Transceiver Application Engineer

Bandwidth 10 - Berkeley, CA (30+ days ago)

Bandwidth10 Inc. was founded to bring forth transformational long-wavelength tunable verticalcavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) technology. The company’s primary products are a family of long wavelength tunable lasers and transceivers for data communications and sensing

Bandwidth10 is seeking a self-motivated Optical Systems Engineer to make an impact bringing
technology to market. The person will be responsible for working with customers on a day to day
basis on integrating Bandwidth10’s novel tunable transceivers into their systems. The person will
be working hands on in innovative, cutting-edge transceiver and optical system design, and
testing of optical communication systems and subsystems.

Principal responsibilities include:

  • Supporting ongoing development of a tunable VCSEL-based optical transceiver
  • Communicating with and working with customers to implement the company’s

transceivers in the customers systems.

  • Travel to customer sites and assist integration of company’s transceivers in customer


  • Development of wavelength stabilization approaches at the systems level in concert with

the transceiver design team.

  • In house optical systems level testing focusing on verifying transceivers meet customer

requirements as well as developing new features in concert with transceiver design team.

  • Working with sales and marketing team and customers to identify new features and

requirements for next generation product line.

  • Work with the sales and marketing team to keep product literature
  • Documenting features, designs, experiments

Job requirements:

  • MS/PHD in optical communications or related field; 5-10+ years of industrial experience a


  • 5+ years of experience in optical communications systems design/testing
  • Familiarity with line card and transceiver firmware and software.
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites 50% of time
  • Willingness to quickly learn new skills in a dynamic working environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written in English; Mandarin a plus.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional teams including engineering, sales, quality, finance and operations

Job Type: Full-time


  • Optical Engineering: 5 years (Required)


  • Master's (Required)