RF DVT Engineer - Acacia
Location:Holmdel, New Jersey, US
Area of InterestEngineer - Hardware
Compensation Range144800 USD - 214100 USD
Technology InterestCloud and Data Center
Acacia Communications Inc., a leader in disruptive optical and coherent technology, is currently seeking a Device Verification Test (DVT) Engineer to design and run automated testing of Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) with focus on characterization of RF components such as very high bandwidth modulator drivers and transimpedance amplifiers, assist development teams with design specifications, and improve production yields.
Reporting into Acacia/Cisco Device Verification Test group, this engineer 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.
Key Essential Functions
- New product introduction – work closely with RF, silicon photonics, DSP, and module design teams to debug and bring-up new PICs and modules
- Develop test algorithms and calibration procedures
- Define and execute design verification test plans
- Be responsible for design verification documentation
- Support PIC level failure analysis and troubleshooting
Essential Qualifications, Experience, Skills, Education and Certifications
- PhD or MS in engineering or similar field with 2-10 years of relevant experience
- Good lab skills a must
- Experience with high frequency RF testing, including die and wafer level, PNA, and probe station operation
- Knowledge of optical communications, including coherent optical communications
- Experience with basic fiber optics components and test and measurement equipment
- Knowledge of software and test automation, especially based on Python
- Demonstrated problem solving, effective communication, documentation and planning skills
- Experience with JMP or similar data analysis software
- C, Matlab programming and modelling experience
- LabView programming experience
Special Physical/Travel Requirements
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