OPEN POSITIONS

Testing and Support Engineer

Job description/Responsibilities

This position is primarily for Testing and Support Engineer. The candidate will review the operation, communication and control manuals of different electronic instruments. Writes sequences of standard commands for programmable instruments (SCPI) commands to control the equipment. Tests the SCPI sequences in OptiInstrument Software GUI and externally in the Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell using python scripting. Technical support to users and customers for integrating their equipment will be required.

The successful candidate should be self-motivated and be able to demonstrate technical and interpersonal skills. The candidate should be able to converse with potential customers at all levels in verbal, written and electronic formats. The candidate may be required to travel within North-America and overseas to represent Optiwave worldwide.

Summary of responsibilities

The successful Testing and Support Engineer will be responsible for the following:

  • Review equipment operation, communication and control manuals
  • Write Sequences of SCPI command sequences to communicate and control equipment
  • Test Sequences of SCPI commands in GUI and using python scripting
  • Integration of instruments into Optiwave software package(s)
  • Create examples of the developed tools
  • Work with the support team providing high-level technical support to customers and worldwide distributors
  • Deliver training/workshop and seminars/webinars on Optiwave products
  • Support the sales team on product demonstrations and evaluations
  • Creating technical documents based on knowledge, instruction, and problem identification, in order to build/improve Optiwave support website knowledgebase
  • Review product documentation prior to new releases
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Sc. in Engineering with knowledge of using electronic equipment
  • Knowledge of optical systems
  • Strong knowledge of python and MATLAB
  • Excellent English language skills

 Please send your Resume to:  jobs@optiwave.com

Research Scientist (OptiFDTD)

Job description/Responsibilities

This position is for a research and development position focusing on computational electromagnetic models within the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) and beam propagation method (BPM) frameworks. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing models or tools within the applicable Optiwave products. Development of application examples representing the current state of literature developments will also be of interest.

The candidate should be self-motivated and be able to demonstrate both technical and interpersonal skills within a collaborative team environment.

Customer satisfaction and support are important to our teams and strong communication skills in verbal, written and electronic formats are critical for success. The candidate may be required to travel within North-America and overseas to represent Optiwave worldwide.

Summary of responsibilities

  • Research and development of tools for OptiFDTD , OptiMode, and OptiBPM software packages
  • Research in finite-difference time-domain (FDTD), beam propagation method (BPM), and mode solving techniques
  • Implementation of models in C++
  • Documentation of numerical models and technical background
  • Oversee simulation data within an integrated testing and verification environment for quality assurance.
  • Simulation and comparison with published results
  • Work with the support team providing high-level technical support to customers and worldwide distributors
  • Deliver training/workshop and seminars/webinars on Optiwave products
  • Support the sales team on product demonstrations and evaluations
  • Creating technical documents and examples based on knowledge, instruction, and problem identification, in order to build/improve Optiwave support website knowledgebase
  • Review product documentation prior to new releases
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • D. or M.Sc. with specialization in numerical modeling of photonic components.
  • Experience (theory and practice) in numerical modelling with specific knowledge of finite-difference time-domain applications
  • Strong knowledge of C++ and python
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Excellent presentation skills

 Please send your Resume to:  jobs@optiwave.com

Research Scientist (OptiGrating)

Job description/Responsibilities

This position is primarily for the research and development of numerical models for integrated optical devices including optical fibers, Fiber Bragg grating (FBG), long-period grating (LPG) components, tilted Bragg grating (TBG) and volume Bragg grating (VBG). The candidate will also develop numerical models for waveguide device simulations and mode solving techniques.
The candidate should be self-motivated and be able to demonstrate technical and interpersonal skills. The candidate should be able to converse with potential customers at all levels in verbal, written and electronic formats. The candidate may be required to travel within North-America and overseas to represent Optiwave worldwide.

Summary of responsibilities

  • Research and development of tools for OptiFiber and OptiGrating software packages
  • Research in mode solving techniques
  • Model multicore fibers and speciality fibers
  • Implementation of models in C++ code
  • Simulation and comparison with published results
  • Integration of models into Optiwave software package(s)
  • Create examples of the developed tools
  • Documentation of numerical models and technical background
  • Work with the support team providing high-level technical support to customers and worldwide distributors
  • Deliver training/workshop and seminars/webinars on Optiwave products
  • Support the sales team on product demonstrations and evaluations
  • Creating technical documents based on knowledge, instruction, and problem identification, in order to build/improve Optiwave support website knowledgebase
  • Review product documentation prior to new releases
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. with specialization in modeling linear and nonlinear optical effects
  • Experience (theory and practice) in mode solving and optical simulation techniques
  • Expertise in FBG, TBG, VBG and LPG modeling
  • Strong knowledge of C++, MATLAB, and python
  • Very good English language skills

 Please send your Resume to:  jobs@optiwave.com

Photonics Software Engineer

Job description/Responsibilities

We are looking for a candidate to join the software development team working on expanding the capabilities of OptiSPICE and improving product integration.

Summary of responsibilities

  • Contribute to software development of OptiSPICE and OptiSPICE Plugin
  • Create and integrate simulation tools for building optoelectronic compact models
  • Work with 3rd parties on product development and integration
  • Expand compact model library supporting various PIC manufacturer PDK’s
  • Oversee collaborative projects between Optiwave and other companies/academia
  • Prepare technical documentation
  • Build application examples demonstrating product features
  • Give product demos and presentations
  • Provide customer support for OptiSPICE and related products

Job Requirements

  • Experience in numerical methods for optics and electronics
  • Intermediate knowledge of C++, Matlab and Python
  • Proficiency in Visual Studio and Git
  • Knowledge in software development on Linux
  • Fast learner with excellent debugging skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Assets:

  • Masters/PhD in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with IC EDA tools (Mentor Graphics Tanner, Cadence Virtuoso or equivalent)
  • Familiarity with optical/electrical IC circuit design & fabrication process
  • Understanding of numerical methods for analog circuits (modified nodal analysis), 2D/3D EM and semiconductor physics
  • Knowledge in optical/electrical telecommunication systems
  • Analog circuit design experience

 

Please send your Resume to:  jobs@optiwave.com