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Location: France City: Lannion Department: R&D Contract Type: Full time

Purpose of the job

Ekinops is a leading provider of open and fully interoperable Layer 1, 2 and 3 solutions to service providers around the world.

As a mechanical development engineer based in Lannion, you will have responsibilities for designing, developing and testing mechanical parts of chassis and cards for our OTN / WDM hardware platforms. You will integrate an international hardware design team (France / Brazil) to develop, transponders, optical amplifiers, ROADMs, OTN Line and Switching cards for optical transport networks.

Skills & Education

  • Engineer with strong mechanical background

Main knowledge

  • Strong knowledge in mechanical design :
    • Metal sheet design rules (bend radius, rivets, soldering process…)
    • Mechanical assemblies with electrical connectors and PCB.
    • Thermal management (Heatsink, Heat pipe, Vapor chamber …)
    • Milling machine basic design rules.
  • Experienced with electronic and thermal design, with airflow based on fan design.
  • Strong skill in CAD systems (3D design tools, 2D drawing, Thermal simulation, PLM…) and specifically in Solidwoks tools suite.
  • Good knowledge in Telecom and Datacom standards (ETSI, 19’’/21”/23’’, 300/600mm depth…) and DCI (Data Center Interconnect) environments.


Minimum of 5 years on Mechanical design in Telecom environment is required.

Particular abilities

  • You are used to work in a telecom environment
  • You are comfortable working in an international environment in English language
  • You are autonomous and self-learning
  • You are continuously looking for improvement and you make proposals and alerts

To apply

Ekinops endeavours to be an employer of choice. Our teams are dedicated, imaginative and astute. We strive to work together around our core values, which includes dynamism, empowerment and customer focus.

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