Senior Product Engineer – TROSA

Oclaro, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLR), is a leader in optical components, modules and subsystems for the core optical, enterprise and data center markets. Leveraging more than three decades of laser technology innovation, photonics integration, and subsystem design, Oclaro’s solutions are at the heart of the fast optical networks and high-speed interconnects driving the next wave of streaming video, cloud computing, voice over IP and other bandwidth-intensive and high-speed applications.

REPORTS TO:  TROSA Engineering Manager

RESPONSIBLE FOR: New TROSA Product Development


Required to perform engineering activities within the integrated photonic components R&D team. This team develops high performance transmitters (TOSAs) and receivers (ROSAs) for optical communication systems.


Knowledgeable engineer, preferably with experience of optical or electronic design. Will join a product R&D team and contribute to the development of new high performance integrated transmitters and receivers (TROSAs) for next generation optical transmission systems.

The involves input to the design and build of the products, priming of verification of prototype performance against customer specifications and liaising with NPI and manufacturing teams to introduce the product to manufacture. The individual will work closely with other members of the design team, including optical and electronic engineers, test and process development engineers and the product qualification team to deliver cost effective product solutions in a timely manner.



Honours degree or equivalent in physics, optics, electronics or equivalent technical discipline and 4 years’ experience in industry.



  • Demonstrated ability to develop new optoelectronic or electronics products from concept into manufacture
  • Practical measurement techniques, data correlation and results analysis


  • Understanding of key optoelectronic device performance characteristics
  • Capability to model optical systems using Zeemax or similar
  • Familiarity with the use of software to automate laboratory measurements
  • Analogue and digital design techniques


The candidate will have to demonstrate that they are capable working within a team environment and have proven practical experience in completing given tasks. Their technical background and hands-on skills will enable them to integrate quickly into an existing development team. The candidate must demonstrate strong inter-personal communication skills.


Occasional travel to other Oclaro sites will be required.

Oclaro Technology Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or on the basis of disability.


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