Photonic Test Engineer - Acacia

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

Acacia Communications, a leader in disruptive optical and coherent technology, is looking for a PIC Test Engineer to join the PIC design/test team, and support the R&D of advanced photonic integrated devices and related subsystems. A general knowledge of photonics, including passive and active components is required. Strong experience with optical (fiber coupling) and electrical (DC and RF) probing, and with lab setup, instrument control, data analysis, and programming skills (matlab, python, etc.) are required.

Key Essential Functions:

  • Design and construct lab setup for PIC wafer and die level optical-electrical measurements
  • Work with design team to scope out and procure required equipment required for test and automation
  • Work with technician on sample preparation for testing
  • Maintain and organize test setups, equipment and material inventories.
  • Program to control the setups/equipment and collect data automatically using languages such as Python/Matlab/Labview/C#
  • Maintain and improve the existing testing software and codes
  • Develop new scripts/software to meet new requirements from design team
  • Perform hands-on testing of photonic devices and subsystems, heavily involving fiber-chip coupling and electrical probing
  • Analyze and document device data and statistics. Organize and maintain data preferably using database.  Visualize and report test results.
  • Interact with and support design team for the device evaluation and diagnosis

Essential Qualifications, Experience, Skills, Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering related field
  • Understanding of optics and photonics
  • Experience in lab setup and testing
  • Proficient in programming for testing and data analysis

Non-Essential Qualifications:

  • Experience with silicon photonics device testing.
  • Experience with wafer level testing

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