Platform System Architect

Synaptics, the world leader in human interface and biometric solutions, invites qualified applicants to apply for a career opportunity as a System Architect in our architecture team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with great creativity and technical skill to be a pioneer in a new business branch of the booming field of capacitive touch technology.

This position involves a variety of technology development tasks and responsibilities suited towards a system-level thinker with a broad engineering background and analytical thought process.  The position will also develop optimization strategies that can be deployed worldwide to create expert level performance across many customer projects.  Areas of responsibility include some or all of the following: algorithm development, embedded firmware, hardware development, system simulation and behavioral modeling.  Expect to be involved in significant hands-on development.  Experience specifically with capacitive touch sensors is a plus but not necessary.

Required Qualifications:

We are seeking a team-oriented individual with excellent problem solving skills who is self-driven with a keen technical mind and an eye for detail.  He or she must be effective in a fast-paced, demanding, highly technical R&D environment.

Summary of Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Applied Mathematics.
  • Strength in system theory and electronics, both analog and digital.
  • Rigorous and methodological approach to problem solving
  • Hands-on design, bring-up, test and debug skills
  • Sense of ownership of and pride in one’s work

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