Mission

We are on a mission to make everyday life more fun, convenient, and secure by using technology to make any transparent surface a window into virtual worlds.

We are pioneering AR technologies that enable a new content-delivery paradigm, for smart driving, commercial transport, and beyond.

Starting with the car windshield and ending with any glass surface, we can make the world a better place — by augmenting it and creating something that is dreamable.

Team

Over the course of eight years, we have grown from a small crew of visionaries to an extensive, multinational coalition of highly-experienced engineers, expert scientists, and product designers backed by top-notch financial professionals, lawyers, and seasoned executives.

Together we make up a team of ambitious and effective collaborators that share the same goal — to transform our world with deep-tech innovations, combining second-to-none expertise with a no holds barred approach.What unites us is a common set of core values: integrity, teamwork, and grit. We push the envelope, never backing away from hardship or uncertainty. In fact, challenges and difficult tasks are our ultimate source of inspiration.
AR CommandersPlastics EngineerWarlock of CircuitryThe SynthesizerKnight of MathematicsHolographic Crew

200 team members 64% of them work in R&D

True Augmented Reality Commanders

These true visionaries of AR mastered the novel field of UI/UX design for AR interfaces from scratch by studying the technology and learning the subtleties of working with augmented reality. They also helped create a foundational guide on designing for and working with augmented reality.

Master Plastic Manipulator

Graduate of the National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University with extensive experience as a design engineer specializing in plastics. Thanks to her expertise in plastic molding, she organizes the molding of optical and structural elements from plastic and has launched the serial production of plastic products and molds for numerous WayRay products.

Alpha Warlock of Circuitry

Joined WayRay as Electronics Design Engineer after studying design engineering at Moscow State University of Instrument Engineering and Computer Science. Has participated in the development of all of WayRay’s PoC products for OEMs. Develops circuitry for all key projects, constantly improves the development approach in his department, draws up standards and guidelines.

The Synthesizer

Highly experienced chemist and researcher in the field of new materials. Lead of the development of the pre-recorded hologram film laminating process for WayRay, including hologram research and testing. Currently working on developing and implementing the manufacturing technology for car windshields with built-in holographic optical elements.

Knight of Mind-Bending Mathematics

Doctor of Engineering Science specializing in metallurgy, with previous experience working as a process engineer, technical director, and department head. At WayRay, his work involves complex engineering calculations across an array of processes, in addition to generative design and topological optimization.

Holographic Starfleet Crew

Our holography engineers record the world's largest see-through holograms using a special photopolymer film that can be integrated into car windshields. The team conducts research in the field of volumetric holographic optical elements, including measuring characteristics and studying properties. Under their work, optical components are aligned and assembled to create full-color augmented reality systems.

Values

To bring our vision of the future into reality as soon as possible, we have developed a set of core values that will help us achieve this goal

Do deep tech

Ask yourself this: am I doing what others are afraid to do? Think differently, go against the grain, be brave. Combine different approaches, apply knowledge from different fields. If you already know how to do something, outsource it and manage the process. Free yourself from routine and go back to start — to tasks no one has done before.

Be honest

We are a deep-tech company with long-term plans. We don’t allow ourselves to be fake. Be honest with yourself and the world around you. Open up to new ideas and perspectives. When making a decision, don’t be afraid to make mistakes. If you make a mistake, say so. Be yourself.

Be a pro

We are professionals that are continuously gaining new knowledge and developing our emotional intelligence. Take on team members that know more than you. Learn on your own and help others do the same. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Give good feedback and learn to take criticism.

Do it WayRay style

We’re a startup in the best sense of the word. Act fast, experiment, improve, be bold with your ideas. Use the newest and simplest tools, apply the most advanced technologies. Take responsibility for the results. Treat the company’s resources with care, and not just the material ones: respect your coworkers’ time.

Be a team

If you need to make a decision, try to think it over with someone. People are our main asset. Listen to others’ opinions — that will help you avoid mistakes in the future. We don’t want any gossip or drama in the company: encourage one another.

Think

Ask yourself “what am I doing, how, and why?” Every time you’re faced with a decision, consider whether or not you have enough information to make it. Look at things objectively, and don’t let your convictions and stereotypes skew the information. Think about the consequences of your decisions.

We think of these six values as our guiding principles and fundamental beliefs that help us function together as a team and work toward our common goal.

We always keep in mind these values when making decisions, communicating with each other and the outside world, and hiring new team members.

WayRave & WayRavers

Another big part of our unique culture is our WayRaves — because whatever we do, we innovate and go beyond, so we ditched the old-school office parties in favor of raves. Imagine a team of people juggling multiple projects at once on a global scale. Well, that’s us. And after we’ve given it a hundred and ten percent, we all need a chance to let loose.

Today, the WayRave movement brings together our current team, partners, friends, former employees, potential hires, and media reps. We call on all scientists, nonconformists, perfectionists, and other -ists to join the WayRave movement and make the world what it should be, not what it is.

WayRavers are dreamers and doers passionate about science, technology, eager to solve non-routine problems, enthusiastic professionals with a growth mindset who believe in out-of-the-box solutions, and strive to contribute to international projects.

