Software Engineer – Validation

Software Engineer – Validation

Software Engineer – Validation

Eindhoven, Netherlands

Full time

Master degree

General overview

About Us

Where Light Meets Digital – EFFECT Photonics is a highly vertically integrated, independent photonic semiconductor company addressing the need for high-performance, affordable optic solutions driven by the ever-increasing demand for bandwidth and faster data transfer capabilities. Our teams are made up of professional, highly skilled, energized, and enthusiastic people who share a passion for developing and creating high-volume, world-class solutions. We operate globally, and our teams work collaboratively to make EFFECT Photonics a very dynamic and rewarding place to work.

About the position

EFFECT Photonics is looking for an experienced – Software engineer 

We are seeking an experienced software engineer to join our R&D department working with our PIC validation team. You will offer a key contribution towards automation, implementation, development, and deployment of our software framework, cloud solutions and database interactions. The data acquired in this way is sent to a cloud-based infrastructure for storage and analysis. Your role will be to write SW code and interface to these cloud and database applications. You will be responsible for the development of different web interfaces to facilitate and automate the R&D testing processes. This is done by designing web-based views or windows-based GUI’s and advanced data processing and analysis methods. You will be based in a multi-disciplinary R&D team, so overall technical skills are a must in order to be successful in this role.

Role responsibilities

  • Define and develop automation scripts (Python, C++, SQL).
  • User interface development
  • Database integration & advanced data processing
  • Test throughput optimization through parallel data-processing and test-execution.
  • Test development for Photonics Integrated Circuits and telecommunication modules.
  • Transfer test infrastructure to our operations team and/or R&D engineers.
  • Interface with design teams and an understanding of the device-under-test and equipment.

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About You

We want you to bring your expertise, experience, and passion for Software Development and Validation to the forefront of our organisation, helping us to create a world class company with a world class reputation.

Required / Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Master’s degree MSc. in the field of Software Development with 3-5 years of relevant work experience in a technical field or a Master’s degree in a technical field with 3-5 years relevant work experience in software coding.
  • Broad experience interfacing with Cloud and Database applications.
  • Experience in designing User Interfaces.
  • Profound knowledge of Python and C++ coding.
  • General knowledge of optical components and optical and electrical test equipment.

Reward and Benefits

Benefits are a critical component to consider when taking on a new challenge, but because we are a global company, benefits may vary by location.

Here’s what you can expect from us regardless:

  • An exciting working culture where everyone’s point of view has real value
  • An environment that embraces collaboration
  • A competitive salary that reflects our ambition
  • A flexible benefits scheme with health, dental and 401(k) - US Based Roles
  • Paid time off (vacation days) plus statutory annual holidays
  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR – stock program)

We look forward to receiving your application, if you have any questions, please get in touch with our recruitment team.

Email: - No agencies please!

Effect Photonics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Effect Photonics complies with all applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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