Technical Leader / Sr Optical Component Engineer
Area of InterestEngineer - Hardware
What You'll Do
You will be responsible for assessing, developing and qualifying suppliers and technologies for optical transceivers. Primary responsibilities include: Technical assessment of optical suppliers including next generation technologies, material systems (III-V and Silicon Photonics) and packaging solutions. You will craft and process reviews/audits to ensure design robustness, quality and manufacturing readiness. You will assess reliability risk, develop and execute to Qualification plans and resolve technical issues. You will own the quality, reliability and manufacturability of optical transceivers from design phase to end-of-life. You will partner with global supply management teams to develop commodity strategy and influence technology and supplier selection. You will assess business impacting/critical issue and drive component failure analysis, containment and corrective actions.
Who You'll Work With
As a supply chain function, the Technology & Quality organization's charter is to provide elite Component Quality, Reliability and Technology for Cisco's customers. We are committed to driving a distinct competitive edge for Cisco by ensuring innovation and excellence in manufacturing technology, test and component engineering, NPI, and closed-loop quality management.
Who You Are
You are experienced in the following fields: Optical Transceiver design, assembly and reliability, particularly in Optoelectronic packaging processes. Optical Component-level Failure Analysis and manufacturing/reliability-related issues. Technical knowledge on optoelectronics and module assembly processes, Silicon Photonics design, manufacturing and reliability qualification experience are mandatory. You have proven ability working in multi-functional teams and with external suppliers/partners. Good communication, project management and influencing skills.
We expect you to have a MS (minimum) or PhD (preferred) in an engineering/technical field (Optical Engineering is highly preferred) with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in optics.
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