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Staff Program Manager

Location: Xizhi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
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Millions of people experience Synaptics every day. Our technology impacts how people see, hear, touch, and engage with a wide range of IoT applications -- at home, at work, in the car or on the go.

We solve complex challenges alongside the most influential companies in the industry, using the most advanced algorithms in areas such as machine learning, biometrics, and video processing, combined with world class software and silicon development.

Synaptics is looking for a hands-on and experienced Staff Program Manager to join our dynamic and growing organization. We are building the next generation of IOT based WiFi and Bluetooth that will provide low-latency and high performance connectivity solutions for devices and sensors across multiple market segments where we want to further enhance our end customer experience while maintaining our lead by serving them with nothing but the best This position reports to the Technical Program Management Director.

Job Duties

  • Own end-to end Program Management of engineering platform or customer projects that involve planning, scoping, design, development, and change management working closely with globally distributed cross-functional teams
  • Lead, track, and monitor cross-functional projects; initiating necessary meetings to ensure timely and effective realization of defined delivery schedules, topics, and targets
  • Lead, manage, and improve the product development and software release process
  • Actively support sustainable, effective cross-functional communication at multiple levels in the organization that include status reports, program plans, and risk & readiness charts etc.
  • Analyze technical issues and generate creative solutions
  • Drive continuous improvement of all processes, methodologies, and systems


  • Strong customer satisfaction mindset
  • Deep knowledge of system software/firmware stack and integration with hardware
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Ability to influence horizontally across multiple internal functional organizations
  • Proactive, self-starter, able to work independently in a fast-paced environment with a strong sense of urgency, ownership, and accountability
  • A highly structured planner with a strong discipline towards pragmatic and efficient processes
  • Well organized with strong attention to detail; proactively ensures work is accurate
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with expertise in agile execution and facilitating multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work within a diverse team


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in EE/CS or related field or equivalent
  • 8+ years’ experience in product development or customer project management
  • Experience in rigorous life-cycle management including capturing requirements, decomposition, architecture, design, unit testing and integration testing among others
  • Good understanding of Wifi and Bluetooth technologies preferred
  • Core engineering background developing ASIC and software solutions a plus
  • 10%-15% domestic and international travel expected


Belief in Diversity
Synaptics is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.