Sr. Engineer, Optics Technology & Quality 1216172

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Supply Chain
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
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What You'll Do
This is a technical leadership role focused on critical optical components for Cisco’s internally designed Silicon Photonics based transceiver products. This role requires close engagement with internal design and process development teams and external partners to assess, select and qualify active optical components such as lasers, photodetectors and higher level optical assemblies and opto-electronic packaging solutions.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Technical assessment of component suppliers including next generation technologies and optical packaging solutions.
- Design and process reviews/audits to ensure quality and manufacturing readiness
- Partner with component suppliers to assess reliability risk, develop and execute to Qualification plans and resolve technical issues
- Lead/Support Technology development efforts for next generation designs

Who You'll Work With
Partner with Global Supply Management teams to develop commodity strategy and provide technical inputs to the RFI/RFQ process.

Who You Are 
- Experience in laser/PD chip design/fabrication, wafer qualification/acceptance, burn in conditions and reliability modeling
- Deep understanding of device physics and application considerations
- Opto-electronic packaging design and process development
- Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams
- Good communication and influencing skills are a must  
Education Requirement:
MS (minimum) or PhD (preferred) and 10+ years working in above areas
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