Solution Architect/System Engineer Optical Communication

  • Job Location: Switzerland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 25/01/2023

Responsible for working out, stabilizing & maintaining the Solution
architecture for Optical communication products in Bids and
Projects all along lifecycle in collaboration with the Solution
Engineering Manager.

 Responsible for the development of optical communication
systems as Solution Architect/System Engineer within the TAS
CH systems engineering organisation
 Lead the architecture and requirements definition throughout
the project life cycle and within the agreed programmatic
boundary conditions (cost and schedule)
o Analysis of customer and stakeholder requirements
o Define the development and verification logic
o Definition of interfaces and requirements for external
o Definition, analysis and trade-off of system concepts in
multi-disciplinary teams
o Link budget definition and selection of appropriate
coding schemes for failure tolerant data transmission
o Setting up / flow-down budgets (mass, power,
accuracy, availability, quality of service, etc. )
o Risk management
 Preparation of key project documentation (e.g. development
plans, design description and justification reports, interface
control documents)
 Verification control throughout the project
 Documentation of the activities and results of the system
configuration and Support Action Item management
 Participation in the preparation of offers for new projects
 Perform presentations and reviews internally and externally
 Technical contact with internal and external agencies and
customers with the project
 Participation in Process Improvements and internal
development projects
Company confidential when completed 2
 Act as Product Design Authority (PDA) if required by Project
 Maintain knowledge of state-of the-art system engineering

7+ years experience in Electro-Optical Systems Product
 Degree in Electrical Engineering with specialization on
communication systems

Experience in product development for electro-optical systems
 Experience in Systems Engineering, architecting and problem
solving is compulsory
 Experience in optical free space and fibre based
communication systems is compulsory
 Experience in failure tolerant coding schemes is compulsory
 Experience in risk management is an advantage
 Knowledge of mechantronics hardware development is an
 Knowledge of control theory hardware development is an
 Knowledge of state-of-the-art Requirements Management
tools (e.g. DOORS) is an advantage
 Knowledge of Model-Based Systems Engineering is an
 Ability to communicate fluently in both spoken and written
 Pronounced self-motivation and commitment in connection
with a strong sense of responsibility and reliability
 Communication skills and proven experience in working in
international environment

Experience in space or aviation is an advantage
 Experience in Assembly, Integration and Test (AIT) is an

Readiness for un-frequent travel

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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