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Principal Engineer, Pixel Design - Plano, TX, United States

Principal Engineer, Pixel Design

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Position Type

Research & Development

Working time

  • Regular Fulltime

Place of employment

Plano, TX

What we offer:

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Define, develop and implement new detector concepts for ambient light sensors in high end consumer market
  • Take responsibility for the development of pixel- based optical detectors for ambient light sensors in central R&D
  • Act as a technical lead or team member in development- and implementation projects
  • Work together and lead project team members on different, international sites and different departments
  • Perform extensive TCAD simulations, based on proposed device concepts
  • Define device layout- and technology process- splits during the development phase
  • Define measurement plans and evaluate measurement results in cooperation with business line engineering
  • Report projects status to colleagues and managers
  • Work together with a multidisciplinary team such as system architects, circuit designers, optical engineers, process- and device engineers
  • Supervise and support younger colleagues
  • Contribute to the detector technology roadmap
  • Generate and secure intellectual property

Your education and experiences

  • Minimum of five years of experience in silicon based photodetector development, with focus on pinned photodiode pixels
  • Excellent knowledge of device physics of silicon based devices.
  • PhD in Physics or Microelectronics
  • Good knowledge of TCAD simulation tools such as Sentaurus device, or Minimos NT.
  • Goal oriented and self- motivated
  • Structured way of working
  • Good communication skills, respectful communication.
  • Willingness to take the technical leadership of a project team
  • Knowledge of advanced silicon fabrication technology is a plus
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