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Sr. Software Engineer, Bluetooth

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. Software Engineer, Bluetooth to join our dynamic and growing organization. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a global team working to create revolutionary products. In this role, you will be working in the Core Bluetooth Software team responsible for BT/BLE driver design and development to productize cutting edge and best-in-class Synaptics IoT Bluetooth solutions. This position reports to the Sr. Director SW Engineering. 

Job Duties 

  • BT/BLE driver design and development to productize the latest generation of IoT Bluetooth products
  • Low level hardware bring-up, software development in an RTOS environment, and device driver development
  • Work on various Software lifecycle components including requirements analysis, design, implementation, qualification, and production release
  • Work closely with BT Systems, Silicon and QA teams for pre-tapeout qualification, silicon bring-up, feature development and in optimizing the performance of BT/BLE chips


  • Solid understanding of software system architecture
  • Proven C programming skills
  • Excellent debugging and analytical abilities
  • Excellent debugging and analytical abilities
  • Proactive, self-starter, able to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Well organized with strong attention to detail; proactively ensures work is accurate
  • Positive attitude and work ethic; unafraid to ask questions and explore new ideas
  • Resourceful and able to solve problems through practical use of technology and a solid understanding of product architecture
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, in English
  • Strong team player with the ability to work collaboratively within a diverse cross-functional team


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer-Science/Electronics Engineering or related field or equivalent
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Solid experience with Bluetooth classic, LE Profiles, Host Stack and HCI on any Bluetooth stack – Bluedroid/Floride/Zephyr/BlueZ.
  • Strong experience with BT/BLE Spec up to the 5.4 standard
  • Expertise with systems analysis, profiling, and low-level debugging
  • Hands on experience working with firmware/hardware.
  • Experience with IoT Embedded Systems
  • Hands on experience with Silicon based projects
  • Experience with Networking Protocols is a plus
  • 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.