Fiber Optics Transceiver Test Engineer

Mountain View, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

  • Responsible for setting up a test system to collect data from arrays of transmitters/receivers
  • Testing and analyzing performance of individual components, such as transmitters, receives, transimpedance amplifiers, drivers
  • Testing and analyzing RF performance, link budget for fiber optic links.


  • MS, PhD in electrical engineering/applied physics
  • Knowledge of fiber optics and fiber optics communications, Knowledge of fiber optical transceivers is a plus. Experience in qualifying and testing optical transceivers is a big plus.
  • Knowledge of RF design/testing/experiment setup
  • Familiarity with network analyzers, DCAs, TDR, BER testers
  • Familiarity with the physics of semiconductor devices (emitters and photodetectors)
  • Experimental setup automation with python/Labview etc.. Scripting
  • Basic knowledge of FPGAs, I2C interface, ADCs, DACs, microcontrollers…
  • Experience with optical setups in the lab
  • Data processing and analysis
  • Willing to work in the lab