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Senior Photonics IC Engineer

Publication date : 30/01/2017


Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy. As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 70 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan.

Imec is not only one of the world's leading nanotechnology research organizations, but is also one of the most advanced and comprehensive design services partners. Imec's IC-link division has an extensive industrial experience that makes it a trusted partner to provide technical support in the areas of layout, prototyping, fabrication, and the testing of advanced electronic products.

The job

We are looking for a motivated candidate to join the photonics IC team and to develop new business opportunities and ecosystem partners. Working in this role will provide a complete exposure to the CMOS photonics ecosystem from design through to packaging.


You have a Master’s or PhD degree in optics/photonics. You have a strong motivation to develop new business opportunities, you enjoy reaching out to new customers. Due to the high customer facing nature of the role and various international users, it is highly desirable that you have excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral. Knowledge of programming for engineers in python, C, and, experience of IC design flow will be an asset (specially with tools such as Cadence, Mentor Graphics etc.). Background in integrated photonics is highly desirable. You are a good team player.


In exchange for your talent, passion and expertise, you will join a multicultural and high-tech company, with challenges there for the taking. Our flexible, progressive and informal working environment offers you a range of possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. This is your opportunity to contribute to the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow. imec supports and guides you in this process; not only with words but with concrete actions. Through imec.academy, 'our corporate university', we are actively investing in the further development of all our employees to assure their technical and personal growth. Your valuable contribution and that of your colleagues make imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of an attractive and competitive salary with many fringe benefits.


Apply online at www.imec.be/jobs or via the direct apply link https://imec.csod.com/ats/careersite/login.aspx?returnurl=/ATS/CareerSite/ApplicationStart.aspx?ID=588&c=imec&site=8

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