Infinera

Imagine being part of a team that is fundamentally changing the way people communicate, the way they collaborate, the way they watch TV and explore the universe through the internet. Utilizing our uniquely differentiated technology, we have created an Intelligent Transport Network with more speed, capacity and scalability than ever before. Imagine a world with unlimited bandwidth. The network of tomorrow will allow for content and creativity limited only by the imaginations of its users.

Our differentiated technology includes the world’s most advanced, high capacity photonic integrated circuits (PIC) along with the corresponding high speed, analog and digital ASICs.  Our software and optical line system technologies are uniquely designed to take full advantage of the PIC’s exclusive capabilities while simultaneously providing world-class, open optical line system features for this important and fast-growing segment of the market.

If this is something that interests you, that excites you, come take a look at a team not bound by large company obstacles and bureaucracy, where an idea today can be set in motion tomorrow. Come take a look at Infinera!

Infinera Ottawa, ON, Canada
Jul 04, 2018
Full time
The Staff Analog Hardware Design Engineer will be responsible for design, test, validation and manufacturing introduction of mixed-signal printed circuit board assemblies. You will also be developing, integrating and verifying proof of concepts and evaluation boards for development of new technology.   You will a key member of a dynamic team developing leading-edge telecom products. Your Key Responsibilities Would Include: Participate in conceptual work, product specification, component selection and evaluation, detailed design, prototyping, hardware bring-up and verification Perform board development including circuit design, schematic capture and driving PCB placement and layout Develop and maintain documentation such as design specifications, test plans and reports Collaborate with FPGA, ASIC, system, optical, mechanical designers throughout design and integration Work closely with firmware and software developers to define bring-up and debug requirements Develop and execute integration and verification to ensure compliance to requirements Develop test methods as required Define production test and provide manufacturing support as required Education & Experience Necessary For Success: MS/BSEE and minimum of 8+ years of experience in board level hardware design including in-depth focus on analog circuitry Experience with PCB schematics and layout. Knowledge of Cadence Concept is not essential but considered a plus. Experience performing feasibility studies during architecture phase to support component selection Strong debugging and lab skills, including test development and detailed verification Experience in design and measurement of very low noise analog circuits including op-amps, ADCs and DACs Experience in clock and PLL design, analysis and characterization (phase noise, jitter, termination, distribution) Experience in design of broadband interfaces and interconnections Experience in signal/power integrity modeling, using tools such as Cadence Sigrity Experience in 3D EM modeling using tools such as Ansys HFSS desired Experience with implementation of on-board power converters, dc-dc step-up, buck and low-noise regulators High current, low voltage, power sequencing design and debug experience Knowledge of optical components (Lasers, VOAs, MPDs) is a plus Experience with E/O and RF test equipment Knowledge of PCB fabrication, fab & assembly design rules, product integration with mechanical components RF circuit design experience a definite asset Experience in noise simulation and filtering of analog driver and monitor circuit considered a plus Experience in measuring and analyzing analog signal and noise in time and frequency domain considered a plus Experience with low noise sensitive layout design in a high current, high switching noisy environment considered a plus Good writing and communication skills Good team player with strong attention to detail, organizational skills and demonstrated problem solving abilities Visit our Careers Page for more information on full-time job openings and submit your resume: https://infinera.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Infinera_Careers
Infinera Ottawa
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Your Key Responsibilities Would Include: As the starting and senior position within our hardware team in Ottawa, you will design and develop optical line system products, delivering electronic and electro-optical PCBAs for said products along with proof-of-concept boards, load boards and test boards in support of development and manufacturing.  