Infinera is the global supplier of innovative networking solutions. Our customers include the leading service providers, data center operators, internet content providers (ICPs), cable operators, enterprises, and government agencies worldwide, including 9 of the top 10 Tier 1 service providers and 6 of the top 7 ICPs. We design, develop and deliver hardware and software for fiber-based connectivity solutions that span access, aggregation, metro, long haul, and submarine network. Our industry-leading, trendsetting edge-to-core solutions provide the foundation for many of the world’s largest and most demanding networks that generate billions in service revenue for our customers.
Optical Systems Engineer
Member of Infinera's Embedded Architecture team. Responsible for experimental testing and methodologies to drive the design verification of distributed optical controls and optical performance of Infinera's transmission systems. A unique opportunity to contribute to the design and architecture of highly-advanced optical transport systems based on disruptive photonic integration technology.
Essential Functions / Key Responsibilities
Design verification of Infinera transmission systems. This includes test plan creation and execution in alignment with system requirements, development of test infrastructure and processes, troubleshooting, and documentation. Cross-functional collaboration with Software, Firmware, and Hardware teams aimed at delivering high-quality products with aggressive timelines.
Validation of the optical performance of new hardware including ROADMs based on wavelength-selective and multi-cast switches, super-channel coherent transponders, optical performance monitors, and hybrid Raman-EDFA line cards.
Investigation of potential integration possibilities of Infinera's line system with 3rd party optical equipment as well as cross-platform feasibility studies across Infinera's product suite.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Hands-on testing experience with ROADM, WSS, EDFA, Raman amplifiers, and coherent transponders desired. Familiarity with optical communication systems, linear and nonlinear impairments such as cross-talk, gain flatness, OSNR, CD, PMD, transients.
Hands-on experience with high-speed optical and electrical test equipment and data acquisition.
Highly detail-oriented, excellent analytical, and troubleshooting skills.
A Highly motivated team player is adept at cross-functional interaction.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent programming skills. Experience with VB.Net or C++ or Visual Studio.
Education / Experience Ph.D.in Optics/Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics + 3 years of experience
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Base Salary + Annual Bonus Program
Internal Number: 2020557
About Infinera Corp
At Infinera, we are redefining the network and determining "What the Network Will Be". Our founding vision was delivering an Infinite Pool of Intelligent Bandwidth leveraging the industry’s only commercially deployed large scale Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs). With these PICs we are able to build industry leading and highly differentiated Intelligent Transport Networks that allow network operators to quickly and efficiently deliver vast amounts of bandwidth and make it possible for businesses and consumers to access data and share ideas in real time virtually without restriction.At Infinera, we are winning in our market. We have grown 20%+ for 2 years in a row and grew revenue 2x as fast as our closest competition.At Infinera, our people define us. We're committed to building a community of talented individuals who value ingenuity, team work and integrity. Here, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside highly respected industry leaders; your contributions will be welcomed; and you'll play an active part in our success. We hire exceptional people from all different backgrounds. Some have come from colossal organizations where their contributions were glossed over. Some of ...them came from small companies where there was no team to encourage their growth and progression. At Infinera, all of them have found a dynamic environment that fosters creativity, professional development and collaboration. Imagine being part of a team that is fundamentally changing the way people communicate. Utilizing our differentiated technology, we have created Intelligent Transport Networks with more speed, capacity and scalability than ever before. Imagine a world with unlimited bandwidth. The network of tomorrow will allow for content and creativity limited only by its users' imaginations. As the global demand for bandwidth increases, Infinera will continue to provide the scalability required to support this growth. To ensure that Infinera is at the forefront of digital transport technology, our workplace will always be a breeding ground for ideas designed to transform the industry. If this is something that interests you and you want to be part of what the network will be, come take a look at a team where an idea today can be set in motion tomorrow!