Optical DVT Engineer | Infinera

Date Posted: 
Friday, March 22, 2019
Job Description: 

Brief Description

Join the development team of Infinera’s next-generation digital 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
  • Interface with optical and DSP design teams to provide feedback on prototype design variants throughout the product development phase
  • Assist test capability and test set development teams in guiding calibration and performance test needs in modular test programs for Infinera's next-generation coherent optical transport system

Education & Experience Necessary for Success:

  • M.S. or PhD in optical fiber communication, or optoelectronic/photonic device physics, or coherent communication systems
  • Direct experience in design, test, or control of optical components or modules
  • 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
  • Software skills with experience in VB.net or C++ object-oriented or Python programming in an embedded processor environment
  • Experience with hardware feedback loops for control of optical components or modules
  • 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 efforts
  • 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.


Contact Ajay at asureshbabu@infinera.com