Headquartered in Newark, California, Kaiam Corporation is a private company developing products based on hybrid photonic integrated circuits (PIC’s). These circuits are used in high bandwidth optical transceivers that transmit and receive multiple wavelengths of light in fiber optic networks. The company’s products are used in high-end routers and communications gear that power the backbone of datacenters or longer distance telecommunications. With R&D facilities in Newark, California, and volume production outside of Edinburgh in the UK, the company’s products are used internationally by tier 1 system integrators and data centers. Founded by leading technologists from the optical networking industry, the team has a record of delivering breakthrough approaches that change the rules of the marketplace. It is currently working with multiple partners to deliver PIC based products for various applications. For more information, visit www.kaiam.com.
About the Position
Kaiam is looking for a Mechanical/Packaging Manager with a proven record of product development in the fiber optics industry. In this role, you will lead a mechanical team developing innovative, state-of-the-art transceiver packaging enabling the world’s largest data centers. Qualified individuals should be familiar with requirements and design of pluggable optical transceivers for datacom/telecom applications.
A deep understanding of engineering and manufacturing of fiber optic components is essential. Experience with component qualification is also important, including Telcordia guidelines and MIL-Spec procedures. While this is a management role, the candidate must have deep engineering skills to guide the team.