job summary: Ciena is working on the latest and greatest in coherent technology and is well-positioned to take advantage of demand drivers in the Telecommunications space. Join our Alpharetta team as a Senior Optical DSP Systems Engineer and work with DSP-assisted coherent optical modems, combining leading-edge technologies and advanced modulation formats to deliver best-in-class performance, reach, and data rates. About the role You will take a significant role in reviewing and finalizing functional designs and making architecture suggestions to enable the integration of standalone functions and identity. You will also fill in missing specifications through simulations, lab testing, and consulting with PLM and systems teams. You will co-architect and coordinate modeling efforts, code reviews and integration, as well as and coordinate firmware feature roll-out, firmware verification, performance optimization, and robustness testing. By leveraging your experience and expertise, you will provide field support, offer failure root-cause analysis, oversee investigations, and problem-solve to alleviate complex performance issues. You will also coach and support both junior and experienced DSP designers. What we need from you Graduate or Post-Graduate degree in Physics or Engineering with focus on Digital Hardware.Programming skills: Matlab and C++Experience with proven debugging and problem-solving skills.Experience in ESD-protected lab environment and familiarity with standard lab equipment, such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, network analyzers, power supplies, and spectrum analyzers. Good to have SystemC, CatapultC, or Verilog. Must be willing to learn CatapultC and/or similar hardware system design languages. Detailed knowledge of ASIC design trade-offs: performance, power, size About Ciena Ciena is committed to our people-first philosophy. Our teams enjoy a culture that prioritizes a personalized and flexible work environment that empowers an individual's passions, growth, well-being, and belonging. We're a technology company that leads with our humanity-driving our business priorities alongside meaningful social, community, and societal impact. What we can offer Competitive Total Rewards | Recognition Programs | Flexible Working Conditions and time-off | Wellbeing Support and Benefits | Tuition Reimbursement | In-house Mentoring and Learning Opportunities | Employee Share Option Purchase Program... and more! location: Alpharetta, Georgia job type: Permanent salary: $130,000 - 160,000 per year work hours: 8am to 4pm education: No Degree Required responsibilities: Intake call tomorrow at 1:30pm PST qualifications: Experience level: Education: No Degree Required skills: Telecommunications Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad Digital, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad Digital offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).