Physics: Instrumentation and Measurement, Physics: Quantum
Zurich Instruments is a technology leader for advanced test & measurement instruments for dynamic signal processing. Our products are used in many research fields by demanding scientists all over the world. Zurich Instruments' vision is to be the reference for digital instrumentation in advanced research and development labs.
For our Cambridge, MA office, we are looking for result oriented and self-driven candidates (multiple openings) for Application Scientist (Quantum Technology).
As an Application Scientist, you will be part of our marketing and sales team in Cambridge. With the opportunities to apply your technical expertise to solve new technical challenges, you will be making a significant contribution to the success our fast-growing company. It is a great chance to transition directly from your academic path into a role in a dynamic company environment.
Establish new and maintain existing customer contacts, securing future sales mainly related to quantum technologies: quantum computing, quantum simulation, quantum optics, etc.
Represent Zurich Instruments at trade shows and visit customers around the world
Provide application-specific customer support, including onsite systems integration
Refine key product features of our AWGs, quantum analyzers, and other quantum stack products, helping to secure Zurich Instruments’ position as a technology leader
Produce marketing material such as website content, blog posts, application notes, videos, newsletter contributions, product documentation, etc.
Ph.D. in physics with a background in quantum technologies
Solid scientific track record with practical lab experience; hands-on experience of RF/microwave signal generation and measurement
Excellent communication skills; good writing skills are an important asset
Programming ability in Python
Sales experience and/or an interest to develop in this area
Entrepreneurial spirit and know-how of basic marketing methodologies are nice to have
Working at Zurich Instruments means working at the cutting edge of research and providing solutions for unique end user problems. It gives you global exposure, working with exceptionally talented teams from across three continents, as well as industry exposure when participating in conferences, tech seminars & trade shows. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including paid vacation & sick time in addition to US national holidays and support an excellent work life balance. The office is conveniently located in Cambridge within blocks from Alewife commuter rail station.
Now is a great time to join Zurich Instruments and play a key role in the success of our new Cambridge office. We look forward to receiving your resume and cover letter. Applicants need to be legally authorized to work in the USA.
About Zurich Instruments
Zurich Instruments is a test and measurement company based in Zurich, Switzerland, with subsidiaries in Shanghai and Boston. We develop and sell high-end instrumentation, and we take pride in supporting our international customers directly.
Our cutting-edge instruments are made for scientists and technologists who are passionate about phenomena that are notoriously difficult to measure. Our products include lock-in amplifiers, arbitrary waveform generators, impedance analyzers, quantum computing control systems, phase-locked loops, digitizers and boxcar averagers.
We are a team of creative and inspiring people who love technology and work together with an optimistic and innovation-driven spirit. Our pursuit of excellence has led us to grow at a steady double-digit rate as an independent and founder-led company. To achieve our goals, we always seek ingenious minds who enjoy tackling challenges in a cooperative fashion.
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