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Intern Optics Engineer

Company: Honeywell
Location: Broomfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Innovate to solve the world's most important challenges

Honeywell Quantum Solutions is focused on developing the world's most advanced quantum computers, with 'full stack' capability from user interface software to the hardware layer and trapped ions. Our team's expertise in complex hardware and software control systems, advanced optics and lasers, magnetics, cryogenics, atomic physics, and ultra-high vacuum environments is being used to design and build systems with unmatched error rates and capabilities.

We are seeking undergraduate level researchers in physics to join our theory team and help us understand how to analyze and optimize the performance of our quantum computers.

The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of optics, opto-mechanical alignment, lasers, and imaging science. You would be working closely with our Optics team in development and assembly of optical assemblies, performing optical experiments on breadboards, analyzing and summarizing data from experiments, and performing analysis and/or calculations associated with the optical systems.

Applicants for employment for this position must be a U.S citizen or have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Honeywell. (e.g. H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa, or any other non-immigrant status)

The location for this position will be Broomfield, CO.

Optical Engineer Intern Responsibilities

Build and test laser Beam Delivery and Imaging optics for current and next generation Quantum Computer

Explore integrated photonics ideas for next generation Beam Delivery

Develop Zemax designs for imaging systems

Perform performance analysis and comparison of different approaches/designs with respect to key figures of merit.

Collaborate with the larger Opto-Mechanical team and provide creative solutions.


Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, an MS or PhD degree in the field of Physics, Optical Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.

Experience with theoretical and practical aspects of imaging and laser optics, including micro optics

Experience with scientific programming languages or optical simulation tools such as Matlab, Python, COMSOL, or similar

Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration


Experience with optical design programs such as Code V, Zemax, Lighttools, FRED, or similar.

Experience with Mechanical design programs such as Solid Works

Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by first-authored publications

Commitment to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op

Compensation & Benefits:

Non-Incentive Eligible

Salary Range: $59,800 - $74,600

For benefits information please visit Current employees may visit HR Direct.

Additional Information

  • JOB ID: req278999
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 303 S. Technology Ct.,Broomfield,Colorado,80021,United States
  • Nonexempt

Early Career (ALL)

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.

Keywords: Honeywell, Broomfield , Intern Optics Engineer, Other , Broomfield, Colorado

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