These line card products include EDF amplifiers, Raman amplifiers, ROADMs, OPM, OCM, optical switches, OTDR, spectrum equalizers and the like. Key responsibilities and deliverables: • Board design including schematics capture, owning and driving PCB placement and layout • Translate architecture and system requirements into design and write functional and design specifications for high reliability products • Co-design with FPGA, mechanical engineering, diagnostics and SW driver engineering • Drive prototype process and own HW bring-up, SW and FW integration • Develop validation test plans with X-functional input and approval • Complete design validation including test reports • Execute quick turns to resolve bugs found in other design validation or in system validation testing • Complete manufacturing verification of design including second source and low cost components • Accomplish value engineering initiatives for HW designs Education & Experience Necessary For Success: Experience Requirements • At least 10 years of engineering experience in appropriate function o Board level hardware design, including strong knowledge of schematic capture, PCB layout, logic, microprocessors, DDR3 RAM, Flash, op-amps, signal integrity o High speed I/O and clock termination designs o Low speed, very low noise analog circuits including op-amps, ADC, DAC o Digital circuits o Power circuits including implementation of on board power converters, dc-dc step-up, buck and linear regulators • Designing with FPGA (preferably Xilinx), including definitions for pin-out and writing requirements for FPGA designers • Design implementation with SOC devices o Good knowledge of ARM based multicore processor platform such as Xilinx Zynq family or similar • Designing for optical components such as lasers, VOAs and MPDs Skill Requirements • PhD (with 10 years experience) or Masters or Bachelor degree (with 15 years experience) in electronics engineering • Knowledge of Cadence Concept is not essential but considered a plus • Good understanding of Telecom standards for SONET and Ethernet Protocols is a plus • Knowledge of power sequencing, clock skew control / compensation. • Knowledge of PCB fabrication, PCB Stack-up, fab & assembly design rules, product integration. • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills • Hands-on lab test experience with JTAG debugger, Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer • Good writing and communication skills required • Candidate must be a quick-learner and self-starter: energetic, flexible and positive • Able to work independently with little supervision • Proficiency in English speaking and writing Visit our Careers Page for more information on full-time job openings and submit your resume: https://infinera.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Infinera_Careers
Infinera Ottawa, ON, Canada
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Responsibilities Include: Participate in conceptual work, product specification, component selection and evaluation, detailed design, prototyping, hardware bring-up and verification Perform board development including circuit design, schematic capture and driving PCB placement and layout Develop and maintain documentation such as functional specifications, PCBA build documentation, test plans and reports Collaborate with FPGA, ASIC, system, optical, mechanical designers throughout design and integration Work closely with diagnostics and software developers to define bring-up and debug requirements Develop and execute integration and verification to ensure compliance to requirements Develop test methods, scripts and automation Specify and set-up test environments (equipment, fixtures). Support sourcing of required equipment, tools and material.  Define production test and provide manufacturing support as necessary Education & Experience Necessary For Success: MS/BSEE and minimum of 8+ years of experience with board level hardware design, including circuit design experience, schematic capture, PCB layout Knowledge of Cadence Concept is not essential but considered a plus Strong debugging and lab skills, including test development and execution Experience in microprocessor & digital circuit design and debug, SERDES, implementation of high speed I/O and clock termination techniques Knowledge of ARM based dual core processor platform (Xilinx Zynq family or similar) Experience performing feasibility studies during architecture phase to support component selection Experience in design and measurement of analog circuitry Experience with implementation of on board power converters, dc-dc step-up, buck and linear regulators High current, low voltage, power sequencing design and debug experience Knowledge and experience with ADC/DAC selection and debug Knowledge of clocking, PLLs Knowledge of optical components (Lasers, VOAs, MPDs) is a plus Knowledge of PCB fabrication, fab & assembly design rules, product integration with mechanical components Good writing and communication skills Good team player with strong attention to detail, organizational skills and demonstrated problem solving abilities Visit our Careers Page for more information on full-time job openings and submit your resume: https://infinera.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Infinera_Careers
Infinera Ottawa, ON, Canada
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Your Key Responsibilities Would Include: As a senior member of our firmware team in Ottawa, you will develop firmware controls for optical line system products.  The embedded control firmware is used for control of high-reliability, fiber-optic products including line cards, optoelectronic modules and sub-system controllers.  Line card products include EDF amplifiers, Raman amplifiers, ROADMs, OPM, OCM, optical switches, OTDR, spectrum equalizers and the like. In the firmware development role you will work on multiple tasks in a dynamic engineering environment: optical control firmware development, FW DVT and HW DVT test automation, FW DVT execution and manufacturing PCBA test automation.  You will contribute to control algorithm development and be responsible for FW design, then coding on DSP, MCU, FPGA and SOC platforms.  Responsibilities then include unit testing, HW integration, optical integration, SW integration and debug.  