Photonic Integrated Circuit Design Engineer (80-100%)

Adliswil, Switzerland

Broaden your integrated optics horizon at Polariton Technologies

Polariton Technologies is a spin-off from ETH Zurich developing cutting-edge devices for optical communications. We enable customers to send data with unprecedented speed and quality. Join our team developing the next generations products.


Your job includes

  • Simulate and design photonic integrated circuits and devices
  • Translate device operational specifications into mask layouts
  • Contribute to software development for code-based mask layouts
  • Closely collaborate with the R&D and product development team to bring new and improved products to the market

As an ideal candidate you have

  • Master’s degree or higher in engineering, physics, or similar
  • In-depth experience and expertise in at least two of the following:
    • Electromagnetic field simulations, either photonic or RF
    • Code-based mask layout with IPKISS, Phoenix, or similar
    • In-depth know-how of PIC design and fabrication processes
    • Software development with Python
  • Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Structured way of working and high attention to detail


  • Flexible working hours
  • Modern premises, close to the city and the lake of Zurich
  • Opportunity to develop your skills through trainings and mentoring
  • Short decision cycles, flat hierarchy, and the opportunity to drive decision making 
  • Great team spirit and drive to reach our vision together
  • Multiple social events throughout the year including an Afterwork event

Please apply online:

Starting time: 2024

Location: Soodstrasse 52, 8134 Adliswil

Your contact:

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