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Optics | Zurich, Switzerland

System Engineer (Optics)

WayRay is a Swiss-based tech startup with subsidiaries in Spain, US and China. We are on a mission to create a future where any transparent surface is a window into virtual worlds. Right now, we are seeking bright minds to join our team of talented professionals and bring our vision to life.

At WayRay we like to work hard and play hard. We have strong roots in R&D, and value curiosity and hands-on work. Our team members are passionate about deep tech and love taking on new challenges. We like to go where no one has gone before, pushing the boundaries and seeking new approaches.

About the role

To strengthen our R&D team in Zurich, we are looking for a System Engineer with broad knowledge in the relevant technical fields, such as optics, electronics etc., and experience in the automotive sector. The role will be a key contributor to the transformation of our technology into the future generation of augmented reality head-up displays for the automotive market. In close collaboration with the product team, you will define the system architecture, requirements and tolerances. The main focus will be on costs and quality control. You will coordinate all system aspects with the technical teams and external suppliers, and develop and perform tests of the HUD system.

Main responsibilities

  • Defining the system architecture.
  • Management of requirements.
  • Coordination with suppliers and internal teams.
  • Modelling and analysis of the HUD system.
  • Development of test schemes and contributing to rig-level and vehicle-level tests.
  • Contribute to robustness activities (e.g., FMEA) and safety analysis.
  • Contribute to the cost analysis of the system.

Minimum qualifications

  • Higher degree in a technical field (Electrical Engineering, Automotive Technology, Optical Science, or a similar field).
  • 3+ years of experience as a system engineer.
  • Hands-on experience in optics or photonics.
  • Broad understanding of automotive systems and safety standards.
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English (level C1).

Preferred qualifications

  • Hands-on experience with lasers and holography.
  • Experience in automotive is an asset.
  • Experience with Python or other programming languages.
  • Practical knowledge of FMEA analysis is a plus.
  • Experience as a project manager is a plus.
  • Experience with CAD tools (AutoDesk Inventor) is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of the German language (level B1) is a strong plus.
  • Knowledge of Russian or Spanish language is a plus.

Personal traits

  • You have an open-minded start-up spirit.
  • You adapt easily to new situations and are comfortable with changing priorities.
  • You work independently and are committed to a highly precise way of working.
  • You are reliable, responsible and a real team player.
  • You are curious about the latest innovations in your field.

What we offer

  • A highly dynamic work environment in an international setting with the opportunity to grow.
  • Challenging projects and innovative technologies that are state-of-the-art and beyond.
  • Competitive salary and stock option plan.
  • Opportunity to work with flexible schedule.
  • Office location is Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Relocation support.
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Administrative | Zurich, Switzerland

Administrative Manager

WayRay is a vertically integrated deep-tech startup that is #1 in the world of holography, and we are seeking ambitious individuals with a deep tech mindset to join our team.

Our company culture is relentless, and our team is brilliant — that is why we are the best at what we do. WayRay is not an average startup, and if we are a match, this means you are not an average professional. If you want to be a part of our world, be ready to challenge yourself daily, to go where no one has gone before. Be ready to grind. We are currently looking for an Administrative Manager to join our team in the Zurich office to create a welcoming and comfortable working environment that reflects the company’s culture and core values. The role reports to COO.

Primary tasks

  • Keep the office organized with a positive and professional attitude
  • Provide administrative support to employees
  • Perform receptionist duties: greet visitors, and answer and direct phone calls
  • Purchase office supplies and equipment and maintain proper stock levels
  • Oversee the service providers (couriers, cleaning, facility management & health and safety consultants)
  • Create presentations and other management-level reports
  • Develop office policies and procedures, and ensure they are implemented appropriately
  • Manage health and safety procedures
  • Plan and organize various meetings, conferences, and other events
  • Business Travel support
  • Assist with office layout planning and office moves, and with managing and maintaining IT infrastructure
  • Facility management
  • Manage office budget

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of work experience in office management working in international companies with offices and workshop facilities
  • Basic knowledge of project management tools, budgeting, creating timelines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Proven team player who helps create results as well as a positive team environment
  • Ability to prioritize projects and resolve problems independently
  • Exceptional attention to the details with a desire to exceed expectations
  • This position is for someone who loves to keep things neat and tidy, organize environment around them and get things done on time
  • Languages: English — Fluent, German — fluent; Russian is advantage

What we offer

  • Opportunity to work in a game-changing company alongside the best professionals from all over the world
  • Opportunity to take part in creating a real innovation
  • Transparency and openness at all levels
  • Immersion in the Deep Tech culture where we give birth to real innovations
  • Benefits package including paid educational opportunities and stock option plan for all positions and grades, retirement plan, extended vacation, annual bonus
  • Competitive salary and bonus for outstanding results
  • Yearly big party and regular corporate events
  • Comfortable workplace, convenient office location, modern workplace environment
  • Relocation support
  • Referral program
  • Team-building events and sport activities

WayRay is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
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Optics | Zurich, Switzerland

Precision Optics Technician/Feinwerkoptiker (m/w/d)

Precision Optics Technician/Feinwerkoptiker (m/w/d)

WayRay is a Swiss-based deep-tech startup on a mission to create a future where any transparent surface is a window into virtual worlds. We have strong roots in R&D, value curiosity, experimentation, and are always trying to think out of the box.

