Opportunities

Amazon Web Services – quantum applied scientist – EU

The quantum computing specialist team seeks to hire a quantum applied scientist with significant experience with quantum computing hardware and/or algorithms. Key responsibilities include architecting advanced solutions leveraging AWS Quantum Computing services, working with customers to understand business needs and design technical solutions that take advantage of the AWS Cloud platform and quantum computing services; demonstrating the viability of each solution through mechanisms such as proof-of-concepts or prototypes; publishing research results obtained in collaboration with internal research teams or customers in journals and conferences and AWS blogs to promote AWS quantum computing services; and more. Learn more and apply.

 

Argonne – staff technician

Q-NEXT, hosted by Argonne, seeks candidates to support state-of-the-art materials synthesis center for quantum information science. Responsibilities include supporting the design, installation, operation, maintenance, and optimization of lab-critical infrastructure; helping develop novel and optimizing existing synthesis, fabrication, and characterization processes for quantum materials; and more. Learn more and apply.

 

ColdQuanta – AMO physicist

ColdQuanta seeks an experimental physicist, preferably with expertise in atomic sensors. Candidates with experience with Rydberg atoms, ultracold atoms, and ion-trapping experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include the integration of complex opto-mechanical systems, electronics and software. Learn more and apply.

 

ColdQuanta – embedded systems engineer

Operation of ColdQuanta’s quantum computers rely on precise sequences execution of pulses of light, microwaves, electric, and magnetic fields which are formed and delivered by laser, electronic, and optomechanical systems and orchestrated by a sophisticated embedded control system. ColdQuanta is looking for a seasoned embedded systems engineer to help with design and implementation of this control architecture. Where can you use your embedded systems expertise in a more exciting context than manipulating individual atoms by shooting them with laser beams? Learn more and apply. All open roles at ColdQuanta are online.

 

ColdQuanta – embedded software engineer

ColdQuanta is leading the development of quantum technology in the areas of quantum computing, inertial sensing and RF sensing, to name a few of the company’s cutting-edge areas of focus. Their quantum technology relies on a suite of uniquely integrated hardware and software, and they are looking for an embedded software engineer to accelerate the development of our new products. Learn more and apply. All open roles at ColdQuanta are online.

 

Duality (University of Chicago) – director

Now in its second year, Duality is a quantum venture accelerator-incubator based at the University of Chicago. The director will be responsible for the operational management of the program as well as internal and external stakeholder engagement. The successful candidate will also be charged with growing the program’s operational effectiveness and ensuring its long-term financial stability. Responsibilities include overseeing the execution of all educational programming and operations of the program; overseeing finances through managing the budget for education, programming, and associated operations; formalizing the operational and programmatic elements; and more. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – senior systems engineer, quantum hardware

The successful candidate will lead integrated teams through systems engineering concepts/processes; improve the research environment’s system engineering processes; leverage model-based systems engineering methods and tools to perform trade studies, complex analyses, and evaluate performance parameters throughout the system; and more. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – device modeling engineer

The device modeling engineer at HRL will perform simulations (device electrical TCAD) of silicon-based semiconductor devices that result in new device structures and testing methodologies; collaborate with design, product, process, test, and failure analysis engineers at both HRL and external suppliers; and communicate simulation results and recommendations to HRL project managers and funding agencies. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – quantum device yield engineer

The quantum device yield engineer will relate electrical data taken at various temperature stages of testing, including quantum coherent spin qubit characterization, to fabrication processes and semiconductor device design. The individual will also investigate device failures through materials characterization techniques, and organize, update, and summarize results. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – quantum device characterization scientist

The quantum device characterization scientist will conduct low-noise, cryogenic experiments on sensitive spin qubit devices’ develop new measurement techniques and methods, analyze results, write script level code to support experimental development and data analysis, and analyze measurement results through application of relevant theory and modeling to define approaches for further device improvements in performance and/or yield. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – cryogenic physicist

