System Engineer Integrated Optics

Your main responsibilities will be to

  • Architect, design, simulate and model on-chip and external optics for our current and future products. This includes sensor, filters, lenses. Simulations include ray tracing, thin film, morphological and FDTD simulations
  • Define complex optical test setups, and characterize the devices together with our characterization teams, to understand and model optical behavior
  • Research, define and build proof-of-concept prototypes for the product roadmap, together with the foundry team

In this role you

  • Are part of the CTO office, focused on advanced R&D in the company.
  • Will collaborate closely with the Engineering team to work on challenging modeling and characterization of the product and with the and Processing teams to define and build future products and prototypes

Your profile, skills and talents

Ideally you are a creative, self-dependent engineer, highly-motivated to be part of a dynamic team creating new value,
continuously and actively seeking better solutions for our problems. Specifically:

  • You have a master’s degree in engineering, sciences or a similar technical discipline; a PhD degree is a plus.
  • You have good understanding of elementary electronics and optics, boards, systems and test equipment
  • Experience with optical modeling software
  • Experience with python
  • Experience with hands-on experimental work and test systems
  • You are fluent in English and have excellent communication skills.

You will help us be successful when:

  • You are a good team player, able to pursue and find compromise through constructive discussions, enthusiasm and skills.
  • You are result-driven, you have a natural desire to analyze and solve problems and you are self-critical.
  • You are highly focused on delivering and finding solutions in a complex environment with many stakeholders and trade-offs.

Foundry Engineer (Malaysia)

Your main responsibilities will be to

  • Daily follow-up of all Spectricity-related activities at the semiconductor foundry including lot movements, inline and EOL data, quality issues, etc.
  • Collect and analyze critical inline and EOL data to check and anticipate processes and yield performances.
  • Work hands-on on critical processes and metrology equipment in collaboration with foundry engineers.
  • Follow up the status and usage of consigned equipment in the foundry, and develop a suitable schedule for maintenance and improvement of the equipment.
  • Work proactively with fellow assignee and foundry engineers towards high yield processing by investigating failure modes, looking into SPC data, identifying root causes for yield losses, and propose solutions.
  • Daily reporting to Spectricity Operations on foundry activities.
  • Carry out product inspections and reviews to determine process performance and defectivity.
  • Systematically organize all process data, documentations and reports.
  • Develop scripts and programs for efficiency improvement and data analysis.
  • Support supply chain activities.

In your role you will

  • Develop professional working relationship with foundry partners based on mutual understanding.
  • Collaborate with fellow Spectricity Foundry Assignee and process & equipment engineers at X-FAB to define and optimize the process technology flow for our products.
  • Collaborate with Spectricity integration team to install process flows in the foundry.
  • Collaborate with partner foundry and Spectricity Operation teams to achieve high-volume manufacturing (HVM) with high yield.
  • Collaborate with Spectricity research teams and world-leading research center to define the next generation technologies, build the roadmap and develop new process capabilities.
  • Use your problem-solving skills and creative thinking to overcome technology and process issues.
  • Gain in depth understanding of our process technology (existing processes, modules and flows, new developments, etc.).

Your profile, skills and talents

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, physics or equivalent.
  • You have preferably 2 years of hands-on experience in a high-volume semiconductor foundry environment, working with semiconductor equipment, and have a good understanding of all manufacturing processes principles for CMOS OR MEMS manufacturing.
  • You have a basic understanding of Technology Development or New Product Introduction (NPI).
  • You have a basic understanding of general engineering principles including electronics and mechanics.
  • You have experience in statistical analysis of in-line wafer data.
  • Experience in in-line inspection, metrology or deposition systems is a strong plus.
  • Experience in python, or other scripting/coding platforms is a plus.
  • Experience in PDK development, layout design and mask tape-out flow is a plus.
  • You are fluent in English, and have excellent communication skills.
  • You are prepared to work onsite in a cleanroom environment at the foundry partner in Malaysia with occasional travel to Belgium.

