Senior Photonic Device Designer




Santa Clara, CA


Position summary


  • Develop measurement methodology and apparatus to test and characterize the fabricated devices and perform experiments to demonstrate their ability in various potential applications.

    Respond to customer/client requests or events as they occur.

  • If you have a strong ability to learn and explore new technologies and able to demonstrate good analysis and analytical skills, this is the ideal position for you.

What We Need To See:

  • MSEE (or equivalent experience)/PhD preferred

  • 4+ years of experience in silicon based opto-electronics technologies including

  • Silicon photonics device design, fabrication, and characterization.

  • High-speed optical modulators, lasers and detectors

  • Electrical and optical testing and statistical data analysis.

  • Guided wave and free space optics including optical alignment and fiber-to-waveguide coupling.

  • Lab experience with high-speed test equipment, such as AWG, DCA, VNA, BERT.

  • The candidate must be highly experienced with simulation tools such as Ansys Lumerical, ZeMax, proficient in CAD tools such as Cadence, MATLAB, Python and Verilog-A scripting.

  • Familiarity with modern CMOS fabrication processes and concept is strongly preferred.

We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people in the world working on our team. Are you creative and autonomous? Do you love the challenge of crafting the fastest and most power efficient chips in their class? If so, we want to hear from you.

The base salary range is 164,000 USD - 356,500 USD. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits. NVIDIA accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.