Senior Development Engineer

RD Research & Development San Jose, California





Senior Development Engineer

San Jose

Weekly Hours: 40


Who We Are:

Companies developing automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination lighting applications need a partner who can collaborate with them to push the boundaries of light. With over 100 years of inventions and industry firsts, Lumileds is a global lighting solutions company that helps customers around the world deliver differentiated solutions to gain and maintain a competitive edge. As the inventor of Xenon technology, a pioneer in halogen lighting and the leader in high performance LEDs, Lumileds builds innovation, quality and reliability into its technology, products and every customer engagement. Together with its customers, Lumileds is making the world better, safer, more beautifulwith light.


Headquartered in the Netherlands, Lumileds has approximately 9,000 team members supporting operations worldwide. The Lumileds environment is fast-paced, cutting-edge, intelligent and fun! We are looking for exceptional talent to join our team! To learn more, visit


Who You Are:

Detail oriented engineer experienced in the design and fabrication of semiconductor light emitting devices

Position Summary:

Lead development efforts for realization of next generation high brightness Blue and Red LED’s.

What You Will Do:

  • Generate and pursue innovative device designs to improve the efficiency of high brightness blue and red LED’s
  • Work closely with product development, device architecture and operations teams in a global setting to bring new products to market

What You Will Bring (REQUIRED Qualifications):

  • Demonstrable record of improving device performance 
  • Fluent in design of experiment methodology and statistical analysis
  • Well versed with semiconductor fabrication processes

(Minimum Level)

  • PhD 


Field of Study

  • Electrical engineering, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Physics or other related field


Years of Experience (Minimum)

  • 3 - 5 years


Licenses / Certifications

  • N/A


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical Program management skills
  • Ability to travel internationally


Lumileds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer