Optics System Engineer

  • Location:
    Nuremberg, Bayern, Germany
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id
    1201818
What You'll Do
As a Optical System Engineer with a strong background in communication theory at our location in Nuremberg you will strengthen our System Development team. Cisco Optical is developing subsystems for high-speed optical networking applications in Cisco’s optical transmission and routing products. The current product portfolio includes advanced 40Gbps, 100Gbps and 400Gbps coherent transponders for Metropolitan, Regional and Long Haul optical DWDM systems
In your work you will cover following topics
- Work with Product Line Management team to understand customer requirements
- Translate customer requirements to design requirements for execution by development teams
- Translate new industry standards into easy to understand format for development teams
- Define system architecture including evaluation of enabling technologies, both hardware and software
- Create simulation tools for investigation the application and performance impact of component parameters
- Perform simulations to determine component parameters
- Perform and assist in validation testing activities and ensure product delivered to validation team aligns with original customer request
- Serve as reviewer of technical documentation in support of product development and release
- Assist and lead in some early product demonstrations to customers
- Plan and direct advanced, innovative technical projects
- Pursue new technology for product suitability

Who You'll Work With
High Speed Optics Department.

We focus on high speed, high performance optical system interfaces for cost-effective high-density system applications in Cisco differentiated by fulfilling specific Cisco requirements best.
We see our core competencies in digital signal processing (e.g. equalization) mixed signal design (e.g. converters and interfaces) detection algorithms (e.g. FEC) using advanced technology (e.g. optical and ASIC technologies).

In the optical system design team we focus on requirements and architectures of next generations coherent interface. In addition we develop and investigate signal processing algorithms which will be implemented into ASICs.

Who You Are
You have experience in optical transmission systems and a strong background in communication theory. In addition you have knowledge in creating and using simulations tools.

Our requirements for this role:
- Master degree in electrical engineering
- Strong background in communication theory
- Knowledge in optical components, optical transmission theory and measurement technology
- Knowledge in modern modulation formats, forward error correction and signal processing algorithms
- Knowledge in Matlab

Why Cisco
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