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Sr. Program Manager, Culture & Engagement

Location: San Jose, CA, United States
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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. Program Manager, Culture & Engagement to join our dynamic and growing organization. The Culture & Employee Engagement Program Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing programs and initiatives that promote employee engagement, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, well-being, and professional growth. You will use your experience and creativity to partner across the People team, Employee Resource Groups, and other stakeholders to implement key programs. This role requires a strategic thinker with excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to fostering a positive work environment. This position reports to the Sr. Director, Employee Experience.

The typical base pay range for this position is USD $88,000 - $138,600 per year. Individual pay is determined by many factors including work location, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. This position is also eligible for a discretionary annual performance bonus, equity, and other benefits. Note that compensation listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits.

Job Duties

  • Provide insights and recommendations to develop and implement innovative solutions that meet evolving needs for culture initiatives, employee experience and career development
  • Effectively collaborate across the company to further develop the direction, and execution of a global DEIB strategy
  • Design, administer, and analyze employee engagement surveys
  • Stay current with industry trends and best practices in workplace culture and employee engagement, proactively integrating relevant insights to enhance strategies and initiatives
  • Develop project plans with clear deliverables including change management and communication strategies to ensure the successful adoption of programs
  • Utilize a data-driven approach to evaluate and improve program effectiveness
  • Develop engaging global and local internal communications


  • Driven to provide exceptional customer service and value; good attention to detail and high quality standards
  • Highest professional ethics and professional presence including the unwavering maintenance of business and employee confidentiality
  • Analytical skills required, including the ability to identify key patterns and trends, generate and effectively present meaningful insights, and solve complex problems
  • Proactive, self-starter, able to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude and work ethic; unafraid to ask questions and explore new ideas; takes initiative to get things done when there is an opportunity for improvement
  • Advanced project and program management skills with the ability to balance multiple competing initiatives
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, relationship oriented and able to influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of human resources experience including employee engagement, workplace culture initiatives, and program management
  • Experience implementing employee engagement surveys
  • Some experience using data to uncover insights and assess programs
  • Excellent collaboration skills with experience successfully navigating cross-functional partnerships
  • International experience preferred, demonstrated understanding of diverse global regions and cultures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • 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.