Product Test Capability Engineer at Infinera Corporation
Allentown, PA, US

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.

Product Test Capability Engineer
Allentown, PA, United States

Essential Functions / Key Responsibilities 

  • Develop test algorithms to enable proper calibration and performance verification of optical modules and line card used in next generation Photonics Integrated Circuit (PIC) based network solutions of 800 Gbit / wave and beyond
  • Communicate across groups to ensure test capability meets customer and organizational goals
  • Assist test development team, providing feedback of algorithm robustness by adeptly developing custom SQL queries and JMP scripts  to verify test output and capability
  • Create and implement infrastructure to enable volume module calibration and performance verification against key product specifications
  • Provide timely feedback of test and product performance during development phase
  • Help drive end to end test yield improvements and test time reduction efforts

Education / Experience

  • BS in science or engineering required; MS, PhD desired (Physics, Optics, Electrical Eng)
  • Experience in developing electro-optical components or related test and measurement solutions is beneficial

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Attention to detail and willingness to produce detailed test plan documentation, and error of measurement (EOM) studies
  • Hands on experience with electrical and optical test and measurement equipment including optical attenuators, switches, and polarization controllers, optical spectrum analyzers, digital multi-meters and oscilloscopes
  • Proven team player and ability to work effectively with others essential
  • Familiarity with optical parameters of III-V semiconductors (InP), optical phase/amplitude modulation theory, and optical test including BER, OSNR,  and PDL measurements is a plus
  • Experience programming OO languages, SQL querying, and knowledge of database structure  beneficial
  • Strong problem solving and data analysis capabilities are required

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.