R&D Manager - Tests and Measurements (High Speed Photonic Components)

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    R&D Manager - Tests and Measurements (High Speed Photonic Components)


    R&D Manager - Tests and Measurements (High Speed Photonic Components)

    CIENA CANADA Québec, Quebec

    Engineering and science
    Reference : R008443
    Posted + 30 days ago | Still Open
    Permanent Full time As soon as possible


    Reporting to the Senior R&D Director of the High-Speed Photonic Component group (Québec), your role and the role of your team will consist of evaluating the different tests and measurements (T&M) needs/requirements of the HSPC Tx/Rx R&D group (Silicon Photonics and Indium Phosphide) and developing the appropriate T&M solutions at the wafer, die and package level. More specifically, you will be responsible for defining and developing the T&M solutions’ strategies, concepts, procedures and software, designing and building the T&M stations as well as validating and analyzing the performances of HSPC prototypes and products. You will have to interact closely with the other members of the HSPC group, internal R&D groups, operations, procurement, internal customers, manufacturing partners and suppliers. You will have the full T&M ownership and responsibilities for the HSPC Tx/Rx R&D group.


    Evaluate and document the different T&M needs and requirements at the wafer, die and package level for the HSPC Tx/Rx R&D group;
    Elaborate, develop and document T&M strategies, concepts and procedures;
    Design, implement and manage software codes for the different T&M solutions;
    Design and build R&D test stations and work closely with Ciena’s operations and external suppliers for production test stations;
    Validate in the lab the prototypes and products performance according to the requirements;
    Provide test data reports to the different teams and contribute to the data analysis;
    Define and participate in the selection of test and measurement equipments;
    Participate in T&M solutions transfer to production and provide engineering support;
    Ensure proper transition of T&M solutions into Ciena’s operations and manufacturing partners;
    Define the different T&M milestones/objectives and provide the required resources allocation for the different projects according to the priorities;
    Communicate the milestones/objectives and priorities to the T&M team and deliver the milestones of the projects on time, on specs and on budget;
    Monitor, document and communicate advancements and raise potential issues that may have influence on target specs, schedule and budget;
    Participate and organize design reviews, ensure documentation and follow-up;
    Prepare operational planning for the T&M team : objectives, priorities, budget, resources allocation, hiring, etc.
    Perform performance talent reviews, define career development plans for the team’s members and participate in the hiring process for new members;
    Act as the technical leader and advisor for specific projects where the Test and Measurement R&D Manager’s expertise is required;
    Ensure excellent communication between the T&M team and all the players (internal and external) involved in the product development cycle;
    Ensure that the company standard practices and business processes are properly followed;
    Be responsible for the motivation, coaching and development of staff members to optimize their performance and their personal professional growth.

    -A bachelor degree in engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 8 years of experience in a technology oriented and product development environment;

    -A minimum of 3 years’ experience in people and team management;

    -Experience in complex projects management including resources allocation and priorities management in-line with products roadmap;

    -Experience and/or knowledge in the following fields are assets: T&M of high-speed parameters and photonic components, broadband RF expertise, familiar with high-speed T&M equipments;

    -Team player with a strong leadership and the ability to develop strong relationships in a multi-disciplinary environment;

    -Ability to effectively organize teamwork in a multi-tasks and fast-paced environment strongly driven by product development schedule;

    -Understand the technical and commercial challenges of the projects in order to make the best decisions/compromises;

    -You must be rigorous, be well organized and structured, have sense of initiative and a strong desire for innovation and problem solving;

    -Ability to clearly communicate (synthesis) in a proactive and solutions-focused manner;

    -Excellent communications skills in English and French (written and oral).


    Québec, Québec, Canada

    Position Type:

    Full-time/regular (40 hrs/week)

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