Opportunities

Amazon Web Services – software development engineer, design and simulation, Center for Quantum Computing

The AWS Center for Quantum Computing is hiring a software engineer with expertise in electronic computer-aided design automation, computational geometry, and/or research software engineering. Responsibilities include developing software for the automated design, layout, and simulation of superconducting or hybrid quantum devices and their packaging. Learn more and apply.

 

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.

 

Amazon Web Services – software development engineer

The software development engineer at Amazon Braket will define, develop, and test software solutions that make it easier or more feature-rich for customers to experiment with and discover the value of quantum computers to their business. Responsibilities include developing all aspects of the customer experience, including new customer-facing assets in open-sourced SDKs, consoles, and educational materials around quantum computing. The successful candidate can expect to coach other software developers, define software requirements, and refine a development roadmap. 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.

 

Argonne – postdoctoral researcher

Postdoctoral positions are now available in the Q-NEXT Extreme Scale Characterization thrust in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory. The goal of these positions, supervised by Argonne researchers Martin Holt, Haidan Wen and John Freeland, is to create an experimental program collaboratively developing the intersection of frontier synchrotron imaging used to address fundamental questions in quantum materials research across the Q-NEXT research center. Candidates with experience in spectroscopy and microscopy of optically active defects in quantum material hosts are especially encouraged to apply. 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 – 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 – quantum/EDA engineer

The quantum/electronic design automation engineer will work with multiple teams to incorporate the latest quantum measurement and analysis ideas into existing EDA solutions. These include creating compelling examples of superconducting qubits/trapped ions then extending the workflow in-circuit sim and RFPro to include this technology; creating a standard PDK with layout, components, and models for quantum foundries such as superconducting and trapped ions; translating from the EDA domain into and out of Hamiltonian representations. Learn more and apply.

 

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 – 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].

 

University of Wisconsin–Madison – assistant professor

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in the broad discipline of 2-D/quantum materials for device applications across any of the four pillars of quantum engineering: communications, sensing, networking, and computing. The department is especially interested in candidates with experimental expertise in quantum technologies. Candidates who transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries are especially encouraged. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will develop strong collaborations in quantum materials research at UW–Madison, both within the College of Engineering and across campus through the Wisconsin Quantum Institute. Learn more and apply.

 

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 – application scientist, optics

The application scientist, optics, will establish new contacts with customers and maintain existing ones to secure future sales; provide application-specific customer support, including on-site system integration, product demonstrations and customer training; represent Zurich Instruments at major trade shows, visit customers around the world and connect with opinion leaders; act as the optics and photonics reference within the company; and produce material such as web content, blog posts, application notes and videos; and other tasks. Learn more and apply.

 

Zurich Instruments – application scientist, quantum technology

The application scientist, quantum technology, will establish new and maintain existing customer contacts, securing future sales mainly related to quantum technologies, including quantum computing, quantum simulation and quantum optics; represent Zurich Instruments at trade shows and visit customers around the world; provide application-specific customer support, including onsite system integration, product demonstrations and customer training; refine key product features of the company’s AWGs, 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].