Semiconductor Laser Designer – NeoPhotonics Corporation – Fremont, CA

Semiconductor Laser Designer
NeoPhotonics Corporation
10 reviews

Fremont, CA
Responsible for the design, simulation, test, and performance optimization of InP semiconductor lasers and photonics integrated circuits (PICs). In addition, this position requires the capability to lead detailed performance & failure analysis reviews that result in a robust, optimized end-product in a high volume manufacturing environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Optimize design of InP semiconductor lasers
  • Simulation of designs and comparison with key laser parameters
  • Design and simulate active and passive photonic elements integrated with lasers
  • Support customer technical inquiries, provide analysis of technical issues, and propose solutions
  • Project management of custom laser projects


  • Degree in relevant technical field

    • Ph. D. or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience in the following:

    • Detailed theoretical and hands-on understanding of DFB InP semiconductor lasers and InP based integrated PICs in a manufacturing environment
    • Manufacturable product design of InP based photonic devices
    • Failure analysis
    • Knowledge of InP processes and tolerances

Preferred Attributes:

  • Team player/collaborator in a dynamic small group

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