Silicon Photonics Optical Packaging Engineer

  • Location:
    Allentown, Pennsylvania, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    San Jose, CA
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything, Networking
  • Job Id

Job Description:

  • Design optical coupling interfaces for silicon photonics packaging platform focused on coupling of optical fiber and sources to silicon waveguide structures



·       Design of optical packaging system for single mode optical fiber coupling to silicon photonic waveguide structures

·       Design of optical packaging system for source coupling to silicon photonic waveguide structures

·       Evaluation of design for reliability, manufacturing, and assembly

·       Hands-on experience in construction and evaluation of optical coupling devices, including fixture design

·       Interface with suppliers in support of specification, quoting, fabrication and evaluation of the components

·       Assist with the documentation (drawings) for product components, including models, production drawings, inspection criteria, etc.  

·       Incoming inspection of first article parts to evaluation supplier compliance to the drawing & quality

·       Interact with cross-functional team, including manufacturing, supply line and marketing organizations

·       Some travel (<10%) will be required, including some international travel



  • MS or PhD in mechanical engineering, physics, optics, materials science or related discipline required
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in area of optical components and fiber optics, preferably in silicon photonics

·       Software: Solidworks required, Zemax or FEA experience desired

·       Expertise in design of opto-mechanical products with sub-micron tolerances, having previously transferred designs to manufacture

  • Lab experience with optical measurements and optical test equipment desired
  • Self-motivated team player with strong communication skills
  • Location: Allentown, PA or San Jose, CA, USA


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