Coop / Intern- Data Scientist

Ciena - Ottawa, ON (26 days ago)

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Ciena may well be the most important technology company you’ve never heard of. The innovations that wow us (driverless cars), and those we now take for granted (the ability to mobile-stream your favorite show) are the products of ingenuity from some brilliant and forward-thinking companies. But those companies rely on Ciena, another vanguard of innovation, to create and advance the underlying networks that bring their breakthroughs to our doorsteps. VR, AI, IOT, 5G … literally none of it would be possible without the mind-boggling technology that makes the internet itself work. For more than 25 years, Ciena has been the global leader in networking strategy, and our technology has been part of the critical infrastructure running within the most advanced companies in the world.

Job Description

Part of the NPI Modem group, you will be developing, building, troubleshooting, and supporting test stations used in Ciena’s production lines for the modems designed by Ciena. New Test Systems and new tools are required for the next generation of products, to grow our testing capabilities, which will be deployed abroad at the sites of our manufacturing partners.

The ideal candidate is a flexible, highly technical problem solver, with interdisciplinary knowledge of software, and test & measurement. You feel at home in a dynamic, multi-team engineering environment, acting as an interface between product design, other test engineering teams, and the volume production line.

Primary Responsibilities:
Develop test software automation in C# ;
Develop test sequences and instructions;
Develop fault isolation troubleshooting tools and document troubleshooting guides;
Optimization of test methods to increase throughput and robustness;
Create new tools to scale test capabilities to higher volumes;
Provide interfaces for other groups to use the new tools with different technologies;
Integrate test station into CIENA corporate manufacturing system (define process flow, interface to data base, etc.);
Adapt new technologies to improve or replace test processes;

Required Skills

Technical Skills

Hands on experience in software development (C#);
Curiosity to experiment with new technologies, to solve current problems;
Strong technical skills with hands on experience in test & debugging of high tech products;
Deliver timely software solutions to improve the current test systems;
Test Systems implementation experience;

Desired characteristics

Team player to effectively collaborate with cross functional teams around the world;
Knowledge of cloud based software services (AWS)
Self-motivated, well-organized with a willingness to learn;
Assertiveness to drive our contract manufacturer engineers / technicians;
Knowledge of Python, Matlab;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Speaking and writing: fluent English (Bilingual: English/French is desirable);
Experience in instrumentation, optics or telecommunication;
Ability and willingness to travel abroad occasionally

Rewarding experience. Meaningful outcomes.

Making a difference in people's lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies. That's what motivates us.

A distinct way to work

Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm. Expect more satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional.

Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age.

Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

What you can expect from us

You will receive notification of your successful application
Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion
If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process