Careers at Glaukos

Dare to be more

At Glaukos, we’ll go first – we won’t play it safe. We strive. We reach. We dream big and deliver even bigger.
We think harder, listen better, and innovate faster because each and every Glaukos employee dares to BE more.

Dream More and imagine the impossible

Lead more and inspire the success of others

Care More by putting empathy into action

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Purpose and People

Help put the next wave of disruptive technologies on the market. Work with a team that’s dedicated to making a difference in the lives of patients worldwide.

  • Dare To Dream

    "Being given the opportunity to broaden my skillset and transition from sales to marketing expanded my role beyond sales achievements. It was about taking on a larger role in the company and feeling supported to do that.”

    Michael RiveraMarketing Product Manager

  • Dare To Lead

    “Although I have bosses above me, they always want my input. I see them as mentors as opposed to bosses. They are keen on helping me grow in the organization and allow me to provide input into the work we are doing together.”

    Bryan DigheraClinical Programmer

  • Dare To Care

    "What motivates me is the patient. I think about how we are evolving and doing even more to support our patients and making sure they have access to our programs and products. This is what gets me out of bed every morning."

    Elly NguyenSr. Patient Support Specialist


At Glaukos, we’re committed to programs that support you and your family. We offer our employees a generous pool of valuable benefits to help them build full, healthy lives.

  • Compensation

    All employees are eligible for short-term incentive, annual RSU grants, and ESPP

  • Community & Culture

    Recognition & Service Award Programs, certified as a "Great Place to Work"

  • Health

    Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision with significant company contributions to premiums

  • Supplemental Benefits

    Life, Disability, Travel, Accident, Critical Illness coverage, and Pet Insurance

  • Time Off

    Paid time off benefit in addition to paid holidays and additional paid time off for volunteering

  • Family Support

    Fertility, adoption, and surrogacy benefits as well as parental leave program

  • Development

    Tuition Reimbursement Program and resources to support continued learning

  • Employee Assistance

    Company paid legal, childcare, senior care resources, and counseling services

  • Retirement

    401(k) with company match and annual true-up

Our Locations

  • Aliso Viejo, CA

    One Glaukos Way
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

    Our new corporate headquarters are in sunny, Southern California. Our state of the art facility spans 150,000 sq feet and includes energy efficient technology throughout.

  • San Clemente, CA

    229 Avenida Fabricante
    San Clemente, CA 92672

    Our offices in San Clemente are home to west coast manufacturing and quality facilities.

  • Burlington, MA

    30 North Avenue
    Burlington, MA 01803

    With a west coast and east coast presence, our Burlington office is home to our Corneal Health business R&D and Manufacturing.

  • Global

    We serve our customers and patients globally. Internationally we sell direct in 17 countries and able to touch many additional countries through our distributor partners.

Glaukos Culture

We’re a rapidly growing company with a dynamic, fast-paced culture. Our mantra “We’ll Go First” embodies our commitment and determination to take chances, push the limits of science, and disrupt the legacy treatment paradigms in our three key targeted patient populations: glaucoma, corneal disorders, and retinal diseases. As such, employees are empowered to take risks, challenge the status quo, and dare to be more.

  • Innovation

    Innovation is at the core of everything we do. We push the limits of science and technology to solve unmet needs in chronic eye diseases for the benefit of patients worldwide. In doing so, we are pursuing ground-breaking innovation in glaucoma, corneal health, and retinal diseases as we strive to become the next formidable comprehensive eye care leader. Our platforms are disruptive, our ideas are big, and our mission is ambitious.

  • Corporate Responsibility

    Our mission is to transform vision by pioneering novel therapies that advance the standard of care and improve outcomes for patients suffering from sight-threatening chronic eye diseases. We will achieve the mission with integrity and enhances the lives and well-being of our employees, customers, patients, investors, and communities. Continuing to grow and enhance our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies and programs is a key priority for us and our commitment to continuous improvement as responsible corporate citizens is unwavering.

  • Global Charity

    The Glaukos Charitable Foundation is a philanthropic organization dedicated to helping people in need, in our own local community, and around the world. The Foundation provides the less fortunate with access to ophthalmic care through various philanthropic efforts and donations. Through partnerships with over 102 humanitarian organizations, we have contributed over 5,500 devices to glaucoma patients in 45 different countries. We encourage our staff to volunteer by awarding employees Volunteerism time-off.

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)

    We believe that broader perspectives increase our ability to drive innovation. We have sought to create a culture that understands the power of diversity and the importance of a respectful environment, where all employees feel valued for who they are and the unique perspectives they bring. In 2021 we implemented our DEI Forum, a cross-departmental advisory council comprised of individuals from diverse backgrounds to provide oversight of our diversity and inclusion initiatives. We implemented a Human and Workforce Rights policy, Anti-Harassment Policy, and Equal Opportunity (EEO) Policy to ensure every employee feels safe and welcome at Glaukos.

Alert: Fake Job Offers

We’ve discovered that scammers are sending fake job opportunities/offers claiming to be from our company. These messages are not from us.

How to Spot Fakes:

  • The job is not posted on the Glaukos Careers Page
  • Minimal communication with a live person

If you receive a suspicious message, contact us directly at

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Glaukos Corporation is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

If you are an individual with a disability and/or would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment application process, please email or call direct at 949-367-9600 and ask to speak with a member of the Talent Acquisition team.

Glaukos Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Notice to Search Firms/3rd Party Recruitment Agencies:

The Talent Acquisition/HR team manages the recruitment for all positions at Glaukos. We will only accept resumes from a search agency/recruiter if we have a signed agreement in place and the Talent Acquisition/HR team has formally engaged on a particular search. Unsolicited resumes sent to Glaukos will be considered property of Glaukos. Glaukos will not be responsible for any fees associated should we hire from unsolicited resumes.

Recruiters/Staffing Agencies interested in working with Glaukos can submit their information to – should we show interest in exploring a partnership a member of the HR/TA team will contact the firm directly. All search partnerships run through the Glaukos HR/Talent Acquisition department.

Glaukos asks Recruiters from search firms/3rd party recruitment agencies to refrain from soliciting and presenting candidates directly to our managers/employees.

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