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NM Silicon Photonics Wafer Test Development Engineer

Albuquerque, New Mexico Job ID JR0231341 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

This is an opportunity to join the rapidly growing Intel New Mexico team as a Silicon Photonics Wafer Test Development Engineer. As a Test Development Engineer, you will apply your technical expertise and creativity to develop and perform first-of-a-kind wafer level testing capability on novel designs for Intel's leading edge Silicon Photonics devices. This position provides the opportunity to partner with industry leaders in Silicon Photonics device design. You would be an integral part in developing these devices by providing test solutions and providing input on how to optimize designs.

In addition, this position entails creating and driving the Silicon Photonics test technology roadmap to meet testing needs. You will be able to develop strong relationships with your upstream and downstream customers to facilitate your work. In this role you would provide end to end testing development solutions and have the opportunity to partner with equipment suppliers to select components for your testing development. You would utilize your coding skills to write software to execute the tests and create algorithms to extract parameters from the collected data to enable classification of novel devices and designs in development.

Hybrid work accommodations are available for this position. Please note that for the first 3-6 months, a majority of the time will be spent on site training and learning the people, process and equipment.

If you are someone who loves solving leading edge technical challenges and driving them to implementation, then please submit your resume to start the process on the next step in your exciting career.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Have good time management skills, is self-motivated, and have strong desire to succeed in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

  • Resourceful and have strong problem-solving skills with the ability to apply those skills to new problems encountered during development.

  • Ability to collaborate and work in partnership with internal and external suppliers and customers.

The ideal candidate will also have the following:

  • Technical background in optical communication components and/or systems

  • Relevant hands-on experience in wafer level testing of photonic devices such as VCSELs and solid-state light sources, optical transceivers, with proven ability to integrate hardware and software into high volume test solutions.

  • Experience in characterizing RF components.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a PhD or MS with 4+ years experience or Bachelors with +6 years of experience with a degree in Physics, Optics, Photonics, Material Science or Electrical Engineering and the following skills/experience:

  • 3+ years experience with semiconductor devices such as lasers, electro-optic modulators, semiconductor optical amplifiers, and PIN/APD receivers

  • 3+ years experience with semiconductor test equipment, such as parameter analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and switch matrices

  • 2+ years experience programming and debugging data processing algorithms in object-oriented languages (C#, Python, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years experienced with laser diode characterization and equipment for L-I-V characterization, beam profiling, spectral characterization (RIN/SMSR)

  • 3+ years Applied research or Product/Process Development experience or

  • 3+ years of experience with statistical data analysis and process control for test and process characterization and yield analysis

Inside this Business Group
As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Covid Statement
Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

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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