Principal Laser Engineer (DFB)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    S$6000 - S$10000 per month

  • Contact:

    Abhik Damani

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


My client is a world leader in the optics, optoelectronics and laser industry and now seek an experiment Laser Development Engineer to design and develop optoelectronic devices


  • Assume prime responsibility to design Fabry-Perot (FP) lasers, Distributed Feedback (DFB) laser diode, gain chips, SLEDs, semiconductor optical amplifier and their packaged modules, as well as photonics systems such as external cavity lasers to meet design goals
  • Analyse optoelectronics device epigrowth and wafer fabrication process integration, device functional and reliability performance characterization and test results
  • Perform simulation of optoelectronic devices, optical ray tracing and study and review the thermal and electrical properties of optoelectronics devices using SolidWorks and 5Spice or equivalent
  • Define and develop device test and characterization methodologies to extract basic intrinsic parameters of optoelectronics devices
  • Analyse optoelectronics device growth and wafer fabrication process integration, device functional and reliability performance characterization and test results
  • Refine design, fabrication specifications, and simulation model and parameters to optimize fit between design and measured outcomes
  • Generate reports of design and simulation outcome with support of experimental data, where available
  • Build up database of optoelectronics device design white papers, and management of all design documentation repository
  • Ensure proper maintenance of all engineering software, as well as training of new users to the respective software


  • Advanced Degree in Physics, Semiconductor Laser, Optics, Optical Engineering, Photonics or equivalent
  • Minimum 12 years' working experience with technical background in optoelectronics and wafer fab processes in optical laser component, photonics device system and sub-system
  • Strong understanding of Indium Phosphide (InP) devices and lasers
  • Knowledge of epitaxial design for wafer growth
  • Experience with Fabry Perot (FP), Distributed Feedback (DFB), Superluminescent diode (SLED, Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (SOA), Coarse wavelength division multiplexing (CWDM) or High Speed DML Lasers
  • Knowledge of datacentres, data communications , telecommunications or equivalent
  • Proven working experience in optoelectronics design and program/project management in the manufacturing industry
  • Proficiency with ZeMax, Optalix, ALDS, CrossLight or other similar software
  • Experience with Monte Carlo Simulation will be a big plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Abhik Damani on +65 6701 1527 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1544061 (Abhik Damani).