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 is currently seeking a Senior Product Manager in San Jose, California. He or she will own the Fingerprint product line serving PC, Automotive and adjacent markets. The product manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the fingerprint products life cycle, including new product definition, business case generation, product promotion, collateral generation and pricing.
Own, develop and drive strategy for fingerprint and multifactor authentication products for PC, Automotive and adjacent markets
Own the product requirements documents (MRDs), including both hardware and software product definition, value proposition, competitive analysis, business model, GTM strategy, and business plan
Manage complete product lifecycle with ownership from concept to launch
Develop & execute Go to Market strategy and plan, drive product adoption and business growth
Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure successful, on-time delivery of products
This position will work closely with customers, silicon development, platform & customer engineering, program management, and sales/FAEs.
10-15 years of industry experience with a minimum of 5-8 years' experience in product marketing, or product management
Bachelor's degree in technical education preferred, e.g. electrical engineering, computer science or related fields, or equivalent experience
MBA preferred or other relevant business background
Technical depth, understanding of semiconductor products. Knowledge of fingerprint solution is strongly preferred
Understand industry dynamics of PC OEMs; Automotive experience a strong plus
Ability to formulate creative strategic and tactical plans and justify them, and excellent communication skills to convince and motivate others to participate.
Effective at building support for projects throughout large organizations: security architects, engineering, and other stakeholders (both internally and at customers)
Ability to identify, triage, develop and close quickly on business development opportunities.
Ability to work with leading ecosystem partners around the world
Ability to drive development and delivery of solutions from evaluations and pilots through rollout and scale up.
Experience defining products and solutions including MRDs/PRDs, and creating business cases
Strong capability to define and execute Go To Market strategy and plans
Self-motivated and driven, attitude of ownership
Synaptics is an Equal Opportunity Employer