Sr. Engineer, Photonics Design

Luxtera   •  

Carlsbad, CA

Industry: Media

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Less than 5 years

Posted 184 days ago

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

This is a key development role focusing on creating an optical component library for Luxtera's next-generation silicon photonics optical modules. Work as part of a team of photonic engineers dedicated to developing Luxtera's technology platform.

  • Design and validate photonic components, subsystems, and integrated optoelectronic circuits
  • Define test plans and test optical/electrical performance of photonic devices
  • Identify process improvements to increase the system performance of optical components
  • Support continuous improvement projects of optical transceiver products
  • Work closely with Electronics and Packaging teams to identify design trade-offs.

Qualifications

REQUIRES EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • Design and test of passive and active silicon photonics components (grating couplers, splitters, filters, modulators, and detectors);
  • Device modeling software tools (Silvaco, Athena, Medici, and Atlas);
  • Optical modeling software tools (Lumerical, RSoft, and Photon Design);
  • Statistical analysis tools (JMP and DataConductor);
  • Optical test equipment (tunable lasers, detectors, and optical spectrum analyzers);
  • Microwave measurement techniques.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Requires a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field plus 3 years of experience; PhD preferred

ATTRIBUTES/APTITUDES/ATTITUDE

  • Thrives in a highly collaborative and dynamic work environment
  • Possesses a quality-oriented mindset and attention to details
  • Demonstrate superb communication skills
  • Strong inner drive and self-motivation
  • Creativity in problem-solving

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