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Health Optical Sensors Architect

Company: Renesas
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Type Optical and Health Sensing Architect

Travel Required: Yes

Remote Work Available: Yes

Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world's leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what's next in electronics and the world.

Optical and Health Sensing Architect


Individual with proven expertise in design of optical assemblies and platforms comprising of electro-optical and mechanical components

Design, develop, and launch next-generation Sensor Technologies industrial, medical, bio/health and consumer devices.

Bring devices to life and enable them to interact with users and the environment in ways never imagined before

Knowledge of light transport in biological tissue and experience with modeling tools in bio-photonics

Prepare and deliver executive presentations to clearly communicate technical status, risks, and mitigation strategies and roadmap and technology development.

Fundamental understanding of electro-optical systems and EE principles.

Feature definition, block-level simulation, and spec authorship of sensor modules. Preferred - Define ASIC requirements and verification plans, review ASIC design and development process.

Proficient in programming languages, MATLAB, Python, C etc

Familiarity with optical simulation packages, LightTools, Zemax.

Flexible, collaborative and willing to work in multi-functional fast-paced technology development

This is a highly multi-functional role and will require close collaboration with mechanical, electrical and software engineers


MS/PhD degree in Biomedical, EE engineering or related field

Additional Information

  • $183,000 - $232,000 annualized salary range (Note: Disclosure as required by SB 1162 (9-27-22) for California)
  • Please note that the compensation details listed reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits.
  • Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on the job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position in California. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

    Renesas Electronics America is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Renesas, San Diego , Health Optical Sensors Architect, Professions , San Diego, California

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