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Title:  Senior R&D Engineer

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.


We are recruiting for an outstanding Senior Mechanical Engineer to join to our R&D team in Shakopee, MN. This team focuses on the research and development of strategic products in the field of fiber optics telecommunications.


How you'll help us connect the world:

Our Senior R&D Engineers  provide Engineering leadership in multiple product development and cost reduction team efforts for new  release of new and modified fiber optic products by meeting project targets and schedules and documentation of product requirements based on industry standards. They create innovative designs of new components and assemblies. This position has growth potential per engineering technical ladder with additional engineering titles each with growing responsibilities. International travel will be required in this role.


Required Qualifications for this Position

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent degree with 8 or more years of engineering and product development experience
  • Strong CAD skills
  • Understanding of design for manufacturing
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver technical improvements to existing products/processes/services


You Will Excite Us If You Have

  • Experience with design & test of fiber optic connectors, cable assemblies, and closures and are familiar with International and Domestic standards (TIA-EIA-568B, GR-326, IEC-61753, etc) as well as hardened product design experience, exposure to harsh environmental and mechanical stresses
  • SolidWorks / Creo experience
  • General knowledge of outside plant fiber optic architectures


What happens after you apply?

Learn how to prepare yourself for the next steps in our hiring process by visiting https://careers.commscope.com/how-we-hire


Why CommScope

CommScope is pushing the boundaries of communications technology. For more than 40 years, we’ve been leaders in innovating 5G, private networks and Gigabit speeds everywhere – we're always anticipating what’s next. Developments such as the Internet of Things, seamless connectivity, Cloud and 5G introduce new requirements and demand creative thinking. 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.  CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including people with disabilities and veterans. To learn more visit careers.commscope.com/eeo


It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.


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