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Principal Chip Design Engineer Job in Ipswich


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Principal Chip Design Engineer





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Our client who are a leading-edge optoelectronic company, designing devices for the next generation of communication networks are looking for a Principal Chip Design Engineer to join their team.

Located in Suffolk, UK this is a fantastic opportunity for a where you will be responsible for developing highly reliable high-power 980-nm pump laser chip product of EDFA for the rapidly growing fields of optical fibre communication.

As the Principal Chip Design Engineer (980-nm pump chip) your will be responsible for the following:

Design of highly reliable high-power 980-nm pump laser chip (cooled/uncooled)
Analysis of 980-nm pump chip concepts through theoretical and/or computational models
Fabrication and detailed characterization of prototype chip
Design and qualification of the chip fabrication process

For this position it is essential that you have R&D experience in GaAs chip design & layout for 980-nm, and familiar with the FAB equipment processing.

It is critical that you have a solid understating of Physics of GaAs chip and Physics and Chemistry of material, with the capability of studying the new technology.

The following experience is advantageous:

Pump chip design of EDFA or fiber laser
Experience of GaAs chip design and simulation, such as 915nm/940nm/975nm laser
Graduate degree (PhD preferred) in optics, optical engineering, optoelectronics, microelectronics, physical electronics, semiconductor physics or related discipline.

Location: Suffolk, East Anglia, England
Salary: Upto £70,000 per annum

Working for a well renowned global company you will be rewarded with career progression, competitive salary and benefits including an annual bonus, pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance, free onsite parking and much more!

For this position you must have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship.

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