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Hardware Design Co-Op (Fall 2024)

Logo of Ciena


7d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must have a sense of urgency, integrity, commitment to innovation, embrace change, work independently and in a team, good communication skills, initiative to learn, understanding of high speed signaling, hardware design experience, and familiarity with lab equipment and PCB tools.
  • You will analyze critical interfaces, run simulations, and verify hardware using test equipment like oscilloscopes and analyzers at Ciena.

Off-cycle Internship



  • Complex designs pushing all the boundaries. Great people. Diverse teams with which to interact. Tremendous growth and learning opportunities. This position could really catapult your career. Are you looking for a challenging co-op or internship that will stand out? Read on…
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative designer to join the hardware development team working on Ciena’s Switching products. The position will be tailored to the successful applicant and will involve working with senior designers to implement and validate leading edge circuit packs of a multi-terabyte switch.


  • A sense of urgency – what’s important to the customer is equally important to you. You make getting things done a priority.
  • Integrity – you hold yourself to the highest level of personal and professional standards of conduct.
  • A commitment to innovation – you continually seek to learn, understand new technologies and ever-changing market conditions, and endeavour to apply that knowledge to Ciena’s advantage.
  • You embrace change – thriving in a diverse environment of ever-changing priorities and sometimes stressful situations.
  • The flexibility to work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a broader team.
  • The Must Haves:
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills are essential
  • The candidate must have initiative, enthusiasm and a desire to learn
  • Understanding of high speed signaling, transmission lines, digital and analog design
  • The Assets:
  • Familiarity with lab test equipment (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and test sets) and measurement techniques would be beneficial
  • Experience designing and debugging hardware
  • Experience with PCB schematic capture and layout tools

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Complete timing analysis and simulation of critical interfaces
  • Execute hardware verification plans and debug prototype hardware using test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic/network analyzers, protocol/signal generators etc.


Work type

Full time

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