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Senior Software Engineer

Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Who We Are:

OE Solutions is a leading supplier of optoelectronic transceiver solutions for both broadband wireless and wireline markets. Its subsidiary OE Solutions America is developing unique semiconductor-based Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) which will drive OE Solutions next generation transceiver products.


The Position:

We are looking for an experienced senior-level Software Engineer to expand the engineering team in our Santa Barbara office. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, self-driven, independent, and can adapt to varying demands and deadlines. He or she is a team player who can contribute in a small team. Of importance to us are the ability and desire to learn and expand their knowledge and to work hard with similarly motivated people.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Improve and develop test instrument drivers based on an existing virtualized instrumentation framework
  • Improve and develop algorithms using VB.NET for test instrument control and data acquisition to measure opto-electronic components
  • Improve and develop graphical user interfaces for operating and acquiring test data from fiber optic test stations and for data analysis using .Net-WinForms in VB.NET
  • Develop graphical user interfaces for statistical test data analysis using .Net-WinForms VB.NET
  • Develop an SQL database for storing raw and analyzed test data
  • Implement and maintain source code version control and source code documentation

Key Qualifications:

  • 5 years or more of experience and proven track record in developing VB.NET applications for test and automation, ideally in the photonics industry
  • BSc or MSc in computer science, opto-electronics with strong software background or similar education
  • Excellent understanding of object-oriented software development in MS Visual Studio using classes, interfaces, modules, etc.
  • Excellent programming skills in MS Visual Studio VB.NET. Knowledge of C#, Python, Matlab and LabVIEW is a plus
  • Excellent understanding of data acquisition and statistical data analysis
  • Experience in developing test instrument drivers and implementing test instrument communication using hardware protocols such as NI-VISA, RS232, GPIB, USB and TCP/IP
  • Experience in developing databases using MySQL and/or MS SQL
  • Experience in using version control software such as GIT or Subversion
  • Ability and will to document source code and write documentations

Additional bonus Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of optimizations algorithms
  • Familiarity with test instruments from vendors such as National Instruments, Keithley, EXFO, Keysight, Anritsu

Compensation: Competitive salary and full range of benefits



Holger Klein
OE Solutions America
A. 130 Castilian Dr #102, Goleta, CA 93117