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PDK Development Specialist

PDK Development Specialist

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Ożarów Mazowiecki


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What tasks will we entrust you with?

  • Performing R&D works in Process Design Kit development for the mid-infrared integrated photonic platform (MIRPIC)

  • Designing and evaluating mid-infrared waveguiding components (waveguides, MMIs, AWGs etc.)

  • Developing the library of components for the MIRPIC platform

  • Preparing design rule check algorithms and methods

  • Preparing PDK technical files and documentation

  • Development of the assembly design kit (ADK) for the mid-infrared photonic integration platform

  • Co-developing measurement and testing setups

  • Directly cooperating with other teams and departments within the company

  • Directly cooperating with external research teams

What qualifications do we require?

  • MSc degree in photonics or photonics-related fields

  • Detailed knowledge of light-matter interactions’ physics, light propagation in free space and waveguiding media (dielectric and semiconductor), and relevant numerical methods. Knowledge in nonlinear optics will be considered as an additional asset

  • Comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in modeling and designing photonic integrated components and circuits. Experience in utilizing commercially available software and developing in-house/self-made numerical models

  • Experience/practical skills in the development of new photonic integration platforms

  • Experience/practical skills in the development of process design kits for photonic integration platforms

  • Experience in planning experiments to validate numerical outcomes, coupled with practical abilities in data extraction from experiments

  • Active command of English

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, effective teamwork capabilities, ability to work under time pressure

  • Other valuable qualifications and skills:

    • Knowledge of mid-infrared technologies (light sources, detectors, waveguiding elements)
    • Knowledge of mid-infrared communication and sensing techniques
    • Experience in the field of heterogeneous/hybrid photonic integration technologies
    • Relevant experience in the photonics industry or R&D-oriented institutes
    • Experience in working in multilanguage and multicultural R&D teams

See why you should join us

VIGO is a team of open-minded and curious people about the world and technology. People who are constantly looking for development and new solutions. Operating on the market for so many years, we value nothing more than the people we work with because Vigo is the people who work in it.