Optical Measurement Engineer
Corning Incorporated - Keller, TX

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Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.
Corning Cable Systems is a leading manufacturer of fiber optic and copper communications system solutions for voice, data and video network applications worldwide. Corning Cable Systems is wholly owned by Corning Incorporated.
Corning Cable Systems offers the broadest range of end-to-end fiber optic and copper product solutions for customers' telecommunications networks. Our customer-focused solutions include cables, connectors, and related hardware, and network services that include network design, project management, installation and maintenance, equipment rental and training programs.
To know more about Corning Cable Systems, visit us at: http://www.corning.com/cablesystems

Scope of Position

Optical Measurement Engineer responsible for:
  • Developing test methodologies and test systems
  • Applying state-of-the art experimental and theoretical skills to technical problems
  • Developing people and equipment capability in the field of fiber optics and optical metrology
  • Functioning as a key individual expert
Day to Day Responsibilities
  • Design, build and automate optical systems for active and passive fiber optics products
  • Develop and implement software for measurement systems
  • In collaboration with technology team, determine the performance of future FO products and develop an appropriate measurement method
  • Develop calibration test procedures and establish measurement uncertainty for test equipment/systems
  • Plan and execute product test programs
  • Develop tools for data analysis
  • Document test methodologies and test results
  • Develop and implement methodologies to optimize measurement performance
  • Review and approve test reports
  • Coach and certify lab technicians to test methods
Required Education (minimum required for consideration):
  • Graduate degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or Physics with emphasis in fiber optics/optics
Required Years and Area of Experience: (minimum required for consideration):
  • Three years of experience in the optics or fiber optics industry
  • Experience in a laboratory environment is highly desirable
Required Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess):
  • Background in fiber optics, optics or optical engineering
  • Programming skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Written/verbal communication skills - intermediate and preferably advanced level of English language
Desired Skills (These are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess):
  • Optical metrology, preferably in fiber optics
  • Experience in Labview programming
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis
  • Familiarity with relevant industrial standards such as Telcordia, ISO and IEC
Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Project management skills
  • Leadership skills

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Corning Incorporated is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 160 years of materials science and process...