The cryogenic physicist at HRL will be a main contributor toward the development of cryogenic hardware supporting spin qubit devices and testing relevant environmental control requirements. The successful candidate must be able to lead cryogenic design and associated cryogenic measurements by understanding all system requirements and how they translate to hardware requirements. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – research scientist, scientific computing

HRL Laboratories seeks a researcher with expertise in scientific computing to help develop emerging quantum information technologies. In this role, the scientist will develop, maintain, and use computational physics software for simulating novel semiconductor devices such as quantum-dot spin qubits. The individual will also analyze and implement numerical algorithms and multiscale physics methodologies to compute high-accuracy, computationally efficient solutions of quantum mechanical and electromagnetic problems. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – senior software engineer, quantum hardware drivers

As a senior software engineer on the hardware drivers team, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing software that interfaces directly with the specialized hardware that control and manipulate our quantum devices. Responsibilities include building drivers for custom hardware and scientific instruments; developing emulations and simulations of hardware devices; and maintaining and extend framework for exposing device drivers to other software subsystems. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – senior/principal software engineer, compilers and programming languages

HRL engages in the development of a full quantum device and computation stack, including an optimizing compiler for a quantum programming language. As a compiler engineer within the Quantum Programming group, the successful candidate will be a core contributor to this stack, including both maintenance and significant new feature development, and will have opportunities to work on both quantum compilers as well as open-source Lisp compilers, especially in the area of the optimization and deployment of Lisp programs. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – advanced semiconductor test engineer, quantum devices

The advanced semiconductor test engineer on quantum devices will conduct ultralow temperature measurements of semiconductor devices; document, standardize, and automate test methodologies; analyze test results; write script-level code to support experimental development and data analysis; and report findings to other team members in oral presentations and written reports. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – automated test engineer, quantum hardware
In this role, the successful candidate will conduct electrical measurements to characterize and validate analog/mixed-signal integrated circuits, printed circuit boards, and signal chains; operate semiconductor-grade automated test equipment; troubleshoot hardware failure modes and perform root cause analysis; and summarize technical results using oral and written reports to aid in the development of platform and system hardware. Learn more and apply.

 

HRL Laboratories – spin qubit characterization scientist

The spin qubit characterization scientist will perform cryogenic measurements of state-of-the-art semiconductor spin qubit devices to characterize their performance and physical properties as part of an ambitious, goal-oriented, multi-disciplinary team focused on maturation of the technology. Learn more and apply. More open QIS roles at HRL are online.

 

HRL Laboratories – qubit signal integration and test engineer

The qubit signal integration and test engineer will join a multidisciplinary engineering team building advanced cryogenic test systems in support of HRL’s silicon quantum dot technologies. The individual will contribute to the characterization, qualification and analysis of new hardware test systems. Learn more and apply. More open QIS roles at HRL are online.

 

Keysight – experimental quantum physicist

The quantum physicist will join the Communications Solutions Group, which is responsible for Keysight’s portfolio in the wireless data ecosystem, including wireless devices, operators, internet infrastructure, and aerospace and defense. The job is based on Keysight’s Cambridge, Massachusetts, R&D office. Learn more and apply.

 

Keysight – Women in Quantum Mentoring Program

Keysight Technologies is a partner in a professional mentoring program to cover the needs of the wider community of women in quantum. Mentors will work with mentees on technical, soft, and business skills in quantum information science. Enrollment for this program takes place three times a year. Learn more and join the program as a mentor or a mentee.

 

Super.tech – quantum information science intern

Super.tech is a quantum software startup spun out of the University of Chicago and embedded in Argonne’s Chain Reaction Innovations program. The company’s flagship product, SuperstaQ, bridges the gap from practical applications to low-level quantum control. Summer interns should be at the PhD or MS level, with familiarity in both software development and quantum physics. Near-graduation BS students may also be considered. For more information, contact [email protected].

