Ciena currently has an exciting co-op (4-months) Hardware Design opportunity available.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 Core 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.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Circuit design and schematic captureFPGA Design and VerificationEmbedded firmware developmentExecute hardware verification plans and debug prototype hardware using test equipment such as oscilloscopes, protocol/network analyzers, etc.CANDIDATE PROFILEEffective communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills are essentialThe candidate must have initiative, enthusiasm and a desire to learnFamiliarity with lab test equipment (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and test sets) and measurement techniques would be beneficialUnderstanding of high speed signaling, transmission lines, digital and analog designExperience designing and debugging hardware is an assetExperience with PCB schematic capture and layout tools is an assetEDUCATION3rd – 4th year Engineering, preferred, prior co-op experience a plus.About Ciena Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome. We attract the best and brightest– those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success. Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values: Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People. Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose. We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world. With Ciena’s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena! Being You @ Ciena As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual’s strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally. Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination. Ciena is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measures required for you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.