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BinOptics Corporation Senior Test Engineer in Ithaca, New York

Company Overview:
MACOM designs and manufactures semiconductor products for Data Center, Telecommunication and Industrial and Defense applications. Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard.
MACOM has more than 65 years of application expertise with multiple design centers, Si, GaAs and InP fabrication, manufacturing, assembly and test, and operational facilities throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Click here to view our facilities. In addition, MACOM offers foundry services that represents a key core competency within our business.
MACOM sells and distributes products globally via a sales channel comprised of a direct field sales force, authorized sales representatives and leading industry distributors. Our sales team is trained across all of our products to give our customers insights into our entire portfolio.

Test Engineer
Job Description:
The test engineer will be working with the R&D team on the characterization of semiconductor lasers and conduct a variety of different measurements. A successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the measurement setups and add to their current functionality. The position will be part of our engineering and design group, making analyzing, reporting, and presenting acquired data part of the duties.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct device based opto-electronic measurements on semiconductor laser diodes for R&D.
Laser diode light, current, voltage characterization
Measurements of direct modulated lasers at frequencies from 1GHz to >25GHz
Characterization of laser noise performance and related parameters
Conduct wafer-based measurements on automated wafer test stations and release wafers
Load/unload wafers
Perform and create test-IDs
Analyze data
Release wafers
Receiving / shipping of wafers
Generate test reports
Maintain and re-calibrate test stations
Troubleshoot problems with mechanical, electrical, and optical sub-systems.
Improve optical setups
Software improvements and equipment upgrades to be implemented
New measurement functionality may be needed which requires additional engineering and assembly tasks.
Ordering /receiving spare parts.
Job Qualifications:
BS/MS degree in Engineering preferably in electro-mechanical, mechanical, or electrical engineering.
Candidate needs to be proficient in the use and functionality of high-speed measurement equipment, such as Network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, pattern generators, oscilloscopes, source meters.
Other Special Skills:
Familiarity with optical high-speed equipment.
Experience with optical fiber, fiber connectors, optics, and electro-optics like lasers and photodiodes.
Mechanical assembly skills and basic CAD skills
Software knowledge such as C, Python, NI LabView, or similar high-level languages.
General knowledge of MS Windows operating systems and computer networking.
Microsoft Office and other software applications like mechanical drawing, circuit design
SQL or similar for database interactions.

MACOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or veteran status or any other legally protected status.