Senior Silicon Photonic Test Engineer

Monterey, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required


Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions is looking for a qualified Senior Silicon Photonic Test Engineer. The right candidate will work in the R&D test group for Silicon Photonic chip characterization. He or she will be responsible for Si chip testing, test system setup, trouble shooting, and automation programming. You will work closely with the chip design team, fabrication integration team and module teams.

In charge of test system, test procedure and automation test program development, and to ensure compliance to test requirements through development and support of processes, plans and procedures
Generate test plans, procedures, and work instructions
Setup and configure test setups, fixtures, and instrumentation as required by the test plans and or test standards
Ensure the accuracy and consistency of data results through thorough documentation processes
Operate a variety of computer automated and manual test equipment including fiber optic data acquisition systems, fiber auto alignment system, network analyzer and RF signal analyze system.
Write software for auto alignment system and automation test.
Test system troubleshooting.
Write test reports.
Data analysis.
Sourcing, obtaining quotations, and selecting required lab supplies and materials for R&D testing
Design test fixtures base on test requirements, test plan, and test standards
Validate test methods

A Masters Degree in an engineering discipline (optical, physics, or electrical engineering)
5+ years’ experience in a fiber optical testing environment and working with / testing of fiber optic chip and components
Familiar with High speed test system setup for silicon photonics chip or module
Familiar with High speed test equipment (>50 GHz) which include network analyzer, electrical spectrum analyzer, signal analysis system.
Familiar with programming; for example with software products such as LabVIEW, MATLAB or other similar software
Demonstrated familiarity with data acquisition systems, data analysis and processing.
Ability to maintain excellence and accuracy in a dynamic, fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment.
Ongoing commitment to advance knowledge in the field of fiber optics, testing, and standards compliance.
Must work well in a team environment
Execution of tests in strict accordance with the quality system

Desired Skills and Competencies
Experience in working with fiber optic chip and components
Experience in writing automation applications using LabVIEW, MATLAB or similar tools
Skills using Solid work, AutoCAD or other drafting software.
Attention to detail
Exhibit conscientiousness related to the quality of work
Analytical problem solving
Self-directed and highly motivated
Good understanding of fiber optics
Experience transferring test systems from R&D to manufacturing environment
Company Description:

About Us
Mellanox Technologies was founded in 1999 and has headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel. We are a leading supplier of innovative end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. We offer market-leading solutions that include adapter cards, switches, cables and software to support InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies. Our products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth and scalability. In addition, we serve a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise, data centers, cloud computing, big data and Web 2.0. We are constantly reinventing ourselves to stay ahead of the market and bring game-changing products and services to the industry.

About You
Mellanox is an incubator for talent. We are a strong believer in developing our people and giving them the tools to succeed. We have a very competitive compensation package as well as frequent internal product training to keep people updated on new technologies. We are a fast growing company with a positive energy that comes from our team members' internal drive to develop, market, sell and support cutting-edge products and services. Mellanox often promotes from within and there's a sense of family that comes from the top down. We are committed to the community and donate 1% of our annual profit to charity as well as participate in green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint.

Mellanox Technologies offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental and vision insurance, 3-weeks’ vacation, 10-paid holidays, sick leave, x2 annual salary Life Insurance/AD&D, 401K with company contribution, ESPP, and Stock (RSUs). At Mellanox, the work of each individual makes an impact on the success of our company. If you are looking for a rewarding career, talented colleagues and a great environment where you can challenge yourself, grow and lead, Mellanox is the right place for you.

Additional Information:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mellanox is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic characteristics, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let our Human Resources department know.