High Speed Optoelectronic Pulse Driver Circuit Development Engineer (Engineer Staff, HW Development)

Lumentum Operations LLC - Milpitas, CA (30+ days ago)3.5

Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide. Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum’s commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum is headquartered in Milpitas, California with R&D, manufacturing, and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.lumentum.com.

Lumentum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Key responsibilities:
Design and build high-speed pulsed driver circuits for high frequency (up to several GHz), high current (1-20 A), and short pulse width (~1-100 ns)
Design verification testing (DVT) and characterization (LIV, high-speed / pulse testing, WL, far field, beam quality) of high-power and high-speed semiconductor lasers (edge emitter and VCSEL devices)
Define laser performance specification limits
Support design and implementation of test equipment in R&D environment needed to perform DVT characterization tests, including RF / high speed pulse circuit design, software/hardware integration, automation
Understand capabilities/limitations of characterization equipment (e.g., power, spectral, beam profile, thermal measurements) by GR&R and calibration methods
Transfer to offshore manufacturing, test methods/calibrations, data analysis, and specification validation
Document and present characterization results

Must have experience designing and building high speed pulse driver circuits for high frequency (up to several GHz), high current (1-20A), and short pulse width (~1-100 ns) or extensive experience working with such circuits.
5+ years hands-on experience in pulse driver circuit design required
Strong analytic and data analysis skills via Excel, Minitab and/or JMP is a plus
Experience in PCB layout is desirable
Impedance matching / transmission line experience is a plus
Experience with signal integrity / power integrity / high frequency design
Experience with Spice, HFSS, CST simulation tools is a plus
Familiarity with DOE, SPC, DFX, GR&R and GR-468-CORE qualification a plus
BS degree with 10 years in electrical, optical or physical engineering. Experienced designer with Ph.D. in EE preferred.
US citizenship or permanent residency allows greater program flexibility

Primary Location: US-CA-Milpitas
Work Locations: Milpitas-HQ, CA USA 400 N McCarthy Blvd Milpitas 95035
Job: Development Engineer
Organization: US BU
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting: Jul 27, 2018, 6:11:57 PM