Senior Photonics Applications Engineer

VPIphotonics, premier provider of professional simulation software and design services for integrated photonics and fiber optics applications, as well as optical transmission system and network applications, is offering a position in its headquarters in Berlin, Germany.

With a worldwide customer base spanning data/telecom, sensing and signal processing applications, VPIphotonics is seeking the talents of a Senior Photonics Applications Engineer, with an emphasis on optoelectronics and integrated photonics, to contribute and drive technical services, product applications and business development in that area.

Ihr Aufgabengebiet:

Work Responsibilities

The successful candidate will provide and drive technical applications support and business development for VPIphotonics products and services. This will include:

  • Participate in business development, product road-mapping and development
  • Technical assistance in the use of our simulation tools in customer specific applications; particularly device and circuit modeling of individual components as well as subsystems
  • Provide presales technical support, training and web-based seminars for existing customers
  • Provide consulting services using VPIphotonics products
  • Contribute to externally funded R&D projects, and co-publish papers on relevant topics

Ihr Profil:

Desired Skills & Experience


  • PhD or MS degree with focus on a photonics related field is mandatory.
  • Familiarity with aspects of design and manufacturing processes of optoelectronics/ integrated photonics is required.
  • Good working knowledge of Windows operating systems is required.
  • Application knowledge of VPIphotonics design tools is a plus.
  • Programming experience using Python or Matlab is a plus.
  • Fluency in English is required; knowledge in German is a plus. Further, we envision that the successful candidate will have
  • Strong analytical & problem solving abilities
  • Excellent presentation & communication skills
  • Solid people skills, ability to work in a team
  • Strong customer service orientation

This is a genuine rare opportunity to work alongside global equipment manufacturers, service providers and research institutes. VPIphotonics will provide comprehensive product training, in addition to an exciting & rewarding international career path, to the successful candidate. Only candidates with a valid EU Work Permit and the willingness to work in our office in Berlin, Germany will be considered. Occasional travel is required.

Salary will be negotiated depending on a candidate’s qualifications and experience.

If you would like to be considered, please send your resume by Feb-28, 2018 to jobs.GmbH(at)

About VPIphotonics

VPIphotonics sets the industry standard for end-to-end photonic design automation comprising design, analysis and optimization of components, systems and networks. We provide professional simulation software and professional consulting services. Our award-winning solutions are used extensively in research and development, and by product design and marketing teams at hundreds of corporations and at over 160 academic institutions worldwide. For more information, visit

VPIphotonics GmbH
Carnotstr. 6
10587 Berlin

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