Careers at the Speed of Light

Acacia Communications is an optical networking technology company that empowers cloud and content providers to connect at the speed of light enabling them to meet the exploding consumer demands for data.

Now connect your career at the speed of light. Join a global team of passionate problem solvers who are changing the world through optical networking technology. Work in a culture that’s collaborative, challenging and fun.

Are you an experienced professional or a college student? Do you want to work at our new headquarters outside Boston or at another Acacia location around the world? If so, you should consider advancing your career at the speed of light at Acacia.

Click here to view our current openings.

At Acacia, we recognize that career challenge and work/life balance can both be a reality for our employees. We strive to keep you happy and healthy through our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits (will vary by country) programs.

Health and Wellness

  • Medical Plan and HRA Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance – employee, spouse, children


  • Retirement Benefits including Matching 401(K) and Roth Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)


  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • Sick Time
  • 12 Week Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Company Matching Charitable Program
  • Fitness Centers are offered at many locations at no cost to employees including company paid personal fitness trainer
  • Onsite chair massage therapist (Maynard Office)
  • Company provided snacks and beverages