TOPTICA is one of the world's leading manufacturers of high-tech laser systems for scientific and industrial applications with over 340 employees. High motivation and personal responsibility in the service of the customers characterize the company philosophy of the privately managed "Hidden Champion", which is lived by the employees with great commitment. TOPTICA’s customers include well-known industrial companies as well as numerous Nobel laureates.
For our Business Unit Quantum Technologies in Germany (Munich) we are looking for an

Application Scientist (m/f/d) Quantum Technologies

Your Responsibilities…
  • Development of custom solutions and complex laser systems for applications in the area of quantum technologies based on TOPTICA’s product portfolio
  • Management of collaborative research projects in quantum technologies in close coordination with academic and industry partners
  • Identification and definition of the technological demand in specific quantum-technology applications and development of technological solutions
  • Optimization of high-end laser systems beyond the current state of the art
  • Research and development of custom solutions, e.g. of an optical control system for quantum computers and other quantum technologies
  • Execution of application-related characterization measurements and writing of application-related publications like application notes, white papers and scientific publications
  • Active participation in the strategy definition as well as operational tasks in the business unit Quantum Technologies
Your Qualifications..
  • Enthusiasm for quantum technologies and the willingness to learn
  • University degree in Physics or a similar discipline with more than three years of professional experience, e.g. as a PhD student
  • hands-on laboratory experience, ideally in quantum optics, atomic physics or other optical or optically-controlled quantum technologies with complex optics setups
  • ideally know-how or technological expertise of narrow-linewidth laser systems, laser frequency references and frequency stabilization broad application and product know-how in state-of-the-art quantum technologies
  • The ability and drive to combine technological demands of customers with future product strategies in coherent research projects
  • Enthusiasm for working in a motivated team and with international partners like high-ranking scientists
  • diplomatic skills and assertiveness to optimize cooperation with partners in your area of responsibility
We Offer..
  • A very varied and challenging job with individual responsibility and the potential to shape the future of quantum technologies
  • Participation in collaborative research projects on quantum computers and other quantum technologies like quantum communication, quantum sensing and quantum metrology
  • Interaction with the international quantum-technology community
  • A highly motivated, cooperative and friendly team with short decision-making processes
  • An informal and friendly atmosphere and transparent company philosophy marked by open-mindedness, respectful cooperation, and regular social events
  • Individual onboarding with a mentoring system
  • 30 vacation days per year and additionally days off on 24.12. and 31.12.
  • Company pension scheme and other social benefits

Employee Type

Work Experience
2 bis 5 Jahre

82166 Gräfelfing

TOPTICA Photonics AG

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