Our team members are passionate about deep-tech, and love taking on new challenges. We like to go where no one has gone before, pushing the boundaries, and seeking for new approaches

For expanding our R&D team of optical specialists in Zürich Seebach, we are looking for several experienced Precision Optics Technicians (Feinwerkoptiker/in).

About the role

  • Manufacturing of precision lenses (aspheres, freeform) on modern CNC machinery
  • (cementing, grinding, lapping, polishing, centering, etc.).
  • Metrology of precision optics (tactile, interferometric, etc.).
  • Process development.
  • Maintenance of equipment.
  • Participation in the organization of the workshop (orders, storage, etc.)
  • R&D work environment: Prototype and small series production. No high-volume mass manufacturing.
  • Part time work is possible.

Profile of qualifications

  • Completed professional education in the field of precision optics (Feinwerkoptiker/in EFZ) or several years of related experience in the precision optics industry.
  • Hands-on experience with grinding and polishing of spherical optics using CNC (preferably Satisloh).
  • Hands-on experience with characterization tools, e.g. profilometers, interferometers.
  • Knowledge of ISO 10110.
  • Fluent in English (level B1).

Following experience would be a plus

  • 3+ years hands-on experience.
  • Experience with manufacturing of aspherical or freeform optics.
  • Experience with plastic optics.
  • Knowledge of CAD design (preferably Autodesk Inventor).
  • Experience with optical coating deposition technologies.
  • Fluency in German.

As a person

  • You work independently and are committed to a highly precise way of working.
  • You are reliable, responsible and a real team player.
  • You are highly flexible and comfortable with changing priorities.
  • You are passionate about technology and the latest innovations in your field.

What we offer

  • A R&D environment that offers varied tasks and challenges and supports to act on your own initiative.
  • Opportunities to learn new techniques and processes.
  • Modern, state-of-the art machine park.
  • Start-up culture with flat hierarchies.
  • Opportunity to work in a game-changing company alongside the best professionals from all over the world.
  • Competitive salary and bonus for outstanding results.
  • Benefits package including educational opportunities and stock option plan for all positions and grades.
  • Yearly big party and regular corporate events.
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Optics | Zurich, Switzerland

Technical Project Manager (Automotive)

WayRay is a Swiss-based tech startup with subsidiaries in Spain, US and China. We are on a mission to create a future where any transparent surface is a window into virtual worlds. Right now, we are seeking bright minds to join our team of talented professionals and bring our vision to life.

At WayRay we like to work hard and play hard. We have strong roots in R&D, and value curiosity and hands-on work. Our team members are passionate about deep tech and love taking on new challenges. We like to go where no one has gone before, pushing the boundaries and seeking new approaches.

About the role

To strengthen our R&D team in Zurich, we are looking for a project manager with a strong technical background and a hands-on attitude. The candidate will be responsible for the technical aspects of multiple R&D projects (proof of concept studies, component development, etc.) to develop the future generation augmented reality head-up display for the automotive market. The role reports directly to our CTO.

You will plan, create concepts and run these projects from the definition phase to market launch in close collaboration with diverse and interdisciplinary teams of internal and external research scientists and engineers. Your technical expertise and experience in the development of advanced optical systems for the automotive industry allow you to oversee all technical aspects of the projects and make significant contributions to the solutions of our technological challenges. In addition to technical management, you monitor costs and schedules, analyze and mitigate risks, and manage customer expectations.

Minimum qualifications

  • Higher degree in a technical field (Engineering, Optical Science, Physics, or a similar field).
  • 5+ years of experience as a project manager.
  • 2+ years of experience as an engineer/ scientist in the field of optics or photonics.
  • 2+ years experience in the automotive industry.
  • Experience in leading cross-functional and cross-culture teams.
  • Literacy with Agile project management (Scrum, Kanban or similar) and Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, etc.).
  • Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by the successful completion of R&D projects or industrialized products.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English (level C1).

Preferred qualifications

  • Certified project manager (PMI or other project management training).
  • Good knowledge of the German language is a strong plus.
  • Knowledge of the Russian and Spanish languages is a plus.

Personal traits

  • You are an inspiring and motivating leader.
  • You use your hard & soft skills to ensure project delivery to specifications, time and costs.
  • You are a result-oriented, winning and entrepreneurial personality with organizational and communication skills.
  • You have an open-minded start-up spirit.
  • You adapt easily to new situations and are comfortable with changing priorities.

What we offer

  • A highly dynamic work environment in an international setting with the opportunity to grow.
  • Challenging projects and innovative technologies that are state-of-the-art and beyond.
  • Competitive salary and stock option plan.
  • Opportunity to work with flexible schedule.
  • Office location is Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Relocation support.
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