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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Quantum Circuits

Quantum Circuits

Software Engineering
New Haven, CT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024
At Quantum Circuits Inc., we are building the world’s first truly algorithmic quantum computers to achieve transformational computing capabilities. Our full-stack quantum computing platform uses superconducting devices along with a modular, robust, and scalable architecture. Our unique approach is based on a decade of technology research and breakthroughs at Yale University's world-renowned quantum labs.
We are seeking a talented and experienced Senior Embedded Software Engineer to join our dynamic team and work on developing key pieces of QCI’s software platform and tools. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in embedded software development with hardware and control experience and the ability to contribute to all stages of the software development lifecycle. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and deploy innovative solutions. We are looking for engineers with diverse experiences such as distributed systems, data streaming, scientific computing, embedded systems, networking, and real-time control systems.

Responsibilities / Description:

  • Architect and build efficient, reliable, and maintainable embedded and systems software from concept to production.
  • Write clean, well-documented code, and conduct thorough code reviews to ensure code quality and maintainability.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues, identify bottlenecks, and implement solutions to optimize performance and improve the user experience.
  • Collaborate with product managers, scientists, and other engineers to translate functional requirements into technical specifications and deliverables
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior software engineers.
  • This is a remote position with travel up to 20% to the main office in New Haven, CT.
  • Sponsorship available.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum BS or higher in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Math, Physics, or Chemistry.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of hands-on embedded software development experience on hardware or an instrumentation platform.
  • Strong Python experience and/or proficient in C/C++.
  • Competence with Git version control, build tools, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Use of software testing principles and practices, including unit testing, integration testing, and end-to-end testing.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or higher in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Math, Physics, or Chemistry or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 7+ years of hands-on embedded software development experience.
  • Experience with software for data handling for instrumentation.
  • Experience in scientific computing, quantum physics, or quantum computing a plus.
  • Experience with quantum API’s such as Qiskit, Q#, or CUDA Quantum.
  • Competence in cloud platforms specifically AWS.
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experience with microservices architecture and RESTful APIs.
  • Experience in database systems and SQL with hands-on experience working with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, Oracle).
  • Experience with designing and building relational database schemas and query tuning.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases.
  • Experience with messaging systems, caching, and distributed systems (e.g. Kafka, RabbitMQ, Redis)
  • Familiar with the Qt framework.
Quantum Circuits Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran, or disability status.