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iPRONICS Programmable Photonics is making the computational power of photonics commercially affordable. Founded as a spinoff of Universitat Politècnica de València, iPRONICS has pioneered the field of programmable photonics and developed the first general-purpose photonic processor capable of programming high-speed light signals on-chip with unprecedented flexibility. Our solution enables the same hardware to be applied to limitless commercial applications with a voracious appetite for computational power, including 5G communication, data centers, artificial intelligence and computing.

If you are passionate about innovation, facing deep-tech challenges and contributing to the information processing of tomorrow… 

Join our team and help us invent the future of photonics!

We are in search of an accomplished Project Manager to spearhead our technical internal projects and public-funded initiatives. The successful candidate will demonstrate a robust project management background, exceptional leadership prowess, and a track record of delivering successful outcomes within both technical and public-funded project landscapes.

 

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for the daily management of company technical projects and public-funded projects, including: 

  • Preparing and performing kick-off meeting (project scope, project plan, risks, team, task assignment, timeline definition) 
  • Project leadership and coordination of the multidisciplinary team to reach the goals 
  • Monitoring the overall project progress regarding milestones and deliverables 
  • Report Project status to management 
  • Identification of any unanticipated risks 
  • Budget management 
  • Acting as the key point of contact between the company and external stakeholders 
  • Champion the preparation of deliverables, including annual reports as well as preparation of the technical interim and final reports for European projects 
  • Assist in the acquisition of new public-funded projects by supporting on writing proposals 

 

Desired skills and experience 

 

Minimum requirements: 

  • Experience in product development project management roles 
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills with the ability to coordinate information and processes involving multiple people/teams 
  • Degree in Engineering, Physics, or another related topic 
  • English full professional competence 
  • Availability to travel nationally and internationally 
  • Proficiency in key management tools (MS Office, MS Project) 

 

Core Competency Requirements: 

  • Leadership and management skills 
  • Strong communication skills and assertiveness 
  • Understand and balance priorities 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Risk management 
  • Reliable, pro-active, and self-motivated 

 

Preferred Competency Requirements: 

  • Experience managing and reporting technically and financially European and public-funded projects 
  • Professional certification (ex: PMP, PRINCE2, PM2) is a plus 
  • Rich background in photonics, preferably photonic integration is a plus 

 

If you are interested, please forward your CV and presentation letter by email at joinus@ipronics.com 

Main Responsibilities
  • Improvement and development of manufacturing plans for photonic and electronic circuits and their system integration.
  • Supporting technology strategy and roadmapping for future leading-edge packages and packaging solutions.
  • Providing program, project, and team management on high-tech R&D initiatives, New Product Introduction, Business Process Modeling, component development, and complete product solutions.
  • Improving product manufacturability, performance, quality, testability and reliability.
  • Leadership, responsibility, and open innovation role.
  Desired Skills & Experience Minimum Requirements:
  • Rich background in the development of semiconductor & electronics packaging, advanced wafer fabrication, process integration, and other electronic and electro-optical device technologies.
  • 3+ years’ experience as Senior Engineering Manager, Operations Manager or similar.
  • Degree in Physics or Engineering.
  • Fluency in English mandatory.
  Core Competency Requirements:
  • Reliable, pro-active and self-motivated. Good communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  Preferred Competency Requirements:
  • Experience in managing development timelines, execution, exit criteria, deliverables, risks, resourcing.
  • Experience in coordination of technical activities.
  If you are interested, please forward your CV and presentation letter by email at joinus@ipronics.com

Main Responsibilities

 

As a member of our photonics design team, you will design

optical circuits for next-generation programmable integrated photonics. The job involves the design, simulation and layout generation of components and advanced circuits. You will interact with different departments at the company to ensure the optimal integration and reporting of the team’s creations.

 

Key responsibilities are:

  • Passive & active photonic device design, simulation, and layout using state-of-the-art modeling and layout tools
  • Test and characterization definition of building blocks and circuits.
  • Interacting with partners (foundries)
  • Translate requirements into photonic IC designs
  • Project lead and management.
  • Interact with the different departments to ensure measurability and future system integration.
  • Identify trends and customer needs for programmable photonics.

Desired Skills & Experience

 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D (or Master’s) in Telecommunication Engineering, Physics or a related discipline with an emphasis on Integrated Photonics, with direct experience in Silicon Photonics device design
  • Direct experience in design flow and layout scripting
  • Reliable, pro-active and self-motivated. Good communication skills.
  • Fluent in English.

