is an exciting opportunity to work on next generation products with a global impact, working with world experts in the industry.

2017 Hardware Interns – Design & Verification
The ARM System and Software group enables partners to build systems using ARM IP. We develop the non-processor IP, reference platform designs and software required to build leading-edge system on chips (SoC) designs used in intelligent devices. We are seeking highly motivated and creative interns to join the Sheffield Design Office to contribute to the delivery of high quality, next generation interconnect products.
The ARM Office in Sheffield is located in the city centre, close to the universities and with excellent links to the rest of the country. Sheffield itself is located in the centre of the UK and borders the Peak District National Park, with opportunities for many outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking and climbing. Sheffield was ranked “the happiest city in Britain” in 2013.

As a Design & Verification intern you will gain exposure to leading-edge EDA tools, different aspects of developing highly-complex design/methodologies and be given training where necessary, giving you the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities whilst contributing to current and future project developments in ARM.

Job Requirements

Are you a good fit for ARM?
In order to be considered, you will need to be on track to receive at least a 2.1 degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant subject. Other degree types may be considered with relevant experience.

Essential skills and experience that we look for in a successful Design and Verification Intern include:

Essential Skills & Experience
• A good understanding of digital electronics
• A high level of pro-activity and initiative
• Strong communication skills: listening, understanding and persuading
• The ability to effectively work alone as well as in a team
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Desirable Skills & Experience
• Experience of Verilog, SystemVerilog or VHDL
• Perl, Python or other scripting language
• Familiarity of Unix/Linux working environment
• High-level programming experience such as C/C++

What’s in it For You?
As an intern at ARM, you will work on real projects that have real impact, while also building on key skills for your future studies and employment. We believe in developing talent for the future, and therefore aim to offer many of our interns a graduate position once they have finished their studies.
Working on interesting new projects is exciting but we also know how important it is to receive support. That’s why you will have regular 1 to 1 meetings with your line manager who will be able to offer ongoing support, feedback and development opportunities. You will be given a certain amount of flexibility and freedom in how you decide to complete your project tasks.
As well as being offered a competitive salary, there are also opportunities to get involved in some of the many social events that are organised within ARM.

About ARM
ARM® is at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

Our innovative technology is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.

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

We are currently only able to support applications from candidates who are already eligible to work and live in the UK. This might also include individuals who are currently under the Tier 4 study visa scheme. Therefore, you will automatically be deselected if this requirement isn’t met.


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.

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