Education & Experience Necessary For Success: Experience Requirements • At least 10 years of engineering experience in appropriate function • At least 5 years of experience in a design and development function for optical line system products • At least 5 years of experience in firmware or embedded software development with TI’s DSP,  Xilinx’s ZYNQ SOC or  similar microprocessors • Prefer years of experience integrating various and adjacent disciplines including optical, HW (electronics) or test automation • Prefer years of experience coding with components, containers and similar Skill Requirements • B.S. or higher in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science • Good working knowledge of Real-Time Operating Systems and device drivers, such as TI’s BIOS, FreeRTOS,  VxWorks, Linux Kernel/U-boot/BSP/Device Drivers • Excellent C/C++ programming skills • Very good understanding of analog and digital hardware and commons used in serial communication protocols • Hands-on lab test experience with JTAG debugger, Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer • Familiar with version control tools and bug tracking systems • Candidate must be a quick-learner and self-starter:, energetic, flexible and positive • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills • Able to work independently with little supervision • Proficiency in English speaking and writing Visit our Careers Page for more information on full-time job openings and submit your resume: https://infinera.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Infinera_Careers
Infinera 555 Legget Drive, Kanata, ON, Canada
May 31, 2018
Full time
Job Description Summary: Member of Infinera's Optical Architecture team. Responsible for experimental testing and methodologies to drive the design verification of distributed optical controls and optical performance of Infinera's transmission systems. A unique opportunity to contribute to the design and architecture of highly-advanced optical transport systems based on disruptive photonic integration technology. Essential Functions / Key Responsibilities: Design verification of Infinera transmission systems.  This includes test plan creation and execution in alignment with system requirements, development of test infrastructure and processes, troubleshooting and documentation.  Cross-functional collaboration with SW, FW and HW teams aimed at delivering high-quality products with aggressive timelines. Validation of optical performance of new hardware including ROADMs based on wavelength selective and multi-cast switches, superchannel coherent transponders, optical performance monitors and hybrid Raman-EDFA line cards. Investigation of potential integration possibilities of Infinera's line system with 3rd party optical equipment as well as cross-platform feasibility studies across Infinera's product suite. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Hands-on testing experience with ROADM, WSS, EDFA, Raman amplifiers and coherent transponders desired.  Familiarity with optical communication systems, linear and nonlinear impairments such as cross-talk, gain flatness, OSNR, CD, PMD, transients. Hands-on experience with high-speed optical and electrical test equipment and data acquisition. Highly detail-oriented, excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills. Highly motivated team player adept at cross-functional interaction. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent programming skills. Experience with VB.Net, Python, C++, or Visual Studio. Education / Experience M.S. in Optics/Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics + 3 years of experience
Infinera 555 Legget Drive, Kanata, ON, Canada
May 31, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Member of Infinera's Optical Architecture team. Responsible for experimental testing and methodologies to drive the design verification of distributed optical controls and optical performance of Infinera's transmission systems. A unique opportunity to contribute to the design and architecture of highly-advanced optical transport systems based on disruptive photonic integration technology. Essential Functions / Key Responsibilities: Design verification of Infinera transmission systems.  This includes test plan creation and execution in alignment with system requirements, development of test infrastructure and processes, troubleshooting and documentation.  Cross-functional collaboration with SW, FW and HW teams aimed at delivering high-quality products with aggressive timelines. Validation of optical performance of new hardware including ROADMs based on wavelength selective and multi-cast switches, superchannel coherent transponders, optical performance monitors and hybrid Raman-EDFA line cards. Investigation of potential integration possibilities of Infinera's line system with 3rd party optical equipment as well as cross-platform feasibility studies across Infinera's product suite. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Hands-on testing experience with ROADM, WSS, EDFA, Raman amplifiers and coherent transponders desired.  Familiarity with optical communication systems, linear and nonlinear impairments such as cross-talk, gain flatness, OSNR, CD, PMD, transients. Hands-on experience with high-speed optical and electrical test equipment and data acquisition. Highly detail-oriented, excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills. Highly motivated team player adept at cross-functional interaction. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent programming skills. Experience with VB.Net, Python, C++, or Visual Studio. Education / Experience M.S. in Optics/Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics + 3 years of experience
