Senior Field Applications Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Technical first point of contact for customers

  • Communicate technical information to customers and SiLC’s internal teams through technical presentations, design reviews, etc.

  • Provide timely answers and quick assessments during system design, testing and troubleshooting.

  • Support customer data collection and integration of SiLC’s solutions onsite.

  • Author technical documentation and white papers, as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS / MS Degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Optics or a related field.

  • Familiarity with photonics components, fiber optics, free space optics, and standard test electronic equipment.

  • Prior internship or university research experience on related field.

  • Aptitude for performing hands-on experiments and measurements.

  • Ability to adapt and operate under tight deadlines.

  • Experience with Automotive design and qualification process is a plus.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and willing to learn new things.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong hands-on experience on free-space, fiber optics, and optical alignment to fiber/waveguide devices.

Optical Test Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain test systems, processes, and procedures to characterize integrated optoelectronic devices and LIDAR systems.

  • Write MATLAB/Python/LabVIEW code for test system development and analyze and present test data.

  • Generate test plans and work instructions.

  • Write test reports.

  • Setup and configure test systems, execute tests, and train engineers and technicians to perform tests.

  • Manage test technicians.

  • Specify and purchase lab equipment and materials required for testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in engineering or a related field.

  • 3+ years of relevant electrooptical test experience, including knowledge of free space optics and optical alignment to fiber/waveguide devices.

  • Ability to adapt and operate under tight deadlines.

  • Strong communication skills.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in working with LIDAR systems

Senior Hardware Design Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Independently analyze the system requirements and translate them to circuit specifications.

  • Come up with circuit architectures that can meet the requirements

  • Identify key ICs and simulate circuit performance

  • Design, implement and test the circuit boards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. with 2+ years of experience or MSc with 7+ years of experience in Electrical Engineering

  • Circuit design background with analog, RF, mixed-signal, and digital blocks

  • Comfortable using a range of lab instruments such as signal generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, etc.

  • Hands-on experience with debugging and fixing complex experimental setups and circuits

  • Good technical writing skills for documenting design specifications and test results

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with designing photonic interface circuits (e.g., TIAs) and low-noise laser drivers

  • Familiar with programming languages such as MATLAB, Python, C, etc.

  • Background in lidar or FMCW radar

Senior LiDAR Test/System Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop LIDAR and 3D sensing systems based on a silicon photonics integrated semiconductor chip platform

  • Specify and source application-specific hardware and electronics

  • Write system control and data acquisition software

  • Develop test methods, processes and procedures for LIDAR system characterization

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD in engineering or a related field

  • 3+ years of relevant experience, including working with LIDAR systems

  • Proficiency in MATLAB/C++ coding

  • Ability to adapt and operate under tight deadlines

  • Strong communication skills

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of silicon photonic circuits

  • Experience of ASIC design

  • Experience of PCB design

Photonics and Laser Systems Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Test and characterization of laser devices, materials and systems

  • Develop and set up test rigs and test methodology

  • Test automation and automated data processing and analysis

  • Design, simulation and evaluation of laser devices and silicon photonic integrated optical components

  • Preparation of documentation for component specifications, design libraries and design reviews

  • Production of test plans for manufactured devices

  • Analysis and presentation of test data

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s in SC lasers/integrated optics/silicon photonics

  • Hands-on experience of testing optical devices

  • Proficiency in test setup and automation and Python/MATLAB/C++ coding

  • Basic knowledge in standard integrated optical simulation and design tools

  • Ability to adapt and operate under tight deadlines

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of silicon photonic circuits

  • Basic understanding of coherent optical communications/systems is a plus

Senior Digital Design Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Integration of digital sub-modules into a full system consisting of Xilinx SoC devices, analog electronics, integrated photonics and bulk optics

  • Perform hands-on verification and debug of hardware/firmware

  • Documenting the results and communicating it to technical staff

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. - M.Sc. with 3+ years of experience

  • Experience with Xilinx SoC FPGAs, Xilinx Vivado; SDK, knowledge of their block design editor, IP catalog, and ILA

  • Creating projects, first stage boot loaders (FSBL), and boot images

  • Proficient in Verilog/SystemVerilog

  • Familiar with embedded programming in C/C++

  • Experience in programming/scripting using Perl, shell scripting

  • Hands-on experience with lab equipment (oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, VNA, Signal Gen.) for hardware bring-up and characterization

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience with DDR4, Ethernet MAC, JESD 204B/C, parallel DDR LVDS

  • Experience with signal processing for communication, radar, or lidar systems

Analog and Mixed-Signal Design Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for design, implementation, and testing of circuits for the FMCW sensing system.

  • Independently analyze the system requirements and translate them to circuit specifications.

  • Come up with circuit architectures that can meet the requirements.

  • Identify key ICs and simulate circuit performance.

  • Design, implement, and test the circuit boards.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. with 2+ years of experience or MSc with 7+ years of experience in Electrical Engineering

  • Circuit design background with analog, RF, mixed-signal, and digital blocks

  • Comfortable with using a range of lab instruments such as signal generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, etc.

