Senior R&D Scientist

Job title

Senior R&D Scientist


High Tech Campus, Eindhoven



Job Description
As a Sr. R&D Scientist you’re the enabler regarding our technical direction. Besides, you’re a true multiplier when it comes to integrated photonics specific knowledge. This results in the ability to develop both skills and knowledge of your fellow colleagues. In order to do so, you rely on yoursolid track record in Integrated Photonics.Fundamentally, as a Sr. R&D Scientist you hover above all we do by which you challenge R&D by critically asking and challenging why and how we further develop our integrated photonics. Although you primarily hover above the process, you deep dive when needed.This results in a wide variety ofchallenges. From supporting customers to educating our R&D Engineers and from analysing our vertical engineering up to critically reflecting ourmasks.

We are looking for a person who has/is
•You have a PhD in Photonics, that’s key!
•You bring along advanced knowledge in electron optic and Photonics. Knowledge on a broad spectrum of technology is preferred
•You have at least 5 to 10 years of experience in a technical R&D role
•Experience inmanufacturingof semi-conductors in cleanroom environments•Strong knowledge of semi-conductor fabrication technologies and products
•Solid analytical and creative thinking skills for effective decision making.
•Strong communication skills –oral,written, and presentation•Strong inter-personal and leadership skills
•Ability to plan strategically as well as execute on tactical day-to-day activities
•Ability to effectively manage an urgent/crisis communicationand drive a team to find quick solutions to critical problems
•Has a natural independent drive to take responsibility/ownership to get the job done, stay focused and be pro-active.
•Embodies cooperation and co-creation. These are key to our success.

We offer
The opportunity to become part of a new revolution in chip technology in the field of Photonics, like micro electronics was in the ‘70s. At SMART Photonics you will work with talented and passionate people in an informal, sincere and open culture.
Being part of a scale-up means you will have a broad and entrepreneurial role in a dynamic & exciting environment with the opportunity to grow rapidly alongside our company’s growth while you truly see the results of your efforts and added value. We keep our processes simple and functional to stay agile, also in our growth from lab to fab in the coming years.

Are you ready to join us and develop SMART Photonics into a market leader?

Are you up for a challenge by playing a key role within our R&D environment resulting in further development of Integrated Photonics across a dynamic Startup environment? Feel free to apply.

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