Director Hardware Engineer

Job Locations IN-Bengaluru


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.


Position: Director/Architect//Principal WLAN ASIC - PHY Design Lead

Location: Bangalore, India

Leadership role in architecting area and power efficient low latency designs with scalabilities and flexibilities 

Work with Systems (algorithm) and software team to ensure performance and power efficiency 

Work closely with the SOC team in PHY IP integration as well as chip bring-up and Si debug.

Work closely with internal teams(RF/Systems/SW/SOC) for defining the PHY feature set and interfaces.

Drive innovations in the low power design, performance enhancements, design improvements etc


Lead the PHY RTL team to deliver the Wifi6 and Wifi7 PHY to SOC team.

Writing specifications and other documents based on MATLAB/C system model.

Must have a well-developed ability to analyze specifications at the architecture and micro-architecture level to identify design improvements

Drive  bit-true cycle-accurate verifications

Deliver the quality RTL to ensure lint-free and CDC clean design.

Deliver STA constraints and signoff on RTL, verification, timing of the design.

Drive power estimation (vector-less and vector-based), modeling, profiling, and post silicon power correlation.


12+ years of hands-on experience data path RTL design experience

strong fixed-point knowledge and extensive experience with bit true verifications

understanding of DSP communication algorithms and tradeoffs between performance, complexity, and power

Understanding of Decoders - Viterbi, LDPC, Polar

Understanding of Filter design, multi-radix implementation and compromises

Experience in design of signal processing Wireless protocols including 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax

Well verse with modern design techniques and low power logic design

track record of bringing logic designs into mass production

ability to work collaboratively with others and be productive under aggressive schedules

excellent communication skills and self-motivated


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