Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - ENG003 (Cambridge, UK)
Are you an ambitious Mechanical Engineer with significant experience in the design and
development of precision micro-mechanical or optical devices? We’re looking for a Senior
Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team and drive the development of next generation world
leading all-optical switch technology.
About the Role
Polatis all-optical switches enable dynamic connectivity directly at the fibre layer, with outstanding reliability and the industry's lowest optical loss. Our products allow the efficient management of ever-increasing data
volumes and are a key building block in the evolution towards software defined networks.
In this new role, you’ll be working within a multi-disciplinary development team to design and
develop core technology for our optical switches. You’ll be responsible for the entire lifecycle of the
product from conceptual design and analysis through to qualification and transfer to production.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Design and development of core technology
- Analysis and test of precision micro-mechanical designs
- Integration and packaging of optical and electrical sub-assemblies
- Liaison with other internal teams and subcontractors
- Manufacturing and performance improvements to existing products
To be successful, you'll need to have a degree in mechanical engineering or a related subject, plus
a minimum of five years’ relevant experience working in a high-tech design / development
environment. You’ll have a hands-on, innovative approach to work and be self-motivated and
focussed on delivery. You’ll also be an expert in 3D CAD and finite element analysis and be familiar
with high reliability micro-fabrication techniques. Excellent communication skills, both written and
verbal, are essential.
Experience of PDM, and proficiency in precision opto-mechanical or electro-mechanical design, is
We offer a friendly and informal work environment in a prime location on the Cambridge Science
Park, a competitive salary and annual bonus scheme, plus a range of benefits including private
health care, non-contributory pension scheme, health shield cash back plan, and cycle to work
Join a World Class Team
HUBER+SUHNER Polatis is the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance all-optical cross-
connect solutions for software-defined network provisioning, protection, monitoring, reconfiguration
and test. Our dependable, field-proven DirectLight™ SDN-enabled optical circuit switch technology
delivers outstanding performance and reliability to provide dynamic fibre layer connectivity for
mission-critical applications in telecommunications, data centre, government, test and video
Position Type: Full-time, permanent
How to Apply:
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