Senior Back-end Engineer at Q-CTRL

Technology, Full-Time / Permanent, Sydney, NSW sydney engineering full-time
Posted a month ago

About us
We’re an exciting, agile and diverse company within the quantum technology sector with offices in Sydney, Los Angeles and Berlin. Our goal is to revolutionise the way quantum technology is used by delivering transformational, real-life outcomes for the world’s most innovative and impactful technology (think launching into space!). 

We’re not like any other start-up. Whether you’re a software engineer developing code for our quantum control solutions, a product, design or marketing specialist owning and launching our new technology to market (check out our latest product Fire Opal!) or you’re a research and scientist professional helping launch quantum sensors into space to help us better understand climate change and earthquake prediction, our work is meaningful and purpose driven. 

What’s exciting is that at Q-CTRL, we provide the opportunity to be real, trusted, just and revered meaning, we value what diversity brings to the workplace.  So if you’re someone with experience in the quantum field or simply unsure where your experience fits into a business like ours, we encourage you to apply!

About the team
The back-end engineering team works closely with our Quantum Control Engineering, Front-end Engineering, DevOps Engineering, Product, Marketing and Design teams. Collaboration is extremely important to us and these multiple touch points help us advocate a culture and practice of quality and continuous improvement throughout the business.

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop, test and document Q-CTRL’s APIs, associated Microservices and client packages as part of delivering product features
  • Work closely across all teams to fully understand requirements for new product features, in particular as defined by the Product team and expressed as scenarios using Gherkin Syntax (Given, When, Then)
  • Review and address code and comments submitted by the team via pull requestsStay up-to-date with current best-practices in your field with a willingness to share knowledge freely  
  • Ideally you'll have:

  • Experience with Python Web Frameworks (Django, Flask, FastAPI), Microservices, RESTful Web Services or GraphQL is preferable however, other will also be considered
  • Alternatively, you may have experience in Ruby on Rails, Node.js, etc
  • Our core values resonate with you (to be real, trusted, just and revered) and you have a willingness to adapt, collaborate and help others 
  • We’re a successful start-up company which means we move quickly, but with thought and empathy. Understanding how to operate within these parameters is extremely important
  • Start-up environment experience would be preferable but not a necessity 
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience
  • Why Q-CTRL?
    We are looking for people as excited as we are about building the future of technology. We have a people come first mentality here at Q-CTRL and focus on creating an environment where you feel empowered to make decisions and put forward ideas.  

    Some of what we can offer you:
    - We make sure this is a safe environment and one where you are not a cog in a machine. Everything you do matters and has a profound impact in what we do
    - Offer the potential for equity share and annual bonuses. We want people to have a sense of ownership in what they do with true meaning and purpose
    - We actively support the ‘Global Women in Quantum’ initiative among others to support advancement opportunities for women in quantum, technology and other sectors
    - Flexible work policy for all, including flexibility in hours and location where possible
    - A personal development and wellness budget 
    - Above all else, a supportive environment living our core values and empowering our team to have a positive impact in the world

    Please note: Q-CTRL is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. We are committed to being inclusive in the way we hire. We strongly encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all of the requirements mentioned in the job posting. 

    To recruitment agencies, we do not accept unsolicited branded profiles and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.