Optical Engineer, Staff
Company: Inphi Corporation
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: October 16, 2020
The successful candidate will be part of a development team and
responsible for all aspects of engineering design and
productization. Responsibilities include the design of integrated
photonic components, mask layout, testing and characterization of
the resulting components, qualification of the
components/integrated circuits, and transferring to the production
* A strong understanding of PLC, silicon photonics, semiconductor
physics, optical component design, fabrication and test.
*a proven record in at least one of the following areas :
integrated waveguide devices like wavelength Mux/DeMux,
polarization components, or mode converters.
* Familiarity or direct experience in optical I/O like fiber
array-PLC or PLC-PIC alignment/connection.
*Use of optical simulation software to design optical devices, and
generate GDS level mask data for device fabrication.
*Familiarity or direct experience in the standard Si/CMOS/MEMS/PLC
process technologies required for fabrication and integration of
* Experience or ability to work with CM and/or foundry partners.
Strong FA and root cause analysis skill may be required.
*Direct experience in device characterization and testing as
required in the development environment.
*Ability to work with a large body of data and the necessary
statistical analysis tools, and the ability to present the data and
ideas to a diverse audience. * Effective communication and
* Team player
Desired Personal Characteristics
* Hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves personality. Able and interested in
the basics and the high strategic level, and everything in between.
Not afraid to get hands dirty, and easily able to transition from
soup to nuts.
* Action-Oriented. A proactive self-starter with an exceptional
degree of confidence and commitment who does not require constant
nudging to move programs forward or effectively complete their
execution. High quality performance-oriented.
* Effective team player. Able to collaborate cross-functionally and
globally. Strong consensus-building skills.
Education and Experience
Ph.D. or MSEE in Electrical Engineering, 5 + years of experience in
Photonics or a related discipline with emphasis in photonic
integration or packaging. Industrial experience is strongly
Inphi is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Inphi provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified
applicants and employees without regard to race, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age,
religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic
information, or any other basis protected under applicable federal,
state or local laws.
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