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Junior Optical / Circuit Design Engineer
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Nokia | Port Murray, NJ
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Job Description

Architect, design, implement, test, and deploy circuits and optical equipment for high speed optical networking applications.

Duties consist of working with systems engineers to understand feature requirements, developing architectural approaches to problems, selecting components based on cost and space limitations, working with schematic capture tools, interfacing with board layout resources, performing signal integrity simulations, bringing up initial prototypes, testing at the subsystem level, integrating hardware and software, debugging end-to-end implementations across functional teams, and writing test and release notes.

Essential Skills:

Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or related subjects. Masters degree preferred.

Excellent communication skills.

Good problem resolution skills.

Must have at least a 3.0 GPA

Candidate must have Permanent USA work authorization.


Familiarity with ECAD tool chains, simulation and synthesis tools, and with current generation high speed technologies including integrated FPGA SERDES and optical components. Strong analog and digital debugging skills. Prior experience designing and debugging communication systems ranging from 10Gb/s to multi-TB/s. Hands-on experience with a variety of optical, electrical, and packet test equipment such as oscilloscopes, optical spectrum analyzers, and Ethernet testers. Ability to work in a fast-paced R&D environment, and interact with systems engineers, FPGA developers, outside component vendors, and software coders.

Key Tasks:

Circuit board design

FPGA Design

Optical component and subsystem specification, verification and qualification.

Write test reports, coordinate lab activities, and troubleshoot complex state-of-the-art electro-optical products.

Writing utilities to test and debug circuit cards, FPGAs and optical systems.

Interfacing with other teams to debug issues as they arise.

Operation and revision of test automation software (LabVIEW, Python)

About Nokia

ITS is a leading technology consulting and advocacy firm dedicated to the responsible and economical use of technology solutions to solve business problems. ITS provides companies with professional consulting and technology management services. ITS designs, implements and manages technology solutions in the following areas: Telecommunications systems and services, Data Communications systems and services, Data Networking, Structured Cabling Systems, Secure Internet Access, Internet Applications, Network Security, Video Conferencing, Wireless networks for voice and data, Hospitality systems such as Property Management Systems, Call Accounting, Internet Accounting. ITS provides clients with technology needs analysis and recommendations, ROI illustration, RFP services, project management and ongoing service management. ITS voice and data project planning integrate "best of breed" vendors of products and services, with the client having authority of final selection. ITS cultivates relationships with top service providers, hardware manufacturers, and system integrators to provide our clients with the latest technology solutions, highest levels of support, and best product and service pricing. The principals of ITS offer technical proficiency, marketing and management leadership, and financial expertise. These resources have been honed through years of hands-on consulting, systems implementation and industry monitoring.