 

University of Chicago – assistant professor/associate professor/professor – quantum science and engineering (theory)

Before the start of employment, qualified applicants must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent in a field related to theoretical and/or computational quantum engineering or related disciplines. They must also have a strong record of independent research in theoretical quantum science and engineering. Areas of interest include quantum information, quantum communication, quantum sensing, quantum error correction, quantum mechanical materials modeling, quantum optics, and quantum simulations on classical and quantum computers. Learn more and apply. Questions can be directed to Aashish Clerk at [email protected].

 

University of Chicago – postdoctoral researcher

A position is available in the group of Giulia Galli at the University of Chicago for a postdoctoral scholar focusing on the study of quantum embedding methods for electronic structure calculations on classical and quantum computers, with a focus on materials for quantum technologies. The project will be under the director of Galli and conducted in collaboration with Marco Govoni at Argonne National Laboratory and with the developers of the WEST code within the Midwest Integrated Center for Computational Materials, headquartered at Argonne. Candidates with a background in condensed matter physics or materials science and electronic structure are invited to apply. Learn more about the position. Contact Giulia Galli for more information.

 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Postdoctoral Scholars Program

The program supports outstanding scientists and offers a unique opportunity for selected scholars to engage in a two-year interdisciplinary research fellowship at the Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center. Applications received before Dec. 15, 2022, will receive full consideration. Learn more and apply.

 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – assistant director of IQUIST

The Materials Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks an assistant director for the Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center. The assistant director will be responsible for coordinating the research, development, administrative, and communication activities for IQUIST. Learn more and apply. Send questions to Summer Redman at [email protected].

 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – postdoctoral researchers

The Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has postdoc openings in the field of quantum information science.

  • IQUIST has an immediate opening for ion trap testbed experiment. The goal of this project, supervised by Professor Brian DeMarco, is to develop a distributed ion trap quantum processor using 88Sr+ ions. The IQUIST testbed is a dynamic environment that also supports superconducting qubits, a collaboration with the Lincoln Lab ion trap group. There is also an opportunity to work part time with Professor Jake Covey on his Yb optical tweezer experiment. Candidates with experience in experimental AMO physics are encouraged to apply by contacting Brian DeMarco at [email protected].
  • IQUIST researcher Mikael Backlund is interested in hiring postdocs for research in quantum science. Email [email protected] to inquire.

 

University of Wisconsin–Madison – postdoctoral position
The Saffman Lab at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has an immediate postdoctoral position available for experimental studies of quantum error correction with neutral atom qubit arrays. Learn more and apply by emailing Mark Saffman at [email protected].

 

University of Wisconsin–Madison – postdoctoral position
The Goldsmith lab at UW–Madison has openings for multiple postdoctoral researchers at the interface of nanophotonics and spectroscopy: photonics-enhanced spectroscopy, molecular quantum optics, and single-molecule spectroscopy. For researchers who are particularly enamored of optics table-type experimental science, we are also looking for a more long-term research scientist. More details can be found on the Goldsmith Group webpage. Interested individuals should contact Randall Goldsmith at [email protected].

 

Zurich Instruments – application scientist, quantum computing

The application scientist, quantum computing, will establish new customer contacts and maintain existing ones, securing future sales mainly related to quantum computing; represent Zurich Instruments at trade shows and visit customers worldwide; provide application-specific customer support; refine key product features of the companyu’s arbitrary waveform generators, quantum analyzers and other quantum stack products; and other tasks. Learn more and apply.

 

Zurich Instruments – quantum software development intern

The intern will be responsible for creating and documenting measurement scripts using the Zurich Instrument quantum computing control system (QCCS); developing and improving user experience of QCoDeS and Labber interfaces for the Zurich Instruments QCCS; being involved in design review, code review, system level testing for various applications and use cases; and more. For more information, email Vikrant Mahajan at [email protected].