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Senior Optical DSP Systems Engineer

MBR Partners
MBR Partners

Our client is committed to their people-first philosophy. Their teams enjoy a culture focused on prioritizing a personalized and flexible work environment that empowers an individual’s passions, growth, well-being and belonging. They’re a technology company that leads with their humanity—driving their business priorities alongside meaningful social, community, and societal impact.
Why them:• They are big proponents of life-work integration and provide the flexibility and tools to make it a reality with remote work and potentially, part-time work.• They believe an inclusive, diverse and barrier-free work environment makes for empowered and committed employees. • They recognize the importance of well-being and offer programs and benefits to support and sustain the mental and physical health of their employees and their families and also offer a variety of paid family leave programs.• They are committed to employee development, offering tuition reimbursement and a variety of in-house learning and mentorship opportunities.• They know that financial security is important. They offer competitive salaries and incentive programs, RSU’s (job level specific) and an employee share option purchase program.• They realize time away to recharge is important. They offer flexible paid time off!• Great work deserves recognition. They have a robust recognition program, with ongoing and enhanced awards for exemplary performance.
How you will contribute:
Reporting to the Director, Systems Design Architecture Engineering, as a Senior Optical DSP Systems Engineer, you will be part of the Modem Digital Signal Processing Team involved in the design, modeling and testing of current and next-generation high-speed optical systems.

You will review and finalize functional designs, provide system feedback, make architecture suggestions to enable integration of standalone functions, and identify and fill in missing specifications through simulations, lab testing, and/or consultation with PLM- and systems teams.• You will coordinate and schedule modeling effort, code reviews, and code integration.• You will co-architect and contribute to system simulator (Wave) used for hardware model quality assurance, aligning model verification activities between system/DSP/EO/link-budget teams.• You will coordinate the architecture and design of firmware prototypes: calibration, ASIC initialization, startup- and mission-mode state machines, feedback control loops.• You will schedule firmware feature roll-out, firmware verification, performance optimization, and robustness testing.• You will provide field support, offering failure root-cause analyses, investigations and work to alleviate performance issues.• You will coordinate new feature requests for legacy products: updating specifications and prototypes, involving firmware and software teams, and directing designer and system testing.

What does the company expect of you?

Initiative – you’re a self-starter who works with limited direction and is committed to delivering against aggressive deadlines.• Agility – you are readily able to make key decisions and manage competing and ever-changing account priorities.• Communication expertise – you have the ability to influence and tailor your message and ideas to the audience to ensure understanding and consensus.• The flexibility to work independently and as part of a broader team – you thrive in a multi-disciplinary team environment, but are comfortable working independently as required.• A commitment to innovation – you keep abreast of the market and competitive developments and are always keen to formulate new ideas and problem solve.

The Must Haves:

Graduate or Post-graduate degree in Physics or Engineering with focus on digital hardware, communication- and/or control systems coupled with demonstrated experience in all aspects of the ASIC design process: architecture, design, modeling, prototyping, verification, integration, control and optimization.• Well-versed in DSP design, feedback control, digital filtering, optical- and digital communications• Programming skills - Matlab and C++ experience. • Experience in ESD-protected lab environment; familiar with standard lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, network analyzers, power supplies, and spectrum analyzers.• Proven debugging- and problem-solving skills.• Team leadership experience with a willingness to coach and support junior and experienced DSP designers.

Assets:• SystemC, CatapultC, Verilog. Must be willing to learn CatapultC and/or similar hardware system design languages.• Detailed knowledge of ASIC design trade-offs: performance, power, size

Please ignore the salary stated in the job post, as it depends on the candidate's experience and skill set

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