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Sr. Staff Software 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 machine learning, biometrics and video processing, combined with world class software and silicon development.
Synaptics is looking for a Sr. Staff Software Engineer, BT to join our team. You will be responsible for design, development, integration & maturity of WiFi®/Bluetooth® Combo chipsets and system solutions that provide the technology to make wireless local area and personal area networking a reality. You will provide radio frequency, baseband, system and complete software support to OEMs and system integrators utilizing Synaptics WiFi®/Bluetooth® Combo chips to enable the wireless sharing of electronic devices. This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Software.
Job Duties
  • Partner closely with system, software, and firmware engineering to drive feature development
  • Lead debug of issues with the multifunctional team members that are reported by internal SVT or external customers
  • Working directly or indirectly with tier 1 customers to understand their requests, abstract generic resolutions, and design and deliver a solution to meet or exceed customer’s expectations
  • Provide expertise on technical issues surrounding Bluetooth technologies
  • Good at Linux device driver and user application
  • An in-depth understanding of WiFi/BT coexistence is a plus
  • Excellent debugging and analytical abilities
  • Excellent written & verbal communication and interpersonal, including the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly to both technical teams and non-technical partners at the appropriate level of detail
  • Ability to work with dynamic, geographically distributed teams, with the passion to become part of cross-functional teams as necessary
  • Proactive, self-starter, able to work independently in a fast-paced environment to complete projects on time with minimal guidance
  • 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 complex problems through adaptation of existing technology and investigation of new technology to resolve complex problems
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field or equivalent
  • 12+ years of experience in embedded firmware development
  • Track record of developing embedded firmware preferably for WiFi/BT devices
  • Solid experience with Bluetooth/BLE Profiles, Host Stack, HCI, Controller Stack
  • Strong experience with BT/BLE Spec up to the 5.4 host and controller standard
  • Work experience with Android/Linux/FreeRTOS a plus
  • Minimal travel based on need (once or twice a year)
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.