Optical Trapping and Manipulation in Molecular and Cellular Biology (BT)
Optics for Energy (PS)
Optics in Digital Systems (ID)
Photonic Detection (PD)
Photonic Metamaterials (OP)
Quantum Computing and Communication (OC)
Quantum Optical Science and Technology (OQ)
Short Wavelength Sources and Attosecond/High Field Physics (OH)
Systems and Instrumentation (FS)
Therapeutic Laser Applications (BA)
Thin Films (FT)
Tissue Imaging and Spectroscopy (BS)
Ultrafast Optical Phenomena (OU)
X-Ray and Extreme UV Optics (FX)
Years of Experience:
Salary will be commensurate with experience
Telecommuting is allowed.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Founded in 1976, Samtec is a privately held, $800 million global manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect solutions, including IC-to-Board and IC Packaging, High-Speed Board-to-Board, High-Speed Cables, Mid-Board and Panel Optics, Flexible Stacking, and Micro/Rugged components and cables. Samtec Technology Centers are dedicated to developing and advancing technologies, strategies, and products to optimize both the performance and cost of a system from the bare die to an interface 100 meters away, and all interconnect points in between. With 33 locations in 18 different countries, Samtec’s global presence enables its unmatched customer service. For more information, please visit www.samtec.com.
Samtec’s Optical Group is seeking an Optical Product Applications Engineer. The successful candidate will work with the design, manufacturing, sales and marketing teams to enable products that meet customer's technical, mechanical and price requirements. The Optical Group develops and manufactures an advanced line of extremely high speed (56 Gbps and up) optical interconnect solutions, including Active Optical Cables, Transceivers, and board-to-board Optical connections.
Summary / Objective
Engage in discussion with customers and respond to direct technical inquiries
Provide technical support to customers in a variety of different fields (signal integrity, power integrity, firmware, thermal, schematic and optical performance) to enable the design-in of Samtec optical products.
Provide customer system design feedback to both marketing and engineering
Provide on-site customer and trade show support as needed
Some travel may be required as global conditions permit
Create application notes for internal and external use
Desired Skills / Experience
Minimum of 5 years high-speed communications working experience in technical positions.
Customer-facing experience would be an advantage
Strong technical and verbal/written communication skills
ITAR: Must be able to legally work in the United States. Position requires the candidate to be a US Person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (US Citizenship or Resident Alien Status) and defined by 8 USC 1101(a) (20).
Must be able to sit for more than 90 consecutive minutes, and not suffer from any sensory deprivation and/or paralysis of the limbs.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.