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Title: Systems Architect - SF5821Posted: June 4, 2015
Company/Institution: Synaptics
Location: San Jose, CA
Department: Research and Development


About Synaptics:

Synaptics is the pioneer and leader of the human interface revolution, bringing innovative and intuitive user experiences to intelligent devices. Synaptics’ broad portfolio of touch, display, and biometrics products is built on the company’s rich R&D and supply chain capabilities. With solutions designed for mobile, PC and automotive industries, Synaptics combines ease of use, functionality and aesthetics to enable products that help make our digital lives more productive, secure and enjoyable. (NASDAQ: SYNA)

Job Responsibilities:

Synaptics, being 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 Biometric Products architecture team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with great creativity and technical skill who desires to work for the booming field of biometrics 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: systems engineering, ASIC specification and design, embedded firmware, signal processing, 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.

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 team environment.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications:

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

-MS or PhD in related field or similar experience is also desirable

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

-Rigorous and methodical approach to problem solving

-Measurement methods

-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