Director of Engineering – Multimedia BU
Sep 14, 2017 Silicon Motion, Inc.,   Milpitas,CA

Silicon Motion, Inc.

690 N. McCarthy Blvd., Suite 200 Milpitas, CA 95035                             Tel:  (408) 519-7200   Fax:  (408) 519-7101



Job Title:       Director of Engineering – Multimedia BU                    




Responsible for all aspects of the overall engineering product development activities for ASIC, Software development and Systems engineering. 

Develop strategic planning for the direction, infrastructure and control of product development activities and formulate long-term objectives and standards of performance for the whole department.

Provides key guidance to the Engineering teams regarding project definition, scope, philosophy, activities, milestones, and staff requirements


To provide technical direction and guidance for ASIC development and will be responbile for the completion of whole ASIC design cycle.


Oversees timelines for all significant engineering projects, reviews and publishes reports on the status of project milestones and adjusts schedules accordingly.


Communicate project status, identify risks and roadblocks, and implement mitigation plans to ensure project schedules are met with high quality.


Work closely with Marketing on future product investigation, definition and architecture planning

Manage teams in U.S. and in Shanghai and work closely with other functional resources in Taiwan


Ability to roll up sleeves and perform a functional role in ASIC or Systems


Hires, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the team and the project

Reports to the President of SMI USA/GM of Multimedia BU




BSCS, BSCE, BSEE or equivalent, MSEE preferred

10 – 15+ years of experience

Semiconductor experience is required; systems experience also desired

Strong end to end experience in building SoC, integrating 3rd party IP and design verification.

Must be a good coach/mentor and provide detailed troubleshooting assistance while fully understanding project design requirements.

Must have the ability to communicate and work well in a team environment – especially with upper management

Possess strength in working and communicating effectively on a cross-functional team in a culturally diverse environment. 

Applies excellent interpersonal skills with superior communication and presentation skills.

Strong personal integrity, desire to win with the team

Chinese Mandarin language speaking skills is a strong plus



Silicon Motion is a world leader in NAND flash controllers, RFICs and graphics IC solutions.  We have been a pioneer in the graphics IC subsystem market since 1995.  Silicon Motion has developed a family of embedded graphics, DSP, and multimedia companion chips designed to accelerate graphics, video, and audio to enable applications such as Human Machine Interface control, POS terminals, medical/industrial embedded PCs, signage displays and multi-display subsystems.

The company was founded in 1995 in San Jose, California and is now headquartered in Taiwan, with design centers and sales offices in Taiwan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Japan and the US.  Silicon Motion is publicly traded in NASDAQ under symbol SIMO.



Silicon Motion believes that a company’s most important asset is their employees.  That is why we make sure that we offer an excellent array of benefits to eligible employees and encourage them to find balance between work and life. 


We offer competitive compensation and reward superior performance.  Employees are eligible to be recognized in the following ways:


  • Highly competitive salaries differentiated by performance
  • Annual merit increases
  • Restricted Stock Unit Grants (RSU) for eligible employees
  • Annual performance based cash bonus
  • Invention and Patent Awards