Photonic Design Engineer

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Summary of Role

  • We are seeking a candidate who is primarily responsible for design, optimization and layout of photonic devices. Some optical bench work is expected.

 

Responsibilities

  • Optimize integrated photonic devices
  • Numerical electromagnetic simulation of photonic devices
  • Interact with photonic foundries to understand design environment and rules
  • Layout photonic devices with common EDA, such as Cadence or Mentor Graphics
  • Design optical bench experiments for device characterization
  • Collaborate with electronic and algorithm engineers on research and development efforts

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in electrical engineering, applied physics or material science
  • Expert knowledge of electromagnetic theory
  • 5+ years of experience in integrated photonics design, optimization, tape-out, and characterization
  • Proficiency in electromagnetic simulation with common tools, such as Lumerical, COMSOL or Photon Design.
  • Proficiency in photonic layout with Cadence or Mentor Graphics
  • Proficiency in optical bench experiments with tools such as parameter analyzer, optical spectrum analyzer, laser source, etc.
  • Experience in semiconductor processing is a plus