Laser Engineer - PICs, III-V, SOA Design

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    Northamptonshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £46000 per annum + fantastic benefits

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    Phil Johnson

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    almost 3 years ago

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Laser Engineer - PICs, III-V

+ Laser Engineer - Product design & development

+ III-V Semiconductor Laser/Amplifier design

+ Northampton based role


+ Working at speeds 100Gbs +

+ World leading and #1 OptoElectronics company

+ InP SOA Design

Developing world-leading optical components for use in ultra-high data rate systems for cloud data centre, 5G mobile and coherent telecommunications optical fibre networks.


    • Product development of new and improved photonic devices and photonic integrated circuits (PICs), for coherent detection and direct detection systems above 100 Gb/s.

    • Research and development of photonic III-V semiconductor device technologies, design methodologies, fabrication techniques and systems applications

    • Activities will include PIC device design & modelling (optical waveguides, semiconductor materials and physics, RF, and others), followed by experimental characterisation and performance investigation

    • Working in a team with other talented scientists and engineers developing state of the art photonic technology, devices and systems for the telecommunications industry and other fields

    • Will work with people from a wide range of backgrounds and with many different skills to solve challenging problems with real commercial impact

    • Opportunities to learn a wide range of skills and apply them immediately


Skills/Competencies :

    • Specific experience of work in optics, optoelectronics, semiconductor technology, solid state physics, electronics or telecommunications (essential)

    • Background in physics, electronic/electrical engineering or a related discipline ( essential)

    • Ability to use scientific and engineering reasoning in a wide range of situations (essential)

    • Specialized knowledge and skills in relevant areas (e.g. semiconductor device physics, design, testing, electronic design, software development). ( essential)

    • Specific relevant areas of previous experience include semiconductor materials and devices, semiconductor lasers, semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA), optical modulators, photonic integrated circuits (PIC), PIC design software, microwave/millimeter-wave RF, and 10/40/100G circuitry. ( essential)

    • Optoelectronic component/wafer processing (desirable)

The role offers:

Salary £35-46,000 per annum dependant on experience

Up to 9% pension contribution

Professional development

Life Assurance, medical, dental

Great onsite facilities

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