Technical Project Lead – Flash LED Product Development

RD Research & Development San Jose, California





Technical Project Lead – Flash LED Product Development

San Jose, CA USA

Weekly Hours: Full time


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:

A passionate quick leaner who is also detail orientated, data driven and open for challenges from very fast-pace projects.

Position Summary:

In this position, you will be working on projects for camera flash applications from concept generation through release to manufacturing. In this role you will be applying engineering discipline and creative thinking to break new ground in providing LED component and module solutions based for the most forward looking customer requirements.

What You Will Do:

  • Project leadership for next generation LED product development for camera flash applications, working to define and make contributions to worldwide activity encompassing prototyping, design freeze, verification builds, and ramp and release to volume production
  • Technical risk analysis and action plan generation to ensure on-time, zero defect product launch
  • Drive cross functional project team to achieve specific engineering objectives
  • Able to rapidly extend individual engineering capabilities per specific project needs
  • Hands-on approach to development work and problem solving

What You Will Bring (REQUIRED Qualifications):

  • Direct experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • LED or other optoelectronics characterization
    • LED or other optoelectronics packaging development including materials selection and process qualification
    • Data analysis and visualization
  • Exceptional communication skills and enthusiasm for detail
  • Ability to work with team worldwide in different time-zone
  • Ability to travel internationally (up to 20% time)
  • Fresh PhD is encouraged to applied.

Education (Minimum Level)

  • Master's


Field of Study

  • Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Photonics, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related fields


Years of Experience (Minimum)

  • 1 - 3 years


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise and fluency with engineering tools such as DOE, DRBFM/FMEA, DfSS
  • Ability to drive engineering efforts on more than one project at a time
  • Strong desire for producing winning / innovative product solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of one or more of following areas
    • Semiconductor physics
    • Optics
    • Polymer science
    • Data automation


Lumileds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer




Lumileds Talent Acquisition