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 Quantum Engineer, Experiments to support our mission of expanding the frontier of scientific and technological progress. 

What will I be doing?

You will be part of a project team with a mission to conduct and improve the calibration and benchmarking of superconducting quantum processing units and relevant test devices. You will be using an experiment automation software and developing an understanding of the QPU performance which could be improved by the design and fabrication. As a team member, you will specialize in solving some of the technical problems while collaborating with the rest of the team to integrate the solution. Additionally, the following tasks are included:

  • Conducting characterization and benchmarking experiments
  • Interpreting and reporting results of experiments
  • Sharing expertise and learnings with other team members
  • Contributing to the automation software

What skills do I need?

  • Basic understanding of superconducting qubit physics
  • Some experience in lab work with superconducting qubits or other very similar domain
  • Basic understanding of good software development practices, Python, and version control systems
  • Basic experience with microwave instruments
  • Good communication in English (verbal and written) 

What I can expect from IQM

IQM will provide you with the additional training and access to the state of the art instrumentation and laboratory. You will get to join the journey to develop and commercialize 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 with a continuous mode.

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: www.meetiqm.com

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