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Associate Application Engineer (Full Time) United States

Company: Cisco
Location: Maynard
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

What You'll Do:

The Associate Application Engineer will perform one or more of the following tasks while related to Acacia's world-class optical products as a member of the Acacia department responsible for direct customer relationships. The individual will be assigned relevant work assignments to challenge them according to their current level of experience and capability.

  • Recreate real-world application environments in our optical lab to evaluate and verify customer issues
  • Develop creative workaround solutions to product limitations or bugs
  • Work with customers to help integrate Acacia's products into their systems and networks
  • Work with the world's leading systems and service providers to help build the networks of today and help define the networks of the future
  • Collaborate with team members to develop Python scripts that enable and manage system features
  • Address a broad range of technical disciplines, including electrical, optical, embedded SW, mechanical, and thermal.
    Who You Are:
    • Currently pursuing Bachelor's or Master's degree majoring in Electronic or Electrical Engineering
    • Seniors or Master's Program students preferred
    • Experience with electronic and/or optical system design
    • Classes completed: Signals and Systems, Electronic Design, Basic Programming Course. Coursework in optics or DSP would be a plus.
    • 3.0 minimum GPA
    • Great interpersonal and organizational skills
    • A solid general Engineering background
    • Good Analog Electrical Engineering basic skills
    • A healthy curiosity about how the physical layer of the internet works
    • Enjoys working with HW, SW, optics, or DSP
    • Knowledge of Python
    • Enjoys working in a lab environment
      Why Cisco

      #WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

      We embrace digital and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we're "old" (39 years strong) and only about hardware, but we're also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns, and protects. No other company can do what we do - you can't put us in a box!

      But "Digital Transformation" is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

      Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take the difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

      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!

      Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada:

      When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada 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. or Canada 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.

Keywords: Cisco, Boston , Associate Application Engineer (Full Time) United States, Engineering , Maynard, Massachusetts

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