Careers

We are a fast-growing publicly listed high technology company and we offer extremely competitive employment packages. Our team is composed of world-class technologists. Our materials scientists synthesize new polymer materials to technical specifications driven by photonic device engineers who are creating a polymer PIC platform for the datacenter and high performance computing markets in fiber communications. We are also implementing our technology into non-communication markets.

Our current job openings are listed below, but if you feel that you are truly world-class, you have the right experience base, and you believe you can add value to our technology platform (as seen from the photonics product roadmap webpage) then please feel free to submit your resume to: resumes@lightwavelogic.com.
If you decide to submit your resume, please also write a short (less than 1 page) cover letter with a couple of succinct reasons why you should be considered to join our world-class team. Our entrance hurdle is high, but not impossible should you have the experience and skill base to assist us in becoming the leading polymer photonic PIC technology player in the world.

RF Engineer

Lightwave Logic (LWLG) is a public material and device development company that is commercializing its proprietary organic nonlinear polymers for a variety of electro-optic devices, with primary applications in high-speed fiber-optic telecom and data communications. Our development roadmap is geared to disrupt the industry by introducing organic modulators and related photonic integrated circuits that have superior speed, lower power consumption, and smaller size than present inorganic devices. Our materials and devices are extendable into other applications, including sensors and instrumentation. We are seeking a RF Engineer to work in our facility in Englewood, CO. Lightwave offers competitive compensation and benefits along with a fast-paced working environment.

This position supports the device team to characterize the electrical properties of our materials and modulators, with emphasis on high-frequency performance. The candidate will measure and analyze electrical properties of materials and devices at RF and MM-wave frequencies and will also be involved in RF circuit design and optimization. A strong background in hands-on research and development, laboratory work operating complex scientific instruments, finiteelement modeling, and experiment design is required. Knowledge of on-chip electrical waveguide design as well as RF circuit simulation is required. Experience working with electro-optic modulators is desired but not essential. The ideal candidate is detail oriented and career driven with a desire to be on the cutting edge of implementing game-changing technologies for future communications systems.

Basic requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field, plus 4+ years of relevant industry experience. Masters or PhD degree preferred.
  • Experience calibrating and operating a vector network analyzer (VNA).
  • Finite-element simulation work in ANSYS HFSS, Keysight EMPro and ADS, COMSOL, or similar software
    packages.
  • Competent in data analysis software such as MATLAB or Python.
  • Competent in experiment control software such as LabVIEW or Python.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Desired skills

  • Three to five years’ experience working in RF/electro-optic testing and commercializing photonic devices.
  • Experience with wafer level (probed) measurements and calibrations.
  • Experience operating complex scientific equipment and metrology tools.
  • The desire and ability to learn new skills quickly and to work independently on assigned tasks.
  • Demonstrated technical innovation and experience in photonic device evaluation and data analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in an engineering product-development team and with other relevant groups such as external suppliers, consultants, and partners.

Company Benefits

  • Fully paid medical, dental, and vision coverage (Employee and family).
  • Company contribution of $500/year (prorated) toward your medical FSA.
  • PTO and holiday as spelled out in the Company’s Handbook.
  • 401K (Safe Harbor, 4% match).

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV/resume to resumes@lightwavelogic.com.

Integrated Photonics Project Leader

Lightwave Logic (LWLG) is a public material and device development company that is commercializing its proprietary organic nonlinear polymers for a variety of electro-optic devices, with primary applications in high-speed fiber-optic telecom and data communications. Our development roadmap is geared to disrupt the industry by introducing organic modulators and related photonic integrated circuits that have superior speed, lower power consumption, and smaller size than present inorganic devices. Our materials and devices are extendable into other applications, including sensors and instrumentation. We are seeking an integrated photonics project leader to work in our facility in Englewood, CO. Lightwave offers competitive compensation and benefits along with a fast-paced working environment.

