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Optical Sensors System Engineer - Applications

Job Title
Optical Sensors System Engineer - Applications
Job ID
Munich, GERMANY,  BY 85748
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Our German client, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance semiconductor sensor solutions is in search of a:

Optical Sensors System Engineer -  Applications


Tasks and responsibilities

  • Responsible for product definition, requirements identification, architectural choices, related to optical sensors in consumer applications. Lead definition and development of product specifications.
  • Feasibility of new products in innovative application spaces, drive implementation Proof of Concept and customer demo.
  • Definition of Technology and Device Roadmaps.
  • Provide ongoing support for internal performance evaluation of the sensors products and external evaluations and demonstrations, aligned to company plans. Manage development and validation process through product release.
  • Oversee characterization of product to specification, ensuring compliance.
  • Define and deliver comprehensive competitive analysis with electrical and physical teardowns.
  • Coordinate and interface with other cross-functional teams, i.e. system architects, product management, IC design, packaging, applications engineering, test development, project management, field applications, etc. to develop complex, integrated system level solutions.
  • Travel globally to meet and work with regional offices, customers and partners.
  • Technical Interface to customers on system level and device level.


  • >5 yrs background in semiconductor industry, with focus on optical sensors applications.
  • Experience in camera imaging and/or optical or time-of-flight sensors based reference designs and complex system platform development for consumer applications with mass market deployment track records required.
  • Familiar with technical aspects associated to optical emitters (e.g. LED, VCSEL, EEL) and receivers (photodiodes), basic Analog Front End architectures and operation.
  • Application view, system knowledge of optical sensors, preferably for consumer applications like smartphones, wearables, tablets, etc.
  • Proven technical problem solving and analytics skills at system board level, spanning across software and hardware.
  • Strong analytical and technical background on mixed-signal solutions, understanding of circuits and systems. Modelling skills of complex optical systems: noise analysis, architectural implementations, application-related inputs and outputs.
  • Familiarity with standard and optical lab equipment, validation and test methodology, data analysis. Hands-on attitude for solving problems.
  • Commercially minded, excellent judgement and analytical skills.
  • Outstanding leadership, presentation skills and written/verbal communication.
  • Customer oriented personality, excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Readiness to travel.
  • Proficient in English.
Required Skills

5+ yrs exp optical sensors applications.
camera imaging / optical or time-of-flight (ToF) sensors platform development
optical emitters (e.g. LED, VCSEL, EEL) and receivers (photodiodes), Analog Front End architectures and operation.

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