Optical Engineer, Senior Staff

Engineering Singapore , Singapore


 Optical Engineer, Staff



The successful candidate will be part of a development team and responsible for all aspects of engineering design and productization. Responsibilities include the design of integrated photonic components, mask layout, testing and characterization of the resulting components, qualification of the components/integrated circuits, and transferring to the production team.
General Requirements

•A strong understanding of silicon photonics, semiconductor physics, optical component design, fabrication and test.
a proven record in at least one of the following areassemiconductor optical devices such as tunable lasers, detectors, modulators and other integrated waveguide devices.
•Use of optical and electronic modeling and simulation software to design electro-optical devices, and generate GDS level mask data for device fabrication.
•Familiarity or direct experience in the standard Si/CMOS/MEMS process technologies required for fabrication and integration of electrical and optical devices. Experience of heterogeneous integration of III-V on Si platform is a plus.
Direct experience in device characterization and testing as required in the development environment. High speed testing background is preferred. 
•Ability to work with a large body of data and the necessary statistical analysis tools, and the ability to present the data and ideas to a diverse audience.

Effective communication and presentation

Team player


Desired Personal Characteristics

Hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves personality. Able and interested in the basics and the high strategic level, and everything in between. Not afraid to get hands dirty, and easily able to transition from soup to nuts.

Action-Oriented. A proactive self-starter with an exceptional degree of confidence and commitment who does not require constant nudging to move programs forward or effectively complete their execution. High quality performance-oriented.

High energy, disciplined and focused, yet viewed by colleagues and subordinates as a very positive, genuine personality. Someone who is clearly focused on doing what is in the best interests of the company. Intense, but with an in-check ego and not easily bruised.

Flexibility. Responsibility changes from time to time depending on the priority of the team and company. The person is expected to catch up with the new responsibility quickly and execute.

Effective team player. A highly motivated, collaborative team player who actively contributes to an atmosphere in which people work together, enthusiastically and effectively, to produce outstanding results.

Able to collaborate cross-functionally and globally. Strong consensus-building skills.

Professional. Unquestionable integrity, credibility and character. Demonstrates sound judgment, high moral and ethical behavior. Exhibits a high energy level, strong work ethic and passion for his/her work.

Education and Experience

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Photonics or a related discipline with 1+ years of industry experience emphasis in high speed optical components or equivalently. Industrial experience is desirable.


Location & Travel 

The position will be based in Singapore. This role may require occasional travel to US headquarter or other company locations.