Optical Communications (PC), Quantum Computing and Communication (OC)
Years of Experience:
VPIphotonics, premier provider of professional simulation software and design services for applications in integrated photonics, optoelectronics, fiber optics, transmission systems and networks, is offering a position in its headquarters in Berlin, Germany. With a worldwide customer base spanning data/telecom, sensing and signal processing markets, VPIphotonics is seeking the talents of a Senior R&D Engineer, with an emphasis on quantum communications and classic optical communication systems.
The successful candidate will provide and drive technical leadership and applications support for VPIphotonics products and services. This will include:
Content contribution and task leadership within an European H2020 R&D project for Quantum Communications systems
Extension of an existing classical simulation framework to support a joint classical and quantum performance analysis of optical transmission systems
Development of mathematical and numerical models for quantum-specific components and subsystems
Enhancement of classical models for fibers and other system components to take into account their quantum limits and transmission impairments
Transfer knowledge from research activities into product development; participation in the development process
Co-publication of significant results on relevant topics at conferences and journals
Skills & Experience
PhD or MS degree with focus on a fiber-optics/photonics related field is mandatory.
Familiarity with technology and theory of quantum communication systems is required.
Familiarity with principles of classical fiber-optic communication systems is highly desired.
Programming experience using Python, Matlab or similar is highly desired.
Application knowledge of simulation tools, especially VPIphotonics design tools, is a plus.
Fluency in English is required; knowledge in German is a plus.
Further, we envision that the successful candidate will have
Strong analytical & problem solving abilities
Excellent presentation & communication skills
Solid people skills, ability to work in a team
This is a genuine rare opportunity to work alongside an expert team of modelers and designers addressing the demand of tomorrow’s research and industry needs. VPIphotonics will provide comprehensive product training, in addition to an exciting & rewarding international career path, to the successful candidate. Only candidates with a valid EU Work Permit and the willingness to work in our office in Berlin, Germany will be considered. Occasional travel is required.
Salary will be negotiated depending on a candidate’s qualifications and experience. If you would like to be considered, please send your resume by Aug-24, 2018 to jobs.GmbH@VPIphotonics.com.
Internal Number: SeniorRDE-Q-20180724
VPIphotonics sets the industry standard for end-to-end photonic design automation comprising design, analysis and optimization of components, systems and networks. We provide professional simulation software and professional consulting services. Our award-winning solutions are used extensively in research and development, and by product design and marketing teams at hundreds of corporations and at over 160 academic institutions worldwide.
To learn more about our products and services, as well as exemplary applications we invite you to explore our website, and contact us directly
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