Senior Product Engineer, III-V Devices



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 2, 2023
About Us:
Aeva is building the next generation of sensing and perception for autonomous vehicles and beyond. With its unique ability to measure instantaneous velocity for each pixel, and long-range performance at high resolutions, while being free from LiDAR or sunlight interference, Aeva’s 4D LiDAR is built from the ground up at silicon photonics scale for mass-market applications.
Role Overview:
Lead and own both bare die and chip-on carrier assemblies based on III/V edge-emitting lasers and optical amplifiers.

What you'll be doing:

  • Responsible for driving performance and yield improvement experiments through external foundries
  • Work with cross-functional teams, both external and internal, to drive improvement plans, assist in FA activities, and contribute to design reviews
  • Drive scalability and manufacturability projects so that the products can scale with increasing volume
  • Drive resolution of product manufacturing issues (Epi, wafer process, and coating) at external foundries

What you have:

  • 5+ years of experience with edge-emitting laser or VCSEL product engineering
  • Comfortable with analyzing large datasets using JMP/R/Python
  • Demonstrated experience with characterization and testing of edge-emitting lasers
  • Can-do attitude with a zeal to solve complex problems in a cross-functional product development environment
  • Experience with working in a fast-paced, agile environment

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with one of the MOCVD/III-V wafer process/ III-V backend process
  • Prior Experience with solving laser-quality issues in a QRE/Applications Engineering role

What's in it for you:

  • Be part of a fast-paced and dynamic team
  • Very competitive compensation and meaningful equity!
  • Exceptional benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and more!
  • Unlimited PTO: Take all the time you need.
  • Paid lunches, ping pong tournaments, and fun team off-sites!