System Analysis Engineer

  • System / Networks / Telecommunications
  • Sophia-antipolis
  • To be negotiated


System Analysis Engineer

Job Description

ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices.

ARM’s comprehensive processor product offering includes RISC CPUs, graphics processors (GPUs) and video processors (VPUs), enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories , high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools.

A world leader in processor design, ARM’s success is based on licensing agreements with many of the biggest names in consumer electronics and semiconductor manufacturing.

ARM system engineers need to constantly push the power, performance and area boundaries while generating designs that are robust, maintainable and deliverable to the high quality that our customers expect.

Job Purpose

The role of a System Analysis Engineer is primarily targeted towards the analysis of leading edge ARM IP performance within an SoC context. Responsibilities include definition of system scenarios and stimulus, tooling and methodology development, system simulation and subsequent data collection and analysis, interpretation and presentation.

Job Requirements


Good university degree, ideally in electronic engineering or computer science, although other science graduates would be considered if they have relevant experience.

Essential Skills & Experience

Track record in System-on-Chip Architecture experience in one or more application domains (i.e. Multi-media, Processor, Video, Audio, Control).

Knowledge of bus architectures, Quality-of-Service techniques, and memory technologies.

RTL experience and micro-architectural knowledge at SoC or IP level.

Performance Analysis experience at System-on-Chip level, either modelling or benchmarking.

Use of UNIX and Perl/Python/shell scripting.

Analytical skills, with ability to understand complex system issues and resolve.

Ability to work under time-scale pressure and meet aggressive targets whilst retaining quality output.

Motivation to work both unsupervised and as part of a project team.

Ability to express ideas and communicate effectively.

Ability to schedule own workload and plan tasks.

Good inter-personal skills.

Attention to detail.

Willingness to be flexible and accept new challenges.

Desirable Skills & Experience

Knowledge of SystemVerilog.

Assembly language programming, ideally in ARM assembler.

Programming language, such as 'C', C++.


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
·  Supplementary pension
·  Private Medical Insurance (employee & family)
·  Life Insurance
·  Holiday, 25 days annual leave
·  Sabbatical, 20 paid business days every four-years of service
·  Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
·  Others, free car parking, luncheon vouchers & Public Transport Pass reduction, team and social events

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.