Senior System Engineer - Optical Fibre Solutions

Altium Associates
Rownhams, UK
Closing date
19 Sep 2020

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Technology & New Media
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Our client is an extremely exciting, venture-backed OEM that has developed world-class advanced fibre cable solutions to address the bandwidth crunch and latency limitations in high capacity communications systems.

We are seeking a talented and commercially experienced Systems Engineer to emulate new customer installations and optimise the system configuration for DWDW optical transmission. The remit requires a strong understanding of field testing, industrial requirements of fibre and the physical layer, ideally having worked with Coherent high-speed equipment (400G/ 600G)

To be considered for this superb opportunity you will possess the following:

  • Proven experience in telecoms systems engineering, ideally gained within a leading Networking Equipment Manufacturer or Telecommunications Carrier
  • Strong technical knowledge of fibre optics transmission systems, OTN, Coherent transmission, telecoms networks and network management
  • In-depth understanding of optical fibre system characterization and qualification processes
  • Knowledge of link design for deployment across data centre, metro and long-haul applications
  • Practical skills with a 'hands on approach', to define, develop, construct and test trial systems in the lab and in the field
  • Possess current leading-edge knowledge, including systems applications, development and deployment
  • Have experience of product compliance and testing requirements
  • Be able to apply state-of-the-art methods to complex problems
  • Have proven success in working internationally with dispersed technical teams, customers and resources
  • Ability to analyse new technology trends and standards
  • Possess a BSc or higher degree in Optical Science / Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Physics from a recognised academic institution

For a confidential discussion and further information about this exciting opportunity please contact Dan Reddyhough, Partner at Altium Associates.
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