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Silicon Photonics Engineer



Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut, Israel
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Silicon Photonics Engineer

  • R&D
  • Modiin, Israel
  • Senior
  • Full-time


Dustphotonics develops cutting-edge technology in Silicon Photonics which is revolutionizing connectivity and communication in the data centers.

Silicon photonics is becoming a standard technology used for high performance systems, solving challenges of performance, integration, power and cost.

This technology is growing rapidly also in other markets such as Healthcare, LIDARs and other sensors.

At Dustphotonics, we are looking to solve the difficult problems, in a smart and simple way, by thinking out of the box, leveraging the knowledge and know-how of the team members, and work as team to create Magic.

Our Company culture is characterized by accountability for our ethics, for being fair to every employee, customer, supplier and partner.

We believe we must work hard and have fun on the way to success.

We welcome you to join our team - Apply for your next career opportunity with us!

We are looking for a Principal Photonics Design Engineer to join our R&D team.


  • Hands-on experience with optoelectronic device simulations and measurements.
  • Strong understanding of planar waveguide optics, both passive components such as waveguides, multiplexers/demultiplexers, tapers, couplers and active components such as waveguide detectors and modulators.
  • Practical hands-on lab experience with optical measurement systems.
  • PhD/MSc in related subject and/or 5 years of experience working at R&D groups in multidisciplinary high-tech companies.


  • Design, model and layout silicon photonic circuits and components.
  • Focus on design for manufacturability; determine the performance impact across process corners, and thermal environment.
  • Perform full-parametric and scripted simulations to determine novel design improvements.
  • Work with the photonics test team in defining requirements for device characterization, debug and validation.
  • Analyze measurement data sets to determine device performance trends and include learnings in your designs and models.