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Senior Back-End Engineer at Q-CTRL

in Sydney, NSW

Job description

Join a team that's tackling the hardest problems in the world's most impactful new technology - quantum computing. Q-CTRL builds software to enable customers to deploy the most effective quantum controls to suppress errors in their quantum hardware - combining modern product design and engineering with state-of-the-art quantum control techniques.


What will you be doing?

As a Senior Back-end Engineer, you’ll be responsible for all Q-CTRL APIs. It’s a great opportunity to make a real impact and define our Back-end Engineering best-practices including development, testing, continuous integration, performance, reliability, security and documentation. You’ll work closely with the Quantum Control Engineering, Front-end Engineering, Product and Design teams to advocate a culture and practice of quality and continuous improvement.


About the role

  • Develop, test and maintain the Q-CTRL API
  • Consult with the broader team on decisions for new products and features
  • Contribute at a high level in technical conversations and decision-making
  • Define back-end engineering best-practices
  • Advocate a culture and practice of quality and continuous improvement

About you

  • Experience with Python/Flask
  • Experienced working with and building reliable, fast and scalable APIs
  • Able to work in an Agile manner, iterating through features and applying test-driven development techniques
  • Practical MySQL experience
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform - including Firebase
  • Experienced with Git
  • Experienced in using various frameworks for automated testing
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Embody the three great virtues of a programmer

Why join Q-CTRL?

We're a young company working in one of the most exciting and impactful areas of modern technology. Our team is composed of leaders in quantum science and product development and we're backed by some of the world's leading technology investors. Q-CTRL is based in the Sydney Nanoscience Hub, and if you work from our offices you'll enjoy the convenience of being walking distance to Broadway and Newtown. We also offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity options
  • Brand new setup that you get to choose
  • Flexible work hours
  • Training budget to ensure you're up to date on the latest developments

How to apply

Complete the form below and, in the Additional Information section:

  • Provide a link to a piece of code or a project you're proud of
  • Describe why you're proud of this piece of code or project

Important information

  • This role is open to local candidates only
  • If you're applying for this role locally, you must have the right to work in Sydney, Australia
  • If you don't address the questions under the heading How to Apply, we won't get back to you
  • No "Outsourcing", "Offshoring", "Nearshoring", "Farshoring" or any shoring - this is for individual candidates applying for a specific role - if you want to get in touch to let us know about your services please use our contact form

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