Device Engineer Position

Sivananthan Laboratories

Bolingbrook, IL

Job posting number: #7080845

Posted: July 6, 2021

Application Deadline: August 13, 2021

Job Description

Sivananthan Laboratories is on the cutting edge of research and development of intelligent and automatic decision making sensors and imagers. Constant innovation of its technologies provides state-of-the-art
infrared imagers to U.S. defense and commercial customers. Join our dedicated and talented team of
innovators in achieving our mission to “protect those who protect us.” Candidate will be considered for
postdoctoral or regular position depending on the experience.

SUMMARY OF ROLE:
The successful candidate will work all aspects related optoelectric devices for a primary application
of advanced semiconductor infrared sensors and detectors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will specifically:
• Work closely with the team members in developing optoelectronics device design
• Develop and implement nanofabrication of the devices
• Develop optical and electronic device testing procedures for semiconductor devices
• Characterize the materials and devices including IR detectors and Avalanche Photo Diodes,
made of heterostructures, 2D materials, and colloidal quantum dots
• Write R&D-level proposals and grant applications for semiconductor materials and device
technology advancements
• Write technical reports to funding agencies and customers
• Make technical presentations at conferences and to customers/collaborators
• Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair test equipment

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Bulk and 2D materials and device characterization using electrical and optical tools
• Materials and device data analysis and interpretation
• Strong oral and written communication skills, strong organization skills with an attention to
detail, and excellent documentation capability
• Familiarity with COMSOL modeling of optical and electronics devices
• Computer skills including MS Office, Python, LabView, SQL and AutoCAD a plus
• Willingness to learn new technical areas

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• PhD in a relevant discipline (Physics, Engineering or Materials Science)
• At least three years direct 2D/semiconductor materials and device experience
• Must have experience working with compound semiconductors.
• Semiconductor test equipment maintenance, troubleshooting, and basic repair experience
preferred.
• Permission to work in the US. Citizen or permanent resident of the United States preferable



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