Hardware Engineer - Optical Design and Validation Engineer

  • Location:
    Bangalore, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

The Business Entity: Cisco seeks a Hardware / Optical Design and Validation Engineer with specialized knowledge in High Speed Design (HSD). 

The candidate will be responsible for design and validation of high speed SERDES interfaces.


The Team: This group works on present and next-generation products supporting a number of different business units and development sites in the US and India within Cisco CHG. 

Projects span the range from high volume, cost-sensitive systems to the latest high-technology, high-complexity applications.


* Self motivated work with little to no supervision

* Able to review the PRD and HFS and determine test scope

* Familiar with the board layout and schematics

* Develop test methodologies for new technologies

* Proficiency of using test equipments and able to conduct Optical, Phy-Qual, Synchronization and PTP testing

* Strong knowledge of test equipment capabilities and features

* Able to interpret IEEE, ITU standards and Cisco Specs for Cisco products development

* Electrical characterization to verify or find out Host Transmitter/Receiver SERDES settings to meet the Industry standards and cisco requirements.

* Optical Testing that covers physical layer telecom compliance testing which includes measurement of Standard and cisco specific optical parameters

* Design and analysis of multi-gigabit serial links for 56G PAM4 and beyond

* Strong lab skills and measurement experience are required

* Identify productivity & process improvement areas

* Self inclusion and participation on Best Practice team.


Educational Background

Minimum MSEE/ME/M.Tech/BSEE//BE/B.Tech combined with 6-8 years of high speed design experience