You will help us be successful when:

  • You are an excellent team player, able to pursue and find compromise through constructive discussion, enthusiasm and skills.
  • You are self-motivated and have a strong sense of ownership over assigned tasks and projects.
  • You are highly focused on delivering and finding solutions in a complex environment with many stakeholders and trade-offs.
  • You have a high sense of urgency to implement quality principles and procedures.
  • You have good adaptability and able to work in a multicultural environment.
  • You are an excellent communicator and reporter, who can convey clear messages and conclusions based on facts.

Field Application Engineer Asia (Taipei area)

Your main responsibilities will be to

  • Establish training materials, agenda and conduct technical training for clients and partners.
  • Conduct demonstrations for clients and partners.
  • You understand industry trends, system architecture, block diagram and client roadmaps & client’s needs.
  • Provide proactive technical support, problem solving and Q&A for clients and partners to drive for design-win and customer satisfaction.
  • Participate in and facilitate failure analysis and corrective actions.
  • Attend trade-shows and industry events when needed.

Your profile, skills and talents

Ideally you are a creative, self-dependent engineer, highly-motivated to be part of a dynamic team creating new value, continuously and actively seeking better solutions for our problems. Specifically:

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering with at least 5 years of relevant experience, or similar relevant degree by proven experience
  • You have a good understanding of elementary electronics and optics, boards and systems architecture
  • You have excellent communication skills both towards clients as internal stakeholders
  • You are fluent in English and Chinese/Mandarin, and have good presentation skills
  • You are independent and able to work well autonomously
  • Willing to travel to Europe often

You will help us be successful when:

  • You are a good team player, able to pursue and find compromise through constructive discussion, enthusiasm and skills
  • You are result-driven, you have a natural desire to analyze and solve problems and you are self-critical

spectricity Image Sensors Europe

System and Test Engineer

Your main responsibilities will be to

  • Define and build test systems, characterize and test our sensor systems, supporting the development teams
  • Define and build application demonstrators to validate the systems

Your profile, skills and talents

Ideally you are a creative, self-dependent engineer, highly-motivated to be part of a dynamic team creating new value, continuously and actively seeking better solutions for our problems. Specifically:

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering with at least 5 years of relevant experience, or similar relevant degree by proven experience
  • You have proven experience with CMOS image sensors and/or camera systems and how to test these components/systems
  • You have a good understanding of elementary electronics and optics, boards, systems and test equipment
  • You are proficient with Python. Git and continuous integration and unit tests are the tools you use daily
  • Experience with spectroscopy and/or optical systems is a plus
  • Experience with hands-on experimental work and test systems
  • You can efficiently interact with your SW/HW peers in the Engineering department, Application engineers in the Marketing department, test and manufacturing engineers in the Operations Department as well as the CTO Office
  • You are fluent in English, and have good presentation skills

You will help us be successful when:

  • You are a good team player, able to pursue and find compromise through constructive discussion, enthusiasm and skills
  • You are result-driven, you have a natural desire to analyze and solve problems and you are self-critical

Spectricity 获得 Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Agentschap Innoveren & Ondernemen - VLAIO) 的 300 万欧元拨款,以协助 Spectricity 开发为移动设备设计的光谱成像传感芯片。

Spectricity 获得 Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Agentschap Innoveren & Ondernemen - VLAIO) 的 300 万欧元拨款,以协助 Spectricity 开发为移动设备设计的光谱成像传感芯片。 VLAIO 致力于推广佛兰德斯的创新,并资助佛兰德斯创业公司的研发。

Spectricity 首席执行官 Vincent Mouret 表示:

“Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship 自始就支持 Spectricity,并在我们的研发轨迹中发挥了重要作用。 新的VLAIO 拨款将帮助我们加快针对智能手机市场的先进消费类相机模块和人工智能的研发, 并加速实现在移动设备中大规模采用光谱传感的目标。”


