Optical Test Engineer

  • Location:
    Vimercate, Lombardia, Italy
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Networking, Service Provider
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

You will be introduced into a dynamic international Test team working on validating optical solutions at high bit rates for Cisco DWDM platforms - cutting edge technology. Your activity will require the preparation of specific test plan for the new optical feature, the execution of the test plan, the validation of the results, etc.. The attendance of international meetings and the reporting of the results, also at executive level, will be part of the activity.

Who You'll Work With

Our team is cross-functional and provides optical validation activity to several Cisco products. You will work in tight collaboration with several teams in the Optical Business, defining optical characteristics of new products/components and validating the same. Your activity and results will be key to enable the success of such products.

Who You Are

You are an expert Telecommunication Optical Engineer with main focus on testing of optical DWDM systems at transmission level. You have a good knowledge of optical signal propagation with different modulation formats (including coherent transmission), linear and non-linear sources of impairments and optical network components such as amplifiers (including RAMAN technology) ROADM, active/passive filters, pluggables, etc.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • Around 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Lab test experience in bringing up test benches , testing high bit-rate transmission systems and familiarity with several test-sets including optical spectrum analyser, oscilloscope, polarization analysers, optical noise generators, tunable sources,  etc..

Why Cisco

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