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Junior Optical Engineer

  • Location: Paignton, Devon
  • Sector: Other, Scientific
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: OCT2170/76
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 basic + Excellent benefits
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Job description

Are you looking for a Junior Optical Engineer job, working withing global leading R&D companies? Are you looking for a challenging new position in the Optical/Photonic industry?

If you answered yes to both of the above, then our client has the position for you! Our client is a global leader in the design and development of advanced Optical & Photonic products. They are currently looking for a knowledgeable Junior Optical Engineer to join their product R&D Team.

The role will involve working in parallel with the design team to verify product performance against target customer specifications including optical, electrical and system parameters. This will include building of appropriate R&D test equipment and measurement automation. This will include close co-operation with test and firmware engineering to ensure linkage with NPI and manufacturing teams. The individual will work closely with other members of the design team, including optical and electronic engineers, firmware design/regression engineers, test and process development engineers and the product qualification team to deliver cost effective product solutions in a timely manner.

Key responsibilities of this Junior Optical Engineer position are:
- Responsible for the characterization of tunable optical transceivers
- Assure performance, and manufacturability of optical transceiver
- Characterization of module level performance in the presence of impairments
- Understanding customer and mutli-source specification requirements
- Work with test and firmware engineering in the development of transceivers
- Interact with internal design engineers in US and overseas and external vendors/customers

Skills / Experience - Junior Optical Engineer:
- Experience using high-speed optical and electrical equipment: Scopes, Bit-Error-Rate Testers, Vector Analyzers, Optical Spectrum Analyzers, Optical Attenuators, Wavelength meters, tunable filters, optical noise sources, etc.
- Experience characterizing high-speed optical transceivers: OSNR, Sensitivity.
- Knowledge of impairment in DWDM systems
- Knowledgeable of high-speed optoelectronic devices (e.G. Lasers, detectors, modulators)
- Knowledgeable of high-speed digital signal processing
- Multi-disciplinary background with a demonstrated record of innovation
- Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing R&D business. They support extensive career progression & training opportunities.

To apply for this Junior Optical Engineer position please email Otaylor@redlinegroup.Com or call 01582 878 816 for a conversation about alternative engineering jobs.
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