Photonic Device Modeling Engineer – GLOBALFOUNDRIES – Essex Junction, VT

Job Purpose:

To develop accurate photonic device compact models for use in circuit simulators.

Roles and Responsibilities:

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is seeking experienced scientists / engineers to develop photonic device compact models for use in industry standard circuit CAD applications. Familiarity with wave physics, optics, and CMOS device physics is required.
Experience with CMOS processing, design enablement, industry standard compact models such as BSIM or PSP, and Verilog-A language for model development is beneficial.

The responsibility for this position includes test site design and layout, test development and data analysis in MatLab environment for model parameter extraction, and Verilog model development and encoding. Device and/or circuit simulation using Cadence will need to be conducted to verify or improve model quality. Familiarity with standard electrical testing (DC and Scattering parameter) and optical device testing is very beneficial.
Experience in photonic device physics and design, as well as photonic circuit architecture will be helpful to continuously improve/adapt model application.

The applicant will be a member of an established RF development team and a growing photonics group. Demonstrated communication, adaptability, and team skills are required.
This position is customer facing.


Required Requirements:

  • Master’s in Physics or Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of device compact modeling experience.
  • Fluent in English

Preferred Requirements:

  • PhD in Physics or Engineering
  • Strong understanding of wave physics and mathematical ability are essential.
  • Experience in design enablement
  • Good communication and teamwork skills

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

An offer of employment with GLOBALFOUNDRIES is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, as applicable and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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