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Sr. Sales Account Manager

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. Sales Account Manager to join our dynamic and growing Sales organization. You will be responsible for driving our sales efforts with major OEMs. The primary focus will be on supporting key Bay Area accounts and additional account prospecting with Distribution. This position reports to the VP, Sales, Americas.

The typical base pay range for this position is USD $120,000 - $189,200 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

  • Formulate and execute a robust sales strategy to achieve or surpass sales targets for assigned accounts
  • Cultivate and sustain strong relationships with key decision-makers within assigned account base
  • Collaborate closely with peer ODM sales, engineering and marketing teams to influence the development and launch of new products and services tailored to our clients' needs
  • Efficiently coordinate cross-business unit projects, ensuring seamless execution
  • Predict sales trends and maintain a well-organized sales pipeline
  • Regularly track, analyze, and report on sales performance, presenting findings to senior management


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to make data-driven decisions
  • Professional presence and influencing skills; solid negotiation skills and the ability to close sales
  • Superior written, verbal and presentation skills especially the ability to articulate business value in a clear, concise manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build positive, productive, and effective professional working relationships with internal teams and external partners
  • Proactive, self-starter motivated by the challenge of a fast-paced, high-growth global environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team and independently as needed
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to effectively plan, goal set, and prioritize
  • Able to solve problems that require an understanding of markets and organizational objectives


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering or related field or equivalent
  • 8+ years of experience in semiconductor sales with a focus on wireless and embedded processors
  • Track record of regularly meeting and/or exceeding sales quotas
  • Creative thinker and proven problem solver
  • Demonstrated experience building a strategy and executing well
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Travel up to 50% 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.