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Optoelectronic Mechanical Engineer - Technical Lead - Acacia

Company: Cisco
Location: Maynard
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Acacia designs intelligent transceivers using sophisticated signal processing and photonic integration for the 100G, 400G and 1T bit speed fiber optic transmission market deployed in data center, metro, long-haul and ultra-long haul telecommunication networks.

We are looking for enthusiastic people with high energy and a positive team attitude who want to work at the forefront of fiber optic transmission subsystems.

The Mechanical Engineer - Technical Lead will lead and design leading edge complex electro-optical mechanical products that meet the Bellcore/Telcordia GR-485 standards. These products have stringent mechanical and thermal performance requirements which require exacting thermal, mechanical tolerancing, and FEA analysis in their design and development.

Key Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop new and existing electro-optical products from inception to production.
  • Collaborate with internal board designers, outside vendors, third party consultants, and Program managers to deliver products on time and on budget
  • Drive the refinement of product design concepts for manufacturability and cost savings.
  • Design and modify CAD parts and assemblies using SolidWorks -
  • Evaluate complex thermal systems and interactions.
  • Develop assembly drawings and maintain/release BOM's.
  • Support reliability qualification, customer, and CM RMAs and lead failure and root cause analysis
  • Mentor a team of mechanical Engineers
    Other Duties
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
      Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Skills, Education and Certifications
      • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering is preferred.
      • Minimum 10 year of relevant industry experience with 5 years of mechanical technical leadership or management experience
      • Demonstrated proficiency using SolidWorks -
      • Demonstrated experience with complex electromechanical products designed for high reliability and availability.
      • Must have knowledge of advanced machining practices, molding and die casting, sheet metal and rapid prototyping processes.
      • Hands on lab experience and experience with prototyping and fabrication
      • Good background in FEA analysis and tolerancing
      • Demonstrated design of products for GR-63 NEBS and/or Telcordia GR-468 compliance is a plus.
      • Experience designing micro-electromechanical optical components with tight tolerance requirement is a plus.
      • Experience with thermal simulation tools (such as FloTherm) is a plus.

        Why Cisco?

        #WeAreCisco. We are all unique, but collectively we bring our talents to work as a team, to develop innovative technology and power a more inclusive, digital future for everyone. How do we do it? Well, for starters - with people like you!

        Nearly every internet connection around the world touches Cisco. We're the Internet's optimists. Our technology makes sure the data travelling at light speed across connections does so securely, yet it's not what we make but what we make happen which marks us out. We're helping those who work in the health service to connect with patients and each other; schools, colleges and universities to teach in even the most challenging of times. We're helping businesses of all shapes and size to connect with their employees and customers in new ways, providing people with access to the digital skills they need and connecting the most remote parts of the world - whether through 5G, or otherwise.

        We tackle whatever challenges come our way. We have each other's backs, we recognise our accomplishments, and we grow together. We celebrate and support one another - from big and small things in life to big career moments. And giving back is in our DNA (we get 10 days off each year to do just that).

        We know that powering an inclusive future starts with us. Because without diversity and a dedication to equality, there is no moving forward. Our 30 Inclusive Communities, that bring people together around commonalities or passions, are leading the way. Together we're committed to learning, listening, caring for our communities, whilst supporting the most vulnerable with a collective effort to make this world a better place either with technology, or through our actions.

        So, you have colorful hair? Don't care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That's cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

        Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:

        When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

        U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

        Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco pays at the standard rate of 1% of incentive target for each 1% revenue attainment against the quota up to 100%. Once performance exceeds 100% quota attainment, incentive rates may increase up to five times the standard rate with no cap on incentive compensation. For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.

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