Quantum Scientist

  Delft, Netherlands
  Full time (40 hours per week)

About this job

We are currently looking for a Quantum Scientist  to join the team in Delft.

You will be working in the Quantum Technology department on projects we perform directly for clients or in close collaboration with TU Delft and research centers for quantum computing and quantum internet. We address scientific challenges as well as engineering issues in a joint center of know-how with industrial partners.

Our mission is to apply scientific knowledge and technology to higher TRL (Technology Readiness Level) applications, designing and building systems that leverage quantum properties. Depending on the qubit technology and the applications, these systems could consist of optical setups (based on color centers) or electronic systems (e.g. computing stacks).

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Job details

Quantum Scientist 

Main responsibilities 

You will be working toward designing and prototyping these systems, bridging the gap between university research and commercial applications. You will use your knowledge and skills to work on Quantum Communication setups, prototyping and further developing them in the lab. You will not work in isolation but with a team of content experts, Systems Engineers, and Project Managers.


  • A degree in Physics, Mathematics, or Engineering, with an emphasis on quantum research considered a plus
  • Between 3 to 6 years of experience as an Engineer in Quantum technology or high-precision optical systems
  • Preferably direct experience in developing systems or conducting scientific research on Quantum communication hardware development


  • Responsible
  • Accurate and organized way of working
  • Result-driven
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible in your way of thinking
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work productively in a team
  • Fluency in Englis, both written and spoken

Are you enthusiastic about becoming our new Quantum Scientist?

Apply via our application form, or send your CV and motivational letter directly to recruitment@stcorp.nl.

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Our story

At S[&]T we contribute to a safer life on earth by translating space data into valuable and actionable insights. We oversee data from instruments to application, and apply our expertise within our software frameworks, information products and consultancy.

Our society relies on space and scientific instruments for climate change monitoring, navigation, defence and national security, and other crucial services we all use in our daily lives. These instruments produce an enormous quantity of complex data, and our goal is to unlock its value.

We have more than 20 years of experience working on instrument calibration, the creation of data quality monitoring tools, the development of real-time data processing frameworks, and the development of application-specific algorithms. With this, we help organisations, governments and industries to strengthen their information position and thereby improve their decision making. We focus on the following domains: Space & Science, Defence & Security, Environment & Sustainability, and High-Tech Consulting.

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How to apply

Would you like to hear more? Send your CV and motivational letter to recruitment@stcorp.nl or apply directly through our website.

Kindly note that acquisition from third parties (e.g. agencies) based on this vacancy is not welcome.