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Quantum Optics Technical Sales Engineer

ID Quantique, BROOKLINE, MA, United States
Employer Description

ID Quantique (IDQ) is a leading provider of optical instrumentation products, most notably single photon detectors and related electronics. The company’s innovative photonic solutions are used in both commercial and research applications. Its products include single photon counters for the visible and infrared regions of the electro-magnetic spectrum, short-pulse laser sources, as well QKD platforms for R&D applications.

Job Description

TECHNICAL SALES ENGINEER IN QUANTUM SENSING – SINGLE PHOTON DEVICES

BOSTON – USA

ID Quantique (IDQ) is a leading provider of optical instrumentation products, most notably single photon detectors and related electronics. The company’s innovative photonic solutions are used in both commercial and research applications. Its products include single photon counters for the visible and infrared regions of the electro-magnetic spectrum, short-pulse laser sources, as well QKD platforms for R&D applications.

To support the American customers of our single photon counting instrumentation and help the international development of the Single Photon Systems Division, we are looking for an enthusiastic colleague for our Boston office.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide technical and sales support, which includes to:

  • Provide customers with accurate and high quality technical information
  • Provide first-line technical support to our customers in North and South America
  • Participate in the writing and curating of technical documents on selected applications of single photon instrumentation
  • Build instrument demonstration and testing setups
  • Assist in developing social network channels and other communication media
  • Develop technical instructional videos
  • Prepare, fulfill, and follow up on instrumentation orders
  • Prepare for and participate in national and international conference exhibitions
  • Manage instrument inventory and arrange instrument loans including shipping and receiving
  • Curate information on available single photon instrumentation for technical market analysis
  • Qualify and follow up on leads
  • Liaise with existing clients
  • Prepare quotations, proposals and tenders
  • Provide pre-sales and post-sales support
  • Organize sales visits
  • Identify and establish new business areas
  • Prepare sales documentation and sales reports
  • Ensure that sales targets are met

 Qualifications:

  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Undergraduate in physics or engineering
  • Knowledge of quantum physics or optics
  • Excellent English proficiency
  • Full-time commitment
  • Willingness to travel (about 3-5 days per month out-of-state, plus 1-2 days per week locally)
  • Authorization to work in the United States

 Valuable:

  • Technical sales experience
  • Spanish proficiency
  • Advanced degree
  • Background in biomedical or bioanalytical instrumentation
  • Facility with hardware and software integration of instrument setups
  • Demonstrated business acumen

You will play an exciting role in a dynamic and innovative company, which is a leader in the single photon instrumentation market. We offer competitive compensation and benefits. The position is open immediately. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your complete application (one file that includes cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references). Please indicate as subject: Sales Eng. QSensing

ID Quantique is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Undergraduate in physics or engineering
  • Knowledge of quantum physics or optics
  • Excellent English proficiency
  • Full-time commitment
  • Willingness to travel (about 3-5 days per month out-of-state, plus 1-2 days per week locally)
  • Authorization to work in the United States

 Valuable:

  • Technical sales experience
  • Spanish proficiency
  • Advanced degree
  • Background in biomedical or bioanalytical instrumentation
  • Facility with hardware and software integration of instrument setups
  • Demonstrated business acumen
JOB DETAILS
POSTED
12 June 2019
CLOSES
12 July 2019
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
REQUIRED EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree
ANNUAL SALARY (US Dollars)
65000 – 90000
JOB FUNCTION
Other
FIELD
Sensing, Monitoring, Measurement, and Control
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