Senior Physicist

Be at the cutting edge of technological innovation, boldly pioneering the future with advanced precision timing and quantum sensor products. Revolutionize communication, navigation, surveillance and defence systems!

Ready for a thrilling career? These innovators' are seeking a seasoned laser or atomic physicist to join their team. You'll work on groundbreaking projects, from quantum sensing to spaceborne atomic clocks, building and testing optoelectronic system prototypes.

What you'll do:

  • Design of laser systems for atomic clocks, magnetometers and laser links.
  • Build and characterise free-space and fibre optical systems, Including Intensity and frequency noise measurement.
  • Collaborate with a team of scientists, mechanical and electrical engineers to translate lab hardware Into satellite payloads.
  • Design and optimise digital control systems and digital signal processing.
  • Predict and verify atomic and optical system performance using computer analysis and numerical modelling.

What you'll need:

  • A PhD in laser or atomic physics or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in academia or industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and understand complex data and measurements.
  • Demonstrated experience in computational analysis or numerical modelling.
  • Familiarity with optoelectronic control systems and advanced data analysis. 

Nice to have:

  • Experience in the development of space technologies. 
  • Experience In laser design and the development and use of optoelectronics.
  • Understanding of signal to noise, noise budgets and measurement uncertainty.
  • Familiarity with the implementation of mesh-networking protocols.
  • Experience in the design and use of digital signal processing and analogue to digital interfaces.
  • Familiarity with applying machine learning techniques for complex data analysis.
  • Experience in Python or MATLAB scripting or programming.

What's in it for you:

  • Live, and benefit from,  values of “respect, excellence and integrity” 
  • Work In an energetic and vibrant workplace in the cultural centre of the Adelaide CBD.