Device Verification Test Engineer (DVT) - Silicon Photonics - Acacia
Posted on: September 12, 2023
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Acacia, now part of Cisco, designs intelligent optical transceivers
using sophisticated signal processing and photonic integration for
the 100G, 400G and 1T bit speed fiber optic transmission market
deployed in data center, metro, long-haul and ultra-long haul
What You'll Do
As a Silicon Photonics DVT Engineer, you'll design and run
automated testing of Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs), assist
development teams with design specifications, and improve
Who You'll Work With
Reporting into the Acacia Device Verification Test group, you will
work closely with our integrated silicon photonics, optical
packaging, ASIC development, and the operations teams to deliver
leading edge, high-yielding, high-throughput processes across
Acacia's product line of optoelectronic components and modules.
Who You Are
You are knowledgeable in ASIC and PIC performance evaluation and
you want to work in a company often developing the industry's first
bleeding edge coherent optical modules. You can flourish with
minimal guidance and are able to navigate uncertainty and
This means that you can figure things out by yourself, but you are
comfortable to participate in our friendly and team-oriented
collaboration approach to learn from others. You are not shy to
point out how we can be more effective as a team, and yet you are
open to similar suggestions by your team members to foster mutual
growth for all.
If you are a motivated team player with startup mentality who loves
to challenge the status quo with creation and innovation, we want
to talk to you!
Our Minimum Qualifications for This Role
- PhD or MS in engineering or similar field with 3+ years of
relevant experience (PhD graduates with relevant knowledge will be
- Solid lab skills
- Knowledge of optical communications, including PAM4 and
coherent optical communications
- Experience with basic fiber optics components and test and
- Experience with high bandwidth RF testing
- Knowledge of software and test automation, especially based on
- Knowledge of DAC/ADC operations and controls
- Excellent problem solving skills, effective communication,
documentation and planning skills
Highly Desired Skills
- Experience with JMP or similar data analysis software
- C++, Matlab programming and modelling experience
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Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:
When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects
the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S.
locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles
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eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales
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experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training.
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about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring
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insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short
and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and
numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid
holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday,
plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days
of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away
to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into
their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back
to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock
through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.
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