Optronic development engineer W/M

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Update on 29/12/2023
  • Contract type:  Permanent contract

  • Work time:  Full time

  • Location Rennes

Job description

Founded in 2013, Cailabs is the number one global specialist in laser shaping, tied to a unique, patented technology: Multi Plane Light Conversion (MPLC).

At Cailabs we design, manufacture and develop innovative photonic solutions for satellite communications, industrial applications (laser machining), fiber optic telecommunications and defense.

Since 2020, Cailabs has seen its growth accelerate in the field of optical ground stations/ free space optical communications and we are looking to expand our customer base across the U.S. government, commercial, and defense markets. Cailabs patented MPLC technology passively mitigates atmospheric turbulence to enable ultra-high-speed satellite to earth communications -an exciting technology with unlimited potential. Cailabs currently employs over 90 people, including 25 PhDs. with 26 patent families registered. 

Essential skills

With a higher education (BAC+5) such as engineering school, you have acquired skills in optronics.

You have at least 3 years of significant experience in a technical department in an industrial environment where you have develop the maturity of a product/component.

You are recognized for :
- Your ability to adapt and your open-mindedness
- Your ability to work independently and as part of a team and to make proposals
- Your taste for innovation and your creativity
- Your rigor and ability to synthesize,

Your written and oral communication skills enable you to interact with teams in French and English.

About Cailabs

Founded in 2013, Cailabs is the world leader in shaping light through the development of a unique and patented technology (MPLC). It designs, manufactures, and develops innovative photonic solutions for space, industry (laser machining), telecommunications, and defense. Its medium-term ambition is to become the global leader in optical ground stations. With its offering of optical ground stations TILBA-OGS, incorporating its solution for compensating atmospheric turbulence, TILBA-ATMO, Cailabs is the first and only company to harness the high-speed capabilities of optics in a ground station on an industrial scale. Cailabs currently employs over 80 collaborators, including 22 PhDs. With 26 families of patents filed, the company is among the most innovative in the space industry.


When you join Cailabs, you will find :

- a brilliant team driven by a common mission : to create and sale products that  help solve some of today’s major industrial and technological challenges for multiple applications

- a dynamic structure that combines agility and resources to match its ambitions
- a company at the cutting edge of technology, from the development of prototypes to the industrialization phase.

And also : 

  • Times of sharing and conviviality (annual seminar, meals, group games, sports activities, etc.)
  • A health insurance plan covered at 100% by Cailabs.
  • A bonus system to reward collective and individual performances

Joining Cailabs is finally the assurance that everything will be done to help you perform, improve and take up new challenges.


More information : Press release | Innovative photonics company Cailabs raises €26 million to become market leader in optical ground stations

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