Senior backend Engineer
Science & Technology – Quantum Software & Algorithms /
Our Cambridge-based quantum software team is seeking to hire an accomplished senior backend engineer for our cloud platform. In this role, you will develop and deliver the cloud infrastructure and application services for our quantum computing platform. You will work closely with our research and software teams to continuously improve the platform's usability and reliability.
Our team aims to make using quantum computing resources as simple as sending an email. The ideal candidate for this role will be experienced in taking user needs from concept to implementation and be confident making technical decisions as part of a team.
This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate to work closely with world leading researchers and build software which supports their scientific developments.
The ideal candidate will have:
- 5+ years experience of professional software engineering
- Confidence in leading engineering discussions and decision making
- Experience developing in Python
- Experience working with Postgresql or similar database technologies
- Experience working with Terraform or other “Infrastructure as Code” tools
- Experience deploying software to managed cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure etc
- Experience working with or a desire to learn Rust
It would be desirable to have:
- Experience working in Kubernetes
- Knowledge of/Interest in Quantum Computing
- Knowledge of common distributed system architectures
- Experience developing in Typescript
What is in it for you?
Working alongside a highly talented team, with leading names in the quantum computing industry. We offer a highly competitive package, equity, 28 days of paid holiday (in addition to public holidays), a workplace pension, a positive approach to flexible working and enhanced parental and adoption benefits.
Science Led and Enterprise Driven.
Our team of scientists is leading the way in the development of quantum computing. The world’s largest integrated quantum computing company, we united Cambridge Quantum’s advanced software development with Honeywell Quantum Solutions’ high-fidelity hardware to accelerate quantum computing. With full-stack technology, we’re scaling quantum computing and developing applications to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. We could be even better with you!
At Quantinuum, we believe quantum information systems will revolutionize the way we work and live. We are leading the way by helping our customers develop quantum-enabled solutions that provide a competitive-edge in their markets.
We’re hiring the world’s best talent to make it happen. Join us! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErQOKNC2O38
Please note that employment with us is subject to successfully passing our pre-employment screening checks. We are an inclusive equal opportunity employer. You will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.