Job Overview:

Are you interested in working on pioneering compiler technology whilst helping to lead and develop our team of dedicated engineers to achieve their full potential? We have an opening for an exciting and varied role in our GNU Tools team in Cambridge, UK.

In this role you will collaborate with the GNU community, contributing to the open-source GCC compiler and other GNU projects, to make the best use of Arm architectural features such as SVE and SME.

You may also help analyse and improve the performance of applications and benchmarks running on Arm hardware.

Previous experience working with GNU or other compiler toolchains will be desirable.


  • Identify and implement changes to GCC compiler, libraries and open source applications to optimise benchmark workloads.
  • Improve the open-source GNU framework to better support Arm architectural features and core designs.
  • Participate in the open source GNU community, including reviews upstream and opportunities to attend and present at developer meetings.
  • Develop our automated test frameworks to defend the functionality and performance of our tools.
  • Mentor junior members of the team to help grow their skills.

Required Skills and Experience :

  • C and/or C++ programming.
  • Advanced experience of low level software or hardware development that require looking at computer architecture specifications like compilers, debuggers, models, etc
  • Effective communication skills to influence internal or external partners.
  • Application of software methodologies, tools, and processes including code review.
  • Mentoring, guiding, and supporting personal and professional development in an engineering setting.

Note: Training may be provided if you have only a subset of these key skills.

“Nice To Have” Skills and 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.
  • Basic Linux administration, particularly installation and maintenance.
  • Optimising code for performance.

In Return:

Arm is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and colleagues. We will help you settle into the business and support your growth and development so that you can be your brilliant self!




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