Core Competency Requirements:

  • Tape-out experience with at least one Silicon Photonic foundry, and its PDK
  • Experience with passive and active integrated optics, such as edge coupler, optical splitters and phase shifter

 

Preferred Competency Requirements:

  • Experience in design with new integrated materials
  • Experience in design at cross-section level.
  • Experience with Synopsys Optodesigner for Layout edition
  • Experience in photonic test instrumentation, and lab measurements.
  • Experience in high-frequency electrical design and modeling is a plus
  • Experience in optical subassembly processes, placement/alignment procedures and related technology is a plus
  • Experience in designing for manufacturing.
  • Exceptional organizational skills. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

If you are interested, please forward your CV and presentation letter by email at joinus@ipronics.com

Main Responsibilities

 

As a member of our validation/assembly team, you will lead the validation of die-label and wafer-level components and circuits for the next generation of programmable photonic processors. The role involves coordination of validation tasks and leading the Lab management.

 

Key responsibilities are:

  • Measurements management and execution.
  • Definition and development of characterization protocols, post-processing and measurements.
  • Chips and wafer stock control.
  • Purchases, development and administration of lab equipment and setups.
  • Support to electro-optic subsystem validation.

 

Desired Skills & Experience 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D (or Master’s) in Telecommunication Engineering, Physics or a related discipline with an emphasis on Integrated Photonics, with direct experience in Silicon Photonics device design
  • Direct experience in circuit validation flow.
  • Reliable, pro-active and self-motivated. Good communication skills.
  • Fluent in English.

 

Core Competency Requirements:

  • Experience with advanced measurements protocols and automation of lab equipment.

 

If you are interested, please forward your CV and presentation letter by email at joinus@ipronics.com

Main Responsibilities

 

As a member of our software/applications team, you will develop advanced photonic libraries for next-generation programmable integrated photonics. The job involves the application and development of software routines to automate the configuration process of optical processors. Bridging the gap between photonic-based applications (communications, computing, sensing, …) and system configuration, your role is essential to fuel the next-generation programmable photonic systems.

 

Key responsibilities are:

  • Understanding and extraction of specifications from state-of-the-art applications.
  • Problem-solving and creative thinking applied to the generation of automation routines.
  • Development and maintenance of software routines for the control and characterization of complex photonic systems.
  • Support to client engagement.

 

Desired Skills & Experience 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5-year experience in photonic integrated circuits and optical systems
  • Experience with code maintenance and development.
  • Demonstrated expertise with Python.
  • Reliable, pro-active and self-motivated. Good communication skills.
  • Fluent in English.

 

Core Competency Requirements:

  • Extraction of specifications from applications and active client support.
  • Programming of creative and automated routines for the configuration of programmable systems.

 

Preferred Competency Requirements:

  • Experience with GitHub or similar.
  • Experience with photonic circuit design.
  • Exceptional organizational skills. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in Test Driven Development and unit testing. BDD would be a nice plus.
  • Knowledge of SOLID principles and software design patterns

If you are interested, please forward your CV and presentation letter by email at joinus@ipronics.com

Main Responsibilities

As a member of our software/applications team, you will help develop advanced photonic libraries for next-generation programmable integrated photonics. The job involves the application and development of software routines to automate the configuration process of optical processors. Bridging the gap between photonic-based applications (communications, computing, sensing, …) and system configuration, your role is essential to fuel the next-generation programmable photonic systems.

Key responsibilities are:

• Help us develop core and user API.
• Problem-solving and creative thinking applied to the generation of automation routines.
• Development and maintenance of software routines for the control and characterization of complex photonic systems.
• Design, develop, implant, and maintain automated workflows.

Desired Skills & Experience 

Minimum Requirements:

• At least 2-years working in Python ecosystem.
• Experience with DS libraries as numpy, scipy, mathplotlib…
• Reliable, pro-active, and self-motivated. Good communication skills.
• Fluent in English.

Core Competency Requirements:

• Analyze, identify, and improve bottlenecks in current workflows.
• Programming of creative and automated routines for the configuration of programmable systems.

