Software Engineer - TCAD

Silvaco Europe

Silvaco is looking for a senior software engineer to join our TCAD team. The candidate will be part of our device group and will help to design, develop, troubleshoot and maintain our device simulation software.


This position will involve developing the quantum and optoelectronic device models and simulation code required to study the next generation of quantum semiconductor and optical devices.


PhD in Physics or Electrical Engineering

In-depth knowledge and understanding of semiconductor physics and quantum mechanics, in particular knowledge of the following:

  • Bulk and envelope function k.p theory
  • Non-equilibrium Green's function methodology
  • Quantum mechanical generation of light in LEDs and lasers
  • Physics of superlattices

Familiarity with semiconductor optics such as mode solvers and laser

Familiarity with non-linear numerical solution techniques

Experience developing large software packages as part of a team

Proficiency in C/C++, STL, templates

The candidate should display good analysis and problem solving skills

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