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Technical Sales Engineer

Single Quantum

Single Quantum

IT, Sales & Business Development
Delft, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Job Description
Do you want to be in close contact with customers around the world, marketing and selling cutting-edge quantum technology? Do you have a solid technical background combined with excellent communication skills and a strong commercial mindset? If you want to be part of a diverse and dynamic scale-up company, please read on!

Single Quantum makes the world's fastest and most-sensitive light-detection systems limited only by the laws of physics!

As a scale- up company, we are growing steadily in both size and presence worldwide. We are looking for someone with a strong technical background and communication skills to join our test team as a Technical Sales Engineer.


As a Technical Sales Engineer, you will be the first point of contact with our customers! With it, you will attend scientific fairs and conferences, visit customers, develop and deliver presentations, and engage in online discussions to establish our network and promote Single Quantum.

For the sales process, we want you to be involved in every step -- from the first contact with the customer, to the delivery of the systems, and the aftersales communication. Through this you will truly understand our technology and products as well as the customer’s scientific field and applications.

As is part of any sales process, you will be responsible for drawing up various documents like quotations, tenders, and contracts. Working closely together with our customers is crucial; we aim to find the best solution for their scientific projects and experiments. As Technical Scientific Sales, you are ready to discuss in depth the customer’s needs and customize the solution based on their applications.

Of course, you won’t be on your own. You will be backed by the Single Quantum Sales team. You will also work closely with our Production and Research & Development teams to tailor the best solutions for our customers.
We're looking for someone dynamic to continuously keep an eye on the market. This involves not only identifying new potential customers and projects but also pinpointing scientific trends and challenges where our solutions can be applied. This will be a key part of the feedback loop with the aforementioned teams.

Lastly, you will contribute to our dynamic and friendly work environment!
Your profile and requirements
We are looking for someone who has...
  • A MSc or PhD in the field of applied physics, optics, photonics or another relevant subject;
  • Good knowledge of and/or working experience with optics and quantum technology;
  • Is able and willing to travel;
  • Good time management skills;
  • Excellent communication skills and a proactive and assertive attitude;
  • Excellent command of English. Fluent in German is a plus.
The following are a plus:
  • Experience with tenders;
  • Experience with scientific sales;
  • Experience in working with or in scientific labs.
What we offer
  • An international, high-tech environment with colleagues from the Netherlands, Argentina, India, Italy, China and the list goes on!
  • Competitive salary and benefits;
  • Travel allowance;
  • A retirement plan;
  • Up to 38 vacation days;
  • Room for new initiatives and ideas. We’re always willing to listen, whether you’ve been with us for a week, a month, or a year;
  • An employer who truly values personal development and growth who invites you to do the same;
  • Social security offered by the Collective Labor Agreement Metal & Technology (CAO Metaal en Techniek)
Equal Opportunity Employer
At Single Quantum, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
How to apply
If the job description and Single Quantum excites you, we encourage you to submit your CV as well as a motivation or cover letter explaining why you think you're a good fit for the position, along with what attracts you to the position.
If you have any questions before applying or would like to have a general conversation about Single Quantum, you can contact our HR Officer, Jacqerina Jarad on +31 (0) 850 400 902 or email to
About us

At Single Quantum, we confront every challenge with innovation, dedication, and passion. Founded in 2012, our team emerged as true pioneers of single photon detection technology: we were among the first to manufacture and commercialize superconducting nanowire single photon detectors. Since then, our multi-channel Single Quantum Eos photon detection system has been chosen by more than 100 academic and industrial labs all over the world to perform complex optical measurements.

We want to share this groundbreaking technology with you. Guided by our mission, vision and core values, Single Quantum will develop the world’s fastest and most sensitive light sensors limited only by the laws of physics. Join us in turning photons into data!


We make the world’s fastest and most sensitive light sensors limited only by the laws of physics.

A bright future where every single quantum counts

Core Values
Respect | Trust | Proactiveness | Teamwork | Impactful Innovation | Quality