Laser Diode Design Engineer

Responsible for design and development of laser diode structures and fabrication processes to meet the needs of the product development team.

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  • Design and development of new laser diode structures and fabrication processes
  • Initiate requirements for growth and fabrication of new laser diode structures.
  • Work with interdepartmental teams and external teams to ensure design objectives are met.
  • Monitor and report performance of the laser diode designs to the management team
  • Specify and participate in the design and setup of new test systems needed to measure laser diode performance
  • Maintains knowledge of state-of-the-art principles for the advancement of performance of laser diodes.
  • Participate in development of patent applications.
  • Develop software tools for analysis and reporting of laser diode performance data
  • Develop numerical modelling tools used in the design and prediction of laser diode performance
  • Participate in design reviews with internal and external customers


Must have a minimum of an M.S degree in Engineering or Science with at least 2 years of experience developing opto-electronics components.  Ph.D with hands on experience with designing and fabrication of opto-electronic devices is desired.  Must have expert knowledge of semiconductor materials, device fabrication, and assembly technologies used in the opto-electronics industry.  Must have knowledge of software platforms for semiconductor level simulations and data analysis.  Must have good written and communication skills.

[NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.]