Layout Engineer

Company Name:
Rockley Photonics

Rockley Photonics represents the commercialization of silicon photonics technology in its most exciting form yet. There is strong demand in the market for the speed and intergration capabilities that silicon photonics can provide and we aim to apply our experience to enable accelerated adoption of higher bandwith networks for a faster and more productive internet experience.
Position Summary:
In this role you will be responsible for designing and drawing the layout of a wide variety of photonic devices for both Research & Development (R&D) purposes and product development, up to full production. The candidate will also be responsible for maintaining the layer definitions, layout design rules, and submission checklists. The position reports to the Project Manager and collaborates with optical component designers, digital designers, product architects and process developers.

Essential Job Functions:
PDK support
Maintain layer definition files and documentation
Maintain design rule documentation
Design and layout test structures to determine new design rules
Analyze data from foundry suppliers to determine or change design rules
Layout support
Create R&D mask layout using a combination of code and GUI based tools
Create new building blocks
Generate artwork in GDS, or in a format as requested by coworkers, partners and vendors, respecting given specifications
Behaviors/ Skills:
Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field. BS or MS preferred.
2+ years experience in mask design, preferably with photonic components
Excellent knowledge of CAD layout tools, with strong programming and scripting skills
Experience with semiconductor and/or photonic device fabrication is required
Knowledge of integrated optics and/or photonics theory and design is required
Knowledge of data analysis software is preferred
Experience with device and/or optical modeling software tools is desirable
Must have excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with cross-functional team members
Team-player with creativity in problem solving
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