Staff Firmware Engineer

Job Title: Staff Software Engineer- Multimedia

Location: Shanghai - Keyuan Rd

Company Description

Synaptics is the pioneer and leader of the human interface revolution, bringing innovative and intuitive 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) www.synaptics.com .

Synaptics has an exciting opportunity for a Linux kernel and BSP Developer with an emphasis on Kernel and low level BSP. You will be part of a team creating complete BSP which running with Linux for all chips in our Business Unit, you are the creator who magically made the chip full functionally.

Job Qualifications

  • BS/MS in CS/EE or related majors, familiar with arm low level software.
  • Have experience on device driver implementation, such as I2C/SPI/USB/nand/emmc, etc.
  • Have a deep Knowledge of AARCH64 architecture
  • Strong practical C experience in a cross-compilation environment
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems concepts and Linux kernel internal
  • Strong knowledge of modern 2D/3D graphic technologies, familiar with OpenGLES/Vulkan

Preferred Competencies
  • Excellent communication and documentation skill in English
  • Familiar with Wifi/BT and its implementation from top to low on android/Linux system
  • Familiar with graphic implementation on android/Linux
  • Experience on development trust zone/Linux kernel is a big plus
  • Work experience in Android HWC/Gralloc/HWUI/Surface Flinger is a plus.
  • Team worker, being able to work in a group, share tasks, complete tasks, and work on multiple tasks in parallel
  • Proven ability to work across many technology areas, act proactively and own a problem


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