Quantum Application Engineer (m/w/d)

Salary Competitive

IQM is the European leader in superconducting quantum computers, established in Espoo, Finland. In two years, we have grown to 170+ employees and have established subsidiaries in Germany, Spain, and France. 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 build world-leading quantum computers for the well-being of humankind now and for the future.


We are looking for a Quantum Application Engineer (m/w/d) to support our mission of expanding the frontier of scientific and technological progress. We are looking for a colleague who will act as a crucial link between business and technology. 

Our Algorithms and Applications team is very active in exploring and optimizing quantum algorithms. You will help to fill the connection between such algorithms and their applications. You will also be acting in a supporting role in discussions with external companies and partners where the technical expertise of the team is required.

What will I be doing?

    • You will be interfacing between business and technology functions 
    • You will play a key role in a team-oriented, collaborative environment 
    • You will create elegant explanations amidst complexity


          What skills do I need?

          • M.Sc. in physics, computer science, applied mathematics, or similar field
          • Broad knowledge of quantum algorithms and quantum information
          • Ability to explain, illustrate and communicate intricate findings to a broad audience with various levels of knowledge
          • Ability to quickly parse through quantum computing application papers
          • Passion for and deep knowledge of applications of quantum computing in the industry
          • Advantageous to have business experience
          • You care deeply about honest communication
          • You understand how to balance current needs with future scalability and extensibility
          • You will keep your skills and knowledge fresh and are always eager to learn more

          What I can expect from IQM?

          • An excellent opportunity to perform world-class R&D and implement cutting edge technology
          • Cutting-edge manufacturing and laboratory infrastructure
          • Sufficient financial backing for ambitious projects
          • An opportunity to work with a passionate and diverse team on an important mission
          • A unique opportunity to make a real impact on the future of quantum
          • Growth and progress in a creative and open start-up environment

          Meet IQM People and hear our stories on Youtube here >>

          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, Madrid and Paris, and employs over 180 people. More information: www.meetiqm.com

          Read more about IQM Quantum Computers

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