Quantum Research Scientist – Hardware



Quandela, a leader in the development and commercialization of quantum computers based on the manipulation of single photons, is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Quantum Optics Engineer to join our team. As a Quantum Research Scientist, you will play a crucial role in advancing our cutting-edge technology and contribute to shaping the future of quantum computing. 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.


  • Design, develop, and optimize quantum optical systems and components for quantum computers based on single-photon manipulation.
  • Conduct experiments and characterize the performance of quantum optical devices, ensuring adherence to specifications and requirements.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of engineers and scientists to integrate electro-optical systems into the overall quantum computer architecture.
  • Work closely with software engineers to develop hardware-software interfaces for efficient control and operation of quantum optical systems.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in quantum optics and related technologies, contributing to the knowledge base within the organization.


  • Ph.D. in Quantum Optics, or a related field, with a focus on quantum optics and photonics.
  • Proven experience in designing and developing quantum optical systems and components.
  • Solid understanding of quantum information science.
  • Strong programming skills, with experience in languages such as Python.
  • Experience with hardware-software integration and control of optical systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities, with a proven track record of working effectively in a multidisciplinary team.


  • 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