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Photonics Contractor: Microwave Photonics/PIC

Sweden, Europe


Salary is dependant on location and experience


IC Resources is working with a client based in the Nordics that is searching for a Photonics Engineer in the area of Microwave Photonics and/or PIC research. The engineer is to be based in Gothenburg/Stockholm and to work on site for the project. 

As a technical expert you are expected to participate and lead photonics research.  You will have the opportunity to utilize your skills to make a better-connected world. You will also analyse requirements, define and design systems and product architectures, and verify the proposed solutions by cooperating with different teams including system design, product design and product management.   

  • Research on Microwave Photonics systems for B5G/6G networks and key enabling technologies
  • Architecture analysis of PIC and hybrid photonic/electronics devices
  • Architecture analysis of PICs for next generation radios
  • Experience in Radio over Fibre and other analog transmission techniques
  • Use case and requirement analysis
  • Find innovative and cost-efficient solutions for future wireless networks
  • Evaluate the performance of new ideas/architectures by simulation
  • Communication and Initiation of University Collaborations
  • Prototyping, bread boarding, and test of optical systems 
  • PhD in Communication Engineering, Optical/Laser Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Physics, System Design or equivalent background with several years of experience.
  • Good understanding of photonics, optics, and laser systems.
  • Understanding of radio standards and techniques is a plus.
  • Able to program in Scientific Programming Languages (Python, etc.)
  • Should be able to travel frequently between the office in Stockholm and Gothenburg, short term travel in Europe and China.
  • Should be able to work in a team and possess good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. 
Duration: 12 month rolling contract.  

If interest or you would like more information, please get in touch with Imogen Hunter. 
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