Base Compensation Range: $120,000 to $165,000. In accordance with the Colorado, California and New York law, the range provided is Lightmatter's reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. Actual pay will be based on several factors including work experience, location and education.
Photonics Design Engineer
Lightmatter builds chips for artificial intelligence computing. Our architecture leverages unique properties of light to enable fast and efficient inference and training engines. If you're a collaborative engineer or scientist who has a passion for innovation, solving challenging technical problems and doing impactful work...work like building the world's first optical computers, consider joining the team at Lightmatter!
We are seeking a motivated and dedicated photonics design engineer for our next-generation artificial intelligence computing architecture alongside a team of world-class scientists and engineers.
In this role, you will design, develop, build and test photonic systems that are key to our products. You will also interact with device, hardware and software design teams to assist in overall development of photonics systems; specifying, selecting and qualifying the various components necessary.
Join a tight-knit team where each individual’s contributions directly influence the success of the company and product! You'll have the opportunity to build a new kind of computer from the ground up and to solve groundbreaking challenges along the way. Work with people who love to build and who thrive in technically diverse environments where great ideas are prioritized.
Design high performance photonics devices suitable for high volume manufacturing
Actively collaborate across disciplines—with analog, digital and physical design teams—to layout photonic devices for key test and product tape outs
Work with the photonics test team in defining requirements for device characterization, debug and validation.
Analyze and characterize the test data to ensure the device/system meets the specifications
Engage in problem solving and contributing with novel architectural ideas
Publish and novel ideas related to photonics, and participate in premier optics/photonics conferences
PhD in EECS, Physics, or related discipline
Must have knowledge of photonic device physics, semiconductor laser and device physics
Demonstrated track record of integrated silicon photonics components
Experience with large scale layout, testing and characterization of photonic devices
Ability to collaborate in cross-disciplinary team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrate strong problem solving skills in problems that do not have obvious solutions
Can-do, positive attitude.
Strong publication record in the photonics field a plus
Lightmatter builds chips for artificial intelligence computing. Our architecture leverages unique properties of light to enable fast and efficient inference and training engines. If you're a collaborative engineer or scientist who has a passion for innovation, solving challenging technical problems and doing impactful work like building the world's first optical computers, consider joining the team at Lightmatter!