Sr. Hardware Designer / Generalist

OPTELIAN is Hiring – Sr. Hardware Designer / Generalist
Your role:
As a member of the hardware team, you will interact, brainstorm and collaborate with an innovative group of professionals. You will participate in meeting team deliverables by being a key contributor. You will have responsibility for the full design cycle, from concept to product release and support.
Key responsibilities:
• Research and evaluate new technologies, tools, and methodologies
• Work closely with hardware engineers, software engineers and system architects to deliver high-quality designs
• Assist in various aspects of board level design, specification, verification, and implementation for embedded transport
• Define technical specifications to support design concepts, and participate in peer specification reviews
• Interface with component vendors and negotiate design specifications with external suppliers
• Develop and execute test plans, and review results with peers
• Support the technology transfer to manufacturing/production testing
• Support Component Engineering efforts during and after design cycles
Skills and qualifications:
• Degree in electrical engineering or equivalent coupled with 8+ years’ experience in optical component or optical subsystem design
• Experience with carrier-grade system requirements and high-speed optical transmission systems
• Experience with design capture tools (Mentor Graphics -DX Designer)
• Experience with board level development utilizing high speed digital circuits
• Experience with hardware debugging tools — analyzers, scopes, emulators
• Experience and understanding of design for testability and manufacturability concepts
• Experience using a variety of high-speed lab equipment (e.g. Optical Spectrum Analyzers – optical signal to noise ratio measurements; high speed signal analysis and probing; optical wavelength measurements; bit error rate testing; eye diagram measurements)
• Experience with a variety of optical interfaces and telecommunications standards
• Experience with optical test and measurement including insertion losses, polarization effects and optical filter characteristics would be an asset
• Experience with high-speed digital devices and RF signal analysis would be an asset
• Experience with scripting languages would be an asset
• Bachelor’s in Computer / Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
• 8+ years’ experience Hardware Design

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