MTS Silicon Design Engineer

Location: San Jose, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Job Description

Xilinx is looking for a photonics design engineer for our SerDes group to design the state-of-the-art optical transceiver. Primary responsibility for this position will be:

  • Define system and circuit architectures optimized for high bandwidth electrical and optical links
  • Perform link-level simulation in Lumerical, Matlab and/or SPICE to prove the architecture
  • Perform design and modeling of optical structures such as ring modulators, interleavers, deinterleavers etc.
  • Perform opto-electronic lab testing


Job Qualifications

Desired Education and experience : BS with 8+ years of exp or MS with 6+ years of exp or PhD with 3+ years of exp in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or related equivalent.

The successful candidate should demonstrate the following:


  • Experience in design & simulation of silicon photonics optical components (waveguides, multiplexers/demultiplexers, couplers, MRM, CRR filters, PD)  for co-packaged optical links
  • Hands of experience in CMOS photonics development and modeling including being proficient in mainstream CAD tools like Lumerical
  • Experience in opto-elctronic lab testing
  • Experience design of wireline and optical transceiver building blocks
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • History of coming up with innovative optical design/architecture is a plus



Requisition Number: 153369 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design

Benefits offered are described here.

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