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R&D Scientist - High-Speed Devices

SMART Photonics

5656 AE Eindhoven
T: +31 (0)40 304 6433

Language: English
Hours / week: 40


High Tech Campus 29, 37

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SMART Photonics is a rapidly growing, ambitious high-tech company. Our technology is set to play an essential role in finding and developing solutions for the world’s challenges, such as reducing energy consumption, improving healthcare, and our continuous hunger for information. As a foundry for integrated protonic circuits, SMART Photonics offers solutions for various industries, such as data and telecommunication…And it doesn’t stop there.

Job Description:

To keep pushing our boundaries and improve our technology, we are recruiting a R&D Scientist!

As a Scientist specialized in High Speed Devices, you are part of our Research and Development team and our Building Block cluster. Within this team, you intensively collaborate with our scientists, direct R&D colleagues, vertical engineers, product management, and other involved  departments.

It will become your challenge to precise engineer specific High-speed devices (e.g Photodetectors and modulators) based upon the given technical and functional requirements.

  • Develop and improve high speed device solutions and compact models to be offered in SMART Photonics’ building blocks, for our Process Design Kit (PDK);
  • Characterize these devices using measurement tools;
  • Design integration photonics sensors that can work as modulators;
  • Understand our customer needs and able to translate them to useful, manufacturable, and reliable devices;
  • Design of Experiments to be included on MPW’s for qualification of our devices;
  • Participation in improvement projects; 8D’s and/or FMEA’s.

The ideal candidate has/is:

  • A PhD in Integrated Photonics or Physics, Electronics with a focus on Photonics and RF Electronics;
  • At least 3 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, or has worked on a thesis topic related to these job requirements;
  • Experience in the design and modelling of high frequency devices (e.g. modulators, photodetectors) as well as characterization;
  • Cleanroom experience, considered a plus;
  • Good communication skills in English, both verbal and written.

We offer:

  • The possibility to work 1 day per week from home;
  • Training opportunities, technical or related to soft-skill development, as well as the opportunity to follow 250 online courses;
  • Chair massage, fruit of the office, company fitness discount and lunch walks
  • We are located at the High Tech Campus a bustling location offering a supermarket, all kind of restaurants, a gym, and network events;
  • For people who need a work and/or residence permit, we are acknowledged as high-tech company and eligible to apply for the Highly Skilled Migrant Visa. We also have a relocation package in place;
  • The opportunity to be part of the Photonics revolution!