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Senior Quantum Error Correction Researcher

Nord Quantique
Nord Quantique
Employment Types:
Full-time
Compensation:
USD per year
Posted on:
02/08/2022

Senior Quantum Error Correction Researcher

About Nord Quantique

At Nord Quantique, we strive to build impactful technology by relentlessly pushing our understanding of quantum science. We are an interdisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, innovators, builders, and enthusiasts on a mission to make quantum computing a reality. Our quantum processors are designed to reduce errors in quantum computation to facilitate long-term scaling toward fully-fledged quantum computers. We believe it is our responsibility to deliver this transformative technology for the greater good of society.

Located at the heart of the beautiful Eastern Townships region in the province of Quebec, Canada, we develop our technology in the vibrant quantum ecosystem of Sherbrooke, . Leaning on more than a decade of vertical integration of quantum hardware, we are leveraging a comprehensive pool of quantum technology and micro-electronic infrastructure to deploy our quantum computing technology.

Our current needs

We are scaling our activities alongside our quantum processors. In this effort we are looking for an exceptional individual with a strong track record of theoretical work in the field of quantum error correction. This person will assist our team in the development of our bosonic code architecture.

More specifically, this individual will be leading the theoretical effort on error correction methods for bosonic codes, find tailored codes for our hardware specificities and guide the development of the hardware in a large-scale perspective. This person will evolve within a highly dynamic environment within the theory group.

Sought expertise

  • Ph.D. experience in working in quantum error correction

  • Proven experience in leading research projects

  • Proven ability to develop quantum error correction codes

  • Deep knowledge of analytical and numerical methods relevant to the field

  • Proven ability to develop quantum simulation tools

Preferred experience

  • Ph.D. and 2 years of experience in industry or postdoctoral role

  • Experience with quantum error correction using concatenated codes

  • Experience in developing quantum error correction codes tailored to specific noise models or hardware constraints is an asset

  • Experience with quantum error correction models for superconducting circuits is an asset

  • Experience with theoretical aspects of bosonic codes is an asset

Sought profile

  • Strong critical thinking with proven ability to solve complex problems

  • Ability to assume a leadership role and drive a small team toward success

  • Team-oriented mindset with proven experience in team working

  • Ability to prioritize tasks

  • Excellent communication skills, and ability to convey complex concepts simply

  • Desire to share and advance knowledge and methods among the team

Working at Nord Quantique

At Nord Quantique you will be part of something special: working in a highly dynamic environment at the forefront of quantum technology development while benefiting from a vibrant ecosystem located at the heart of the Quantum Innovation Zone of the picturesque city of Sherbrooke. Our interdisciplinary team is laser-focused on solving grand challenges and making quantum computing a reality.

Nord Quantique is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive work environment where all individuals can fulfill their aspirations while being supported and heard. This also means that we offer flexible work schedule and adapt our methods for the wellbeing of every individual.

Moving to Nord Quantique

Nord Quantique offers extensive moving support, including help with immigration paperwork, with finding a place to live, with access to childcare and schools, even helping your partner to find a new job. We offer a relocation compensation package and competitive salaries.

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