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Photonic Engine Designer

Santa Clara, Kalifornien, USA Anzeigen-ID JR0252633 Stellenkategorie Platform Hardware and Systems Engineering Arbeitsmodus Hybrid Erfahrungsstufe Experienced Arbeitszeitmodell Vollzeit

Job Description

Intel Silicon Photonics Product Division (SPPD) is at the forefront of silicon photonics integration and is at the heart of Intel's transformation from a PC company to a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing-devices. Since announcing the world's first hybrid silicon laser nearly a decade ago, our team continues to lead the industry with cutting-edge technology and efficient, scalable high-volume manufacturing. Our dedication to advanced development ensures that Intel Silicon Photonics continues to drive future data center bandwidth growth with smaller form factors, co-packaging and higher speeds from 800G today to 1.6T+ and beyond tomorrow. We are looking for great talent to accelerate this journey so if you are interested in joining our leading organization then we want to hear from you.

We are seeking a seasoned technical leader in optical transceiver or engine design to help define architecture and drive development of our most advanced optical interconnect products to transform data center connectivity and XPU I/O. These products target ultra-high bandwidth density and low power and require key innovation in architecture, photonic IC, electrical IC, engine packaging, test, and manufacturing. You will be a key technical leader on this multi-disciplinary team and will be responsible for

Defining and aligning team on photonic engine internal and external interface specifications with key focus on electrical and high speed

Owning and driving detailed engine design, schematic, tapeout, and performance validation at all phases of product development life cycle from concept to product

Owning power-on, bring-up, and debug of the engines in the platform or final product environment.

Identifying technical risks and resolution/mitigation paths


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience would be obtained through a combination of prior education level classes, and current level school classes, projects, research, and relevant previous job and/or internship experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The candidate must possess a Master’s degree or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or closely related technical disciplines.
  • 7+ years’ experience in the optical industry to include fiber optics, optical networking, optical and RF modulation, and data networking architectures.
  • 7+ years’ experience in System knowledge of current generation and next generation optical transceiver architectures, standards, designs, and tradeoffs
  • 7+ years’ experience with PAM4/NRZ modulation formats and high speed/RF design of optical transceivers with a proven track record of successful product introduction

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep understanding of Signal Integrity, Power Integrity and Channel modeling using industry standard tools such as HFSS and ADS
  • Experience working closely with circuit designers on the design of analog RF front end circuits such as Drivers, Trans-Impedance Amplifiers (TIA) and limiting amplifiers.
  • Experience with a wide array of optical components and PHY level components including ROSA/TOSA/BOSA sub-components, modulators, passive waveguide components.
  • Strong, hands-on experience testing and debugging optical transceivers, defining control algorithms and test procedures, and guiding firmware implementation and validation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the specific ability to communicate and lead effectively across dispersed, multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Possess excellent time and task management skills, strong inter-personal skills, and a willingness to travel when required.

Inside this Business Group

Corporate Strategy Office is chartered to support the executive office in driving corporate initiatives, including near and long-term strategy, major cross-group decision making and ensuring cross-company alignment.  To deliver to that mission, the team owns shaping, driving and synthesizing insights to directionally orient trends as well as long range strategic planning/visioning , cross company alignment and greenfield innovation.  Communications are essential to drive alignment so there is a focus on communications, community and acumen development.  The team is ccommitted to ensuring that Intel efforts are aligned to, and actively driving success toward the most impactful business strategies.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, California: $162,041.00-$259,425.00
*Salary range dependent on a number of factors including location and experience

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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