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We are scientists, engineers, and problem solvers.


We have assembled a group of exceptional problem solvers and team players.

Academic and Industry Credentials

  • • 1 Science paper
  • • 2 Nature Photonics papers
  • • 1 Nature Nanotechnology paper
  • • 1 Nature Materials paper
  • • 2 Nature Communications papers
  • • 2 Physical Review X papers
  • • 2 ISSCC papers
  • • 40+ patents
  • • 14,000+ publication citations (technical staff only)
  • • Matriculated at MIT, Harvard, Stanford, Cornell, Carnegie-Mellon, Purdue, University of Cambridge, University of Washington, Georgetown and more
  • • Led 50+ person SoC teams
  • • Contributed to black hole simulation software for Academy Award winning movie Interstellar
  • • Contributed to or led 98 CPU/SOC unique tapeouts
  • • Contributed to or led 20 photonics tapeouts

Core Values

We’re a team of problem solvers obsessed with pushing the boundaries of technology. We believe cross-functional collaboration leads to the best ideas, and we strive to create an inclusive and fun environment where all team members can grow.


Located in the heart of Boston near the historic Faneuil Hall. Minutes from all transportation hubs and an elevator ride from tens of great restaurants, cafes, and shopping.


Fully-covered medical insurance

We offer fully-covered medical plans from top healthcare providers.

Time Off

Generous vacation policy and holidays. Find inspiration away from work.


Save for your future.

Commuter Benefits

Put pre-tax dollars towards your daily commute.


Lightmatter is working on the bleeding edge of electronics, photonics, machine learning, and more. Learn from your peers and teach them what you know.

Happy Hour

Spend time together and build friendships.

Current openings

Think you might be a good fit for the team? Our current positions are shown below.

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