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Lumentum Canada was awarded the 2022 National Capital Region’s Top Employers for the 6th consecutive year and the 2022 Career Directory Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates for the 5th consecutive year.
Optical Algorithms and Analytics Engineering (Co-op)
12 months: May 2024 - April 2025
16 months: May 2024 - August 2025
Are you a dependable teammate who works best in a collaborative & cooperative environment?
Do you feel most engaged when you are learning and developing your skills every day?
Do you like solving puzzles and interesting problems?
Then we have the job for you!
This co-op position is an opportunity to work in the research and development team of a photonics & fibre optics company that is committed to meeting the needs of our customers.
You will carry out analysis on large sets of device data to propel improvement in our products. You will develop algorithms and methods that optimize the performance of our next generation of photonic modules. You will be part of a hard-working and diverse team that is continually learning how to enhance our products.
Students working in this group are exposed to and will learn about several state-of-the-art technologies including LCoS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon), MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems), and other free-space optical assemblies. In addition, students collaborate with the firmware, hardware, optical design and verification teams throughout their work terms. This gives them an excellent opportunity to learn about the broad range of disciplines involved in our product development process.
In this role, you will be responsible for the following…
Numerical and statistical analysis of small and large data sets
Software development & test engineering
Experimental validation of design principles
What you will bring to the position...
You are pursuing a degree in Applied Math, Mathematical-Physics, Physics, Nanotechnology engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field
Most importantly, you will bring your enthusiasm to learn, develop your skills and expand your knowledge
Proficient software development skills and experience
We typically program in Python, VB.Net, and Matlab; but it is not imperative that you know these languages in advance
An ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
What sets Lumentum's student program apart? We're awesome because…
Our student program offers opportunities to work on real projects that have meaningful impact in an environment that supports diverse perspectives, inclusivity and fosters a sense of belonging. We offer flexible working schedules, continuous learning, mentorship programs, employee resource groups and perks and benefits to all students - including health, dental & vision coverage, and employee wellness programs.
In its seventh consecutive year, the Ottawa site is honored to be named one of the Canada Region Top Employers and one of the best employers for recent university graduates under the Career Directory for the sixth year by Canada’s Top 100 Employers!
Lumentum awards scholarships of $5,000.00 to ten of our Canada based students from underrepresented groups. To be considered for the scholarship, the first thing you need to do is apply for a Lumentum intern/co-op opportunity so you can be reviewed for a job with us. To receive the DIB scholarship, you must complete an intern/co-op with Lumentum.
You might be interested to know:
We are a passionate team of engineers & physicists who love our work and improving with each day
Our team has a long history (17 years) of employing co-op students and we truly value the contributions our co-op students make to our team. Several students have been hired upon graduation.
Our building has a small gym and showers that are free to use. There is a cafeteria on site that provides free coffee & tea
We have a diverse team, many of whom hold advanced degrees, so there is a mentor here to help you grow and learn