Senior Software Engineering Manager
2d ago

Job Description

Due to growth we are recruiting a Senior Engineering Manager in Productivity Engineering to work at Arm's Global Headquarters in Cambridge.

Productivity Engineering (PE) at Arm enables our engineers by providing the engineering tools, services and methodologies that let them work efficiently and effectively.

The Software Engineering team in PE focusses on the needs of Software Engineers in Arm. We are looking for a leader for our software and service development teams.

It's an exciting time for the PE Software Engineering team! We are building the next generation of tools and services to allow Arm's software engineers to create their products on Arm powered cloud infrastructure.

This is important not just because we want to use our technology throughout our own engineering process but also because we will make it easier for developers and engineers outside of Arm to move to Arm infrastructure.

Our days are very varied and usually a mixture of developing new services and collaborating with the rest of the Arm engineering community with on how best to utilise our tools and services to build products.

We use a wide variety of Open-Source technologies including Linux, Python, Docker, Ceph, and Gerrit as well as commercial software tools from industry leading vendors.

You will lead the engineering function in our Software Engineering team. Working alongside our Product Owners, Architect, SREs and adoption team delivering Arm's future Software Engineering Stack.

What will I be accountable for?

  • Ensuring the teams have an effective engineering process and are not blocked from delivering great results.
  • Working with your team to plan, schedule and execute the development roadmap for our services.
  • Line management of the teams including recruitment, training, and development plans for the team.
  • Drive continual improvements to the efficiency and flexibility of the platform while keeping a high bar for performance, security and availability.
  • Job Requirements

    What skills, experience and qualifications do I need?

  • Leading an engineering team using an agile methodology; Ideally a group of teams or leading geographically distributed teams.
  • Delivering engineering infrastructure (SCM, CI / CD, Artefact and test management) at scale and with high availability, preferably using AWS or another large scale cloud vendor.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including strong presentation skills.
  • Experience recruiting and building and motivating effective teams.
  • Our Core Beliefs lie at the heart of Arm and represent the essence of our organization. When combined and working together, they articulate the uniqueness of Arm culture :

    Passion for Progress

    Innovation that enables our ecosystems, Arm and our people to thrive.

  • Work with pace and judgment. Adapt to circumstances.
  • Take risks in support of Arm's progress.
  • Be accountable for the decisions you make. Learn from failure.
  • Pursue innovation relentlessly.
  • We, Not I

    Collaboration first, egos last.

  • Start with long-term value to customers and partners, and work back from there.
  • Collaborate, decide, commit, and bring people with you.
  • Make the most of all the skills and knowledge across Arm; share information with those who need it.
  • Care about the people around you.
  • Be your Brilliant Self

    Skillful individuality, performance and fulfilment.

  • Be authentic.
  • Seek and embrace differences.
  • Encourage curiosity and challenge.
  • Give people trust and autonomy; show people they can trust you to do brilliant work in pursuit of Arm's goals.
  • Arm has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse organisation of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals.

    By enabling a vibrant, 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.


    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
  • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
  • Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insurances
  • Holiday, 25 days annual leave with option to buy an additional 5 days per year
  • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-year of service
  • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
  • Varies by location : cycle to work, free car parking, gym on site, team and social events
  • About Arm

    Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate.

    From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer.

    With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

    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.

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