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R&D Test Engineer _Optoelectronics

Job Title: R&D Test Engineer _Optoelectronics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Suffolk, England
Salary: £50000 - £64000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: LS_0012_1642589934
Contact Name: Lihan Song
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Job Context

Our client's Research Centre is looking at for a R&D Test Engineer with experience in testing optoelectronic devices. As part of R&D Test Team, you'll be responsible to develop test rig prototypes (HW & SW) & test methodology to develop next generation devices in close cooperation with Design team & later support its transfer to NPI phase.

We wish to recruit a highly motivated professional with experience in III-V semiconductor physics & ability to quickly setup rig prototype to validate new devices and/or test methodologies. Solid knowledge of statistic tools & ability to organize data in report are essential to ensure a data-driven development & effective co-operation with other teams in the organization.

We are looking for an individual who is capable to work calmly under pressure in a fast pace environment with great attention to details.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop test rig prototypes (HW & SW) & test methodology
  • Plan, develop & execute project-based test strategy
  • Test devices & technical reports of finding/proposed improvements
  • Engage with supplier to buy off-the-shelf/customised solution to fit project requirements
  • Transfer test methodology to Backend team & support them during NPI phase



  • PhD in physics, preferable in optoelectronics
  • Semiconductor test experience, such as Silicon or laser test
  • Knowledge of optoelectronic device testing from DC to RF
  • Solid knowledge of statistics tools (SW like Minitab or similar is a plus) AND Data analysis


  • Good knowledge of III-V optoelectronic device physics
  • Knowledge of LabVIEW or other automation SW
  • Knowledge of lean, six sigma toolset
  • Knowledge of design and/or fabricating process of III-V optoelectronic devices.
  • Optoelectronic industry reliability standard.
  • ISO9001 or equivalent Quality Management System

What we offer

  • 33 days annual leave entitlement per year (including UK public holidays)
  • Group Personal Pension
  • Life insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Medical expense claim scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company sports club and social events
  • Corporate retail discounts
  • Flexible working

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