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Title:  Optical Engineer I

In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.

CommScope is searching for a Optical Engineer in the Claremont, NC manufacturing facility! The Engineering team provides innovation and support for the fiber cable families offered by CommScope, including Premises, Indoor/Outdoor, Outdoor and Hybrid Power-Fiber cables. This position will also provide the opportunity to work with groups within CommScope, including Product Management, Operations, Purchasing, Quality.


  • Responsible for design and implementation of products, including development of metaphysical construction and process optimization in collaboration with groups.
  • Responsible for handling projects using CommScope's project management system.
  • Responsible for internal and external technical support of current fiber optic cable products, to include domestic and international business.
  • Responsible for developing, scheduling, and implementing cost reduction projects.
  • Participation in industry standards development.
  • Responsible for creating test plans, analyzing data and crafting reports.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in related technical curriculum.
  • Ability to work with Manufacturing personnel and coordinate development work in a manufacturing environment.
  • Sound safety and quality principles.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products.
  • Creative, analytical technical problem-solver.
  • Work independently and efficiently with little supervision.
  • Work in multi-functional teams.
  • Professional and outspoken interpersonal skills.
  • Routinely display initiative in achieving goals and objectives.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working in a similar industry is desired.


Why CommScope:

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at talentacquisition@commscope.com. You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at careers.commscope.com/eeo

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