Integrated Photonics Across the Infrared

Mirios provides versatile and broadband photonics solutions to the mid- and long-wave infrared regimes. With world-leading infrared integrated photonics expertise, we aim to provide low size, weight, and power solutions for infrared technologies across commercial, space, and defense sectors.

Silicon Photonics Advantage

Our innovative integration technology, developed at UC Santa Barbara, brings quantum cascade lasers, interband cascade lasers, and conventional band-to-band lasers to silicon wafers. Our silicon photonics solution means fully integrated silicon photonic systems with the best lasers for the application.

Mirios is a recipient of contracts from the US Air Force and NASA.

Mirios is hiring!

Mirios is an exciting technology start-up developing disruptive integrated infrared photonics technologies for commercial, space, and defense sectors. We're part of the UCSB Technology Incubator located on UC Santa Barbara's campus, a 5-minute walk from the beach. Mirios provides competitive pay and benefits.

Integrated Photonics Engineer

Full-time position located in Santa Barbara, CA


  • Design and model novel integrated photonic devices and photonic integrated circuits
  • Develop optoelectronic device characterization setups and methods
  • Test photonic devices and analyze performance data
  • Work with semiconductor fabrication personnel to optimize processes and improve device designs


  • M.S. or Ph.D. in engineering or science field (pay and responsibilities commensurate with experience)
  • Preferred 3+ years of experience with optoelectronic devices or integrated photonics
  • Familiarity with photonic device simulation software tools (e.g. eigenmode and FDTD solvers)
  • Familiarity with optoelectronic device (gds) layout
  • Experience with photonic device characterization
  • Flexibility in a dynamic start-up work environment
  • Semiconductor nanofabrication experience strongly preferred

Candidates must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.
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Mirios is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a veteran, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

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