• Single Quantum

  • Rotterdamseweg 394 ,
    2629 HH Delft, The Netherlands
  • +31-850 400 900

Development Technician at Single Quantum

December, 2022: The Development Technician is part of our multidisciplinary Development team. In this role your tasks and responsibilities will be quite diverse. You support our engineers/scientists by performing experiments to measure the parameters of our detector chips, like efficiency, count rate, and time resolution. Through this we spot design flaws and work on the resolution of issues. You build and tailor our systems for special customer requests and/or research purposes. As the detector chips are the core of our business, an accurate way of working and note keeping is an absolute must.

You will also provide manufacturing support to our Mechanical Engineer to bring the CAD designs into reality. Ideally, the successful candidate also has experience with optics, such that he/she can build optical systems for lab use and has experience in lab automatization.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits;
  • Travel allowance;
  • A retirement plan;
  • Up to 38 vacation days;
  • An international, high-tech environment with colleagues from the Netherlands, USA, France, Italy, China and the list goes on!
  • Room for new initiatives and ideas. We’re always willing to listen, whether you’ve been with us for a week, a month, or a year;
  • An employer who truly values personal development and growth who invites you to do the same;
  • Social security offered by the Collective Labor Agreement Metal & Technology (CAO Metaal en Techniek)

Job requirements

Your profile

  • An MBO-HBO educational background in a relevant subject;
  • 3 years experience in mechanical craftmanship like operating a mill, lathe, etc.
  • 3 years experience with technical assembly and working in a lab and/or cleanroom environment;
  • Experience with vacuum physics or cryogenics;
  • Experience in working with a wire bonding machine;
  • Prior work as precision mechanic;
  • You work cleanly and precisely and are used to good note keeping
  • You have a sense of wonder and admiration for physics;
  • You are committed, not afraid to take ownership and pose a high level of accuracy and precision;
  • You have good time management skills.

The following working experiences are a plus

  • Experience with optics;
  • Experience in Python for data analysis and control
  • Hands-on experience in high-tech production;
  • Prior work in an optics lab is a big plus.

We are Single Quantum

At Single Quantum, we confront every challenge with innovation, dedication, and passion. Founded in 2012, our team has emerged as true pioneers of single photon detection technology. We were among the first to manufacture and commercialize superconducting nanowire single photon detectors. Since then, our multi-channel Single Quantum Eos photon detection system has been chosen by more than 100 academic and industrial labs all over the world to perform complex optical measurements.

We want to share this groundbreaking technology with the world. Single Quantum will continue to develop and improve the world’s fastest and most sensitive light detection systems. Join us in turning photons into data!

How to apply

Send your CV and motivation letter to: career@singlequantum.com, with subject as Assembly Technician - Cryostats. If you have any questions before applying or would like to have a general conversation about Single Quantum, you can contact our recruiter, Jacqerina Jarad on +31 (0) 850 400 902 or send an e-mail to j.jarad@singlequantum.com.