  • Hands-on experience with debugging and fixing complex experimental setups and circuits

  • Good technical writing skills for documenting design specifications and test results

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience with designing photonic interface circuits (e.g., TIAs) and low-noise laser drivers

  • Familiar with programming languages such as MATLAB, Python, C, etc.

  • Background in lidar or FMCW radar

Senior PCB Test Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for bring-up of analog and mixed-signal PCBs

  • Analyze and understand the expected functionality of different building blocks on a PCB

  • Implement basic programming of the circuit components that require initial configuration through e.g. SPI/I2C interfaces

  • Come up with procedure and tests for verifying functionality and performance of complex PCBs

  • Use lab instruments such as signal generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, etc. to perform the necessary tests

  • Independently draw conclusions based on test results and propose fixes for potential issues

  • Document and automate the necessary test steps to transfer them to other engineers

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • MSc with 5+ years of experience or BSc with 7+ years of experience in Electrical Engineering

  • Experience with testing analog, RF, mixed-signal, and digital circuits

  • Comfortable with using and automation (via MATLAB) of lab instruments such as signal generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, etc.

  • Hands-on experience with debugging and fixing complex experimental setups and circuits

  • Comfortable with basic digital interfaces such as I2C, SPI, UART, etc.

  • Knowledge of FPGA programming tools and steps

  • Good technical writing skills for documenting design specifications and test results

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience with PCB design

  • Familiar with MCU programming ex, STM32

  • Familiar with programming languages such as Python, C, etc.

  • Background in lidar or FMCW radar

Integrated Laser and Amplifier Scientist

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop integrated III-V– SOI laser and amplifier

  • Define key specifications for integrated laser and amplifier together with the LiDAR development team

  • Define and execute test plans for integrated laser/amplifier/LiDAR architecture prototypes

  • Communication interface to the (overseas) laser/amplifier fabrication facilities

  • Analysis and presentation of test data for the integrated laser/amplifier system together with the development team

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD in electrical engineering or physics with focus on semiconductor lasers, solid-state physics, integrated optoelectronics

  • Solid knowledge of semiconductor III-V laser system design and development

  • Hands-on experience of testing optical devices

  • Proficiency in quantum device simulation and design tools 

  • Proficiency in Python, MATLAB, or similar tools

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, ability to operate in a multicultural team

  • Ability to adapt and operate under tight deadlines

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Background in lidar or FMCW radar

Technical Project Manager

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide planning and management of product development projects, leading a project team consisting of members drawn from different functions within the company

  • Ensure projects are completed to specification, on time and within budget

  • Determine and define clear deliverables, roles and responsibilities for team members 

  • Hold regular team meetings to determine progress and address any questions or challenges

  • Carry out design reviews and stage gate reviews

  • Interact with external vendors and manufacturing partners

  • Work with procurement team and CDM to assist them with technical input to ensure timely preparation of BoM for products

  • Regularly report progress to senior management

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.Sc. in a relevant technology area, such as Integrated Photonics, Optics, Electrical Engineering

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in technical project management

  • Ability to adapt and operate under tight deadlines

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience in developing LIDAR systems

  • Experience in developing products based on integrated photonics technology

Silicon Photonics Design Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design of silicon photonic integrated optical components and circuits

  • Transfer of designs to manufacturing, working closely with layout and wafer process engineers

  • Preparation of documentation for design libraries and design reviews

  • Production of test plans for fabricated devices

  • Analysis and presentation of test data

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. in integrated optics/silicon photonics

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in the design and characterization of silicon photonic devices

  • Proficiency in standard integrated optical simulation and design tools and in MATLAB coding

  • Good understanding of silicon fabrication processes

  • Ability to adapt and operate under tight deadlines

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Hands-on experience of testing optical devices

  • Experience of the application of silicon photonics to LIDAR systems

CAD Design Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain test systems, processes, and procedures to characterize integrated optoelectronic devices and LIDAR systems.

  • Write MATLAB/Python/LabVIEW code for test system development and analyze and present test data.

  • Generate test plans and work instructions.

  • Write test reports.

  • Setup and configure test systems, execute tests, and train engineers and technicians to perform tests.

  • Manage test technicians.

  • Specify and purchase lab equipment and materials required for testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in engineering or a related field.

  • 3+ years of relevant electrooptical test experience, including knowledge of free space optics and optical alignment to fiber/waveguide devices.

  • Ability to adapt and operate under tight deadlines.

