Microtechnologist (m/f/d), Microsystems engineer (m/f/d)

Karlsruhe, Germany


Experienced Position

Career Status

Young Professional



Start Date


About us

We are a young, fast-growing high-tech company offering processes, materials and machines for the optical interconnection of photonic components such as lasers and silicon chips. This involves the use of a high-resolution 3D printer, which is capable of producing optical structures with a resolution far below one micrometer.

With a focus on the communications industry, our solutions cover the entire range from small-scale prototyping to fully automated industrial production. We build on an internationally unique technology portfolio and have already gained extensive experience by working with a large number of internationally active high-tech corporations.


What awaits you with us

We are looking for a microtechnologist or microsystems engineer (m/f/d) to support our development and customer team in Karlsruhe. You will work with novel 3D lithography equipment and materials in the field of integrated optics / photonic integration. This role offers you a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth of a dynamic high-tech startup.


Task profile

  • Manufacturing by means of 3D lithography and subsequent characterization of prototypes as well as customer-specific assemblies in the field of micro-optics and/or integrated optical circuits
  • Supervision of the manufacturing equipment (3D lithography and automated development) by regular tests and assistance in maintenance
  • Collaboration in the development and optimization of lithography processes and the production of materials for 3D printing
  • Independent execution of test series including measurement, evaluation and documentation


Your qualifications

  • Completed vocational training as a microtechnologist (m/f/d), physical-technical assistant (m/f/d), microsystems technician (m/f/d) chemical-technical assistant (m/f/d) or a comparable qualification
  • Experience in optics, micro-optics or semiconductor manufacturing is desirable
  • Experience in assembly and interconnection technology is an advantage
  • Experience with working in a clean room is an advantage
  • Good command of written and spoken English


Your personal skills

  • Independent, proactive and ambitious
  • High sense of responsibility and reliability
  • High level of teamwork, communication and assertiveness skills
  • Ability to solve problems constructively and pragmatically


What we offer

A varied and challenging range of tasks with a high degree of personal responsibility in a young, rapidly expanding high-tech company. Great creative freedom and the opportunity to help shape the growth of the company. Flat hierarchies in an innovative and committed international team, in which you can contribute your ideas and jointly create forward-looking solutions. Your benefits package includes a market-oriented salary, a variable profit-sharing scheme and a flexible working hours model.


Your application

Please send us your detailed application with curriculum vitae, references, certificates and salary requirements by e-mail to jobs@vanguard-automation.com.


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