Photonic Design Engineer

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We’re looking for a candidate who is primarily responsible for design, optimization and layout of photonic devices. Some optical bench work is expected.

What you’ll be doing at Lightelligence: 

  •  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 

 Essential aspects of this role: 

  •  PhD in electrical engineering, applied physics or material science 

  • Expert knowledge of electromagnetic theory and semiconductor physics 

  • 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 active integrated photonic devices design, such as modulators, detectors, thermal phase shifters 

Standout experience: 

  • Familiarity with recent development in silicon photonic industry 

  • Experience in semiconductor processing