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2020 Graduate Software Engineer in Test

Job/scheme locations: 
Cambridge CB1 9NJ
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 

Do you want to help Arm and it’s customers build outstanding products using groundbreaking techniques? Productivity Engineering (PE) within ARM develops key capabilities that fuels product and solution development for Arm's engineering community! Whether it’s high performance computing (HPC) on our on-prem data center and in the cloud, data platform that collects and reports all the engineering data to track engineering system’s allocation and utilization, or machine learning platform that drives business intelligence to make a more efficient engineering estate, the services and products we deliver are used by every engineer in Arm.

We are looking for a talented and passionate candidate with strong software testing background to join our cloud software team in PE. As a graduate SDET, you will be working in a team responsible for the entire cloud software testing activities that include:

  • Work closely with developers and DevOps to develop and review test coverage
  • Develop and maintain automated tests for functional and non-functional requirements
  • Build test framework; investigate and integrate new tools to existing framework
  • Communicate test results and performance metrics to the product stakeholders

Job Requirements


  • A university degree in computer science/software engineering or equivalent life experience and knowledge
  • Experience with one or more utility cloud services
  • Experience with software build and test pipelines
  • Experience of developing API-based infrastructure components
  • Experience with container systems
  • Experience of deploying applications in a cloud environment
  • Excellent software development skills utilizing multiple languages including Python, Shell, Perl, C, and Java, along with excellent problem-solving and debugging abilities


  • Familiarity with test case management and bug tracking tools
  • Knowledge of performance testing methodology
  • Familiarity with one of the following tools: JMeter, LoadRunner, Locust, and SonarQube

Additionally, you will make the biggest impact in this role if you are:

  • Self-motivated
  • Inventive
  • Hardworking
  • Passionate about making a difference

Desired behaviours for this role:

At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our open culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:

We not I

  • Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive
  • No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective
  • Information is crucial, share it
  • Realise that we win when we collaborate and that everyone misses out when we don't

Passion for progress

  • Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up the pool of people you connect with
  • Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it
  • Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow
  • The essence of progress is that it can't stop. Grow with it and own your own progress

Be your brilliant self

  • Be quirky not egocentric
  • Recognise the power in saying don't know
  • Make trust our default position
  • Hold strong opinions lightly

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

About Arm

Arm is at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

Our innovative technology is licensed by Arm Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.

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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More about this vacancy

East of England
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5