Advanced Technology/DTCO Engineer

Austin, Texas

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

The Role

Job Overview:

Are you ready for a new and exciting challenge? Do you want to be a part of exploring new future processes? If you are a self-motivated Technology DTCO Engineer looking to make a difference in an innovative and inclusive team, you've come to the right place!

Arm's Solutions Engineering (SE) Physical IP (PIP) team has an opening for an Advanced Technology DTCO engineer with experience across multiple physical design stages from RTL to Signoff GDS.

In this role you will work on the definition, initial analysis, and bring-up of new foundry process technologies and perform advanced design and development to assess and enable adoption of new technology features. It requires solid circuit & physical design skills in order to assess new process technologies & to understand how these technologies will impact future ARM products. The successful candidate for this role will have had some previous design experience including some interaction with advanced process technology PDK kits. It will required the ability to synthesize assessments and solutions working with early and possibly incomplete process and design information.

This position will also be a part in ARM's future technology research activities exploring potential future process technology features and their impact. You will have the opportunity to interact with directly physical IP architects, physical design implementation teams, and design architects. Our team has a diverse set of engineers working across five design centers globally, servicing both internal and external partners around the world.


  • Participate in the analysis for new foundry technologies and future potential technology features.
  • Analyze and interpret results of DTCO/STCO studies of future technologies and assess the impact to ARM's current & future products.
  • Participate in ARM's circuit and physical design research activities with our research partners.
  • Support and teach internal & external partners.
  • Understand current and future process node technologies, and the impact on block-level physical design.
  • Understand EDA tools and algorithms for circuit synthesis, physical design, and analysis
  • Collaborate with EDA on physical design flow improvements as well as with teams across Arm to perform root-cause analysis of issues and develop innovative solutions.
Required Skills & Experience :
  • A BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or other relevant technical fields - 6+ years of design experience (BSEE) or 4+ years design experience (MSEE)
  • Design experience with current groundbreaking technology nodes
  • Familiarity with layout at the transistor level
  • Experience with most common EDA tools for circuit design, simulation, and place-and-route tools
  • Ability to use common scripting languages to build utilities or procedures to adopt existing EDA tools for new features and analysis.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with strong leadership skills, ability to be self-motivated, persistent, and resilient with the ability to operate in the face of ambiguity.
"Nice To Have" Skills & Experience :
  • Experience working with leading edge foundry technology or advanced process technology research.
  • An understanding of semiconductor fabrication technology
In Return:

You'll have an incredible opportunity to join a growing, highly influential organization at the center of one of the most exciting markets and to lead from the front as the organization engages in a more sophisticated way.

We are proud to have a set of behaviors that reflect our culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together. These behaviors are assessed as part of the hiring process:
  • Partner and customer focus
  • Teamwork and communication
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Team and personal development
  • Impact and influence
We offer a hybrid approach to home and office working to provide an adaptable experience for all employees. We expect some working time to be spent in office, to promote a strong collaborative environment with good team integration but are accommodating to different home working requirements.


Accommodations at Arm

At Arm, we want our people to Do Great Things. If you need support or an accommodation to Be Your Brilliant Self during the recruitment process, please email To note, by sending us the requested information, you consent to its use by Arm to arrange for appropriate accommodations. All accommodation requests will be treated with confidentiality, and information concerning these requests will only be disclosed as necessary to provide the accommodation. Although this is not an exhaustive list, examples of support include breaks between interviews, having documents read aloud or office accessibility. Please email us about anything we can do to accommodate you during the recruitment process.

Hybrid Working at Arm

Arm's hybrid approach to working is centred around flexibility, where we split our time between the office and other locations to get our work done. Within that framework, we empower groups and teams to determine their own particular hybrid working pattern, depending on the work and the team's needs. Details of what this means for each role will be shared upon application. In some cases, the flexibility we can offer is limited by local legal, regulatory, tax, or other considerations, and where this is the case, we will collaborate with you to find the best solution. Please talk to us to find out more about what this could look like for you.

Equal Opportunities at Arm

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 are a diverse organization of dedicated and innovative individuals, and don't discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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