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Optocap, Location Livingston

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This is what you can expect

  • Develop a full “across the whole lifecycle” understanding of our optical transceiver products
  • Actively contribute to optical transceiver product design
  • Manage projects related to the development of the optical transceiver product line, ultimately transferring them to the production team for manufacturing
  • Coordinate subcontractors required to bridge the technology gap in any given project
  • Fully define and generate product data sheets for the optical transceiver product line
  • Work closely with the optical and mechanical design team within Optocap to meet project deliverables
  • Participate in, contribute to and in some cases drive conference calls with key customers; initiate and chair regular project meetings and design reviews

This is what we expect

  • Optics/engineering/science degree, ideally with additional qualifications
  • Relevant industrial experienc
  • Experience in optical component and system design, in high-speed electrical circuit design, layout and test, in the verification of prototypes and in the generating of EVT reports, in failure mode analysis and trouble-shooting for yield improvement
  • A proven track record in optical transceivers and their applications
  • Good understanding of optical design/simulation, of RF and the influence that design and manufacturing changes can have on RF performance, of control electronics and the influence that design and manufacturing changes can have on device performance as well as of materials properties relating to packaging (e.g. thermal expansion, thermal conductivity)
  • Knowledge of optical transceiver performance evaluation (using DCAs, BERT, pattern generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzer) and of the techniques and equipment used in the assembly of semiconductor-level micro- and opto-electronic component
  • Familiarity with using Zemax optical design software and SolidWorks design software as well as knowledge of harsh environment qualification standards (MIL Standards, ESCC standards)      advantageous
  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following: RF/electronic design, optical design, mechanical design; basic knowledge in the following: wafer saw process, epoxy and solder die attach, wirebond, package sealing, free space optics /lens alignment techniques, design for      manufacturing, FMEA, DOE, project management (including generating and maintaining project plans)
  • Strong communication skills along with a quality-oriented working style


Why you should choose us

• Our flexible working hours scheme and comprehensive holidays package help you to better balance your work and personal life.
• We actively support our employees in their personal and professional advancement with a wide range of internal seminars and our management development program.
• You can also look forward to a number of attractive benefits such as life insurance, a flexible payment plan (providing fiscal advantages in private health insurance), sports club, etc., to mention just a few.


We look forward to receiving your application, indicating your salary expectations and earliest possible start date. Please apply online via the "apply online" button. The TÜV NORD GROUP is committed to equal opportunities and to promoting diversity among its workforce. People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. JobID: 2019OPT11772


Individual career planning and development, exciting challenges and a lot of room for creativity: This makes the working environment at the TÜV NORD GROUP special and allows us to provide excellent solutions for people, technology and the environment in more than 70 countries throughout the world. We act responsibly, combine sustainability, innovation and cooperativeness and appreciate diversity as a source of inspiration within our company. Come and join our team!

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Optocap Ltd.
Paula Bueno Camino, Tel. 918064351


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