Optical Engineer – Infinera – Sunnyvale, CA

Optical Engineer
Infinera 29 reviews
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Brief Description

Join the development team of Infinera’s next generation analog coherent optical transceiver modules, and take on critical challenges in chip, module, and system designs to enable the next generation multi terabit optical fiber transmission systems for data center, metro, and long haul markets.

Essential Functions / Key Responsibilities:
Experimentally bring up and conceptually prove Infinera’s next generation coherent optical transponder at early development or prototype stage

Design optical test algorithms and implement them in modular test programs for validating the system optical performance of Infinera’s next generation coherent optical transport system

Education & Experience Necessary for Success:
PhD in in optical fiber communication, or optoelectronic / photonic device, or coherent communication system

Fundamental understanding of coherent optical transport systems, modules, and components, including optical transceivers, tunable laser, MZ modulators, photo detector, trans-impedance amplifier, and EDFAs, coherent digital signal processing

Hands-on experience with high-speed optical and electrical test and measurement equipment

Excellent programming skills with experience in VB.net or C++ object oriented or Python programming in embedded processor environment

Hands on experience in automated data acquisition, and SQL database access

Knowledge in design of experiment, data collection, statistical analysis of test data, and understand equipment measurement capabilities to establish required test specifications

Experience with long haul optical link design including power budgets, OSNR calculations, fiber penalties (CD, PMD, nonlinearities), and critical components specifications

Highly motivated team player adept at cross-functional

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Infinera is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.

29 reviews

Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN) provides Intelligent Transport Networks, enabling carriers, cloud operators, governments and enterprises to scale…

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