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Sr. Staff Digital Engineer

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 SoChine learning, biometrics, and video processing, combined with world class software and silicon development.

Synaptics is looking for a Sr. Staff Digital Engineering to join our dynamic and growing WPD organization. You will be responsible to drive the SoC Design in the BT, BLE, 15.4 domain. You will provide technical leadership and expertise in the latest design methodologies as well as Blue-tooth domain. You will handle the design of digital signal processing data paths, flow control, security engines, and embedded microcontrollers. This role will drive innovations in the design to improve performance, reduce area, and reduce power consumption. This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Design Engineering.

Job Duties

  • Provide technical leadership for BT, BLE, 15.4 SoC architecture and design
  • MCU core, bus-matrix, DMA, and Security engine design
  • Support firmware, cosim, and debug operations
  • Perform digital design/integration, including RTL, SDC integration and relative checks including CDC, nLint, design and verification
  • Whole chip synthesis, LEC and STA, timing closure
  • FPGA synthesis and verification
  • Lead the BT SoC designs


  • Passionate about building great products and solving customer and business problems
  • Proactive, self-starter, able to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude and work ethic; unafraid to ask questions, explore new ideas, and rapidly learn new technologies
  • Resourceful and able to solve complex problems through adaptation of existing technology and investigation of new technology to resolve complex problem
  • Ability to work with and mentor a diverse, global cross-functional team
  • Analytical and able to make informed decisions based on experience and data to improve processes and evaluate design options
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and documentation skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication that is clear, concise, and compelling


  • Bachelors degree (masters preferred) in Computer Engineering, Communication or Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field or equivalent
  • 12 years of experience in digital IC design and Verilog coding
  • Familiar with at least one of the followings: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, SoC architecture, and Security engine architecture
  • Understanding of digital IC design flow (design, verification, synthesis, HW/SW co-working)
  • Understanding of FPGA synthesis and verification flow
  • Experience with tapeout of new product
  • Minimal travel up to 10%

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.