Ion Trap Development Engineer (f/m/div)

Ion Trap Development Engineer (f/m/div)

Ion Trap Development Engineer (f/m/div)

At a glance

Are you looking for a new challenge, eager to make quantum computing a reality? Then this is your chance since we are offering a position in the field of trapped-ion technology development! As a trapped-ion development engineer, you will join our highly motivated international team and enable the industrialization of trapped-ion quantum computing in collaboration with our customers and academic partners. To that end, you will drive our activities on integrated photonics for trapped-ion quantum computing. This comprises the development, fabrication and characterization of photonic building blocks and integrating them into our quantum processors. Use this opportunity and apply now!

Quick Info



Entry Level

3-5 years

Job ID



as soon as possible


Full time



Job description

In your new role you will:

  • Drive technology development for trapped-ion quantum processors, with focus on integrated photonic circuits
  • Contribute to defining optical interfaces between the ion trap chip and external control optics
  • Be responsible for internal technology development projects as well as research projects with academic and commercial partners
  • Supervise master and PhD students

With this position you will be entering the „technical ladder”: our career path for experts. You will be able to focus deeply on technology – while further pursuing your career. As you continually expand your expert knowledge, puzzle over matters and solve problems, you will position yourself as a thought leader – thus helping our products improve our world a bit more each day.

Your Profile

Your specialty is the combination of working accurately and maintaining a high degree of flexibility. Furthermore, you bring a structured, efficient working style and know how to independently prioritize accordingly. With your hands-on mentality and your team player mindset, you know how to establish lasting relationships and networks with colleagues and customers.

You are best equipped for this task if you:

  • Are a highly motivated individual who wants quantum computing to become a reality
  • Have a PhD in physics, quantum engineering, photonics or similar
  • Bring 3+ years of experience in quantum optics or integrated optics
  • Have experience in the field of trapped-ion quantum computing or semiconductor manufacturing is an additional plus
  • Are fluent in English, German skills or willingness to learn it as additional advantage

We offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your performance, experience and qualification. The employment is in accordance with the collective salary and wage agreement for employees of the electrical and electronics industry, employment group G (https://www.feei.at/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/minimum-salaries-white-collar-workers-2023.pdf). The monthly salary is paid 14 times p.a. We offer a higher compensation depending on your expertise and skills.

About Us

Driving decarbonization and digitalization. Together.

Infineon designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of semiconductors and semiconductor-based solutions, focusing on key markets in the automotive, industrial, and consumer sectors. Its products range from standard components to special components for digital, analog, and mixed-signal applications to customer-specific solutions together with the appropriate software.

We are on a journey to create the best Infineon for everyone.
This means we embrace diversity and inclusion and welcome everyone for who they are. At Infineon, we offer a working environment characterized by trust, openness, respect and tolerance and are committed to give all applicants and employees equal opportunities. We base our recruiting decisions on the applicant´s experience and skills.
We look forward to receiving your resume, even if you do not entirely meet all the requirements of the job posting.
Please let your recruiter know if they need to pay special attention to something in order to enable your participation in the interview process.
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–Power & Sensor Systems (PSS) drives leading-edge power management, sensing, and data transfer capabilities –

The PSS division powers decarbonization and digitalization with a wide range of energy-efficient and digital solutions. PSS semiconductors help avoid carbon emissions, use resources sustainably, manage power effectively and intelligently, give ‘things’ smart senses, and process data quickly and reliably. The portfolio includes power, connectivity, RF, and sensor system technologies to develop smaller, lighter, smarter, and more efficient solutions for consumer devices, smart home/building applications, robotics, computing and data centers, charging devices, power tools, and much more.

The next generation of silicon and wide-bandgap (SiC and GaN) solutions provides unparalleled performance and reliability for 5G, big data, and renewable energy applications. These materials are paving the way for further energy and carbon savings. Highly precise XENSIV™ sensor solutions are enabling IoT devices to react intuitively to their surroundings for seamless user interactions while audio amplifiers bring exceptional sound experiences to smart speakers and other audio use cases.

Click here for more information about working at PSS with interesting employee and management insights and an overview with more #PSSDreamJobs.

At Infineon in Villach you shape the technologies of tomorrow and work in an international environment with more than 4.700 colleagues from over 70 nations. Your personal contribution will be valued and appreciated as the cornerstones of our success. And all that in beautiful surroundings which guarantee a high quality of life.

The City of Villach is located in the center of Carinthia, Austria’s southernmost province, in close proximity to the Italian and Slovenian border. Due to its particular geographic location and the outstanding natural beauty of the region, Villach and the whole province of Carinthia have for generations been popular holiday destinations for people from all over the world. Living in Austria also has many social, health-care-related and economic perks. The country’s social and health care system is among the best in the world and for decades numerous international surveys have singled out Austria as a particularly safe and wealthy country with a high quality of life. Villach benefits from its status as a “small town”, offering everyday living at affordable prices in an outstanding setting.

Find out what you like most about Villach and join us:

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