As part of Infinera's Optical Systems Group, you will have a unique opportunity to contribute to the design and architecture of optical transport systems for Infinera’s disruptive pluggable transponder technology. You will be responsible for architecting and implementing new optical hardware and software platforms in collaboration with our Systems Engineering and Software Development teams. You will also be responsible for the experimental investigation of transmission performance.
Analyzing and simulating optical network line system architecture options
Developing key specifications and baseline designs for new optical line system cards including optical amplifiers, ROADMs and optical multiplexers
Designing and validating control algorithms and optical performance monitoring to optimize end-to-end optical performance.
Owning the detailed hardware and software design documentation used by development, test and field teams and reviewing with multi-site engineering teams
Supporting experimental analysis of component/module capabilities and technological feasibility of new platforms
Experimentally analyzing the impact of optical impairments (including chromatic dispersion, PDL, polarization transients, filtering, crosstalk, nonlinearities) on transmission
Developing system design rules and performance models
Demonstrating pluggable optics transmission capabilities to key customers
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
Hands-on experience with DWDM transmission systems including passive optical networks, coherent transponders, EDFAs, Raman amplifiers and ROADMs
Knowledge of advanced coherent modulation formats including practical experience with their transmission
Extensive experience with automated data acquisition and analysis using high-speed electro-optic test and measurement equipment
Experience with optical link design including power budgets, OSNR calculations, and transmission penalties
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Excellent programming, analytical and troubleshooting skills
Highly motivated team player adept at cross-functional interaction
Education & Experience Requirements:
Ph.D. in Optics/Engineering + 2 years of experience or M.S. in Optics/Electrical Engineering + 7 years of experience
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.
Internal Number: 2021278
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.
Imagine being part of a team that is fundamentally changing the way people communicate, the way they collaborate, the way they watch TV and explore the universe through the internet. Utilizing our uniquely differentiated technology, we have created an Intelligent Transport Network 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 the imaginations of its users.
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