• Sherman, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Join the team as we build and start manufacturing in our new facility in Sherman, Texas where we will produce vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) used in Apple's iPhone camera to allow features such as Face ID, Animoji and Portrait mode selfies. What are VCSELs? It's an acronym that is pronounced "vixels" they are small semiconductor devices that emit light vertically and enable 3D sensing.


  • Develop qualification plans for new products and technologies
  • Conduct reliability experiments and ongoing reliability testing to evaluate risks
  • Develop specialized tests / measurements / equipment / fixturing to conduct powered life testing with or without in-situ monitoring while applying stresses of high temperature, high humidity or temperature cycling; to conduct electrical and optical overstress testing
  • Analyze reliability data to derive acceleration and reliability distribution models
  • Determine most appropriate reliability screening based on experimental and field data.
  • Publish Qualification Test Reports (QTR's) tabulate and graph data, summarize results, obtain reviews, disseminate results
  • Drive Failure Analysis & Corrective Actions as necessary


(Include Education, Skills & Experience)


  • Reliability testing or similar laboratory experience preferred
  • Technical knowledge of optical components, preferably lasers 


  • Bachelors (or higher degree) in engineering discipline


  • Ability to analyze data in statistically sound way
  • Ability to organize and manage his/her daily work across many different tasks
  • Individual must have strong interpersonal/teaming skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical information verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint). JMP proficiency highly desired.


Company Overview
Finisar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We also hire on a non-discriminatory basis.

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader of fiber optic subsystems and components that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For 30 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide. 



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