VCSEL Development Engineer (Engineer, Optical) – Lumentum Operations LLC – Milpitas, CA

Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE)

is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products

enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide.

Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type

of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum’s commercial

lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications

including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum is

headquartered in Milpitas, California with R&D, manufacturing, and sales

offices worldwide. For more information, visit

Lumentum is an Equal

Opportunity Employer, EOE/We ar seeking a bright, motivated individual to

contribute to the development of a variety of highly-innovative and market-leading

high-power and/or high-speed VCSEL products for datacom, industrial and

consumer applications.

As a VCSEL Development

Engineer in the R&D group, you will help bring next generation VCSELs from

concept to production. Your work will span device design, mask

layout, process flow development, characterization and tester development, DC

test data analysis and pulsed/RF measurements. You will need a deep

understanding of VCSEL design, and excellent collaboration skills with other

laser device engineers, mechanical and software engineers, reliability experts

and manufacturing process specialists.

Key Responsibilities:
Device and Epitaxial design to meet VCSEL performance requirements

Mask layout and VCSEL process development (lithography, wet

etching, plasma etching, metal and dielectric deposition systems, implantation,

and oxidation)

Design for manufacturing of VCSELs with high yields at high


Manage tasks/project through the various development phases

(concept, demonstration, development, qualification, production) to meet

program milestones


5+ years of experience with high-power and/or high-speed VCSEL


In depth knowledge of semiconductor processes (lithography,

wet/dry etch, oxidation, implantation, dielectric/metal deposition)

Hands-on experience with electronic test equipment and

characterization (e.g., computer control, RF S-parameter testing, eye-mask


Proficient in data analysis with tools like Excel/JMP, Minitab

Familiarity with wafer fabrication metrology and failure analysis


Familiarity with conception, planning, design, and qualification

phases of development projects

Strong verbal, organizational, written communication skills and

ability to work collaboratively within cross-functional teams

Primary Location



Work Locations


Milpitas-HQ, CA USA

400 N McCarthy Blvd





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