Hybrid Lightwave Circuit Device Design Engineer
Company: CIP Technologies
Location: Nr Ipswich Suffolk
Salary: £ Competitive plus generous benefits
Closing Date: 2012-11-15
CIP Technologies, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Huawei, is developing advanced optoelectronic devices for the next generation of communications networks. CIP are based at Adastral Park near Ipswich, Suffolk in the UK and further details on CIP can be found at www.ciphotonics.com, and about Huawei at www.huawei.com . CIP have a proven track record of innovation over many years.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Hybrid Integration group for the role of Hybrid Lightwave Circuit Device Design Engineer. The group are developing optical components for integration into hybrid optical circuits based on planar lightwave circuits. The role will involve Hybrid optoelectronic device design and modelling, including passive silica on silicon waveguides and silicon micromachined submounts with indium phosphide active components. The successful candidate will be required to work with internal customers to translate their specifications into workable processes and to manage assigned design projects to deliver them to agreed specifications, cost and delivery times. As the job holder will be required to liaise with teams across the organisation excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required
BSc in relevant physical science plus 3 years experience of design active or passive devices;
Use of commercial modelling software and mask layout software;
Experience of working directly with customers to turn requests into device specifications;
· optical waveguide design
· understanding of fabrication process design
· mask design and layout
· characterisation of finished devices optical waveguide design
Experience of formal design techniques.
PhD in relevant physical science;
Experience of commercial optical software packages such as RSoft, MaskEngineer, Fimmwave, Fimmprop, Coventor, and finite element analysis tools;
Experience in script programming – eg Python, version control tools, would also be an advantage;AWG design experience;
Several years experience of device integration and systems level characterisation;
Project management experience.
Able to work calmly under pressure and to tight deadlines;
Proactive and innovative team player who is also capable of working independently;
Displays a positive approach to working and actively seeks to share ideas and information with colleagues;
Able to demonstrate attention to detail;
Good communication and interpersonal skills which show an understanding of the varying levels and cultures within the organisation;
Ability to ensure prioritisation of workloads dovetails with the needs of the business; Has a flexible approach to working;
Supportive of company culture and ethos.
CIP Technologies provides a competitive salary and all the benefits associated with an international employer. To apply for this position, please email your up to date CV to firstname.lastname@example.org confirming your current salary, or alternatively you can send your CV to: CIP Technologies Ltd.Phoenix House, Adastral Park Martlesham Heath IpswichSuffolk IP5 3RE UK