Intel Silicon Photonic Component Designer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Intel's Silicon Photonics Product Division (SPPD) is currently looking for a Silicon Photonic Component Design Engineer to join the team. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for designing and developing passive photonic components such as optical mux/de-mux, optical coupler/splitter, spot size convertor, and waveguide polarization beam splitter/rotator which will be monolithically integrated with other active optical components in a silicon photonic chip. Responsibilities include device design and simulation, test-chip layout design, process design, device evaluation and characterization, and documentation of specifications. He/she will also play an important role in evaluating and determining silicon photonic chip integration architecture/platform and closely collaborate with process integration engineer for the integrated chip development. This position will be multi-task oriented. You must have an excellent track record in passive optical device design, modeling and simulation, and testing. Be willing to work in a team environment and be able to communicate results with multiple levels of the organization.


Position Minimum Requirement

Must have a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Photonics, Optoelectronics, Optics, Physics, and similar technical discipline

Minimum 2+ years of post-graduate experience in the design, fabrication, and characterization of optical mux/de-mux such as AWG and Echelle grating, optical coupler/spot size convertor for single-mode laser and/or fiber coupling, and waveguide polarization beam splitter/rotator on SOI platform

Expert level in using optical simulation tools such as Beamprop, Fullwave, Fimmwave, Fimmprop, Lumerical FDTD /Mode solutions, Zemax, etc.

Solid understand of photonics, optoelectronics, semiconductor physics and device physics

Have good time management skills and is self-motivated, and have strong desire to succeed in a fast-paced and challenging environment

Resourceful and have strong problem solving skills

Able to work independently as well as effectively with a team

Have strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred additional qualifications

Semiconductor process knowledge such as Lithography, Implant, Wet Etch and Dry Etch

3+ years of experience in integrated photonic chip design and characterization, particularly in Silicon Photonics

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....