Acacia Communications, a leader in disruptive optical and coherent technology, is looking for a Principal Millimeter Wave IC Design Engineer. The candidate will be a key member in a small, dynamic IC Design team that develops millimeter-wave circuits for Acacia’s silicon photonics-based optical transponders. The candidate will architect, design, layout, measure and productize silicon-based, 30+Gb/s ICs.
Work with the analog team and PIC designers to co-architect electro-optic TX and RX IC solutions to meet transponder-level specifications
Schematic-design, layout and laboratory-characterization of mm-wave ICs
Set and track IC-project, internal-DVT, qualification and production-test schedules
Work with contract manufacturers manage qualification and high-volume production-testing of ICs
Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Skills, Education and Certifications:
Typically requires a BSEE degree and 12 years of experience or an MS degree and 8 years of experience or a PhD and 5 years of experience.
Expertise in RF/Millimeter-wave CMOS/SiGe-BiCMOS IC design
Design, simulation and measurement (at wafer-level) of 15+ Gb/s ICs including but not limited to:
Collaborative team player who can work independently
Possessing a track-record of innovation. Publications are a plus
Direct experience with coherent optical communications links as well as electrical transceiver applications including backplane and cable communications
Experience designing, measuring and integrating analog/mixed-signal transmitter/receiver IC or IP into a standalone packaged-component or a larger subsystem intended for high-volume production
This position can be either on site or remote
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.