Junior DevOps Engineer at Q-CTRL

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

About Us

Quantum technology is likely to be as transformational in the 21st century as harnessing electricity was in the 19th. Q-CTRL is building a new quantum technology industry by overcoming the fundamental challenge in the field – hardware error and instability.  Simply put, we make quantum technology useful.  We have large-scale efforts in quantum computing and quantum sensing, and through our unique focus on quantum control, we have the ability to go everywhere that quantum goes.

Q-CTRL is a high-growth company that has a deep startup spirit.  We’re excited by solving exceptionally difficult challenges and share an ambition to truly shape the emerging quantum technology industry, from our foundational R&D to world-leading product engineering.  We are supported by tier-1 international venture capitalists, including Sequoia Capital, DCVC, Airbus Ventures, InQTel, Sierra Ventures, Squarepeg Capital, Main Sequence Ventures, Horizons Ventures, and Ridgeline Partners, giving us access to the capital that allows us to have a real impact.

Q-CTRL is a World Economic Forum Global Innovator and is a member of the Quantum Economic Development Consortium and the Tech Council of Australia. We are proud to have been selected as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Tech Companies in Australia by the Australian Financial Review, and our work has been featured in The Economist, Forbes, Wired, Gizmodo, and more.

About the role

As a DevOps Engineer at Q-CTRL, you will be responsible with assisting the development of Kubernetes-based platform for hosting cutting-edge quantum modelling and optimisation workloads. You will also help ensure that our end-to-end processes - including development, testing, deployment and maintenance - are as optimised and as code-driven as possible.

You will be joining a well-established engineering team offering you support, coaching, and mentorship. You will work closely with the Quantum Product Engineering, Front-end Engineering, Back-end Engineering, Product, Marketing, and Design teams to advocate a culture and practice of quality and continuous improvement throughout the business.

What you will do:

  • Contribute to the building of a Kubernetes-based platform for running a variety of different workloads, including quantum modelling and GPU-accelerated machine learning tasks.
  • Development toolchain support: CI/CD pipelines, ephemeral test environments, vulnerability scanning, and automated infrastructure-as-code deployment tooling.
  • Helping ensure our applications are scalable, highly available and cloud-agnostic. We target multiple public clouds, we also may provision private infrastructure for select clients.
  • Helping maintain our in-house development services, such as our private PyPI and JupyterHub services.
  • Metrics, logging, analytics and alerting for performance and security across all endpoints and applications.
  • Leverage both system and software engineering skills in order to address the needs of the teams.
  • Be consistently learning, as staying on top of your game is part of your job.
  • We would love to hear from you if...

  • You have a relevant Computer Science / Information Technology / Software Engineering Bachelor's degree.
  • You have at least 6 months experience in any professional Software Engineering role and know the basics of the SDLC.
  • You have experimented with Docker and Containers before.
  • You have experience working with CI/CD pipelines.
  • You are extremely passionate about DevOps, SRE, and security.
  • You are familiar with the basics components of cloud providers, such as Virtual Machines, Firewalls, Private Networks.
  • You are comfortable coding in Go or Python.
  • You have used Linux before and may have even managed a Linux server.
  • It would be fantastic, but not essential if you have:

  • Have an associate-level cloud certification, such as the AWS SAA, Azure Fundamentals, or GCP ACE certifications.
  • Know about Kubernetes and can identify some basic components.
  • Why Q-CTRL ?

    At Q-CTRL, you can make a difference from day one - you won't be just a cog in the machine.  You will find a huge amount of support for your growth as a professional and access to senior leadership in the company and adjacent investment sector.  

    You’ll join a supportive team of experts who work consistently to deliver on our core value to Be Revered, while living our values to Be Real, Be Trusted and Be Just.  And because Q-CTRL operates offices in Australia, the US, and Europe, you can experience personal adventures through secondments in international teams. 

    We offer competitive compensation packages, including the potential for equity share and annual bonuses. We also support flexible working hours and locations so you can focus on having as much impact as possible without worrying about rigid schedules. We offer an annual budget for your personal development training and wellness.

    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. 

     We are looking for people as excited as we are about building the quantum future. Join us! 

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