Quantum Research Scientist, Software focus

Job description

Atlantic Quantum is seeking a research scientist to develop the software backend of our quantum computing stack. You will be working closely with our software and hardware teams to build tools to enable control, testing, and operation of our quantum devices. Your tasks will include:

  • Building control software to collect data from scientific instruments
  • Building tools to automate tune-up and calibration of quantum systems
  • Building tools for data analysis and visualization
  • Mentoring scientists to actively contribute to the codebase

Atlantic Quantum believes that fault-tolerant quantum hardware is the key to making progress in quantum computing. We take on this uniquely tough challenge with a team of deep experts in the field, anchored in Cambridge and Gothenburg to reflect our MIT and Chalmers roots. Our combined US and EU presence helps attract talent, investments, and partnerships to accelerate the development and commercialization of scalable quantum computing. We offer flexible work in a fast-moving start-up environment, with strong ties to world-class academic research.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Physics, Electrical engineering, software engineering, or related engineering discipline.
  • Research experience involving any of the following areas: quantum information, quantum dots, superconducting circuits, RF control sequences, feedback control systems.
  • High proficiency in Python or in a similar high-level programming language

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience interfacing with scientific instrumentation.
  • Experience in any of the following areas: asynchronous programming, SQL and NoSQL databases, GUI design
  • Experience with Agile development in general and Atlassian’s Agile software suite in particular.


Cambridge, MA.


Health insurance, 401K plan, flexibility on vacation, (+equity award)

Citizenship requirement

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US.

For more information, please contact us at info@atlantic-qc.com

Atlantic Quantum is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace. Atlantic Quantum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.