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Optical Communications Research Engineer

Company Information

SubCom is the leading global partner for today's undersea data transport requirements. SubCom designs, manufactures, deploys, maintains, and operates the industry's most reliable fiber optic cable networks. Its flexible solutions include repeaterless to ultra-long-haul, offshore oil and gas, scientific applications, and marine services. SubCom brings end-to-end network knowledge and global experience to support on-time delivery, and meet the needs of customers worldwide. To date, the company has deployed over 200 networks - enough undersea cable to circle Earth more than 17 times at the equator.

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What you will be doing...


As a member of our Systems Research Department this individual will follow novel developments in communication industry, come up with innovative ideas of how the communication systems can be improved, work on and with simulation tools that describe various aspects of both existing and potential future communication submarine links, aggregate and summarize results and present them either externally on optical communication related conferences and/or internally to other teams as an input for new directions towards innovative products.  Creativity is key in approaching the problems and coming up with the solutions.



What your background should look like...


  • Must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Electrical Engineering
  • Relevant experience in optical communications.
  • Experience creating simulation models for communication systems and using those model to analyze and optimize the system is required (e.g. nonlinear propagation, amplifier or similar communication component modeling).
  • Understanding of physical principles of most optical communication components and ability to derive physical models on paper, skillful use of the programing languages typically used in computer modeling of communication systems (e.g. Matlab, C, and Mathematica)
  • General knowledge of telecommunication technology, communication and team interaction/collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge of digital signal processing, communication formats and ability to simulate them is a plus.


What SubCom offers...


We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Healthcare for associates and their families, including eligible domestic partners
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits (401k matching) and more…




  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Eatontown, NJ, US, 07724

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  34698

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Research Engineer, Optics Engineering, Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Engineering, Technology

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