Multi-wavelength Source Validation Engineer

Ayar Labs

Santa Clara, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 06/06/2021
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  • Company Address: 6460 Hollis St, Ste A, Emeryville, CA 94608, US

About Ayar Labs

Ayar Labs helps companies keep up with skyrocketing volumes of data by miniaturizing fiber optic transceivers and making them in silicon chips, bringing the super-high bandwidths and low energy use of fiber optics inside computers.

Job Description

Responsible for collaborating on Ayar Labs’ Multi-Wavelength Source (MWS) development, including but not limited to driving MWS validation, EVT/DVT plans, setting EVT/DVT strategy, building MWS validation infrastructure,  working with  design team to drive performance and manufacturability improvements, and collaborating with packaging, reliability, and test teams to deliver superior solutions for Ayar Labs. 

Essential Functions

  • Drive MWS validation, EVT/DVT definition and execution;.
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders, managing projects, and executing to plan; and
  • Manage external test and measurement vendors, etc.; and
  • Collaborate with Assembly and Package Engineering, Test Engineering, and Quality and Reliability Engineering teams to develop and implement corrective action plans as needed.
Basic Qualifications
  • PhD or Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field, and
  • 2+ years experience in semiconductor test MFG/high volume testing environment, 
  • 2+ years with laser/optical component characterization and validation,
  • Experience with data analysis techniques, particularly statistical methods and large data sets
  • Failure analysis experience with passive devices such as AWG and InP laser technology.
  • Experience with optical link testing using a variety of data formats (PAM4, NRZ, etc).
  • Experience with optical module level failure analysis and DVT/EVT.
  • Strong background in design of experiments and EVT/DVT methodology,
  • May require US Citizenship for Federal site access 
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About Ayar Labs
At Ayar Labs we’re about to revolutionize computing by moving data with light.  We’re unleashing processing power for artificial intelligence, high performance computing, and telecommunications by removing the bottlenecks created by today’s electrical I/O -- making it possible to continue scaling computing system performance.  Ayar Labs is the first to deliver in-package optical I/O chiplets, a new universal I/O solution that replaces traditional electrical I/O and enables chips to communicate with each other from millimeters to kilometers, to deliver orders of magnitude improvements in latency, bandwidth density, and power consumption.

With our strong collaborations with industry leaders and government, our deep ties to MIT and UC Berkeley, and our commitment to hiring the best engineers in photonics and electronics, joining our team gives you the opportunity to collaborate with renowned experts on challenging, paradigm-shifting work.

We are passionate about delivering in-package optical I/O at scale, leveraging the strength of our patent portfolio and our team of leading interdisciplinary experts.  We believe that deep cross-collaboration between teams facilitated by honest, open debate is the best way to drive innovation and achieve big wins.   Join our team and experience the possibilities.


Ayar Labs is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is strongly committed to all policies which will afford equal opportunity employment to all qualified persons without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, creed, gender, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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