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Sr. Manager, Digital Engineering, WLAN RTL MAC

Location: Bangalore, India
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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 Sr. Manager, Digital Engineering, WLAN MAC to join our dynamic and growing WPD organization. You will be responsible for MAC architecture/design/implementation in the Wi-Fi 6/7 for IoT market. You will provide technical expertise in the latest design methodologies. You will provide expertise in Wi-Fi domain. Your responsibility includes coordinating with multiple teams on specification for design, architecture, timing closure. This position reports to the Director, Silicon Engineering.

Job Duties
  • Define WiFi MAC architecture from Standard
  • Technically mentor and lead a team on design, methodology
  • Lead digital design, RTL implementation, Lint, CDC checks, timing closure, verification and coverage closure, ECO implementation, and chip productization debug projects
  • Work with Systems/SW team in performance analysis and propose IP enhancements
  • Collaborate with DV team on test plans, closure of code, and functional coverage
  • Manage post-silicon bring up activities of the products working with design, product evaluation and applications engineering team
  • Strong Digital design and Wireless technology fundamentals
  • Conversant with Wifi 802.11 Standard, networking protocol like L3/L4 protocol
  • Strong fundamentals in CPU architecture, Host interfaces like (PCIe, SDIO, UART etc.), Bus interconnects specially AXI/ACE/AHB/APB.
  • Knowledge in Lint, CDC, timing constraints, synthesis, power analysis
  • Ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly
  • Team builder and strong leader hiring and developing talent, vision to inspire and excite team, and management of performance
  • Experience in working collaboratively and leading a diverse, global cross-functional team
  • Passionate about building great products and solving customer and business problems
  • Ability to rapidly learn new technologies
  • Analytical and able to make informed decisions based on experience
  • Demonstrated ability to use data to improve processes and evaluate design options
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and documentation skills with high attention to detail
  • Able to solve problems that are not clearly defined and require in depth understanding of technology and organizational objectives; unafraid to ask questions and explore new ideas
  • Excellent verbal and written communication that is clear, concise, and compelling
Qualifications (Requirements)
  • Bachelors or masters degree in Computer Engineering, Communication, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field, or equivalent
  • 12+ years of experience in digital IP design including 4 years managing teams
  • Good understanding of at least one of the following: computer architecture, Wi-Fi, or Bluetooth
  • Familiar with digital IC design flow (design, verification, synthesis, and HW/SW co-working)
  • Solid experience taking Silicon projects from pre-tape-out to production
  • No travel required

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.