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Working at Luceda Photonics

Work in a fascinating field, with customers from all over the world and applications ranging from health care to telecom and sensing. You will work in a small but strong team, where you will fulfill a key role in further developing our products and services.

Luceda Photonics wants photonic IC engineers to enjoy the same first-time-right design experience as electronic IC designers. Luceda Photonics’ tools and services are rooted in over 50 years of experience in photonic integrated circuit (PIC) design.

We strongly believe in a human & customer-centric approach. We offer flexibility and empowerment to our employees as well as our customers!

Luceda Photonics is located in Dendermonde, Belgium at a stone’s throw from the center of Flanders. It is easily reachable by public transportation, bike or car.

Software engineer.

We offer the opportunity to work in a fascinating field, with customers from all over the world and applications ranging from health care to telecom and sensing. You will work in a small but strong team, where you will fulfill a key role in further developing our products.

As a software engineer at Luceda you will:

  • Define, design and build highly technical software
  • Participate in continuous improvement of software architecture and development processes
  • Create quality assurance, increase test coverage and create delivery infrastructure
  • Assist application engineers in supporting the customer
  • Build customer driven prototypes

Your profile:

You have a good understanding of software engineering. We expect you to think along on improving the software architecture, development processes, QA and delivery infrastructure.  You like to take a project from the start to the end, delivering quality software to customers, and you know what it takes to do that. You’re not afraid of starting from an existing codebase. We expect you to have a hands-on attitude and to not be afraid of engaging one-to-one with a customer or partner. However, you don’t like to lose track of the overall picture and you ask questions about why and how we do things.

Requirements:

  • You are passionate about building quality software that solves problems
  • You know software engineering best practices and are always looking to improve
  • We expect you can use common software development tools like IDE, version control, continuous integration systems, ...
  • You have great analytical skills and like to solve problems
  • A big part of our product is based on python, so good Python knowledge is a strong plus.
  • Experience with both Windows and Linux is a plus
  • You have an interest in physics and the semiconductor industry
  • You ask questions about why and how we do things

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work on the intersection of many exciting high-tech engineering fields and learn about them.
  • The flexibility of a small company
  • The opportunity to interact with customers on their use cases

Contact:
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Senior application engineer

Luceda Photonics is looking for a senior application engineer. Luceda Photonics is a fast-growing company that delivers photonics design software to integrated photonics designers. We are looking for motivated people to join our team of application engineers.  Our application engineers have the crucial task of maintaining the link between Luceda and its customers. We offer a very varied job which includes sales, support, training, representation of the company and marketing.  We are searching for engineers with a solid background in photonics and strong communication skills as well as an appetite for customer interactions.
 
As a senior application engineer you will:
 
  • Train and support new and existing customers.
  • Handle technical sales.
  • Create technical marketing content.
  • Represent Luceda at various technical conferences and tradeshows around the world.
 
Your profile:
 
  • You have a solid background in integrated photonics. 
  • You have strong communication skills. 
  • You are looking for a job with a lot a variation.
  • You have some programming skills and wish to develop them.
 
We offer:
 
  • The opportunity to work on the intersection of many exciting high-tech engineering fields and learn about them.
  • The flexibility of a small company.
  • The opportunity of developing non-engineering skills such as sales and marketing while leveraging your strong technical background in photonics. 

Contact us at:

Joris Geessels
Mail: joris@lucedaphotonics.com
Tel: +32 52 33 98 38
Mob: +32 497 31 65 84

 

 

PDK - process design kit -  application engineer

Luceda is looking to strengthen our team with an Application Engineer focussing on the use and expansion of Luceda’s Process Design Kits (PDKs). Luceda makes the bridge between designers and photonic IC foundries by means of Process Design Kits enabling layout, circuit modelling and device simulation.

We work with more than 15 foundries world-wide offering silicon, silicon nitride and indium phosphide technologies. It becomes increasingly important for these PDKs to have strong circuit modeling capabilities and bridge the gap between the basic photonic IC component and the system

Your profile:

You are passionate about the cross-roads between photonic devices, software, semiconductor technology and applications. You like to communicate with customers and partners. We expect you to have a hands-on attitude and to not be afraid of engaging one-to-one with a customer or partner.

As a PDK Application Engineer, you will:

  • Expand the modeling capabilities of Luceda’s PDK implementations
  • Build working examples of circuit designs
  • Validate advanced components in various foundry technologies
  • Train and support Luceda’s customers on the use of PDKs
  • Be involved in customer-specific foundry projects
  • Contribute to development and maintenance of all PDKs at Luceda.

Requirements:

  • Photonic device modeling experience (EME, FDTD, …)
  • Photonic circuit modeling experience
  • Programming experience in Python or other languagues - you’re software-minded.
  • You are a communicator
  • You have experience in a relevant application field of photonic circuits (datacommunication, telecommunication, sensing, measurement and test, medical, …)
  • We expect you can use common software development tools like IDE, version control, ...
  • You have an interest in physics and the semiconductor industry
  • You ask questions about why and how we do things

Contact us at:

Joris Geessels
Mail: joris@lucedaphotonics.com
Tel: +32 52 33 98 38
Mob: +32 497 31 65 84

 

 

Internships

You are in your "Master" year or you are preparing a PhD.

  • Do you have python programming skills?
  • Are you familiar with integrated photonics applications?
  • Do you have experience using the Tanner EDA tools by Mentor, A Siemens business?
  • Do you have a first experience with scripted Photon IC design tools such as IPKISS?
  • Are you motivated to work in an international environment?
  • Do you want to learn by working in a strong team and grow your experience by working on innovative solutions for famous customers?

Then you are exactly the person we are looking for!

 

Contact us at:

Joris Geessels
Mail: joris@lucedaphotonics.com
Tel: +32 52 33 98 38
Mob: +32 497 31 65 84

Starting from our extensive validated component library, we can assist you in the creation and validation of new model libraries