New Grad: Optical Measurements Engineer
City : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Category : Engineering
Industry : Telecommunications
Employer : Ciena
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Posting Title: Optical Measurements Engineer
What will you do at Ciena?
Ciena is recognized as a leading supplier of state-of-the-art fiber optic transmission technology, and an important aspect of this development is lab work. Join the WaveLogic Science team and leverage our advanced research lab capabilities to experimentally verify new digital signal processing (DSP) algorithms and hardware designs for next generation high-speed optical systems.
- Design and run experiments to evaluate DSP algorithms and hardware for next-generation high-speed optical communication systems.
- Analyze, document, communicate, and present the results from complex experiments and large data sets.
- Support other Ciena teams through automation and analysis of optical experiments.
- Create innovative solutions for experimental issues.
- Automate, analyze, and visualize experimental data in MATLAB.
- Create and perform simulations of experiments then validate predictions via measurement.
- Analyze problems in your specific areas of knowledge, which would be a subset of: optical physics, communications theory, probability, and high-speed/RF electronics.
- Independently plan and schedule work.
- Test at 800 Gb/s and beyond in the lab.
- Advanced technology demonstrations for customers.
Collaboration with stakeholders
- Interface and collaborate on technical designs with DSP, hardware, firmware, electro-optic, and systems teams.
- Share expertise and best practices with lab teams.
Areas of impact
- Key technologies to enable state-of-the-art DWDM optical transport development.
- Post-graduate degree in Math, Physics, or Engineering with focus on optical physics, DSP, or communications.
- Must have experience working in a lab environment with optical and/or RF technologies.
- Must have MATLAB experience.
- Python experience is an asset.