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Staff Engineer
Quantum Error Correction
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
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Requirements
  • PhD or equivalent industry experience in quantum error correction or related field
  • 3+ years of post-PhD or industry experience in quantum error correction
  • 5+ years writing high-performance production software in a general purpose language like Python or C++
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 10+ years post-PhD or equivalent industry experience in quantum error correction
  • Prior experience in theoretical quantum computer science and/or theoretical physics
  • Prior experience working with computer architecture and/or quantum computers
  • Prior experience working with experimental physicists
  • Prior experience working with trapped-ion quantum computers
Responsibilities
  • Develop quantum error correction codes optimized for our current-generation hardware, while helping to co-design new quantum error correction codes in collaboration with our next-generation hardware
  • Develop scalable architectures and strategies to execute practical quantum algorithms with increasing levels of complexity using the quantum error correcting codes
  • Help inform system-level requirements (error rates, classical computing requirements, etc.) to enable efficient error correction
  • Perform modeling and trade-studies to inform the optimal architecture for our next-generation error-corrected systems
  • Work with algorithm developers to devise useful error-detection and mitigation strategies for important near-term applications
  • Communicate ground-breaking results both internally and externally through publications and presentations
IonQ

51-200 employees

General-purpose quantum processor manufacturer
Company Overview
IonQ's mission is to build the world’s best quantum computers to solve the world’s most complex problems. The company has a unique trapped-ion approach combines unmatched physical performance, perfect qubit replication, optical network-ability, and highly-optimized algorithms to create a quantum computer that is as scalable as it is powerful, and that will support a broad array of applications across a variety of industries.
Benefits
  • Biweekly catered lunches
  • Parental leave
  • Health, vision, & dental insurance
  • Flexible time off
  • 401(k) with 5% match
  • University facilities
  • Commuter benefits