Principal Optical Engineer


East Brunswick, NJ

Industry: Telecommunications.


Not Specified years

Posted 230 days ago

  by    William Babik

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Principal Optical Engineer - Subsea

Engineer would be key part of a small engineering group within Infinera specializing in Subsea solutions. The job involves developing optical transmission systems in the lab and in the field to help develop state-of-the-art transmission concepts and products for undersea cables. Will work with DSP group to develop and test novel nonlinear algorithms to enable products to work on the world?s most challenging subsea links. Travel to subsea customer sites around the world to showcase the next gen products, modulation formats, and algorithms. The engineer would also work closely with deployment and design engineers in building subsea software tools along with a cloud database and advanced modeling capabilities.

Essential Functions / Key Responsibilities

?        Develop methods and equipment to evaluate advanced optical transmission methods

?        Evaluate novel coherent algorithms, working closely with the DSP group to ensure the best performance on legacy and new subsea cables

?        Conduct customer trials: assemble and demo next gen lab equipment at subsea customer sites to showcase next gen modulation formats

?        Develop tools for deploying and optimizing Infinera equipment on subsea links

?        Develop subsea specific scripts for optical monitoring, protection, and restoration

Education / Experience

?        MSrequired, PhD desired (Physics, Optics, ElectricalEngineering)

?        Experience testing optical equipment necessary

?        Experience in testing coherent optical communications systems on recirculating loops a real plus

?        Experience with novel coherent algorithms desirable

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

?        Attention to detail and willingness to produce trial test reports and present to the customer

?        Passion for process automation and building scalable processes

?        Experienced with and enthusiasm for programming:  .NET / Matlab preferred

?        GPU programming experience desirable ? DirectCompute, OpenCL, or Cuda

?        Databaseexperience, SQL Server a plus


$150K - $195K