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Nanofabrication Engineer

Company Overview:

Vyir Tech is a high-tech startup with a patented technology focused on infrared cameras. Our Nano EnCoater Technology allows for better image quality, a reduction in camera size, weight, and power, at a lower price point.

Technology Vision:

A typical infrared camera uses pixels fabricated from semiconductor materials that are electrically read out. These are expensive and low resolution, preventing their adoption for promising applications. Vyir's optical infrared camera uses pixels fabricated from its Nano EnCoater technology that transduce the information from an infrared image into visible laser light and then uses a standard cell phone complementary metal-oxide semiconductor camera for optical readout. This approach enables a 10X reduction in price, reducing hardware size, weight, and power, enhancing pixels by 15X to provide better image quality.

Technology Potential for Impact:

Infrared cameras are versatile tools that enable the world to be seen in a different light. They enhance our awareness and lead to increased safety, resulting in reduced loss of life and property damage. What you don't see may harm you. Threats on a battlefield can be identified by soldiers with infrared cameras, dangerous gas leaks in the petrochemical industry can be located from a safe distance and automobiles can be seen at night, through rain, and gain awareness of potential obstacles. Vyir's vision is to make this technology universal. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

As a Nanofabrication Engineer, you'll be a crucial part of the team. You'll be working directly on fabricating our core technology.

  • Operate nanofabrication and characterization equipment to execute process steps to consistently produce nanofabricated optical devices to a high level of quality.

  • Conduct thin film deposition, thermal processes, photolithography, dry etching, and other nanofabrication processes.

  • The individual working in this position will be working on Depart of Defense related projects. U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residence Status is required.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Have a graduate degree or Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Surface Science, Physics, Nanoengineering, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related field is desirable.

  • One (1) to three (3) years of nanofabrication cleanroom experience.

  • Proven experience in nanofabrication or microfabrication processes in a cleanroom environment, especially in film deposition (PVD, CVD, LPCVD, ALD), plasma etching (ICP, ECR, DRIE), spin coating, lithography (photo and E-beam), wet development, spin rinse drying, liftoff, optical microscopes, ellipsometry, and contact profilometry is highly desirable.

  • Experience handling hazardous chemicals for wet processing such as HF and BOE.

  • 0-2 years of proven related industry experience with non-academic research experience a plus.

Preferred Skills:

  • Be self-motivated with a strong desire to acquire on-the-job training, to succeed, and to develop intellectual and practical professional skills.

  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced research and development environment with ability to adapt and learn new processes quickly.

  • Requires a practical understanding and a working knowledge of a laboratory environment.

  • High attention to detail and note taking skills. Requires the ability to record and maintain data in computerized and non-computerized formats.

  • Possess well-developed communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in teams is essential.

  • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

  • Present a professional attitude and handle confidential information according to non-disclosure guidelines.

  • High ethical standards and ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Well-organized and detail orientated.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work with Microsoft Office, Products, Lotus Notes, and other critical computer applications.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a cleanroom, chemical, and measurement laboratory environments. Will work around compressed gases, acids, solvents, vacuum pump oils, and other chemicals. Must be very dexterous; will be required to work on large and small assemblies.


  • This role is in-person in New York, NY at a company office and university cleanroom facilities.

  • Ability to travel for a week at a time to access additional cleanroom facilities, if needed.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • The salary range for this role is $65,000-$95,000 plus benefits including 401k and contribution to health, dental, vision, and life insurance.

Interested in applying? Please email with your resume!

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