Senior photonics validation and test engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Pfäffikon

Your mission
  • Planning, implementing and operating Spiden’s chip-based integrated photonics validation & test platform
  • Interfacing to external suppliers, tool vendors, industrial and academic partners
  • Concept and implementation for software automation and data storage concept
  • Document activities and report protocols and findings
  • Contribute to the development of cutting-edge industry-facing research projects in the biomedical and pharmaceutical area
  • Stay up to date with the state-of-the-art photonic design and design for test methodologies and their implementation in hardware
  • Work on different projects and at the interface with other functions
Your profile
  • M.Sc. with 6+ years or PhD with 3+ years experience in integrated photonics and semiconductor testing
  • Hands-on experience with validation and test of integrated photonic devices, preferably for sensing applications
  • Deep understanding of silicon device manufacturing, semiconductor physics and automated testing
  • Prior experience implementing automated measurement acquisition into Python or Labview
  • Solid knowledge in high-speed optical communication systems and high-speed measurements
  • Proven track record in analytical and problem-solving skills, multi-tasking, and experience in undertaking multifunctional/fast-paced R&D projects
  • Team player and ability to integrate into a highly interdisciplinary and dynamic team, and work closely with spectroscopy and life science experts
  • Experience in working on regulated medical devices (FDA and ISO 13485) is a plus
  • Background in spectroscopy, biology and medicine is a plus
  • Fluent in English (German and French are plus), with strong writing and communication skills towards internal stakeholders and external partners
  • Willingness to travel internationally to suppliers, partners and conferences (max 10%)
About us
Spiden is a Swiss medtech venture with the vision to use state-of-the-art detection techniques to continuously monitor and learn from a wide range of vital medical indicators, allowing to improve your individual health.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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