Fiber-Optic Transceiver Test Tech

Role: Fiber-Optic Transceiver Test Tech

Reporting to: Principal Engineer

Location: Silicon Valley, CA



  • Collect data from arrays of optical components and subsystems including LEDs, photodetectors, transmitters, and receivers
  • Collect data using various optical and electronic test equipment including oscilloscopes, digital communications analyzers, vector network analyzers (VNAs), optical power meters, power supplies
  • Process data according to instruction
  • Write reports


  • Tech school or BS
  • Basic understanding of fiber optics and fiber optic communications
  • Familiarity with the physics of semiconductor devices (emitters and photodetectors)
  • Basic understanding of RF design and overall testing
  • Willingness to work in the lab is a must, patience and steady hands
  • Flexible, quick learner, ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment


About Avicena

Avicena is a privately held company developing microLED based ultra-low power high bandwidth interconnects for chip-to-chip communications. This technology will revolutionize High-Performance (HPC) and Cloud computing, as well as other industries where low power interconnects are critical like camera sensors, autonomous vehicles, and aerospace. Avicena is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with a development center in Livingston, Scotland. The company was founded in 2019 by leading technologists from the optical networking industry with a track record of delivering breakthrough products. (

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