Research & Development UVC LED Specialist

by Trojan Technologies

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Nov 06, 2021
Trojan Technologies

Job Description

Research & Development UVC LED Specialist

At Trojan Technologies, we believe there’s nothing more essential than delivering clean water to the world. That’s especially true in this critical moment, when the world’s supply of clean water is under substantial stress due to industrialization, increasing demand, and rising biological and chemical contamination. Our mission is to stem that tide: to ensure greater water confidence and environmental stewardship for people, industries, and municipalities, improving the lives of over one billion people globally.

As part of our global team, you’ll work alongside customers from municipalities to pharmaceutical and food and beverage companies to build creative, sustainable solutions. You’ll also find a welcoming and supportive team that listens to your ideas and allows you to follow your strengths. All of us feel privileged to work on innovative technologies that bring clean water to the world—we hope you will, too.

Trojan is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies. Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment.

Position Summary

This position is an exciting opportunity for a research and development subject matter expert, in the area of epitaxy and semiconductor manufacturing, to joing our collaborative team at Trojan in the development of UVC LED water treatment systems! Full remote work possible with occasional site visits.



  • Stay current with the state of the art UVC LED manufacturers
  • Assess and report on manufacturer technologies and future roadmaps
  • Guiding internal LED verification program advising on test methods/reviewing test data
  • Support multiple design teams by providing relevant technical knowledge
  • Understand the implication of patents within the UVC LED IP space
  • Contribute to the growth of the team, help junior / younger engineers learn required knowledge and experience through project work


Critical Competencies / Leadership Anchors

  • Quickly learns when faced with new challenges; strives to enhance his/her knowledge and skills, undeterred by the knowledge that some lessons are learned from setbacks.
  • Motivated by the challenge of new work; comfortable with ambiguity; proactively seeks answers.
  • Strives to deliver the highest quality output and collaborates with the team to deliver on shared goals.
  • Takes initiative to practice and apply new skills to continuously improve performance and is accountable for meeting commitments.
  • Seeks feedback regarding strengths and weaknesses; is not defensive; acts on feedback; and provides balanced feedback when asked.


Qualifications required:

  • Ph.D. or MS in Materials Science, Physics, or Engineering with 10+ years in the semiconductor industry
  • Deep understanding of:
  • LED structure and semiconductor physics
  • Epitaxy growth and MOCVD machines
  • Process of LED chip manufacturing
  • LED encapsulation methods
  • LED Quality control and related test methods
  • Strong background in radiometry, specifically UVC light sources


Experience with any of the following an asset:

  • Experience with design sprints, FMEA, risk analysis, validation testing.
  • Optical measurement and design
  • Materials degradation testing
  • Familiar with Microbiology

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.  Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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