CAREERS - at the Worldwide Leader in Optical Switch Technology

Join A World-Class Team

Polatis is dedicated to becoming the leaders in Optical Layer connectivity solutions, through the continued pursuit of delivering total customer satisfaction in everything that we do. Our DirectLight® products represent best-in-class technologies, and address multiple large and growing markets. Through our success, we enable our customers to grow and remain competitive in the continuously changing optical communications landscape.

Polatis is looking for exceptional individuals to help develop and deploy the next generation of optical products. We are an innovative, development stage company that offers exceptional benefits, unique career opportunities, and rewards for excellence. At Polatis, you will join a team of world-class professionals in a fast-paced environment, all dedicated to creating a company with the best products in the industry.

Open Positions

  • Design Engineer - ref 2546 (Cambridge, UK)
    We're looking for a Hardware Design Engineer, with well-developed analogue and digital electronics methodology and experience, to join our engineering team.
  • Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - ref 2484 (Cambridge, UK)
    We're looking for an ambitious Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join our engineering team and drive the development of next generation world leading all-optical switch technology.
  • Front-End Developer - ref 2391 (Cambridge, UK)
    We’re looking for a talented and enthusiastic software developer with artistic flair and excellent web development skills to join our software team and build the next generation web interface for our industry-leading all-optical network switch.
  • Senior Software Test Engineer - ref 2611 (Cambridge, UK)
    We're looking for a conscientious and meticulous Senior Software Test Engineer to join our software test team, writing and maintaining manual and automated test scripts for both system and regression testing. You’ll take part in software release planning as well as monitor and report on test coverage and present test data to support the release process.

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