Photonics Design Engineer

At the heart of the Sentea fiber optic sensor interrogator products lies an integrated silicon photonics chip. The chip combines all opto-electronic functions in a single component. Sentea is looking for a Photonics Design Engineer to join the product development team.

Your Responsibilities

  • Define optical chip architectures and technological implementations
  • Design of passive functions
  • Development and design of 3D and heterogeneous integrated opto-electronic functions
  • Cooperation with the foundry with regards to process integration, PDK and processing follow up
  • Test passive and active functions through simulations and experimental verification
  • Develop and maintain PDK and libraries

As Photonics Design Engineer you will be part of the product development team reporting to the CTO

Your Profile

  • Master or PhD in photonics or equivalent by experience
  • 3 Years experience in Photonic Design (including work for PhD)
  • Experience with silicon photonics is an advantage.
  • Experience in design of opto-electronic components (laser, detector, …) is an advantage
  • Knowledge of photonics design and simulation tools such as Lumerical and IPKISS
  • Knowledge of Python is an advantage
  • Work independently, experience in project management is a plus.
  • Fluent in English
  • Dutch is an advantage
  • Based in Zwijnaarde, willing to travel abroad.

 

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