Engineer Position in Fiber Laser and Amplifier for Quantum Applications

Reference : NAQ004

Location: Bordeaux (France)a

Education: PhD degree

Experience: > 2 y

TOPTICA France, french hub of the TOPTICA group, world-leading manufacturer of high-power low-noise fiber lasers and amplifiers is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to join the team. We are looking for a candidate with a particular interest in the field of innovative laser source for quantum applications.

Focus on the Labcom Starlight+

The Labcom Starlight+ is a joint initiative between LP2N (Laboratoire Photonique,  Numérique et Nanosciences)  and Toptica France (formerly Azurlight Systems). This laboratory has been the birthplace of several major advances in laser sources for the quantum industry, and the founding partners have ambitious plans for growth and expansion following the implication of Toptica Photonics and the award of several major financed projects.

We offer

  • A stimulating research and industrial environment with close collaboration with R&D scientists from TOPTICA as well as ALPhANOV.
  • The LP2N lab will also provide an interdisciplinary working atmosphere, as it is hosted in the facilities of the Institut d’Optique d’Aquitaine, which is also home to Naquidis, the innovative centre for disruptive quantum products. Several annual social events are organized for taking time to relax and to get to know co-workers.
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • Access to the ressources and facilities of the Institut d’Optique

Your role

Collaborating with the R&D Manager your role will include:

– Innovative and fundamental new projects from proof of concept (TRL3) to prototype demonstration (TRL6)

– Focusing each technological solutions in phase with reliable and easy to manufacture products

– Ensuring efficient project management (time, budget, and deliverables)

– Reporting to the company all success or issues related to research projects

Your profile

– PhD in laser and optics with more than 2 years of experience in fiber laser research and development and team management

– Expertise in fiber technology (splice and recoat) and non-linear processes (SHG, SFG, DFG)

– Interest in innovative R&D challenges, from proof of concept to final product according to our laser roadmap

– Interest in performing experiments in lab environment with a dynamic team of technicians, scientists and engineers focused on delivering on objectives

Recruitment process

If you are a passionate engineer with a strong interest in the field of innovative laser sources for quantum applications, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Please send you resume and cover letter at with ref: Starlight+ Engineer.

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