Alcyon Photonics team is growing. We are looking for a Photonics Engineer (InP). The candidate will lead the design of new devices related to Free Space Communications (High power optical amplifiers and integrated lasers) on InP platforms within the framework of the Eurostars program (UE funded). 

Job Description 

   – Lead components and circuits design for applications such as FSO (High Power Optical Amplifiers and Integrated Lasers design..) 
   – Design, modelling and simulating photonic components to grow the Alcyon Photonics portfolio 
Customer: Collaborate with customers to deliver final device according to specifications: design needs, fabrication, testing… 
Project: Participate for the current project within the framework of the Eurostars program (UE funded) activities, Collaborate in the planning of future R&D proposals and customer pilots 
Interfacing: Customer | Foundry | Software | Academia | 


3+ years professional experience:  
Design and simulation of photonic structures with commercial tools (Lumerical FDTD, Synopsis Fullwave, Comsol, etc). 
 Design of photonic circuits applied to sensors or optical communications within the framework of an industrial project or a European project with an end user. 
Experience in design of active blocks in InP platforms: Electro optic phase modulators, laser architectures, SOAs, active wavelength filters. 
Hands-on experience in characterization of active blocks and PICs (optical and electrical DC and RF). 
Hands-on experience in mask layouts for InP in commercial foundries. 
Intermediate programming skills (Python): Data structures, Object-oriented programming, Integrated development environments (IDEs),  data visualization, Git version control. 
Professional English proficient 
Skilled project management tools experience 
Self leading and ownership 
Team ethos, problem solver and effective communicator

Work Environment 

Product-oriented work model 
Remote / hybrid (downtown Madrid based) 
Permanent contract 
Professional development opportunities 
International R&D Projects involvement  
Scientific curriculum builders: publications, PhD students mentoring, … 
Impact project that connects research and industry in a high growing sector 

Diverse Workforce 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other criteria…


Send a resume and a cover letter describing your skills and relevant projects you have participated in, as well as your role.  

About Alcyon 

Alcyon Photonics aims to to accelerate the transition from electronics to photonics by translating unique scientific knowledge into commercial technology. Alcyon brings down the barriers that hampers massive photonics adoption, from its unique design of photonics circuits to its platform strategy. 

Alcyon Photonics’ library of photonics designs brings comprehensive support to the design of photonics application requiring increased capacity for data transmission and minimal information loss in the fields of communication, sensoring or data comm, among others. Alcyon Photonics partners with customers to provide wide bandwidth and polarization management to photonics solutions such as transceivers, FBG interrogators or OCT.  

Alcyon Photonics project has been granted the the EIC Accelerator by the European Commission to develop and scaleup its game-changing innovations.