CPU Product Manager

€55,000 - €70,000 yearly
  • Arm France SAS
  • Sophia Antipolis, France
  • Mar 22, 2020
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Job Description

Arm has been at the forefront of providing leading edge IP designs to the latest SoC mobile systems and was key to start the mobile revolution. We build and optimize key components and systems needed for meeting the always growing performance and efficiency goals that keeps powering the latest smartphone or complex wearable devices.

The role of CPU Product Manager is an exciting opportunity to take responsibility for Cortex-A class of processors. We are looking for someone with experience in the semiconductor industry who is looking to take technical knowledge and experience and develop it into a commercial role. Ideally you will have an engineering background with an interest in developing commercial and marketing acumen.

You will be instrumental in the management of products throughout their lifecycle including market requirements capture and business planning, product positioning, competitive industry trends and analysis, creation and maintenance of marketing collateral, launch planning and execution, press and analyst briefings, support of sales opportunities and definition of the product roadmap.

You will also ensure regional marketing, sales and FAE teams are equipped to sell effectively and that the products link well with other SoC components, software tools and platforms developed across Arm.

This far-reaching role, with development and support offers many opportunities to work with other Arm groups, segment marketing specialists and third-parties. The position provides an excellent opportunity to interact directly with all the leading semiconductor manufacturers and with many of the industry players, building further your network. You will discuss and shape products well ahead of their introduction.

If the challenge of working in a dynamic and creative culture on ground breaking technology excites you, and you can meet the requirements of the job description below, we look forward to receiving your application!

What will you be accountable for?

  • Leading the full product lifecycle starting with product definition through approvals, development, release and maintenance.
  • Ensuring market requirements are translated effectively into engineering product requirements.
  • Working closely with engineering teams worldwide to ensure product features and engineering schedules are signed off against the business plan.
  • Technical schedules are monitored and feature trade-offs made where necessary.
  • Management of collaborative relationships with Arm partners (customers) in conjunction with Account Managers (sales and FAEs) to secure licensing and design wins.
  • Development of collateral including presentations, white papers, benchmarks for products and their applicability in the context of Arm’s roadmaps and customer applications.
  • Analysis of the competitive landscape with benchmarks and product positioning messaging.
  • Development of strategies to explore new markets or expand existing ones and secure key industry and OEM endorsements.
  • Collaboration and alignment within CPU engineering and across Arm groups and divisions as well as third-parties to ensure a complete eco-system around the products.
  • You will lead marketing communications activities with Arm Client Outbound and Ecosystem teams, as well as the Arm Enterprise Marketing team to encompass public briefings, product launches, conference presentations and technology demonstrations.

Job Requirements

Education & Qualifications

  • University degree (or equivalent qualification) in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Engineering experience– ideally in a field applications, technical support role or through engineering development work
  • Good knowledge of the semiconductor landscape
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to meet with customers and colleagues
  • Desirable Skills & Experience
  • Understanding of microprocessor design, including CPU hardware and software
  • Deep understanding of SoC design, system interconnects, bus architectures and topology configurations including cache coherency, QoS (Quality of Service) and AMBA bus interface standards
  • Knowledge of EDA flows for implementation, system and software development
  • Understanding of process technology nodes and implementation of IP products
  • Able to develop business plans, and commercial justifications
  • Understanding of the full product lifecycle

Interpersonal Skills

  • Capable of working as a team player or independently
  • High degree of initiative and a proven problem solver
  • Good communicator, personable and able to work and communicate at a detailed or high level

At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare 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 your network of connections.
  • 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 ‘I don’t know’.
  • Make trust our default position.
  • Hold strong opinions lightly.