Job Description - Optical Coating Engineer (2000003F)
Optical Coating Engineer - ( 2000003F )
Primary Location : US-CA-Santa Rosa
VIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) has a 90+ year history oftechnical
innovations that have evolved to keep pace and address our
customer’smost pressing business issues. We make
equipment,software, and systems that help to plan, deploy, certify,
monitor, and optimizeall kinds of networks - like those for mobile
phones, service providers, largebusinesses and data centers.
VIAVIis also a leader in high performance thin film optical
coatings and engineereddiffusers, providing light management
solutions to anti-counterfeiting,consumer electronics, automotive,
defense and instrumentation markets.
We are the people behind the products that help keep theworld
connected – at home, school, work, at play, and everywhere in
between. VIAVI employees are fierce about supportingcustomer
success and we welcome people who bring their best every day to
thecompany - to question, to collaborate andto push for solutions
that will delight our customers.
Support VIAVI thin film coating R&D, manufacturing,
assembly,fabrication, and test processes. Interfacewith customers
to understand specifications for demanding optical
filteringrequirements. Develop designs and solutionsto meet
customer requirements. Work withinorganization to ensure all
aspects of customer needs are met.
This position is located in Santa Rosa, California. VIAVI’s
SantaRosa facility manufactures products for applications in
anti-counterfeiting,consumer electronics, government, healthcare
and automotive markets, withmanufacturing facilities in Santa Rosa
CA, Beijing, Suzhou, and Rochester NY.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Interface with customers to understand demandingcustomer
specifications and translate them into manufacturable products.
Develop optical thin film coating designs.
Develop software and utilize in-house software toperform custom
Specify and/or develop metrology methods(spectral measurement,
Interface closely with internal manufacturing,fabrication, and
Lead or work with team to troubleshoot problemswith coating
processes and metrology.
Strong background inoptics and optical technology.
Knowledge of thin filmcoating design theory and methods. Ideal
candidate has experience withoptical coating design software
packages such as Essential Macleod, Optilayer,TF Calc, or Film
Fundamentalunderstanding of thin film coating techniques such as
evaporation, ion-assisteddeposition, and sputtering.
Fundamentalunderstanding of optical surface quality metrology
using interferometry andother methods.
Familiarity withspectrophotometers such as Agilent Cary
5000/6000/7000, FTIRs, etc.
Excellent interpersonal,oral, and written communication skills
and the ability to interface with alllevels of staff and
Analytical thinker;detail oriented; problem solver.
Self-starter with theability to both work independently and with
cross-functional teams, and to workeffectively in
Capable of working onspecial projects in addition to normal day
to day responsibilities and work in a fast-paced
Qualifications Advanced degree inOptics, Electrical Engineering,
or similar field required, PhD preferred
Knowledge of andexperience with optical materials, structures,
Knowledge of andexperience with optical metrology
(interferometry, flatness measurement, etc.)
Programming experience,Matlab experience preferred.
Excellent written andoral communication skills.
Strong analyticalskills; bias for action.
Proficient withcomputers: strong proficiency with MS Excel and
Ifyou have what it takes to push boundaries and seize
opportunities, apply tojoin our team today.
VIAVISolutions is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer –minorities/females/veterans/persons with