Job Title:

Software Automation Test Engineer




Ottawa, ON

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Lumentum is seeking a Software Automation Test Engineer to join the R&D Test Automation team.

What do we do?

Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide. Lumentum?s optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum?s commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D sensing capabilities. Lumentum is headquartered in Milpitas, California with R&D, manufacturing, and sales offices worldwide.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

What will you do in this role?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative engineer to join the R&D Test Automation team, developing automated solutions for our next generation tunable lasers and coherent transmission products.

Do you enjoy solving technical puzzles and challenges?

Do you have advanced software development skills?

Do you communicate well with others and act as a team player?

If so, we want you on our team!

You will contribute to our success by:

  • Designing and implementing software tools and applications for Windows;
  • Implementing complex calibration processes and test solutions in software, to bring leading-edge optical telecommunication products from initial design stage to volume manufacturing;
  • Analysing data to improve product performance and quality;
  • Solving complex technical problems;
  • Working in close collaboration with the Optical, Hardware, Software and Firmware R&D teams;
  • Improving quality and robustness of production tests; and
  • Delivering robust, scalable software.

What experience will allow you the greatest success in this role?

  • An undergraduate degree, Masters or PhD in the following disciplines: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Physics, Computer Science, or a related field;
  • Proven object-oriented programming experience, preferably in VB.NET or C#;
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and debugging skills;
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to function successfully in a deadline-driven environment;
  • Desire to succeed and to do things right the first time;
  • Experience in any of the following is an asset:
    • Knowledge of optical components and systems;
    • Hands-on experience with electrical and optical test and measurement equipment;
    • Device test automation, data gathering and analysis;
    • Six-Sigma or statistical analysis;
    • Interaction with Manufacturing teams, in either a primary or support role;
    • Delivering customer-facing Windows desktop applications.


How do you get your chance to join?

Please submit your resume in confidence to

Quote Job Reference: 10003662

Posted 2018-01-08

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