Photonics Development and Test Engineer

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

Acacia Communications (now part of Cisco) is looking for a Photonics Development and Test Engineer for photonic integrated device and related subsystem development and test. Experiences with semiconductor device evaluation, test development, and data analysis are required. Experience with semiconductor laser development and testing is highly preferred. Programming skills (Python, Matlab, C/C++, etc.) are required.

Key Essential Functions:

  • Design and implement experiments/tests to evaluate III-V devices and Si based devices.
  • Design and construct lab setups to support optical and electrical test.
  • Work with device engineers to analyze and close the gap between expected/simulated performance and measured results of photonic dies, devices, and modules.
  • Work with device engineers to plan and procure required equipment required for test and automation.
  • Implementation, automation, and optimization of optical lab test stations.
  • Program to control the setups equipment and collect data automatically using languages such as Python, Matlab, Labview, and C/C++.
  • Develop, maintain and improve testing software and code.
  • Analyze and document device data and statistics. Visualize and report test results.

Essential Qualifications, Experience, Skills, Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, materials, or physics.
  • Advanced degree preferred.
  • Experience with optical and electrical setups, instrument control, and automation.
  • Deep understanding of optics and photonics.
  • Deep understanding of typical semiconductor devices, e.g., semiconductor lasers, diodes, etc
  • Proficient in computer programming languages, e.g., Python, Matlab, C/C++, etc.
  • Experience with data analysis and statistical analysis.

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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