Infinera 555 Legget Drive, Kanata, ON, Canada
May 31, 2018
Full time
Your Key Responsibilities Would Include: •System design of modern coherent optical modem. •Investigate various methods to improve the capacity and reach of current and next-gen optical transmission systems. For example, QPSK/QAM, coded modulation, constellation shaping, nonlinear compensation, Tx  pre-compensation and modem performance enhanced techniques. •Modeling and simulation of overall electro-optics signal integrity. •Work closely with the ASIC and firmware teams in Ottawa to develop current and next-gen coherent optical modem ASICs for use in various products. •Great opportunity to get involved in various aspects of coherent modem, e.g., Tx and Rx DSP algorithms to be implemented in firmware, system integration, and WDM nonlinear propagation simulations. Education & Experience Necessary For Success: Qualifications : Ph.D. (or, M.S.) in EE with solid background in coherent optical communication. Knowing digital communications and digital signal processing (DSP) is essential. Knowing FEC would be an asset. Familiar with Matlab and C/C++. 3 to 5 years experience in optical transmission industry would be desirable, but new graduates with the right expertise are fine too. Hands-on optical lab (system testing) experience and familiar with propagation simulations would be an asset. Work location: Infinera Canada at Ottawa
Infinera
May 31, 2018
Full time
Senior Firmware Design Verification Test Engineer Brief Description Infinera (Ottawa Office) is looking for a Firmware Design Verification Test Engineer to develop a highly reliable optical control firmware for Optical Line System. The hired Firmware DVT Engineer will work on multiple tasks in a dynamic engineering environment:  Develop test plan and auto-test SW; execute FW DVT tests;  FW trouble-shooting/debugging and providing FW support for all kinds of integrations and DVTs, and continuously improve FW DVT test strategy, process and auto-test platform to grow our competence in FW design validation test.  Job responsibilities Infinera (Ottawa Office) is looking for a Firmware DVT Engineer to develop a highly reliable optical control firmware for Optical Line System.  Duties will include but are not limited to: Design test plans & procedures for design verification test of firmware functionalities, optical control performance and FW reliability. Develop and maintain FW DVT test stations and auto-test SW in an R&D environment using Python. Execute all type of FW DVT tests and drive issue-fixing Conduct detail trouble-shooting and FW debugging of test failures to determine the root causes Continuously improve test process to enrich test coverage but reduce test execution time. Job Requirements The candidate shall hold a minimum Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited university. Must have 3 plus years of experience in embedded SW and/or FW tests and auto-test SW development. Familiar with embedded system firmware development cycles, firmware quality assurance processes and regression test development Excellent experience in software or firmware DVT and test software development using Python scripting Operating and programming experience with test equipment such as Oscilloscope, OSA, VOA, Optical Power Meter, Tunable laser source is required. Good knowledge of digital hardware, ARM/FPGA/MCU, ADC/DAC, RS232, GPIB, and good knowledge of optoelectronic devices and optical networking products is desired. Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills Infinera is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color ,  national origin, sex, age ,  status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.
Infinera
May 31, 2018
Full time
Job Description  Your Key Responsibilities Would Include: Working on the industry’s most advanced DWDM transport products, which are powered by Infinera’ cutting-edge PIC technology, sophisticated optics and world-class Coherent DSP ASICs. This position requires 5+ year’s FW development experience, excellent embedded C/C++ coding skills, and good understanding of multi-threaded embedded system design. As a member of the Firmware team, you are responsible for FW design, implementation and testing for Infinera’ next generation of Optical Engine used for Long Haul, Metro and Data Center Interconnects. Responsible for FW Requirement Documents, Design documents and help on testing documentation Interface with optical, hardware, FPGA, ASIC, software, manufacturing and test teams for assigned FW functions Transfer of Information to manufacturing, debug and fix customer issues. Education & Experience Necessary For Success: BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with 5+ years of firmware development experience in multi-thread real time environment.  Great C/C++ programming skills. Visual Basic, Matlab or Python are considered a plus. Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills are critical to this position. Hands-on experience with Zynq and ARM processors desired.  Good experience with serial interfaces like I2C, SPI, and UART. Good working knowledge and device driver development for Linux or other Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS). Application experience in at least one of the following areas: Optical Communication, Coherent DSP, CFP-ACO, CFP MSA management Interface. Experience with JTAG debuggers, oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, software version control (Like Perforce, GIT) and bug tracking systems are required.
