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POSITION DESCRIPTION - QUANTUM COMPUTING RESEARCH SCIENTIST

 

Job purpose:

 

  • Research activities related to the creation of quantum computing software products for financial service clients in North America, Europe and Asia.

  • Create prototypes and algorithms for the financial industry (banks, insurance companies, asset managers, etc.)

 

  • For ideal candidates, equity participation at a future date will be considered

 

Job Location:

 

  • Depending on the experience level, candidates may be required to train in our Paris headquarters. Eventually, however, candidates may be able to work in agreed-upon locations within our international ecosystem including Paris, New York, London, Singapore, Tokyo or other location TBD.

 

Duties:

 

  • With support from senior researchers, develop quantum computer prototypes and algorithms for use by financial service firms for near-term and long-term quantum computers.

  • Perform both fundamental research and applied research with the goal of advancing the field of quantum computing for finance and to develop ground-breaking research.

  • Identify future topics requiring further research.

  • Work will include some sales and marketing-related activities in order to identify collaborators, attract investors and to promote our business to potential clients.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Research experience in Quantum Computer Science either as recent PhD graduate or as a PhD candidate (graduation within one year).  

  • Ideal experience would include working in a research lab specializing in quantum computing software applications.

  • Keen interest in applying quantum algorithms to solve real-world problems.

  • History of published academic work in quantum science is preferred.

  • Experience with quantum computing hardware, simulators or annealers is preferred.

  • Strong interest in Finance is required.

  • Previous experience with a quantum startup is preferred but not essential.

  • Experience in programming quantum computers (e.g. IBM Qiskit).

  • Professional proficiency in English.

  • Sponsorship of visas/work permits for non-EU candidates will be considered.

 

IF INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION, PLEASE RESPOND TO CONTACT@QUANTFI.COM AND ATTACH A CV AND COVER LETTER. THANKS.