Photonics Production 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 Production 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 production engineer, you will be part of the engineering team, that works on assembling, testing and delivering our photonic processors to our customers.  

You will take care of:

·      Assembly, characterization, and commissioning of photonic processors, ensuring the quality of production, assembly, and commissioning.  

·      Test, measurement, and characterization of photonic devices, including setup and production equipment maintenance and data acquisition and analysis.

·      Delivery, repair, upgrade and test of photonic processors.

·      Logistics including procurement of components, inventory and stock management.

·      Manage contacts with customers and provide customer service and support.

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 production, engineering or customer service and support

·      Experience with optical and electronic equipment like lasers, multi-meters, etc

·      Hands-on knowledge or willingness to learn to characterize photonic devices .Willingness to travel to customers sites (mainly within Germany) for on-site installation, service and support.

·      Organized and methodical with excellent communication and teamwork skills. Hands-on mentality with pro-active, accurate and independent style of working.

·      Experience with logistics, procurement and inventory management. Experience with using an ERP system is a plus.

·      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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