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Sr. Staff Mixed Signal IC Design Engineer

3+ months agoSan Jose, CA

Synaptics is a pioneer and leader in the human interface revolution, bringing innovative and ntuitive user experiences to intelligent devices. Synaptics' broad portfolio of touch, display, biometrics, voice, audio, and multimedia products is built on the company's rich R&D, extensive IP, and dependable supply chain capabilities. With solutions designed for mobile, PC, smart home, and automotive industries, Synaptics combines ease of use, functionality, and aesthetics to enable products that help make our digital lives more productive, secure, and enjoyable. (NASDAQ: SYNA)

The IC Design team is searching for a hands-on, team oriented, IC design engineer with strong analog expertise. In this role, the engineer will be responsible for the design and verification of mixed-signal integrated circuits that implement innovative touch sensing and mobile display driver, and touch-display-integration (TDDI) technologies. We are looking for a self-motivated experienced engineer, working closely with our architecture, digital, test and applications teams

Responsibilities include:
  • Help define products, and architectures for human interface devices
  • Run behavioral simulations to verify architectural choices and tradeoffs
  • Design of mixed-signal blocks, carry out detailed analog and mixed-signal circuit analysis using both hand analysis and computer simulation
  • Work with cross functional teams to introduce new products, ensure good yield and manufacturability
  • Drive silicon evaluation and characterization
  • Prepare support documents

Required Qualifications
  • MSEE+5 years with focus on analog/mixed circuit design
  • Strong background in transistor level analog/mixed circuit design
  • Experience in sensor analog front end design including low noise amplifier, switched capacitor circuits, filter, & ADC(low power/high resolution)
  • Strong background in silicon process
  • Strong background in analog signal processing
  • Solid system level design knowledge
  • Experience in full chip integration/verification
  • Experience in SoC design flow
  • Proficient in high level modeling tool such as Matlab, Verilog-a.

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in touch controller is a plus
  • Experience in delta-sigma ADC is a plus
  • Experience in HV MOS design including DC-DC boost converter, DC-DC negative converter, and LDO, regulator is a plus



Job ID: Synaptics-21704
Employment Type: Other