PIC Design and Test Engineer

  • Location:
    Holmdel, New Jersey, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

Acacia Communications, a leader in disruptive optical and coherent technology, is looking for a Design and Test Engineer for its innovative photonic integrated circuit (PIC) design used in communications modules and sub-assemblies.  This person must have strong knowledge of optical component design, function, and test methodologies.  This includes hands on knowledge of optical waveguides, modulators, photodetectors, and other passive & active optical components.

Key Essential Functions

  • Optimization of photonic devices designs
  • Optical and electrical testing of PICs and optical test structures
  • Data analysis & report generation
  • Developing and executing simulations of PICs

Other Duties

  • Collaborate with Acacia’s manufacturing team and contract manufacturers

Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Skills, Education and Certifications

  • PhD degree in engineering or physics focused on optical communications components
  • Deep understanding of the physics of optics / photonics
  • Hands on experience with optical and electrical characterization and data analysis
  • Knowledgeable in both simulating and testing PICs in the lab
  • Proficient in computer programming languages such as C, MATLAB, and Python

Other Considerations/Qualifications

  • Experience with semiconductor laser a plus
  • Understanding of the fabrication process of photonic integration

Special Physical/Travel Requirements

  • None

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.

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