Component Development Engineer (Engineer Sr, HW Development) – Lumentum Operations LLC – Milpitas, CA


(NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and

photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers

worldwide. Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of

virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum’s

commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse

applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum

is headquartered in Milpitas, California with R&D, manufacturing, and sales

offices worldwide. For more information, visit


Lumentum is an

Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

Job Description


for the design, specification, development and testing of

components for use in commercial, telecommunication and

consumer laser diode products and assemblies

Partner with sourcing and

quality team to select vendors and complete first article qualification

Interact with vendors for piece

parts specification, procurement, and quality assurance


and promote supplier process improvements and enhancements to increase

quality and yield of components, reducing costs

Work with design engineers to

define component qualification plans and carry out component qualification

into products

Perform failure analysis of

component failures to identify root cause and implement corrective actions

Participate in development of

assembly processes for new products

Generate and document

engineering reports, engineering drawings, BOMs, assembly work

instructions, qualification plans and first article inspection reports for

new products/processes

Create and maintain R&D

component database


Strong background in component

& material engineering, relating to ceramics, metallization,

soldering, epoxy, optical fiber and other mechanical/optical components

Familiarity with

opto-mechanical-thermal concepts of telecom, commercial and/or consumer

laser products and assemblies

Familiarity with conceptual

design layout, prototyping for component attach, optical alignment and

package assembly

Background in design and

qualification of electro-opto-mechanical components for manufacturing

utilizing DOE, SPC, DFX, margin/tolerance analysis

Experience in opto-mechanical

design tools (SolidWorks preferred)

Excellent communication skills

to contribute effectively in cross-functional teams and interact with


Asian contract manufacturing

experience preferred

Knowledge of diode laser and

fiber optics preferred

Familiarity with optical

components qualification standards, such as MIL-STD-883 and GR-468,


Minimum education of BS in

mechanical, material, optical, electrical, or physical engineering with 5+

years relevant experience

US citizenship or permanent

residency preferred, as it allows greater program flexibility

Primary Location



Work Locations


Milpitas-HQ, CA USA

400 N McCarthy Blvd





Development Engineer







Employee Status



Job Type



Job Level


Individual Contributor



Yes, 20 % of the Time

Job Posting


Mar 21, 2017, 12:49:00 PM

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