Senior Quantum Engineer, Experiments (m/w/d)

Salary Competitive

IQM is the European leader in superconducting quantum computers, headquartered in Espoo, Finland. We have grown to 80+ employees and have established a subsidiary in Munich, Germany. We build quantum computers for research laboratories and supercomputing centers. For industrial customers, we deliver quantum advantage through our unique application-specific co-design approach.


We are looking for a Senior Quantum Engineer, Experiments to support our mission of expanding the frontier of scientific and technological progress.

What will I be doing?

You will be leading a project team with a mission to conduct and improve calibration and benchmarking of superconducting quantum processing units and relevant test devices. You will collaborate closely with other teams which are working on providing the device design, device fabrication, software engineering support and laboratory development. As a senior engineer, your work consists of the following tasks:

  • Planning of R&D activities by setting the priorities and timelines
  • Ensuring a timely execution and reporting progress of R&D activities
  • Participating in hands-on R&D work
  • Supporting your team with coaching and ensuring their learning and development in relevant areas of expertise
  • Instructing and coaching team members 

What skills do I need?

  • PhD in Electrical engineering, Physics, Applied Physics, or other related field (or demonstrated industry experience)
  • Good understanding and solid experience with superconducting qubit physics and experiments
  • Basic understanding of good software development practices, Python language, and version control systems
  • Experience with microwave electronics used in a typical superconducting qubit experiment setup
  • Good communication in English (verbal and written) 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills are seen as an advantage


What I can expect from IQM

IQM will provide you with the supporting services, financing, team and atmosphere for developing and commercializing world leading superconducting qubit based quantum computer. Moreover, IQM is a rapidly growing organization providing excellent opportunities for self-development and plenty of room to progress alongside the company.

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Please send your application the soonest, we proceed with interviews continuously.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

New tech gear
New tech gear

Are you a true Tech Savvy? Macbook, trackpad, you name it, we get you covered.


Strengthen your body with office yoga and handstands or leave your body in good hands by our masseuse.

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Working at
IQM Quantum Computers

IQM is a Pan-European leader in quantum computers. IQM provides on-site quantum computing for research labs and supercomputing data centers and offers full access to its hardware. For industrial customers, IQM delivers the quantum advantage through a unique application-specific co-design approach. IQM is building Finland’s first commercial 54-qubit quantum computer with VTT, and an IQM-led consortium (Q-Exa) is building a quantum computer in Germany that will be integrated into an HPC supercomputer to create an accelerator for future scientific research. IQM has offices in Espoo, Munich, Bilbao and Paris, and employs over 130 people. More information:

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