R&D Engineer PDK

Job title

R&D engineer PDK


Eindhoven HTC, The Netherlands


40 hours

Do you have an PhD in integrated photonics, and are you have experience in working with a Process Design Kit (PDK)? And do you want to make a difference in a challenging environment?  Our R&D team pushes the boundaries of what is possible every day!


Job description

As an R&D Engineer PDK you are part of our Research & Development team and you become responsible and owner of the Process Design Kit . From R&D perspective you can help us in the design and improvement of our photonic integrated building blocks. On top of this you manage the process from development, to validation and integration.

  • Research and Development to design and improve our building blocks.
  • Developing and maintaining of various automation tools related to PDK building and testing.
  • Owner of the design manual and make sure all steps are taken before the process goes to the next phase.
  • PDK validation and agreement
  • Understanding of our customer needs and able to translate them to the newest building blocks.
  • Collaboration with R&D team and cross sectorial teams involved in the PDK flow.


We are looking for a person who has /is

  • PhD in Photonics combined with 2 to 5 years of practical experience in the industry.
  • Strong affinity with semi-conductor fabrication technologies and products
  • Solid analytical and creative thinking skills.
  • Experience developing software automation tools and applications
  • Knowledge of Layout programmes such as Klayout, Synopsis or PhoeniX
  • Good communicator and able to get things done.
  • A natural independent drive to take responsibility and ownership


We offer

  • A challenging position with ownership and room to grow.
  • State-of-the-art technology in your field of interest.
  • A talented group of passionate and international colleagues, in a growing and promising company.
  • Located on the bustling High-Tech Campus, in the Brainport Region
  • Not a single boring working day.

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