Quantum Software Engineer

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract | Recruiter: Steve Merriman | Phone: 603.637.4084

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Job Title: Quantum Software Engineer

Location: Lexington, MA

Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week

* Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance is desired.

This position requires that applicants be fully vaccinated for Covid 19 or have a valid religious or medical exemption.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Quantum information and Integrated Nanosystems Group conducts quantum information science research from a shared foundation of innovative control signal design, outstanding fabrication tools and well-equipped measurement infrastructure. The group has a broad range of experimental and prototyping activities. The group’s quantum information science activities include development of superconducting and trapped-ion qubits and quantum sensing with NV-centers in diamond.

In addition, the group has robust capabilities in classical superconducting circuits, CMOS design and fabrication. These component technologies are used in synergy with quantum information science demonstrations as well as in stand-alone applications that include beyond CMOS circuit technologies, energy starved sensors, compact optical communication and laser radar transceivers.

 

The group is seeking a software engineer to support quantum computing experiments. This individual will work with a team of researchers build, test, and maintain software to control a quantum computer. The candidate will also interact more broadly with a team of experts in superconducting qubit theory, design, fabrication, and measurement to push forward the leading edge of superconducting quantum processor capabilities.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

- Building, testing, and maintaining software to control a quantum computer

- Documenting code and communicating developments with experimental team

- Data analysis and visualization

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

- Proficiency in Python or similar object oriented languages

- Git

- Familiarity with Agile development workflows

- Basic data science

- BS plus 5 years minimum relevant experience (required)

- Effective communication with technical staff and technicians within and outside of field of specialization

 

PREFERED SKILLS:

- Databasing (SQL or NoSQL)

- Machine learning protocols (Pytorch or TensorFlow)

- Experience with automated analysis and large datasets

- Science background

- MS plus 3 years minimum relevant experience

 

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING! 

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.)  - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.

ABOUT DIGITAL PROSPECTORS:

Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “Best Staffing Firm to Temp For” by Staffing Industry Analysts, "Best of Staffing" for candidate satisfaction by Inavero / CareerBuilder.com, "Top Temporary Placement Firm" by Boston Business Journal, "Best Company To Work For" by Business NH magazine, "Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing” by TechServe Alliance, "Top IT Services Company" by Inc. Magazine, "Most Reliable Staffing Agency" in Forbes Magazine and "Top Ranked Staffing Firm" by Staffing Industry Analysts.

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