Optics Engineering Intern | Honeywell Helios LLC

Date Posted: 
Monday, November 8, 2021
Position Location: 
Broomfield, CO
Job Description: 

The future is what you make it!

It is an incredibly exciting time to join the Quantum Solutions team at Honeywell Helios LLC! We are developing the world’s highest performing quantum computing technologies and a ‘full stack’ of software and hardware capabilities.

Our team of scientists and engineers leverages expertise in complex hardware and software control systems, advanced optics and lasers, magnetics, cryogenics, atomic physics, and ultra-high vacuum environments to design and build systems with best-in-class performance in terms of fidelity and qubit count.

We believe quantum information systems will revolutionize the way we work and live. We are leading the way by helping our customers develop quantum-enabled solutions that provide a competitive-edge in their markets. We’re hiring the world’s best physicists and quantum engineers to make it happen. We will shape the future of what is projected to become a $1 trillion quantum computing industry. Our new business will offer the world's highest-performing quantum computer and comprehensive quantum software, including the first and most advanced quantum operating system.

We want you to help shape the future!

We are seeking an Optics Engineer Intern for our Broomfield, CO location.

Key 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 in the process of obtaining a MS or PhD degree in the fields of Physics, Optical Science, or Electrical Engineering,
  • 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
  • Applicants for employment for this position must 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. (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status)


  • 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 


Salary Range: $19.00/hr. - $26.00/hr.


Helios is an equal opportunity employer. You 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.


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