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Free Space Optical communications AI residency
At Google X we are developing Free Space Optical Communication to bring affordable internet to developing countries
- Location: X's headquarters in Mountain View, CA. It could be remote for exceptional cases.
- Start Date(s): Year-round rolling basis
- Duration: a flexible 4 mo. to 1 year program based on project team needs and your availability
- Must be enrolled in a PhD program.
WHAT YOU'LL BE WORKING ON:
Your will be a hardware engineer with excellent software skills
- Optimize Photonic / electronic components for Free space optical communications.
- Develop software lab automation framework
- Develop data analysis framework for analyzing experiments
- Build photonic / electronic models for the components
- Proven track record of Open source contributions in GitHub
- Scripted layout (gdsfactory)
- Simulation: FDTD (Meep), spice (pyspice) ...
- Lab automation
- Python, GIT, optimization
- Main developer, author, maintainer of at least one relevant open source project (Github profile link required)
- Open-source contributions that demonstrate relevant skills. Notice that your application will be NOT CONSIDERED without relevant GitHub open source contributions.
The US base salary range for this role is between $103,000 - $127,000 + benefits. Your recruiter will share more about the specific salary range for your targeted location during the hiring process. Transfer compensation is determined algorithmically and is non-negotiable.
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