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Date: Tue Aug 6 17:39:34 2019
Subject: 19.08.06 Software Engineer (Quantum Chemistry), Cambridge Quantum Computing, UK
Software Engineer (Quantum Chemistry),
Cambridge Quantum Computing, UK
Location: Cambridge Office
Reports into: Quantum Chemistry - Technical Lead
We are growing our team across the UK, USA and Japan and are currently
looking for a Software Engineer to join the team.
As a Software Engineer for Cambridge Quantum Computing, you'll have
the opportunity to work on the development of quantum algorithms for
computational chemistry in a team that are pioneering the emerging
field of quantum information and computational chemistry.
Based in the Cambridge office, you will be working in a highly
dynamic, research-focused group with scientific direction from
leading researchers. With the freedom to think independently and
creatively this is an excellent opportunity for the successful
candidate to build their career.
Don't worry if you don't have a background in quantum computing, we
are looking to supplement our team with a talented computational
We want to hear from you if you have the below experience and skillset!
- Developing software for quantum computing
- Collaborating with scientists in the team to implement new algorithms
- Keeping up to date with the literature of the field
- Producing analysis and reports
Required Key Education/Skill requirements
- The successful candidate will have a PhD degree or equivalent
or will have submitted their thesis prior to taking up the position
in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science or a related discipline.
- A strong research record in theoretical, computational or
mathematical physics, chemistry, materials science or applied
mathematics, and an expertise of modelling either solid-state or
- Good experience in scientific coding will be essential for the role
as will be a proven track record in mathematical modelling and theory
- Knowledge of Python.
- Some knowledge of quantum computing and quantum algorithms for
- Knowledge of C++.
- Experience with version control (git).
Candidates selected for interview will be asked to provide an
extended code sample from their previous research project along with
a brief (1-page) description of the algorithm and programming
solution used, and be prepared to explain the algorithmic decisions.
What's in it for you?
- A competitive salary
- Share option scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- 28 days holiday
- Workplace pension
About the company
Established in 2014, Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is a world
leading independent quantum computing software company. CQC design
solutions that benefit from quantum computing even in its earliest
forms and allow the most effective access to these solutions for the
widest variety of corporate and government users.
CQC combines expertise in the product areas of quantum software,
specifically a quantum compiler t|ket>, enterprise applications in
the area of quantum chemistry, quantum machine learning ("QML"), and
The successful applicant will join one of the most exciting young
companies in the world with the potential to dominate innovation
across all aspects of the economy and society.
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