Senior Optical Characterization Engineer

Location: Brisbane, Australia

About Us:

Silanna is an innovative designer of cutting edge semiconductor products.  As a part of our innovative journey, we create best-in-class UV technologies that are revolutionizing hygiene management and the fight against superbugs.  Harnessing the power of innovative new materials that can deliver higher power at lower cost, Silanna UV LEDs enable a new approach to safely and comprehensively disinfecting air, water and surfaces across a wide variety of applications and industries. 

 Our world class products have been developed by the best minds in this industry and they are passionate about what they do.  We invite you to join us to contribute to our continued success. 

About the Role:

The Team 

Silanna is experiencing a period of growth and is looking for passionate, experienced and skilful engineers, who are driven to collaboratively solve technically challenging problems in close-knit interdisciplinary engineering teams. 

 Our team of engineers collaboratively use their strong analytical and logical thinking to discover the best solutions to complex problems.  

 As the final stage of the product quality gate, the Product and the Test Engineering team are responsible for undertaking the product performance testing, analysis and characterization at the wafer level, package level and evaluation board level, to ensure that we deliver high quality products to our customers.  

 Our innovative team also provide valuable support to the Optical R&D test development of the DOE. 

 Your new Position 

When you join our UV Product and Test team, as the Senior Optical Characterization Engineer you will lead the product optical performance validation, characterization, and optimization processes. As a highly specialised Engineer, you will play a crucial key role in being the Sr optical expert in the company.  You will be the go to expert who can provide expertise and guidance for established products as well as new product research and development. 

 As the owner all optical test characterizations (wafer/die level, package part level and evaluation board level) you will be responsible for: 

  • Managing the Optics characterization test equipment setup, calibration, maintenance, integration, and development. 
  • Leading the UV LED products characterization project management.  (planning, scheduling, reporting etc) 
  • Developing and applying reliable system solutions to characterize UV LED optical performance at wafers, dies, parts and board levels. 
  • Collecting characterization data and undertaking a comprehensive data analysis of the data. 
  • Preparing and presenting formal documentation and reports on electrical and optical characterization of UV LED products.  
  • Working closely with the R&D team to undertake critical UV LED research test experimental designs and analysis. 

About You:

  • You will be degree qualified in Optical and Electrical Engineering, Physics or similar field, and have a solid understanding of optical test/application, optical product performance characterization and analysis in IV/CV/LI/LT. 
  • Familiarity with semiconductor optoelectronics devices (in particular LED products) will be highly regarded; however if this is not experience that you have had, for the selected candidate, we will provide hands on training in this area. 
  • Be highly skilled as a professional user of optoelectronic instrumentations. 
  • Have expertise with: 
    • Optical test JIG/PCB/hardware design and development.  
    • Statistical data analysis tools – JMP and/or Matlab preferred
    • Knowledge of software programming/debugging (Labview is preferred) 
  • Amongst your many personable attributes, you will be a proactive, analytical and mechanically minded individual contributor, with a keen eye for detail who thrives on solving technically challenging problems. 

 Come and make a difference with us

 Support for working visa arrangements and relocation to Brisbane will be provided for the right person. 

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