Join Our Team

Yes, we have snacks, but more importantly we can provide employment where you and your peers help to create bleeding edge products for the quantum technologies market.  Rapidly growing, the company values creativity and nurtures innovative ideas in our employees. Our staff enjoys the advantages of being a true groundbreaking company with the added bonus of being associated with scientific excellence, not least Nobel Prize Winners. Our employees, in addition, have the opportunity to work in beautiful Boulder, Colorado.

Ideal candidates should be able to work effectively within a small dynamic customer and research oriented team and must be largely self-motivated. Self-reliance and the ability to independently stay abreast of current technologies in the BEC field are musts. Please email your résumés to

We are always interested in receiving résumés from motivated physicists or technicians for ColdQuanta’s core team. We particularly welcome applicants interested in part-time opportunities. ColdQuanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

ColdQuanta offers a competitive salary  package including 401K matching, school loan reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, and vacation and sick pay among other benefits to all full-time employees.

Sales/Marketing Engineer

We would like to hire a highly motivated, sales/marketing engineer with a proven track record of sales in photonics or related industries. ColdQuanta’s typical customers are in academic research, government labs and in the nascent quantum technologies industry.

The company wishes to expand beyond its current customer base with its focus on ultracold and cold atom applications. As its core products and services are well suited to the growing quantum technologies fields, the sales engineer should be eager to spread the word of how our products can be used in that and other fields.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Sales of ultra-high vacuum, and cold atom and ultracold atom components, devices and system products/solutions.
  • Searching for new prospective customers.
  • Establishing and building relationships with customer engineers and physicists.
  • Understanding customer technical requirements and being able to convey how our products or services may help them achieve their objectives.
  • Negotiating technical specifications by analyzing customer requirements and capabilities.
  • Preparing technical sales presentations, technical documentation and product marketing materials as required.
  • Gathering customer feedback, and input on solutions related to current and/or future needs.
  • Representing the company at relevant exhibits and conferences.
    Generating client quotations, proposals and negotiating and closing sales.
    Travel required to visit customers and prospective customers.


  • B.S. in physics or engineering. Solid background in optics and or atomic physics.
  • Thorough knowledge of laser cooling and cold atom physics a must.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated prioritization and organizational skills.
  • Experience in product sales or marketing within optics or laser industry highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver product presentations and train customers in use of products.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with key customers.
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team member
  • 5 years of industry experience
  • Self motivated
  • Strong business acumen
Electrical Engineer

We are looking for an accomplished Electrical Engineer with hands-on experience in a leading-edge design engineering setting. The candidate should be able to work effectively with minimal management and be ready to hit the ground running.

Job Description

  • Should be comfortable and experienced with mixed signal and embedded.
  • Design of electronics hardware, schematic capture, PCB layout (Easy PC or similar).
  • Test assemblies using standard lab equipment such as spectrum analyzers, network analyzers and phase noise analyzers, etc.
  • Write, debug, and apply software for test, simulation, data acquisition, and data analysis in one or more of C, C++, C#, LabView, or Python.
  • Work with contract manufacturers to define PCBA build and test requirements.


  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering
  • Working knowledge of OrCAD or similar professional ECAD tool
  • Experience building, maintaining, trouble-shooting and operating electronic systems, within complex optical systems, and vacuum systems.
  • Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience post graduate.
  • Self -Directed effective problem solver.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with lasers
  • Familiarity with opto-electronic devices
  • Working knowledge of control systems and signal processing
  • Experience with design, assembly, and testing of electrical systems aimed at high and ultra-high vacuum environments.
  • Experience working with Contract Electronic Manufacturing firms and DTC & DFMA process.
  • Familiarity with SolidWorks or similar professional MCAD tool.
  • Experience in using multi-physics simulation tools (e.g.: COMSOL or other professional FEA tools)
  • Experience in a research and development laboratory setting
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Able to think critically, solve problems, and be a strong team player with intelligent risk-taking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills
  • Strong computer skills including PC literacy in MS Office.

Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer

We are looking for a trained Mechanical Engineer with hands-on experience in a leading-edge design engineering setting. The candidate should be able to work effectively with minimal management and be ready to hit the ground running.  Ideally the engineer will have manufacturing experience and is ready to pitch in with his or her skillset and knowledge to get our products into the hands of our customers.

Job Description

  • Develop mechanical, product and system concepts at the system/part/component level.
  • Support the development and assembly of prototypes by providing documentation and assistance to ensure high quality prototypes are built in a timely manner.
  • Work with physicists to solve mechanical engineering problems, run FEA simulations, etc.
  • Work with Engineering to analyze custom packaging design solutions.
  • Machining dimensioning to include tolerance stack up and GD&T requirements.
  • Contribute to Make-Buy analysis for machined components.
  • Review of new & existing designs for manufacturability, assembly, and testing.
  • Document control and management responsibility; drawings, assembly docs, test docs, BoMs, Travelers/Route Sheets, etc.


  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
  • Ability to perform complex mechanical design and analysis: vibration, thermal, structural analysis, interference tolerance, finite element analysis (FEA), FMEA, ISO GPS principles, dimensional variation analysis.
  • Strong SolidWorks experience
  • Fluent with mechanical and optical design