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Senior Quantum Control 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.


About the role

  • Responsibility for developing control solutions for quantum technologies and deploying them in the Q-CTRL product suite - including research, demonstrations, software development, testing, performance, reliability and documentation
  • Focus on the creation of control solutions for superconducting quantum computers
  • Apply optimisation and machine learning techniques for both performance enhancement and analysis
  • Develop publicly available and high quality software using Python
  • Collaborate with your colleagues in the Quantum Control Engineering and Software Engineering teams
  • Explain and document sophisticated control solutions in accessible language
  • Consult with the Lead Quantum Control Engineer, stakeholders and the broader team on decisions for all new products and features
  • Interact with customers as needed to deliver solutions which help them achieve their goals

About you

  • Curious
  • Creative
  • Easy-going
  • Ambitious
  • Opinionated
  • Mature
  • Resilient
  • Learner
  • Teacher
  • Holder of a PhD in Physics, Engineering or a closely related discipline
  • Experienced in Superconducting Circuits, Quantum Control, Optimal Control, and/or Machine Learning
  • 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:

  • Link to research you have performed on Quantum Control and what immediate impact you believe this work will have on the development of quantum technology
  • Link to software you have helped develop and what your role was

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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