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Laboratory Manager

Nord Quantique
Nord Quantique
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Lab Manager

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 to structure and continuously improve our day-to-day operation within our laboratories. The lab manager will be evolving inside our dynamic team of quantum experimentalists, assisting and coordinating day-to-day operations.

The position consists of managing all the equipment and resources in the labs and coordinating with other entities to prepare for the growth of the company within new infrastructures. On the technical side, this includes developing solutions to reduce the footprint of our equipment, improving existing microwave setups, and designing new ones. We are looking for someone capable of designing assemblies, ordering and tracking necessary equipment and components, and willing to assist the quantum experimentalist with innovative ideas to improve our methods.

Sought expertise

  • 3+ years experience working in a laboratory or similar environments

  • Experience with microwave setups and off-the-shelf components

  • Proven ability to coordinate, track and manage equipment in multiple locations

  • Proven experience in designing test benches and experimental setups

  • Ability to plan for future needs in terms of equipment, and components

  • Ability to coordinate and deal with different stakeholders, including infrastructure coordinators and facility users as well as external vendors and providers

  • Experience with CAD design

Preferred experience

  • Experience in working with microwave characterization setups in cryogenic environment - Experience in designing assemblies for cryogenic environment

  • Knowledge of CAD software such as SolidWorks, KiCad, or similar software

  • Experience with redesigning systems and setup with compactness and efficiency in mind

Sought profile

  • Highly organized self-motivated person

  • Creative and critical-thinking mindset, willing to continuously improve the work environment - Strong team player with ability to blend in an interdisciplinary team

  • 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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