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Job ID: JR0005847
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Senior Photonic Integration Engineer

Job Description

Intel's Silicon Photonics Product Division SPPD is currently looking for a Senior Photonic Integration Engineer to join the team. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for design and development of high-speed integrated optical receiver chip including SiGe PIN photo-diode, Avalanche photo-diode APD, wavelength division de-multiplexer, and waveguide coupler/spot size convertor. Responsibilities include device design and simulation, test-chip layout design, process design, device evaluation and characterization, documentation of specifications, and receiver subsystem testing. He/she will also play a key role in driving Rx pathfinding to develop next generation photo-detector and APD. The ideal candidate should exhibit behavioral traits that indicate:- Strong verbal and written communication skills - Excellent problem solving skills.


  • Must have a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Photonics, Optoelectronics, Optics, Physics, and similar technical discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of post-graduate experience in the following skillsets: - Simulation, design, fabrication, and characterization of high-speed photo-diode and APD - Die-level and module-level or subsystem-level testing including optical bandwidth and Rx sensitivity
  • Device simulation tools and optical simulation tools such as Sentaurus, Beamprop, Fimmwave, Fimmprop, Fullwave - Optoelectronics, semiconductor physics and device physics
  • Optical alignment and fiber coupling - DFx and DFMEA
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in high-speed optical receiver chain design and characterization and understanding of key factors impacting receiver sensitivity
  • 3+ years of experience in the above skills sets- 3+ years of experience in silicon photonics research and development


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