Spectricity 在 X-FAB 部署专有技术,为移动设备带 来光谱成像功能

实现在 CMOS 图像传感器上集成小型像素化光谱滤波器

中国北京,2022 年 6 月 29 日——全球公认的卓越的模拟/混合信号晶圆代
工厂 X-FAB Silicon Foundries(“X-FAB”)今日宣布,与专注多光谱成像技术研
发的半导体设计公司 Spectricity 携手,推出独特成像解决方案。来自 Spectricity
的专有光谱成像技术已部署在 X-FAB 工艺平台的量产设备中;此举将首次实现移
动设备光谱图像传感器的低成本制造。

Spectricity 的专利光谱传感器解决方案将小型像素化的光谱滤波器集成至可
见和近红外光谱范围的 CMOS 图像传感器上,可包含 16 个或更多的高质量窄带
通道。通过此次部署,X-FAB 成为唯一能够批量生产如此小尺寸光谱像素 CMOS
的代工厂,使其和 Spectricity 能够更好地满足移动手持设备 OEM 的需求。由此
带来的解决方案凭借紧凑性和高光谱密度提供了高空间和光谱分辨率感知功能,
助力厂商把握智能手机、物联网、医疗保健和可穿戴设备等领域的机遇。

将光谱相机模块整合至移动设备,贴合了目前增加先进传感功能的持续趋
势。光谱成像仪将能够捕捉多个光谱通道的图像数据,超越传统的红、绿、蓝颜
色通道,并将允许测量物体的光谱特征。需要更为精确自动白平衡的应用,如图
像采集、个性化的化妆品和护肤品、远程医疗及智能园艺/农业等,将会由此受
益。

Spectricity 首席执行官 Vincent Mouret 表示:“我们将最初由 imec 开创的
前沿技术,成功部署至 X-FAB 量产设备中,是 Spectricity 在服务全球智能手机市
场征程中的一个关键里程碑,这也使得我们与实现推动在移动设备中大规模采用
光谱传感的目标更接近。

X-FAB 首席技术官 Jörg Doblaski 评论说:“Spectricity 团队的工程专业技能
给我们留下深刻的印象;我们对与一家创新的欧洲企业成功合作实现光谱成像仪
产品而感到十分兴奋。其技术转让已在很短时间内完成,最初的批次也已达到所
需规格。

Spectricity 计划于 2022 年晚些时候开始推出其由 X-FAB 制造的光谱成像解
决方案样片。

缩略语:
CMOS 互补金属氧化物半导体
IoT 物联网
NIR 近红外线
OEM 原始设备制造商

关于 X-FAB:
X-FAB 是领先的模拟/混合信号和 MEMS 晶圆代工集团,生产用于汽车、工业、消
费、医疗和其它应用的硅晶圆。X-FAB 采用尺寸范围从 1.0μm 至 130nm 的模块化
CMOS 和 SOI 工艺,及其特色 SiC 与微机电系统(MEMS)长寿命工艺,为全球客户打
造最高的质量标准、卓越的制造工艺和创新的解决方案。X-FAB 的模拟数字集成电路
(混合信号 IC)、传感器 MEMS 在德国、法国、马来西亚和美国的六家生产基地生产,
并在全球拥有约 4,000 名员工。www.xfab.com

关于 Spectricity:
Spectricity 是一家总部设在比利时的无晶圆厂公司,其利用 CMOS 技术开发和制造
光谱传感解决方案。这些解决方案专为大批量生产而设计,主要面向消费和移动设备。
公司于 2018 年成立,并得到风险投资的支持。其技术建立在 imec 独家授权的专利组合
基础之上;其中,imec 作为世界领先的纳米电子和数字技术研发与创新中心,其所推动
的技术和产品凝聚了超过 15 年的研究与开发成果。更多信息,请访问:
spectricity.com。