Junior Optical Device Engineer (Ottawa, On. and Guiyang Guizhou, China)

ElectroPhotonic-IC Inc (ELPHiC) is a small, seed-stage startup headquartered in Ottawa Canada. We are developing high-performance, monolithically-integrated transmitters and receivers for 100 and 400 Gb/s Data-Center interconnect applications. We are staffing design office in Guiyang Guizhou, the DataCenter capital of China.

At the core of our technology is the integration of both electronic and optical components onto a single InP die, to produce compact, high-performance and high-yield E/O interfaces.

We are looking for new and recent grads to staff our China research offices. Successful candidates will be trained and preparerd at our Ottawa facility, then transferred to our Guiyang offices.


We are looking for self-motivated, positive minded and enthusiastic people who love the energy and potential promise of working in an early stage venture funded startup.


Design and analysis of various opto-electronic components including PIN/UTC-PIN Diodes, EA and MZ modulators, semiconductor lasers in InP
Translate device operational specifications into device epi and layouts
Develop processing techniques to produce devices integrable with InP electronics
Verify device performance via simulation and characterisation
Develop methods and apparatus for optical characterization of integrated optical devices

Knowledge of InP based optical devices
Knowledge of measurement techniques for optical device characterization
Familiarity with numerical simulation methods and tools for semiconductor devices
Ability to work in a team environment
Strong communication, presentation and documentation skills.

Additional Information :

The job is one of four similar positions being filled in our facility in Guiyang
Successful candidates will be given a generous living allowance.
Successful candidates must be eligible to travel to Canada for training in our Ottawa facility.

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