Quantum Optics Engineer – Quantum emitter devices Engineer



Quandela is a leader in the development and commercialisation of quantum computing solutions based on the manipulation of single photons. We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated full-time (permanent contract – CDI) Quantum Optics Engineer to join us for the development of quantum light emitting devices. As a Quantum Optics Engineer, you will be at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, contributing to the development and improvement of state-of-the-art semiconductor single-photon sources. At Quandela, we are committed to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the world of quantum technology, and as a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting and challenging projects that have the potential to revolutionize the field. Short-term responsibilities
  • Perform performance characterization and benchmarking of single-photon emitting devices.
  • Provide rapid feedback on the key metric of devices to cross-functional teams.
  • Develop software tools to control and automate the optical systems.
  • Systematically document the results and report your findings.
Long-term responsibilities
  • Optimize the device characterization pipeline by improving the workflow, adapting the optical tools, and developing advanced characterization techniques.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in semiconductor quantum optics, contributing to the knowledge base within the organization.
  • Investigate new approaches to optimally address solid-state quantum emitters.
  • Contribute to the development of entangled-photons emitting devices


  • Master degree and 3 years experience in a relevant research laboratory.
  • Laboratory experience with solid-state quantum emitters and experimental optics.
  • Strong fundamentals in quantum optics and optical microscopy techniques.
  • Proven ability to build and run complex optical experiments from the ground up.
  • Software development using Python or other common languages.
  • Team player with an ability to work effectively across multiple projects and departments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain an organized, frequent, and clear reporting.


  • A diverse, dynamic, challenging, international team and environment.
  • All means necessary to carry-out high-impact projects.
  • Strong potential for fast career development within a rapidly growing company.
  • Employee profit-sharing scheme.
  • Private healthcare scheme.
  • Meal and transport subsidies.