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:
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.

Process Equipment Engineer

Company Description

Lightwave Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ: LWLG) is a fast growing publicly traded (NASDAQ: LWLG) technology company located near the Denver Tech Center in Englewood, Colorado. The company develops next-generation photonic EO devices using its proprietary engineered electro-optic (EO) polymers that transmit data at higher speeds with less power. With high-activity and high-stability organic polymers, Lightwave Logic creates photonic devices that convert data from electrical signals into optical signals.

Our team is composed of world-class scientists, engineers, and technologists, and we offer a fast paced, collaborative work environment and highly competitive employment packages.

Lightwave Logic is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Process Equipment Engineer to join our team.


What You’ll Do

Play a crucial role in tracking, qualifying, optimizing, and maintaining the cleanroom tools and processes, creating scheduled process qualification runs, SPC, SOP and preventive maintenance.

Identify areas where improvements should be made.

Work in a dynamic work environment with opportunities for career growth and innovation.

Work with and learn from a team of experienced engineers with a wide range of backgrounds.

Have a terrific opportunity to gain exposure to a broad range of engineering disciplines, as well as Physics, Chemistry and Materials Science.

Develop hands-on skills in Thin Film Technology with a focus on ALD, Photonic Device Microfabrication, and Equipment Engineering.

Participate in the development of advanced thin film technologies for ultra-high speed optical modulators and photonic integrated circuits.

Exhibit safety awareness by following safe working practices and common laboratory hygiene.

Perform other duties as necessary, e.g. shipping, receiving etc.


What You’ll Need

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, chemical, material, or electrical engineering, physics, or related technical fields

A hands-on mindset and a strong willingness to actively engage in various equipment and process related tasks and responsibilities.

Ability to follow instructions and work independently and efficiently, requiring minimal supervision.

Ability to organize work efficiently, carry out multiple operations in parallel, and successfully complete projects in a timely fashion.

Demonstrated analytical skills and troubleshooting experience.

An ability to work well under pressure to meet project deadlines.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.


What We’ll Value

Exhibits a strong engineering mindset characterized by a systematic and analytical approach to problem-solving.

Proficiency in process equipment, especially ALD tools, and process control skills

Showcasing enthusiasm for acquiring new skills and adapting to evolving challenges.

Willingness to work collaboratively, embrace new knowledge, and contribute to a dynamic team environment.

Knowledge of cleanroom protocols is a plus.

Hands-on semiconductor or microfabrication equipment maintenance is a plus.

Experience in thin film technology (e.g. ALD, CVD, evaporation, sputtering) is a plus.

Experience in thin film metrology and characterization is a plus.

Experience in electric or optical device packaging technology is a plus.


Work Location: The position is at the company’s headquarters at Englewood, CO in the Denver metro area.


 Compensation & Benefits

  • SALARY RANGE: $80,000 – $120,000 (LWLG offers competitive salaries based on the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant.)
  • Fully paid medical, dental, and vision coverage (employee and family)
  • Company contribution of $500/year (prorated) toward your medical FSA
  • PTO and company holidays as spelled out in the Company Handbook
  • 401K (Safe Harbor, 4% match)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV/resume to

Product Test Engineer

Company Description

Lightwave Logic (Nasdaq: LWLG) is a publicly traded technology company located at the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains. LWLG is doing exciting work 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 Product Test Engineer to work with the reliability team in Englewood, CO. As a member of a growing team of product and test engineers working in a fast paced, collaborative environment, the successful candidate will work in multi-disciplinary team of electro-optic test engineers, optical designs, chemists and reliability engineers.

The work responsibility will include fabricating polymer thin-films, setting up optical test benches (scopes, power meters, photodetectors), performing stress testing (thermal aging, humidity testing, temperature cycling, high optical power testing), and data analysis. The work will also include learning to use new test techniques such as measuring absorption spectra and measuring non-linear optical properties of polymers.

A strong background in research and development, hands-on laboratory work operating complex scientific instruments, and experience with optical alignment are strongly desired skills.


Tasks you will do or learn how to do

  • Learning and fabricating polymer thin films on different kinds of substrates (glass, silicon,)
  • Leaning and characterizing optical thin films and silicon photonic devices
  • Helping and building optical test set-ups with variety of optical components.
  • Operating environmental chambers, complex scientific equipment and metrology tools (e.g. Teng-Man technique)
  • Setting up and using optical test set-ups and test benches including the programming and use of test automation software and data acquisition (Python)
  • Performing FA work to isolate failure root causes.


Desired qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor or Master in material science, electrical engineering, physics, or a related field.
  • Some experience working in chemistry lab, spin coating of polymers and fabrication of polymer thin films is desirable.
  • Competency in lab automation software packages such as Python is highly desirable. Familiarity with communicating with lab equipment (PyVISA, RS-232, USB, Ethernet)
  • Experience with optical alignment, laser sources, passive and active optics, fiber handling, is a good asset to have.
  • Experience operating benchtop test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, function generators, and DC power supplies.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work as part of a team in a highly collaborative well as independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


 Compensation & Benefits

  • SALARY RANGE: $80,000 – $120,000 (LWLG offers competitive salaries based on the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant.)
  • Fully paid medical, dental, and vision coverage (employee and family)
  • Company contribution of $500/year (prorated) toward your medical FSA
  • PTO and company holidays as spelled out in the Company Handbook
  • 401K (Safe Harbor, 4% match)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV/resume to