Senior Graphics Software Engineer

01 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
Arm Limited
Specialist Area
Embedded Systems
Contract Type
Full Time

ARM is looking for a highly skilled and motivated Software Engineer to join an Agile embedded software development team working on the leading edge of mobile GPU, Display, and Video technologies. Working on the next generation Mali™ mobile IPs and the latest yet-to-be-published Android versions, you will help shape the technologies that the mobile market will see in years to come.

You will be joining a multinational, dynamic and highly motivated software development team located across Cambridge (UK), Lund (Sweden), and Shanghai (China).

The team is responsible for the subsystem software components that are used by the Mali GPU, Display, and Video drivers. You will be responsible for ensuring seamless integration of the Mali software stacks and develop features that cross more than one driver software stack.

You will become familiar with all Mali driver stacks and how they interact with and integrate into the Android multimedia subsystem framework.

About the Media Processing Group:

The Media Processing Group produces graphics hardware and software products for mobile and embedded devices. Our product portfolio includes GPU, Display and Video IP. Our Mali™ Graphics Processors (GPUs) have an advanced, highly programmable architecture for accelerating 3D graphics and compute tasks, specifically tuned for high performance and energy efficiency. Mali multi-core GPUs set a new standard for graphics and compute performance with low energy consumption. Our Vulkan, OpenGL ES, OpenCL and Renderscript drivers support cutting edge gaming and state of the art user interfaces on operating systems such as Linux and Android. To see the current Mali GPUs in action take a look at the Mali Developer Center ( Our mission is to be the number one provider of 2D/3D Graphics technology on the planet. If you have a passion for high quality software development and want to shape the future of mobile devices, then we want to hear from you.

At MPG you will work with the world's best companies, making world-leading products based on our IP and alongside the best engineers in the world

Education & Qualifications:

* Bachelors, Masters or PhD (computer science or electronics engineering) with good academic record.

Skills & Experience required:

* Experience of software development for a commercial organization.

* Experience developing software for Linux, Android, preferably working on driver or middleware development.

* Expert knowledge of C.

* Proficiency in problem solving and debugging skills.

* Practical, organized and analytical approach to work.

* Good oral and written English skills.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

* Knowledge of Khronos APIs such as EGL, and GLES.

* Experience in kernel device drivers.

* Knowledge of video codecs and display software frameworks

* Knowledge of Android graphics and media framework.

* Familiarity with SoC memory subsystem principles (MMUs, caches, etc)

What are the desired behaviours for this role?

At ARM, we are proud to have a set of behaviours that reflect our unique culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary. These behaviours are assessed as part of the recruitment process:

  • Partner and customer focus - Your tendency to put your partners and customers first in all that you do by understanding their needs and striving to achieve win-win solutions.

  • Collaboration and communication - Your ability to forge lasting relationships which are built upon mutual trust, open communication and sharing of information and success.

  • Creativity and innovation - Possessing a passion for driving continuous improvement through spotting opportunities and seeking the views of others.

  • Team and personal development - You take time to drive your own development, whilst also encouraging team members and partners to do the same.

  • Impact and influence - You listen to different perspectives, evaluate, persuade and carefully shape your work to deliver truly impactful results.

  • Deliver on your promises - You demonstrate a can-do attitude and you drive to overcome obstacles, acting with a sense of urgency because you're passionate about what you do.

ARM is committed to global talent acquisition, offering an attractive relocation package.