Photonics Systems Engineer - UKENG101 (Cambridge, UK)
We're looking for an outstanding Photonics Systems Engineer, with experience in optical / electronic
systems development and a deep understanding of optical fibre communication systems and devices, to join our team and help develop the next generation of all-optical switch products for advanced optical networks.
About the Role
Polatis all-optical switches enable dynamic connectivity directly at the fibre layer, with outstanding reliability and the industry's lowest optical loss. Our products allow the efficient management of ever-increasing data
volumes and are a key building block in the evolution towards software defined networks.
In this new role, you’ll be working within a multi-disciplinary development team to design and
develop core technology for our optical switches. You’ll be responsible for the entire lifecycle of the
product from conceptual design and analysis through to qualification and transfer to production.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Capture and refinement of requirements for new product developments
- Derivation of performance and test specifications for subsystem elements
- Optical design, analysis and test of new components and end-to- end system
- Project management of selected new product developments
To be successful, you'll need to have a degree / PhD in electronics, optoelectronics, systems
engineering or a related discipline, plus a minimum of five years' experience in optical / electronic
systems development gained in the telecom equipment or aerospace industries. As well as a deep
understanding of optical fibre communication systems and devices you'll also have a broad
appreciation of systems engineering across the whole product lifecycle and be familiar with design
for reliability, manufacturability and cost.
With a passion for ensuring product quality as well as on-time delivery, you'll have excellent
communication skills and the ability to articulate ideas and plans clearly to peers and customers
alike. You'll also need to be comfortable working as part of a cross-functional team in an agile
environment and be self-motivated, organised and flexible.
We offer a friendly and informal work environment in a prime location on the Cambridge Science
Park, a competitive salary and annual bonus scheme, plus a range of benefits including private
health care, non-contributory pension scheme, health shield cash back plan, and cycle to work
Join a World Class Team
HUBER+SUHNER Polatis is the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance all-optical cross-
connect solutions for software-defined network provisioning, protection, monitoring, reconfiguration
and test. Our dependable, field-proven DirectLight™ SDN-enabled optical circuit switch technology
delivers outstanding performance and reliability to provide dynamic fibre layer connectivity for
mission-critical applications in telecommunications, data centre, government, test and video
Position Type: Full-time, permanent
How to Apply:
Send resumes (CVs) via email to: HR@Polatis.com (word, PDF or text formats)
Please include the Job Title and Job Code in the subject of your email