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III-V Device Design Engineer

Job Title: III-V Device Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 20181016_1539685765
Contact Name: Konrad Klusek
Contact Email: Konrad.klusek@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Job Title: III-V Device Design Engineer
Work Location: Ipswich, UK
Reports to: Design Platform Manager


Job Context


Part of the design platform team, the jobholder will be responsible for supporting the design team in the modelling and simulation of advanced semiconductor chip designs for company's future telecommunication networks.
We are currently developing a design platform based on integrating the best commercial software tools. The candidates will need to be able to contribute in the following area: mask design, structural modelling and detailed opto-electronic modelling. A good understanding of semiconductor laser physics and simulation methodology is essential. The candidate will work on projects at various stages of product development and will be required to provide critical inputs in line with the project timelines.


Main Responsibilities


* Optoelectronic device design and modelling using commercial and own device models.
* Application of models to III-V devices such as lasers, SOAs, photodetectors, electroabsorption modulators.

Job Description

* Work with internal customers to translate their specifications into workable designs.
* Make suggestions for improvements to device design / experiments to investigate areas for potential improvement.
* Carry out design work at physical and system level.
* Manage assigned design tasks to deliver design to agreed specifications, cost and delivery times.
* Provide design support to troubleshoot process issues.


Skills/Qualifications
Essential


* BSc in relevant physical science plus 4 years' experience of design of active or passive devices.
* Several years' experience of device modelling.
* Use of commercial modelling software.
* Experience of working directly with customers to turn requests into device specifications.
* Ability to analyse characterisation data and extract relevant parameters to update and improve models.
Desirable
* PhD in relevant physical science.
* Experience of commercial optical software packages such as RSoft, Fimmwave, Fimmprop, Crosslight and other finite element analysis tools.

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