  • Strong communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience in working with a LIDAR systems

Senior Hardware Test Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for bring-up of analog and mixed-signal PCBs

  • Analyze and understand the expected functionality of different building blocks on a PCB

  • Implement basic programming of the circuit components that require initial configuration through, e.g., SPI/I2C interfaces

  • Come up with procedure and tests for verifying the functionality and performance of complex PCBs

  • Use lab instruments such as signal generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, etc. to perform the necessary tests

  • Independently draw conclusions based on test results and propose fixes for potential issues

  • Document and automate the necessary test steps to transfer them to other engineers

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • MSc with 5+ years of experience or BSc with 7+ years of experience in Electrical Engineering

  • Experience with testing analog, RF, mixed-signal, and digital circuits

  • Comfortable using and automating (via MATLAB) lab instruments such as signal generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, etc.

  • Hands-on experience with debugging and fixing complex experimental setups and circuits

  • Comfortable with basic digital interfaces such as I2C, SPI, UART, etc.

  • Knowledge of FPGA programming tools and steps

  • Good technical writing skills for documenting design specifications and test results

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience with PCB design

  • Familiar with MCU programming ex, STM32

  • Familiar with programming languages such as Python, C, etc.

  • Background in lidar or FMCW radar

Hardware Test Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lidar data collection using the complete digital system, analog electronics, integrated photonics and bulk optics

  • Analysis and post-processing of the data

  • Perform hands-on verification and debug of hardware/firmware

  • Documenting the results and communicating it to technical staff

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.Sc. with 4+ years of experience

  • Experience with Linux and embedded programming in C/C++

  • Hands-on experience with lab equipment (oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, VNA, Signal Gen.) for hardware bring-up and characterization

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Familiar with Verilog/SystemVerilog

  • Experience with Xilinx FPGAs, Vivado, and SDK

  • Experience with signal processing for communication, radar, or lidar systems

Digital System Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Test and verification of digital sub-modules and systems based on Xilinx SoC devices

  • Lidar data collection using the complete digital system, analog electronics, integrated photonics and bulk optics

  • Analysis and post-processing of the data

  • Perform hands-on verification and debug of hardware/firmware

  • Documenting the results and communicating it to technical staff

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.Sc. with 3+ years of experience

  • Familiarity with Xilinx FPGAs, Vivado, and SDK

  • Experience with Verilog/SystemVerilog

  • Familiar with embedded programming in C/C++

  • Hands-on experience with lab equipment (oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, VNA, Signal Gen.) for hardware bring-up and characterization

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience with Xilinx SoC FPGAs, knowledge of their block design editor, IP catalog, and ILA

  • Experience with signal processing for communication, radar, or lidar systems

Senior Software Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The role involves R&D of novel approaches to utilize the unique information from our sensor to extract useful information about the scene.

  • Developing algorithms to post process point cloud data for feature extraction, classification, object recognition and tracking

  • Simulation of algorithms in computer for proof of concept

  • Optimization of algorithms for deployment in embedded systems

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • MS in ECE or related field with 5+ years industry experience / PhD ECE or related field with 3+ years industry experience

  • Experience in developing and deploying computer vision algorithms for embedded systems

  • Experience with object tracking algorithms

  • Experience with point cloud data processing

  • Proficient in Python, MATLAB and C/C++

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience with signal processing for communication, radar, or lidar systems

Photonics Test Engineer I (Entry Level)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain test equipment, processes and procedures for the characterization of photonics integrated circuits (PIC), optoelectronic devices, and LIDAR systems.

  • Coordinate with management and engineers to perform PIC evaluation and testing.

  • Write, modify, and maintain MATLAB/Python/LabVIEW code for PIC testing and data analysis.

  • Support with data analysis, organization of measured data, and maintain component library database from various photonics devices. 

  • Specify and purchase lab equipment and materials required for testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Optics or a related field.

  • Familiarity with photonics components, fiber optics, free space optics, and standard test electronic equipment.

  • Prior internship or university research experience on photonics related field. 

  • Aptitude for performing hands-on laboratory experiments and measurements. 

  • Ability to adapt and operate under tight deadlines.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and willing to learn new things.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Strong hands-on experience on free-space, fiber optics, and optical alignment to fiber/waveguide devices.

Photonics Test Engineer II

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain test equipment, processes and procedures for the characterization of photonics integrated circuits (PIC), optoelectronic devices, and LIDAR systems.

  • Write MATLAB/Python/LabVIEW code for test system development and for the analysis and presentation of test data.

  • Setup and configure PIC test systems, execute tests and coordinate with management, sr. engineers, and technicians to perform experiments.

  • Generate test plans and write test reports.

  • Support with data analysis, organization of measured data, and maintain component library database from various photonics devices. 

  • Specify and purchase lab equipment and materials required for testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Optics or a related field.

    • Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years of work experience in photonics industry,

    • Or master’s degree with related industry internship or research experience in optics/photonics related field.

  • Good theoretical knowledge of photonics devices along with strong hands-on experience on fiber optics, free space optics, and optical alignment to fiber/waveguide devices.

  • Aptitude for performing hands-on laboratory experiments and measurements. 

  • Ability to adapt and operate under tight deadlines.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and willing to learn new things.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience of working with silicon photonics and/or LIDAR systems.