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Junior Opto-Mechanical Engineer

Company: ColdQuanta
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a junior Opto-Mechanical Engineer with hands-on experience to support the build of our neutral atom quantum computer in Boulder. The candidate will join a tight-knit, supportive team. Due to ITAR restrictions the candidate must be a US citizen or green card holder. PLEASE UPLOAD A COVER LETTER EXPLAINING WHY THIS JOB IS OF INTEREST TO YOU.

Responsibilites include:

  • Design of opto-mechanical assemblies
  • Sourcing/Procurement of components
  • Assistance with design verification, modeling and drawing approvals
  • Generate and implement Engineering Change Orders (ECO).
  • Troubleshoot technical opto-mechanical production problems


  • Minimum 2 years of experience and a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Engineering Physics.
  • Knowledge of mechanical design principles.
  • Knowledge of bonding techniques, optics, and ultrahigh vacuum.
  • Proficiency in using Solidworks tools for design.
  • Proficient in applying GD&T
  • Design experience with precision opto-mechanical products
  • Familiarity with optical design principles
  • Familiarity with electro-optics (EOM, AOM, etc)
  • Experience in optics and laser systems is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Mathematica, Python or Matlab

Masks are required at all times to keep one another safe.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Stock Option Plan
  • School Loan scheme

Keywords: ColdQuanta, Boulder , Junior Opto-Mechanical Engineer, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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