Ciena may well be the most important technology company you’ve never heard of. The innovations that wow us (driverless cars), and those we now take for granted (the ability to mobile-
stream your favorite show) are the products of ingenuity from some brilliant and forward-thinking companies. But those companies rely on Ciena, another vanguard of innovation, to create and advance the underlying networks that bring their breakthroughs to our doorsteps.
VR, AI, IOT, 5G literally none of it would be possible without the mind-boggling technology that makes the internet itself work.
For more than 25 years, Ciena has been the global leader in networking strategy, and our technology has been part of the critical infrastructure running within the most advanced companies in the world.
Position Summary :
Conduct mechanical design, analysis, and packaging of CIENA products from concept through Production.
Mechanical design of next generation product including printed circuit board assemblies, thermal control of electronics, and sheet metal enclosures.
Hands on testing of new designs for compliance to design specifications. Complete documentation throughout design and development cycle from theory of operation to test specifications
Mechanical design of next generation product including printed circuit board assemblies, thermal control of electronics, and sheet metal enclosures
Hands on testing of new designs for compliance to design specifications
Complete documentation throughout design and development cycle from theory of operation to test specifications
Responsible for communication and coordination with Software, Hardware, Integration and Test, System Engineering, Validation, and Manufacturing teams throughout the design and development cycle
Coordinate with technical team members design reviews, feature specifications, etc.
Attend meetings, report progress, and take technical leadership to troubleshoot and fix defects.
Provide guidance and mentoring for junior engineers hired into the team who may be tasked to perform some of the above duties.
Help investigate and collect information to resolve process or design issues found on a current design or in previous designs.
Skills and Characteristics :
Prefer experience with Pro / Engineer and Flowtherm design and modeling tools, or capable equivalents.
Must have strong background in electronic packaging including thermal design, cable management, and designs compliant with NEBS and ETSI system requirements at a minimum.
International standards based design compliance are beneficial.
Experience in design, material selection, and fabrication techniques of sheet metal, machined metal and plastic parts is required.
Experience in fiber optic packaging and cabling is preferred.
Strong mechanical analysis, design, testing, and documentation skills.
Ability to resolve complex issues that may require design trade-offs.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong knowledge of using software tools for analysis, development, testing, and debug.
Independent self starter and committed to delivering on aggressive deadlines.
Comfortable in a team environment with ability to lead or to work with little supervision
Able to adapt to varying workloads and task requirements.
Good communication skills and ability to quickly resolve design and manufacturing issues.
Should have experience in dealing with metal fabrication companies, both sheet metal and machining.
Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering required, Master Preferred or relevant work experience
10+ years of design experience in packaging of electronic equipment.
Minimum 10+ years doing mechanical packaging design of electronic equipment from requirements, CAD and Thermal Modeling tools, and prototype testing for verification / correction to final design release
Rewarding experience. Meaningful outcomes.
Making a difference in people's lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies. That's what motivates us.
A distinct way to work
Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm. Expect more satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional.
Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age.
Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
What you can expect from us
You will receive notification of your successful application
Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion
If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process