Lightwave Logic is seeking an experienced integrated photonics project leader with either III-V compound semiconductor and/or Silicon Photonics experience to enhance the company’s activities in developing our polymer platform. This position requires experience in leading technical projects that deal with semiconductors, foundries, fabrication plants, PDKs (process design kits) and related processes. Experience working with silicon photonics from a project leader standpoint would be a plus. Experience with process travelers, device design, working in a fabrication plant would also be a plus. Experience with product line management in related integrated photonics platforms would also be a plus.

The successful candidate will play a key role in managing projects that deal with foundries and customer and will work closely with Lightwave Logic’s technical teams in Colorado.

Basic requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field, plus 4+ years of relevant industry experience. Masters or PhD degree preferred.
  •  Experience with integrated photonics.
  • Experience with working foundries that deal with integrated photonics platforms.
  • Experience working in a fabrication environment.
  • Experience with PDKs and associated foundry metrics.
  • Experience leading technical projects, and ideally with integrated photonics programs.
  • Familiarity of III-V compound semiconductors and silicon-based material systems.
  • Working effectively as part of an inter-disciplinary engineering team that includes device designers, micro-fabrication engineers, packaging and test engineers and technicians.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Company Benefits

  • Fully paid medical, dental, and vision coverage (Employee and family).
  • Company contribution of $500/year (prorated) toward your medical FSA.
  • PTO and holiday as spelled out in the Company’s Handbook.
  • 401K (Safe Harbor, 4% match).

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV/resume to resumes@lightwavelogic.com.

Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) Engineer

Lightwave Logic (LWLG) is a public material and device development company that is commercializing its proprietary organic nonlinear polymers for a variety of electro-optic devices, with primary applications in high-speed fiber-optic telecom and data communications. Our development roadmap is geared to disrupt the industry by
introducing organic modulators and related photonic integrated circuits that have superior speed, lower power consumption, and smaller size than present inorganic devices. Our materials and devices are extendable into other applications, including sensors and instrumentation. We are seeking a Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) Engineer to work in our facility in Englewood, CO. Lightwave offers competitive compensation and benefits along with a fast-paced working environment.

Lightwave Logic is seeking an experienced PIC engineer with either III-V compound semiconductor and/or Silicon Photonics experience to enhance the company’s activities in developing our polymer PIC platform. This position requires hands-on experience in the design of PIC circuits and demonstrated fabrication and testing of the PIC circuits. Experience in data rates above 10Gbps is needed. The successful candidate will play a key role in the design, development, and qualification of polymer-based PICs for both active and passive devices so that Lightwave can build a library of components (mux, demux, modulator, waveguide, spot size converter, etc.). The candidate should have experience working with Silicon foundries and experience using Process Design Kits (PDKs).

Basic requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field, plus 4+ years of relevant industry experience. Masters or PhD degree preferred.
  • Design and modeling of PIC platform and the associated active and passive devices.
  • Experience with designing InP DFB lasers is highly desired.
  • Familiarity of III-V compound semiconductors and silicon-based material systems.
  • Fabrication and testing of PICs with associated statistical analysis of results and performance.
  • Working effectively as part of an inter-disciplinary engineering team that includes device designers, microfabrication engineers, packaging and test engineers and technicians.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Desired skills

  • Three to five years’ experience working in PIC based development and design environment. A plus would be experience in a commercial advanced development and manufacturing environment where PIC platforms have been productized.
  • Post graduate experience in designing, modeling, and simulation of high-speed photonic devices as part of a PIC platform.
  • Demonstrated technical innovation and experience in related disciplines such as multi-GHz photonic device evaluation and data analysis. A plus would be experience in coherent and tunable designs with control of intensity, polarization, and phase to high-speed digital signaling.
  • Experience with wafer level (probed) measurements and calibrations.
  • Experience operating complex scientific equipment and metrology tools.

Company Benefits

  • Fully paid medical, dental, and vision coverage (Employee and family).
  • Company contribution of $500/year (prorated) toward your medical FSA.
  • PTO and holiday as spelled out in the Company’s Handbook
  • 401K (Safe Harbor, 4% match).

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV/resume to resumes@lightwavelogic.com.