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Hardware Engineer - New Grad (R003456)
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Ciena | San Jose, CA
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Job Description

.This entry level role will provide engineering support to the Hardware design team.

Ciena's Packet Networking portfolio of modules and systems is part of Ciena's Carrier Ethernet and MPLS Access, Metro and Core solutions deployed in large Tier-1 carriers around the world as well as in Tier-2/3 Service Providers.

This role works closely with the Hardware design team members to support various development and sustaining activities such as lab tests, qualification of power supplies and verification of electrical boards and systems.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong "can do" attitude and be able to communicate clearly test results / reports while working collaboratively with multiple design engineers on parallel projects with a somewhat dynamically changing priorities.

This position is a great opportunity to gain exposure to multiple disciplines of Hardware Engineering / Design and to develop a strong skillset in those areas while being mentored by top notch engineering experts.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Hands-on tests and measurements in the lab with multiple test equipment units
Execution of test plans for verifying design and qualifying replacements parts
Producing reports to document results from tests
Interacting efficiently with multiple senior engineers and lab staff
Review and author ECOs (Engineering Change Orders) and entry of ECOs in the Configuration Management tool
Characterizing of power supply modules / boards as well as digital electrical Printed Circuit Board Assemblies
Issue BOM (Bill Of Material) changes

Required Skills

Understanding of the nature of Hardware / Software / FPGA blocks, components and interfaces.
Excellent written and spoken communications skills to conduct accurate and organized communications with local team members
Creative and methodical thinking in implementation and problem-solving tasks
Independent, self-driven, organized and detailed-oriented nature
Ability to read Hardware schematics, Software Specs, device datasheets

About Ciena

Ciena Corporation is a provider of communications networking equipment, software and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation and management of voice, video, and data traffic. The Company's optical service delivery and carrier Ethernet service delivery products are used individually, or as part of an integrated solution, in communications networks operated by service providers, cable operators, governments and enterprises around the globe. It is a network specialist targeting the transition of disparate, legacy communications networks to converged, next-generation architectures, able to handle traffic and deliver a mix of high-bandwidth communications services. The Company's products, along with its service-aware operating system and unified service and transport management, enable service providers to deliver critical enterprise and consumer-oriented communication services. On March 3, 2008, the Company completed acquisition of World Wide Packets, Inc. (WWP). (Source: 10-K)