Cisco Hardware Test Engineer - Passive Optical Networking in San Jose, California

Hardware Test Engineer - Passive Optical Networking

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Hardware

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Networking

  • Job Id 1232691

What You'll Do

Cisco is looking for an Optical Transceiver Module Test Engineer in the Transceiver Module Group located in San Jose, CA- US. TMG manages all optical interconnection technologies in Cisco, spanning from 100Mbit/s to 400Gbit/s interfaces across all of the media, from Cu cables to Multimode Fiber to Single Mode Fiber. You will be a pivotal member of a new product development and sustaining team. You will be working on qualification of transceiver optical modules on multiple Cisco platforms.

High Level Responsibilities:

  • Devise the overall test strategy related to sub-systems and techniques for innovative Passive Optical Networking based access and enterprise networks

  • Collaboration with electrical, firmware, software and mechanical engineers on system integration and implementation of next generation PON based access and enterprise networks

  • Utilize product functional and architectural knowledge to implement optimal test processes

  • Implement new equipment and assemble optical module test systems and environments

  • Design and develop the various automation if required to implement the test strategy

  • Collaborate with suppliers to support Root Cause Analysis process, analyze and validate Corrective Actions

  • Learn to configure and execute tests on multiple Cisco platforms

  • Operate and debug the testing equipment and stations to resolve testing issue

  • Write test report and document the test requirement, procedure and result

Who You'll Work With

Work environment will be characterized by frequent contacts and interactions with many different design, test, manufacturing and support groups across Cisco and with third parties such as Suppliers and/or Customers.

Who You Are

  • Hands on experience with electrical and optical test and measurement equipment including Optical attenuators, switches, spectrum analyzers, power suppliers, digital multi-meters, and oscilloscopes

  • Knowledgeable in system performance and network architecture of passive optical network (PON)

  • Familiarity with major electronics designs used in optical telecommunications

  • Familiarity with major optical standards specified in IEEE 802.3

  • Familiarity with major MSAs in the optics industry

  • Familiarity with basic networking, Cisco IOS/NXOS a plus

  • Capable to work in a dynamic environment

  • Possesses a quality-oriented mindset and attention to details

  • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills

  • Strong teamwork skills

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering or Optical Engineering with 10+ years of relevant experience

Why Cisco

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We Are Cisco.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.