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Hardware (PCBA) Design and Verification Co-op (Fall 2024)

Logo of Ciena


8d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


AI generated summary

  • You must have a sense of urgency, integrity, and commitment to innovation. Embrace change, work independently or in a team, and have a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering. Good communication skills and experience with hardware design are a plus.
  • You will support hardware test and debug of circuit boards, assist in design verification, perform signal integrity measurements, and contribute to documentation. Gain exposure to high-speed circuit design and learn about fiber optic transport equipment.

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 term that will stand out? Read on…
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative student 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.


  • 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:
  • Working towards completion of a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills
  • Assets:
  • Familiarity with lab test equipment (oscilloscopes, analyzers and test sets)
  • Understanding of high speed signaling, transmission lines, digital and analog design
  • Experience designing and debugging hardware
  • Experience with PCB schematic capture and layout tools

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Support hardware test and debug of new and existing circuit boards
  • Board programming, prototype inventory, etc.
  • Assist in performing thorough design verification to validate functionality, performance, operating margins, and robustness.
  • Signal integrity measurements, thermal stress, component qualification, etc.
  • Contribute to documentation such as Design Specification and Test Plans
  • The candidate will get exposure to the detailed design of high-speed digital and analog circuits working in Cadence CAD tools (Concept/Allegro)
  • Learn how fiber optic transport equipment and associated test equipment function.


Work type

Full time

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