Intern – Quantum Applications
Posted on 2/1/2024
PsiQuantum

201-500 employees

Building photonics-based, large-scale quantum computers
Company Overview
PsiQuantum stands out as a leader in the quantum computing industry with its unique photonics-based approach, which allows for manufacturing in a conventional silicon chip foundry, a method that is both practical and scalable. The company's culture is a blend of quantum physicists, semiconductor, systems, and software engineers, and system architects, all dedicated to error correction and solving real-world problems. With a mission to build the world's first commercially useful quantum computer, PsiQuantum is poised to address significant challenges across various sectors, including climate tech, energy, pharma, defense, and financial services.
AI & Machine Learning
Hardware
B2B

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$745.5M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

Palo Alto, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

8%

2 year growth

46%
Locations
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Python
Git
Data Structures & Algorithms
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Currently studying for, or completed a postgraduate degree related to quantum algorithms, quantum circuit compilation, fault tolerance or another aspect of quantum computing
  • Experience with programming languages (e.g. Python) and collaborative software development tools (e.g. Git)
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative team
Responsibilities
  • Conduct cutting-edge research in the areas of quantum algorithms, quantum software and quantum compilation
  • Contribute to collaborative software / research projects
  • Author internal reports and documentation about their work
Desired Qualifications
  • Enthusiasm for quantum computing is essential