Infinera
May 31, 2018
Full time
Summary As a member of Infinera's Optical Architecture team, you will be responsible for experimental investigation of optical signal transport in Infinera's Flex-Grid, CDC-ROADM based line system platform focusing on advanced modulation formats. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the design and architecture of highly-advanced optical transport systems based on disruptive photonic integration technology. Your Key Responsibilities Would Include: Investigation of transmission characteristics of Infinera’s long haul flex-grid line system including signal power/OSNR evolution and fiber nonlinearities Experimental analysis of the impact of various optical impairments (including chromatic dispersion, PMD, PDL, polarization transients, filtering, crosstalk, nonlinearities) on coherent systems. Supporting the development of system design rules and performance models via optical transmission simulations Experimental validation of distributed, link-level optical control systems enabling automated optimization of system performance Own, maintain and continually evolve the in-house long haul transmission infrastructure Occasional support of high-complexity/new technology customer demonstrations Education & Experience Necessary For Success: Hands-on experience with DWDM transmission systems including coherent transponders, EDFAs, Raman amplifiers and ROADMs Knowledge of advanced coherent modulation formats including QPSK and 16QAM and practical experience in transmission in long haul systems Extensive experience with high-speed optical and electrical test and measurement equipment control and data acquisition Experience with long haul optical link design including power budgets, OSNR calculations, and transmission penalties Excellent programming skills, desire experience with VB.net and Python Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills Highly motivated team player adept at cross-functional interaction Ph.D. in Optics/Engineering or M.S. in Optics/Engineering + 5 years of experience
Infinera 555 Legget Drive, Kanata, ON, Canada
May 31, 2018
Full time
Senior Hardware Development Engineer Location: Ottawa, Ontario The Senior Hardware Engineer will be responsible for design, test, validation and manufacturing introduction of digital and mixed-signal printed circuit board assemblies. You will also be developing, integrating and verifying proof of concepts and evaluation boards for development of new technology. In addition to design activities, your duties will include test and lab support as part of a multi-disciplinary team, such as bringing-up of new boards, debugging and characterization, setting-up test equipment and developing test solutions. You will a key member of a dynamic team developing leading-edge telecom products. Your Key Responsibilities Would Include: Participate in design specification, component selection and evaluation, detailed design, prototyping, hardware bring-up and verification Perform board development including circuit design, schematic capture and driving PCB placement and layout Develop and maintain documentation such as functional specifications, PCBA build documentation, test plans and reports Collaborate with FPGA, ASIC, system, optical, mechanical designers throughout design and integration Work closely with diagnostics and software developers to define bring-up and debug requirements Develop and execute integration and verification to ensure compliance to requirements Develop test methods, scripts and automation Specify and set-up test environments (equipment, fixtures). Define production test and provide manufacturing support as necessary Education & Experience Necessary For Success: MS/BSEE and minimum of 5+ years of experience with board level hardware design, including circuit design experience, schematic capture, PCB layout Knowledge of Cadence Concept is not essential but considered a plus Strong debugging and lab skills, including test development and executionExperience in microprocessor & digital circuit design and debug, SERDES, implementation of high speed I/O and clock termination techniques Experience in design and measurement of analog circuitryExperience with implementation of on board power converters, dc-dc step-up, buck and linear regulators High current, low voltage, power sequencing design and debug experienceKnowledge and experience with ADC/DAC selection and debug Knowledge of PCB fabrication, fab & assembly design rules, product integration with mechanical components Good writing and communication skillsGood team player with strong attention to detail, organizational skills and demonstrated problem solving abilities