Sr. Product Engineer
Job ID 
 Finisar Corporation
Job Location 
 Sunnyvale, CA-HQ
Job Category 
Min Education 
 Bachelor's Degree


• The Product Engineer for Optical Transceiver Modules will work on products in one or more transceiver form factors used in data and telecommunication applications.
• The Product Engineer will interface closely with design engineers during product development to understand the design and help to produce alpha/beta customer samples from the pilot line. Concurrently, the Product Engineer will work extensively with software and hardware engineers to develop the test process and test systems used to test the optical modules once released into production.
• The Product Engineer will define test parameters based on product and design specifications.
• Once product design is frozen, the Product Engineer will be in charge of transferring the product manufacturing and testing to overseas manufacturing facility.
• The Product Engineer will also interface with sales and product marketing teams to ensure accurate product customization.
• The PE has the cradle-to-grave ownership of the assigned products including, but not limited to, the test procedures and scripts, process flow, product cost model, and debug tree etc.
• The Product Engineer must take initiatives, be well organized, and be highly motivated to solve issues in a timely manner.


• BS (5 yrs experience) or MS (2+ yrs experience) in EE/Engr. Physics or equivalent field.
• Hands on working knowledge of optoelectronic components and modules. Understand the properties of various types of lasers and photodiodes. Ability to understand and optimize specifications from device level to OSA and module level.
• Familiarity with the development of test software and testing automation. The ideal candidate should have the experience in automation development of the optoelectronic device setup and the testing verification of optical/electrical parameters.
• Ability to read and interpret complex engineering data sheets and specifications. Ability to do a gap analysis between customer and internal specifications. Ability to analyze the impact of changes to production specifications whether they are electrical, optical, or mechanical.
• Ability to analyze yield data and identify root cause of failures whether they are a result of design, process, materials, or test repeatability. Familiarity with optical and electrical test methods.
• Experience in developing and transferring products into high volume offshore manufacturing. Interact often with offshore manufacturing facilities both as part of transfer activities and helping to drive ongoing cost/yield improvements.
• Experience with optical transceivers, parallel optics, VCSEL array, RF, and analog/digital circuit is a plus.

Company Overview
Finisar is an Excellent Opportunity Employer.  We also hire on a non-discriminatory basis.

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader of fiber optic subsystems and components that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For more than 20 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide.