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Laser Development Engineer at Ayar Labs
Santa Clara, CA, US
Responsible for collaborating on Ayar Labs’ Multi-Wavelength Source (MWS), including but not limited to designing DFB/SOA, managing outsourced fabrication and process integration, designing and sourcing components, collaborating with CMOS, photonics, and silicon photonics teams on MWS requirements, and collaborating with packaging, reliability, and test teams to deliver superior solutions for Ayar Labs. 

Essential Functions
  • Contribute to the development of internally designed MWS, including collaborating with silicon photonics and circuits team on MWS specifications, link budget/margin, link architecture, design and implementation tradeoffs, all with the goal to deliver a solution that is holistically optimized (cost, power, reliability, secure supply chain, etc.); and
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders, managing projects, and executing to plan; and
  • Manage external MWS vendors, including DFB arrays, PLCs, coating/cleaving, etc.; and
  • Collaborate with Assembly and Package Engineering, Test Engineering, and Quality and Reliability Engineering teams to develop MWS solutions.

Basic Qualifications
  • PhD or Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field, and
  • 2+ years experience in semiconductor laser technology, specifically InP
  • Test and measurement experience
  • Data analysis techniques, particularly statistical methods and large data sets
  • Failure analysis, specifically InP and photonic integrated circuits
  • May require US Citizenship for Federal site access 
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