Quantum Solutions Engineer at Q-CTRL

Solutions, Fixed Term Contract, Sydney, NSW sydney engineering contract
Posted a month ago

About us
We hold the key to making quantum useful! Q-CTRL is a company with a deep start-up spirit with offices in Sydney, Los Angeles and Berlin. Our goal is to revolutionize the quantum future of technology by delivering transformational, real-life outcomes for the world’s most innovative and impactful industry. Simply put, we make quantum technology useful.  

We’re led by our values; to be real, be trusted, be just, and be revered. They guide us in everything we do - how we work together and how we shape the future of the quantum field. We want the best talent in the world to join our team - from operations, product, design and marketing through to quantum research.  So whether you’re a quantum expert or simply unsure where you fit into a business like ours, we want to hear from you!

About the role
As a Senior Solutions Engineer, you’ll be responsible for developing solutions for customer-driven problems in a variety of quantum technology platforms using Q-CTRL’s product suite.

What you'll be doing:

  • Take part in all stages of engagement with customers. You will participate in meetings, identify customers’ needs and challenges, research and implement solution demonstrations, and provide exceptional support to customers throughout the lifetime of projects and partnerships.
  • Write reports on project progress and outcomes in accessible and technically accurate language.
  • Collaborate closely with your colleagues in Quantum Research and Quantum Software Engineering, and with external partners.
  • Consult with the Head of Quantum Control Solutions, product owner, and research teams on decisions for new products and features.
  • Ideally you'll have:

  • PhD in Physics, CS, or a closely related discipline OR at least 3 years of experience conducting research and publications or a presentation track record in a relevant field.
  • A keen understanding of near-term quantum algorithms, and experience designing or tailoring algorithm components to support resource efficiency or hardware implementation
  • Programming experience in Python.
  • External or cross-team collaboration experience, and able to communicate clearly within an international team
  • Bonus points if you have:

  • Familiarity with formulating optimization problems
  • Experience implementing algorithms on quantum hardware and familiarity with Qiskit
  • Familiarity with classical optimization methods, benchmarking, and computational complexity
  • Why Q-CTRL?

    Flexibility: We embrace workplace flexibility so you worry more about your global impact vs a rigid work schedule.
    Attractive salary: You’ll get to live the start-up life without start-up wages.
    Equity: We want people to have a sense of ownership in what they do and offer the potential for equity share and annual bonuses.
    Resources: We are well funded by the world’s best technology investors, letting us chase our ambitions with minimal constraints.
    Parental support: We offer paid parental leave to support you and your loved ones!
    Diversity: We’re an equal employment opportunity employer. We value diversity, inclusion and providing equal opportunities to all, actively supporting initiatives like the ‘Global Women in Quantum’ program among others. 
    Unique culture: You’ll be surrounded by some of the world’s leading physicists, engineers, product, marketing and design people (to name a few!) with a strong desire to learn and transfer knowledge.
    Meaningful values: You’ll work with an incredibly supportive team who work consistently to deliver our core values to be real, be trusted, be just and to be revered. 
    Personal development: We provide you with a personal development and wellness budget. 
    Impactful work: Last but not least! You’ll have the opportunity to work in the world’s leading field of technology and truly make an impact that matters! 

    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. 

    Please be advised that our communications will only come from the @q-ctrl.com domain. All our active job postings are available on our company website.

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