PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Platform Architect - SF1968Posted: June 4, 2015
Company/Institution: Synaptics
Location: San Jose, CA
Department: Research and Development


Synaptics, the world leader in human interface solutions for portable electronic devices, invites qualified applicants to apply for a career opportunity as a System Architect in our architecture team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with great creativity and technical skill who desires to work for the booming field of capacitive touch technology.

This position involves a variety of tasks and responsibilities and is suited towards a system-level thinker with a broad engineering background and analytical thought process. The position will be responsible for developing optimization strategies that can be deployed worldwide to create expert level performance across many customer projects. Areas of responsibility include some or all of the following: embedded firmware, algorithm development, hardware development, system simulation and behavioral modeling. Expect to also be involved in significant hands-on development, measurements, data collection and analysis and data collection automation.

Experience specifically with capacitive touch sensor is a plus but not necessary.

Required Qualifications:

We are seeking a team-oriented individual with excellent problem solving skills who is self-driven with a keen technical mind and an eye for detail. He or she must be effective in a fast-paced, demanding, highly technical R&D environment.

Summary of Minimum Requirements:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Applied Mathematics.

-Strength in system theory and electronics, both analog and digital.

-Rigorous and methodological approach to problem solving

-Hands-on design, bring-up, test and debug skills

-Sense of ownership of and pride in one’s work

-Attention to detail!

Application Instructions: Please email Royce Mori at