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Senior Product Engineer New Product Introduction LCE (OTT_4178)

ADVA Optical Networking

This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted May 5, 2018.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Senior Product Engineer New Product Introduction Life Cycle Engineering to join our team in Ottawa!

Looking for someone who can handle the industrialization, production process set up & ongoing sustaining of passive and active optical/RF components and assembly/packaging to be used in DWDM optical sub-assemblies and modules.


  • Thorough knowledge of optical packaging, assembly and test of high speed RF/optical components
  • Interface with and contribute to the R+D team for the design for Manufacture/Test/Quality/Reliability for optical sub-assemblies
  • Work with manufacturing partners to drive test methodologies and yield improvements.

    Consider end-to-end manufacturing set optimizing the overall process flow.

  • Interact with vendors to maintain visibility to new technologies.
  • Work with the with optical, mechanical and hardware engineers to reach a well industrialized and testable solution
  • Work with R+D project manager to Coordinate design with optical, mechanical design team and external/internal production in delivering prototypes and early customer samples that meet project need
  • Work with Product Quality Management and our EMS partners to pro-actively improve the manufacturing product quality.
  • Dive continuously Improvement Program: Initiative ideas and implement proposal for cost reduction, quality improvement, efficiency improvement, process optimization. Apply formal methods for improvement activities including Lean, 6M.

Supplementary Tasks:

  • Provide manufacturing cost including tooling and equipment for new/transferred products.
  • Provide training to NPI-LCE and wider on best in class manufacturing technology, improvement processes and Tools.
  • Other tasks as required

Skills / Qualifications / Training / Experience:

  • BS or MS in electrical engineering or Physics.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete the full product design life cycle on a portion of the system involving multiple components.
  • Capable of working independently on the assigned design activities with minimal supervision.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the product architecture, design, processes, tools, etc. required to perform their assigned design activities.
  • Operating at the equivalent of an engineer with 5 plus years of relevant
  • Design for Manufacturing experience with different optical/RF packaging technologies (die/wire bonding, SMT, flip chip, active and passive optical alignment, chip-on-carrier/board/ceramic/glass/flex, interposers, lens designs, array alignment)
  • PDM application e.g. Agile
  • Dfx(DFM, DFA) tools e.g. Valor and CAM350 for PCBA Gerber review and Pro-E viewer for mechanical drawing
  • manufacturing/quality management methodology/tool: Lean, FMEA, Kaizen, 6 sigma etc.
  • Testing expertize in Active Optical Inspection, optical measurement of placement precision, functional/electrical/optical testing
  • Proficiency in writing technical specifications.
  • Knowledge of optical component reliability and telecom performance standards such as Telcordia, IEC, and ITU are highly desirable.
  • Experience in fiber optics test and measurements.
  • Robust personality
  • Basic project management experience
  • Capable of being Office based, full time position with ability to work unsocial hours for interaction with overseas team members
  • travel internationally.
  • Lab environment

Success Criteria:

  • Able to development team teams, component vendors and manufacturing partners
  • Able to generate high quality documents
  • Very good communication skills. Written and verbal.
  • Self-motivated and perform with minimum supervision.
  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field

Company DescriptionBecome part of a winning team! ADVA Optical Networking is a global provider of telecommunications equipment. ADVA Optical Networking is determined to solve the exploding need for increased bandwidth in the metro and we are looking for equally ambitious and qualified professionals to join our talented team of over 1,400 employees. As a team member, you will be working in a fast-paced, lively, and multicultural environment in one of today’s hottest high-tech industries. You will be given opportunities, responsibilities, and a compensation package that reflects your qualifications and ambitions. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our team.
Keywords: UX Design, UX Research, Visual Design, Interaction Design, Ethnography, User Interviewing, Design Thinking, GUI Design, Usability Testing, Information Design, Field Research, Agile, Lean UX.

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