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Laser ( SOA ) Engineer

Albuquerque, NM 87109-4358

Employment Type: Permanent Hire Industry: Industry Job Number: 8023 Pay Rate: 175,000

Senior InP SOA Laser Engineer

Our client is an innovative and dynamic manufacturing company located in the Austin, TX area and due to recent growth are looking to add a Senior InP Laser Engineer to their team.

***** Candidate can work out of facilities in Southern California, PA or NM locations

What you will be doing:

  • The Laser and SOA Engineer will develop high performance tunable lasers and SOAs to be integrated in a Si Photonics system chip.
  • The design must be tailored for our unique technology platform and for meeting different specifications.
  • The tasks include optical and electrical simulations, design for fabrication and testing, design review, working with layout engineers, characterization of devices, data analysis and performance reporting. 

What you will need:

  • Extensive industrial experience in InP laser and SOA design and characterization is preferred, with a proven track record of success, from concept to manufacturing. However, we may also consider fresh PhD graduate who has done outstanding research work on directly related device
  • Must have a solid understanding on III-V materials, strained multiple quantum wells, and laser physics.
  • Understand how to design high-efficiency tunable lasers with very narrow linewidth.
  • Understand how to design polarization-insensitive and high-power InP SOAs.
  • Understand various physical effects and mechanisms affecting laser and SOA efficiency and reliability.
  • Proficient in both optical and electrical design and simulations.
  • Familiar with laser and SOA characterization and analysis.


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