Lead Product Engineer, Optical Amplifier

Mountain View, CA
About us:
Aeva’s mission is to bring the next wave of perception to a broad range of applications from automated driving to industrial robotics, consumer electronics, consumer health, security, and beyond. Aeva is transforming autonomy with its groundbreaking sensing and perception technology that integrates all key LiDAR components onto a silicon photonics chip in a compact module. Aeva 4D LiDAR sensors uniquely detect instant velocity in addition to 3D position, allowing autonomous devices like vehicles and robots to make more intelligent and safe decisions. 

Role Overview:
Lead and own yield of both bare die and chip on carrier assemblies for optical amplifier

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'll have:

  • 5+ years of experience with edge-emitting laser 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

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with one of the MOCVD/III-V wafer process/ III-V backend process  

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: We care about results, not punching timecards

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