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Senior Optical System Engineer - Optical Solutions

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Molex possesses a rich heritage in the optical industry. We provide the highest performing and field-proven wavelength management solutions from components, modules to integrated line-cards. Continuous innovation in passive component function integration, miniaturization, and manufacturing automation, cutting edge WSS and amplify technology and comprehensive optical, mechanical, electrical and software integration capabilities enable us to serve the needs of high-density, high-bandwidth, and flexible optical networks.

In Fremont, we serve large, global clients in telecom and datacom industries in providing next generation optical modules to support the growing need for data and communications. We are developing optical connectivity solutions, optoelectronic solutions, Wavelength Selective Solutions, OptoHD assembly and fiber optic assemblies and arrays.

The Optical System Engineer will be responsible for the Optical Amplifier, ROADM and transport product systems. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Work with marketing and internal multi-discipline design team to design Optical Amplifier, ROADM and transport product systems.
  • Perform architecture design, evaluate and recommend solutions.
  • Partition development tasks and define product level specifications.
  • Review and approve function and interface specifications, testing specification and reliability plan.
  • Technical lead on product development with multi-discipline team members for whole NPI.
  • Technical lead with multi-function engineering resources for customer technical support, as well as providing technical guidance in problem solving of issues that may arise in manufacturing.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related discipline 
  • At least 10 years of Optical Amplifier, ROADM product development with role on Optical System Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of Telecom/Datacom standards, specifications and methodologies, knowledge and experience on Ethernet, OTN, SDN
  • Experience in Amplified WDM, ROADM based optical transmission systems modeling, simulation, and performance tradeoff analysis
  • Strong knowledge and experience on optical transceivers, WDM, EDFA, Raman Amplifier, WSS, OCM, OTDR, and other optical centric network elements
  • Knowledge and experience on network product hardware and software design, familiar with X86 embedded system, NetConf/YANG, Sonic, etc.

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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