Silicon Photonic Design Engineer
Allentown , Pennsylvania
April 13, 2017
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Job Category: Engineer - Hardware
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Requisition #: R1011114


Job Title:
Silicon Photonic Design Engineer
Hardware Engineer III Grade 8
Location: Allentown, PA or San Jose, CA

Job Description:
Responsible for the design, simulation & characterization of Silicon Photonics based devices utilizing Cisco's leading edge CMOS photonics technology

* Design & development of photonic devices for Telecom, Datacom & other applications
* Design & development of Optical PDKs for Cisco's next generation
* Design of experiments & statistical analysis of measurements
* Lead laboratory characterization & verification efforts for validating designs
* Ensure that designs meet product specifications & can be successfully transferred into volume manufacturing

Qualifications / Requirements:
* MS minimum, PhD preferred in Electrical Engineering, Physics or Optics
* Minimum of 2 years of university or industrial experience in silicon photonics with hands-on experience in design, simulation & lab characterization of photonics devices for optical communications
* Prefer a good background in Optical PDK development including the design of some optical building blocks such as splitters, waveguides, MZIs, couplers & detectors
* Hands-on experience optical simulation software such as FDTD, optical mode solvers, Mathlab & some electrical IC EDA/design tools is required
* Prefer candidates with a good understanding of semiconductor electrical properties, device physics including knowledge of optical phenomenon in CMOS based Silicon Photonics circuits
* Knowledge of CMOS fabrication processes is a strong plus
* Lab experience with optical measurements & optical test equipment required
* You must be a team player with excellent verbal & written communications skills including the ability to work effectively across multiple sites with different time zones
* Business travel across multiple Cisco and partner sites will be required

Job Type: Experienced
Opportunity Category: Internet of Everything

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