Master Thesis / Semester Project / Internship: Photonic Integrated Circuits: Device Design & Simulation

Rüschlikon, Switzerland

Broaden your integrated optics horizon at Polariton Technologies

Polariton Technologies is a start-up coming out of ETH Zurich developing cutting-edge devices for optical communications. We are about to launch our first product based on a novel electro-optic modulator. We enable customers to send data with unprecedented speed and quality. The modulators are used in research and industry. Join Polariton and become part of our team producing the next generations of our products.

Your job includes

  • Design, simulate, and optimize photonic integrated circuit devices using state of the art EM simulation & design software while working in a dynamic team
  • Perform optical, electrical, electro-optical or multi-physics simulations
  • Evaluate and analyze product relevant performance figures

As an ideal candidate, you have

  • A bachelor degree in an engineering science, physics, or similar
  • Good understanding of physics, optics and/or electronics
  • First experience with electric-field and/or multi-physics simulation software is a plus
  • Highly motivated to develop, optimize and understand integrated optical devices working with state-of-the-art simulation software


  • Grow with a dedicated team in a start-up work environment
  • Contribute to innovative technology development and to new products
  • Work on cutting-edge integrated optics, strengthen your simulation skills & get hands on experience on how to build electronic-photonic circuits from scratch
  • Work in a sustainable environment
  • Beautiful near-lake offices with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking nature
  • Environment in which a solution is found for every problem
  • Hybrid work possible
  • 25 vacation days
  • Own Tichu-League

If you are interested in working with us, please apply now!

Starting time: after negotiation

Location: Säumerstrasse 4, 8803 Rüschlikon, hybrid work possible

Please apply online.

Your contact:

Chanel Docekal, Operations Associate, will be happy to answer your questions by email: or by phone:  +41 44 589 51 24