Preferred Competency Requirements:

• Experience with GitHub or similar.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Experience in Test Driven Development and unit testing. BDD would be a nice plus.
• Knowledge of SOLID principles and software design patterns
• Comfortable using Linux environments.
• Experience developing with Rust would be top notch.

If you are interested, please forward your CV and presentation letter by email at joinus@ipronics.com

Main Responsibilities As a member of our photonics design team, you will design optical circuits for next-generation programmable integrated photonics. The job involves layout generation in advanced circuits. You will interact with different departments at the company to ensure the optimal integration and reporting of the team’s creations.   Key responsibilities are:
  • Passive & active photonic device layout.
  • Interact with the different departments to ensure measurability and future system integration.
Desired Skills & Experience Minimum requirements:
  • Masters in Telecommunication Engineering, Photonics, Physics, or a related discipline with an emphasis on Integrated Photonics.
  • Reliable, pro-active, and self-motivated. Good communication skills.
  • Fluent in English.
Core Competency Requirements:
  • Direct experience in design flow and layout scripting for integrated photonics (as Nazca, GDSfactory, Optodesigner, etc.).
  • Fluent in coding and programming skills focusing on python.
  • Exceptional organizational skills. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of photonics integration basics.
Preferred Competency Requirements:
  • Experience with GitHub or similar.
  • Tape-out experience with at least one Silicon Photonic foundry, and its PDK
  • Experience with passive and active integrated optics, such as edge coupler, optical splitters and phase shifter
  • Experience with Synopsys Optodesigner for Layout edition
  • Experience in photonic test instrumentation, and lab measurements.
  • Experience in designing for manufacturing.
If you are interested, please forward your CV and presentation letter by email at joinus@ipronics.com
Main Responsibilities As a member of our photonics design team, you will design optical circuits for next-generation programmable integrated photonics. The job involves building block generation simulation. You will interact with different departments at the company to ensure the optimal integration and reporting of the team’s creations.   Key responsibilities are:
  • Passive & active photonic device simulation.
  • Interact with the different departments to ensure measurability and future system integration.
Desired Skills & Experience Minimum requirements:
  • Masters in Telecommunication Engineering, Photonics, Physics, or a related discipline with an emphasis on Integrated Photonics.
  • Reliable, pro-active, and self-motivated. Good communication skills.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Knowledge of photonics integration basics to simulate.
Core Competency Requirements:
  • Experience with passive and active integrated optics, such as edge coupler, optical splitters and phase shifter
  • Basic/Medium knowledge of Lumerical FDTD simulations and different
  • Exceptional organizational skills. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Preferred Competency Requirements:
  • Experience with EME/BPM simulations.
  • Tape-out experience with at least one Silicon Photonic foundry, and its PDK.
  • Experience in designing for manufacturing.
If you are interested, please forward your CV and presentation letter by email at joinus@ipronics.com

About the job position

As a Sales Manager for Photonic Products, you will play a pivotal role in expanding our market presence and driving revenue growth. Leveraging your technical expertise and sales experience, you will identify new business opportunities, build, and maintain relationships with clients, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure customer satisfaction.

 

Main Responsibilities

As a member of our Operations team, you will help develop and implement a strategic sales plan to achieve company revenue goals and market expansion targets:

  • Identify and target potential customers in industries where photonic applications play a crucial role, such as 5G, optical interconnects and datacenters.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key decision-makers, understanding their needs and providing tailored solutions.
  • Conduct in-depth technical discussions with clients to demonstrate the capabilities and benefits of our photonic products.
  • Collaborate with the technical team to ensure accurate understanding of customer requirements and feasibility of solutions.
  • Prepare and deliver persuasive presentations, proposals, and product demonstrations that effectively communicate the value proposition of our products.
  • Monitor industry trends, market conditions, and competitor activities to identify opportunities for differentiation and innovation.
  • Provide timely and accurate sales forecasts, reports, and market insights.
  • Travel as needed to attend industry events, trade shows, and customer meetings.

Desired Skills & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field (e.g., Physics, Optics, Electrical Engineering) or equivalent experience. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven track record of at least 10 years of successful technical sales experience, ideally in photonic or optical products.
  • Strong understanding of photonic applications, technology, and industry trends.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain client relationships, with a customer-centric approach.
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve and exceed sales targets.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with internal technical teams to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Willingness to travel as required (50% of the time).

If you are interested, please forward your CV and presentation letter by email at joinus@ipronics.com