Intel Optical Transceiver Design Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

We are looking a strong candidate to work in a challenging, fast paced environment developing next generation optical modules and engines so that we grow our market share and contribute to Silicon Photonics Product Division's mission to transform and lead datacenter connectivity and enable Intel's differentiation in the networking space. As an Optical Transceiver Design Engineer, the individual will be responsible for integrated design of optical transceiver modules at 100Gbps, 400Gbps and beyond in Intel's Silicon Photonics Products Division. The job duties range from designing the schematics of a transceiver module, working with PCB layout and signal integrity engineers to achieve optimum layout for mass production, bringing up the prototypes and validating the design over operating conditions, as well as working with NPI team to bring the design to mass production.


Minimum Qualifications

Masters of Science, Ph.D. or equivalent experience in Electrical Engineering or closely related field, plus 2+ years of experience in fiber optics, optical networking, optical and RF modulation, and data networking architectures.

In-depth understanding of the multi-source agreement MSA like QSFP, DD-QSFP and SFP for optical transceivers.

Experience with physical layer optical transmission systems, ROSA/TOSA/BOSA, Mach-Zehnder modulators, burst receivers, optical polarization, link impairments and link power/OSNR budget estimation, is required.

Hands on skills with high speed testing equipment such as Keysight pattern generator and error detector etc is required.

Preferred Qualifications

General software skills in Labview/VEE/Python to automate the validation of the transceiver skills is strongly preferred.

Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the specific ability to speak to various technical and management levels.

Proactive, collaborative and creative approach to innovation, technical development and consensus facilitation to influence optimal project results.

Excellent time and task management, and inter-personal skills.

Willingness to travel when required

Intel® Silicon Photonics Product Division (SPPD) is at the forefront of silicon photonics integration. Since announcing the world’s first hybrid silicon laser nearly a decade ago, our team continues to lead the industry with cutting-edge technology and efficient, scalable high-volume manufacturing. Our dedication to advanced development ensures that Intel Silicon Photonics continues to drive future data center bandwidth growth with smaller form factors and higher speeds, from 100G today to 400G and beyond tomorrow. We are looking for great talent to accelerate this journey, so if you are interested in joining our leading organization, then we want to hear from you

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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