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Job ID: JR0044204
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Shanghai, Shanghai CN
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Sr. SiPh Application Engineer

Job Description
The Applications Engineer is a key factor in the growth and widespread industry adoption of Intel's silicon photonics optical interconnect product line. This individual will be a primary technical interface to customers and will work closely with product line management and field sales on both pre- and post-sales customer engagements in order to achieve key design wins, and with the engineering team to help outline customer technical requirements. Responsibilities include:- First-level technical response and debug during customer validation, qualification, and beyond, including replicating customer issues in the lab- Developing a deep understanding of customer applications and use cases, both in order to recommend the right Intel silicon photonics solution to customers and to feed customer requirements back into the organization to help define compelling and competitive products- Giving product demonstrations and discussing key technical specifications with customers- Generating and providing design collateral application notes, errata, design guidelines, etc.- Working closely with silicon photonics engineering teams to develop deep and detailed understanding of SPSG optical products, components, and subcomponents- Working with other DCG Data Center Group engineering and applications teams as appropriate to promote system-level solutions to customers- Training customers and field sales and applications teams on silicon photonics technology and products- Collecting competitive intelligence and analyzing competitor technical capabilities and positioning- May include support for and representation of Intel in standards bodies and industry interoperability plugfests- Moderate travel required


The ideal candidate should have in-depth knowledge of optical transceiver design, specifications, and system applications combined with strong leadership and communication skills both written and verbal. The individual must understand optical interconnect fundamentals, high speed circuit design, and firmware, and should be able to work with customers to debug system performance related issues. The candidate should have a good knowledge of Ethernet, Infiniband, and Fibre Channel, as well as related IEEE standards. Prior experience with 100G optical interconnects is highly desired. Knowledge of data center and networking architecture, high-speed silicon and switch ASICs is also a plus. The candidate must be a self-starter and have experience and aptitude working across functional teams to achieve results. Other requirements:- BS, MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Electrical/Computer Engineering- Minimum of 5 years of experience with high-speed design, testing, and applications for Optical transceivers. Required skills/experience: * Five years or more direct, hands-on experience designing, validating, or providing applications engineering support for high-speed 10Gbps and above optical transceivers * Analog/RF design and/or validation experience up to 25Gbps * Optical test equipment and methodology for testing key high-speed and DC optical parameters- At least three years in a customer-facing role. Optical transceiver applications engineering experience desired.- comfortable to travel for customer support.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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