Are you interested in driving the success of the most powerful Arm CPUs? We are looking for expert compiler developers to join our team in Manchester, UK.
In this role you will engage directly with the LLVM community, contributing to the open-source Clang and Flang compilers. Working upstream means that you add value to a multitude of toolchains throughout the industry that build on LLVM. Your potential impact is huge!
Our commercial compiler serves the cloud compute, AI and HPC markets and are used by industry, government and academia to perform ground breaking scientific research and simulations, such as weather forecasting, modelling the big bang and simulating the human brain. Our work makes these important software workloads work best on Arm.
- Identify and implement changes to our LLVM compiler, libraries and open source applications to improve the performance of benchmark workloads and to better support Arm architectural features and core designs.
- Develop our commercial C, C++ and Fortran toolchain used across the industry as well as internal compilers that aid other teams (such as the Arm Architecture team) in their development of new architectural features.
- Participate in the open source LLVM community, including opportunities to attend and present at developer meetings.
- Develop our automated test frameworks to defend the functionality and performance of our tools.
Key Skills and Experience
Experienced with and highly competent at:
- Compiler development, particularly in the LLVM project.
- Optimising code for performance through knowledge of computer architecture and CPU design.
- C++ programming.
- Effectively communicating to persuade and influence internal or external partners.
- Applying software methodologies, tools, and processes including code review.
Note: Training may be provided for applicants that have proficiency with only a subset of these key skills.
You will be educated to degree level or have similar proven experience.
Desirable Skills & Experience
The following is a selection of skills used across our projects.
You do not need to have experience with any of these to apply or succeed in your application.
- Open source community citizenship including code commits and reviews. Personal projects are also welcome.
- Low-level programming in Arm assembly.
- Expertise with git version control system.
- Knowledge of Fortran.
- Basic Linux administration, particularly installation and maintenance.
- Test development using Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins, and maintenance of test infrastructure using DevOps frameworks such as Chef or Ansible.
- Experience working in an Agile software development environment
Arm is a fantastic company to work for offering a competitive compensation and benefits package including leading parental and progressive leave provision.
We operate a hybrid working policy, which gives you the option to split your time between working from home and working from our office in the heart of Manchester, steps away from the dynamic life of the city centre.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.