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Junior interface quantum engineer - Theory & Experimental

PASQAL

PASQAL

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Massy, France
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Research & Development · Massy, France 102 · Hybrid Remote

Junior interface quantum engineer – Theory & Experimental

Participate in the rapid development of a deep-tech start-up at the forefront of the second quantum revolution!

About Pasqal

PASQAL designs and develops Quantum Processing Units (QPUs) and associated software tools.

Our innovative technology enables us to address use cases that are currently beyond the reach of the most powerful supercomputers; these cases can concern industrial application challenges as well as fundamental science needs.

In addition to the exceptional computing power they provide, QPUs are highly energy efficient and will contribute to a significant reduction in the carbon footprint of the HPC industry.


Job Description

The Protocols team within Performance division at PASQAL, is looking for a motivated Junior engineer to join the team at the interface between quantum algorithm design and hardware development.

As a key member of our R&D hardware department, you will play a critical role in reviewing algorithms from the Software department, ensuring optimal functionality amidst hardware limitations. You will also provide numerical and theoretical support in the development and implementation of new hardware features.

In this context, your main missions will be :

  • Develop a high-level understanding of quantum hardware.
  • Develop and enhance numerical simulation tools to model hardware noise errors on quantum algorithms.
  • Use simulation tools to review and optimize quantum algorithm performance considering Hardware constraints.
  • Collaborate with hardware teams to develop new features using your knowledge acquired on Light-Matter interactions.
  • Extract meaning full insights from experimental data.
  • Prepare detailed and insightful reports on simulations outcomes and communicate results between teams from different departments.

About you

You graduated with Bac+5, you may also have up to 3 years of professional working experience in quantum physics, data analysis or quantum computation, which would be very much appreciated. Strong analytical and synthetical skills, as well as rigor and organization are expected on top of a good level of written and spoken English to collaborate efficiently with your stakeholders at PASQAL.

Hard skills:

  • General knowledge of quantum physics (light-matter interactions, quantum computing).
  • Interest for the experimental physics.
  • Programming skills: Python, Latex, ...
  • Computer skills: office automation tools.
  • Ability to manage several tasks in parallel.

    What we offer

    • Offices in Massy, France
    • A flexible rhythm of face-to-face work (2-3 days of telecommuting per week)
    • Full-time role
    • A dynamic and close-knit international team
    • A key role in a growing start-up
    • Free time to train and go to conferences/meetups

      Recruitment process

      • Recruiter screen
      • Hiring manager screen
      • Onsite visit of our offices in Massy
      • An offer !

      PASQAL is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, as inclusion and diversity are essential to achieving our mission. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, religion or sexual orientation.

      Department
      Research & Development
      Role
      Performance
      Locations
      Massy, France 102
      Remote status
      Hybrid Remote
      Yearly salary
      €45,000 - €50,000
      Employment type
      Full-time
      Department
      Performance
      Team
      Protocols
      Seniority
      Junior

      About PASQAL

      About us:

      • French Tech 2030 Laureate
      • Enabled by Nobel Prize-winning technology
      • A team made of scientists, quantum engineers as well as deeptech enthusiasts ;)
      • In direct competition with the world's biggest players (Google - Microsoft - IBM - Amazon...)
      • 130 million Euros raised

      Our business:

      • PASQAL have a full-stack approach, they design quantum processors (QPUs: Quantum Processing Units) and develop the associated software
      • QPUs are highly energy-efficient, and will help to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the HPC industry
      • We handle use cases for our customers that are currently beyond the reach of the most powerful supercomputers
      Founded in 2019
      Co-workers 200
      Research & Development · Massy, France 102 · Hybrid Remote

      Junior interface quantum engineer – Theory & Experimental

      Participate in the rapid development of a deep-tech start-up at the forefront of the second quantum revolution!

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