Equipment Engineer, Laser Diode Burn In (Engineer Staff, HW Development) – Lumentum Operations LLC – Milpitas, CA

Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide. Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum’s commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum is headquartered in Milpitas, California with R&D, manufacturing, and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit


Lumentum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disability.

Key responsibilities:
Responsible for the specification and procurement of burn-in racks for edge emitting and VCSEL laser diodes as well as setup, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of these racks

Interface to CM / equipment to design burn-in capability (COS and wafer)

Perform equipment engineering design evaluations.

Recommends design enhancements to improve quality of products and/or procedures.

Modifies / upgrades racks for new products as needed

Reports to R&D Test Development Manager

5+ years hands-on experience in semiconductor laser testing and instrumentation.

Experience with semiconductor-laser physics is a plus

Strong analytic and data analysis/mining skills via Excel, Minitab and/or JMP

Familiarity in LabView / Python is desirable. Database experience is a plus

Experienced in development and implementation of test setups for R&D environment

Good knowledge in Electronics, Photonics, Optics, and Thermodynamics.

Familiarity with DOE, SPC, DFX, GR&R and GR-468-CORE qualification is a plus

Communicates/contributes effectively in cross-functional teams (esp. with manufacturing)

Industrial experience in high-volume semiconductor manufacturing is highly desired.

BS degree or above preferred in semiconductor, electrical, optical or physical engineering

US citizenship or permanent residency allows greater program flexibility

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Milpitas-HQ, CA USA

400 N McCarthy Blvd





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Individual Contributor

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Mar 31, 2017, 9:57:30 AM

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