Photonics Product Engineer

Stuttgart, Germany

Join us at QuiX Quantum, where innovation meets opportunity in the dynamic realm of photonic quantum computing. We are the European market leader in quantum computing hardware based on photonics. Since our inception in 2019, we've been setting milestones in the industry, boasting not one, but two world record-breaking quantum photonic processors. These processors redefine the possibilities with their low-loss, multimode, reconfigurable interferometers, enabling users to orchestrate precise interference across optical channels, whether in the classical or quantum domain.

At QuiX Quantum, we pride ourselves on our industry-leading processors, featuring an impressive 20 optical channels, minimal loss at 2.9 dB, and an unparalleled transformation fidelity of 99%. These cutting-edge solutions aren't just revolutionizing quantum computing; they're paving the way for advancements in quantum communication, QRNG, machine learning, and beyond.

Join our expanding team at QuiX Quantum in Stuttgart, Germany, we're seeking a dedicated Photonics Product Engineer to drive our production efforts. If you're ready to play a pivotal role in delivering cutting-edge quantum computing solutions to market, we want you on board!

What will you be doing?      

As a photonics product engineer, you will be part of the engineering team, that works on product management and product- and production engineering of our photonic processors.  

You will take care of:

·      Test, measurement, and characterization of photonic devices, including production setup build-up and data acquisition and analysis.

·      Product engineering ensuring product quality, safety, standardization and documentation of our photonic processors.

·      Production engineering, developing and optimizing production processes including characterization, testing and verification, ensuring the quality of the production, and verification processes.  

·      Product quality and lifecycle management, failure analysis and product change management of photonic processors.

·      Manage contacts with suppliers. Regularly look for new suppliers.

·      Supply chain management for photonic and electronic and electronic components and services (i.e. wafer runs) and quality management.

·      Representation of QuiX Quantum and our products at trade shows and fairs.

We can shape the position depending on seniority.

What we ask of you:

·      Bachelor/Master degree in Applied Sciences, Photonics, Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline.

·      Minimum of 2 years work experience in product development, product management, engineering, quality management or supply chain management.

·      Experience with optical and electronic lab equipment (like lasers, multi-meters, etc…) and data analysis.

·      Knowledge or willingness to learn how to characterize photonic devices and subsequently evaluate the data in a systematic way. Organized and methodical with excellent documentation and teamwork skills. Pro-active, accurate and independent style of working.

·      Experience in supply chain management and/or quality management is a plus as is experience with using an ERP system.

·      Knowledge of photonic and/or electronic components is an advantage.

·      Knowledge of Python is a plus.

·      Proficiency in English language (verbal & written). Knowledge of German is a plus.

What to expect from us:

Working in a start-up means that your work contributes directly to the direction of the company. Together, we work on awesome and challenging projects in a high-tech and innovative environment. Everyone has their own specialty and together we form a dynamic and diverse team.

Your workplace will be in Stuttgart, Germany. The working language of our company is English. As a Dutch-German start-up we have flat hierarchies and a collaborative and inclusive work environment. We provide the resources, tools and training opportunities that enable you to succeed in your job and grow with the company. Depending on your tasks there’s the flexibility of mobile working days.

Employment conditions:

The position is full time. Your salary depends on both your education and experience. We have many educational opportunities, a generous number of vacation days and we offer a pension and attractive start up compensation. Equity plan participation available after the first year.

Are you as excited as we are to contribute to the fastest way to a quantum future but at the same time to work on products that are useful today? Do you want to be part of our journey to develop the world’s best quantum computer while already delivering value to our customers now? Then join us!

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