TOPTICA Photonics is a world-leading manufacturer of high-tech laser systems for science, biotechnology and metrology. Highest motivation and personal ownership to the benefit of its customers characterize the company spirit of this privately-owned “hidden champion”, which is implemented with great commitment by over 370 employees worldwide. Its customer base spans the range from world-renowned industrial enterprises to numerous Nobel Prize laureates.
To further strengthen our “Laser Reference” division within our Research & Development department, we are recruiting for a

Physicist / Engineer for Development of Ultrastable Laser Systems (m/f/d)

Responsibilities will include...

  • assuming a challenging role in optics and system development, frequently operating at the limits of technical feasibility and pushing out boundaries
  • designing, building, characterizing and continuously improving highly-specialized laser systems, focusing on ultra-narrowband, frequency-stabilized laser sources for applications in quantum optics and optical metrology
  • actively participating in the new product development process from initial concept to production release
  • close collaboration with all other disciplines involved in the new product introduction process (mechanical design, electronics, software, production, product management, application, sales)
  • hands-on contribution to building and testing customized systems with high degree of novelty, in close collaboration with our “Customized Solutions” division within the production department 
  • providing on-going product support to pilot customers, both remotely and through on-site visits
  • collaborating with national and international project partners
  • scouting new and promising technologies in the areas of quantum optics, optical metrology, optical clocks and laser reference systems


  • University degree in physics, electrical engineering or demonstrable equivalent knowledge, Ph.D. preferred
  • minimum 3 years of relevant work experience, e.g. through completion of a research doctorate
  • strong experience with complex optical and / or laser systems, preferably in a research capacity within the fields of quantum optics or optical metrology
  • team player mentality combined with a high degree of self-motivation
  • interested in hands-on laboratory work and tackling highly challenging technical tasks
  • preferably interested in automation of data acquisition and data analysis with modern software tools

We offer...

  • a challenging role with personal ownership in a high-tech work environment
  • a highly motivated and welcoming team of colleagues
  • quick decision-making processes on all levels across the company
  • varied task assignments with regular cross-departmental cooperation
  • a friendly, professional and creative work atmosphere with regular staff events (summer and Christmas party, works outing, Oktoberfest,
  • various complementary drinks and fresh fruits
  • 30 days of holiday per year and aditionally two days off at December 24th and 31st
  • company pension and further social benefits such as capital-forming benefits
  • individual incorporation with a personal patron system


2 bis 5 Jahre

82166 Gräfelfing

TOPTICA Photonics AG

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