Principal Performance Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1352915349-2
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Recruiter: ARM
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Overview:

Want to work with a team of performance and software engineers building infrastructure and solving meaningful problems? You'll need to have architecture and software development skills, in addition to being able to think creatively. Performance engineering is crucial to push the limits of Arm designs and ensuring both hardware and software are well optimized, and with our team, you will have the opportunity to work directly with other hard-working software engineers and performance engineers alike.


As an expert performance engineer, you will be working on understanding server workloads and resolving how to improve their performance including:

  • Developing and enhancing innovative tools for architectural/microarchitectural exploration and performance analysis
  • Running experiments on real and simulated platforms
  • Understanding real-world use-cases and building workloads to model them
  • Identifying bottlenecks across software, micro-architecture, and architecture
  • Correlating and analyzing workload performance data generated on various platforms
  • Collaborating with multiple teams developing Server IP across the organization
  • Contributing to future server designs
Required Skills and Experience :
  • Obtained a Bachelor's or equivalent experience, Master's, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field
  • Expertise with computer architecture/microarchitecture and understanding of emerging workloads and areas of compute, including AI
  • 5+ years of experience in pre-silicon performance analysis, including simulation/emulation platforms
  • Experience understanding workload performance bottlenecks across HW and SW stack
  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment and experience using distributed source control, e.g. Git
"Nice To Have" Skills and Experience :
  • Background or experience in server applications and system and software debug
  • Proven ability to collaborate with various engineering teams and drive performance observations to closure Strong programming experience in C, C++ and scripting
  • Experience with Python and Object Orientated Design
  • Familiarity with databases, preferably NoSQL based
  • Familiarity with CI/CD processes and pipelines
  • Familiarity with industry standard benchmarks and cloud native applications
In Return:

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

  • Partner and customer focus
  • Teamwork and communication
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Team and personal development
  • Impact and influence
  • Deliver on your promises