Quantum Engineer Coherence Metrology, Experiments

Salary Competitive

IQM is the European leader in superconducting quantum computers, headquartered in Espoo, Finland. We have grown to over 250 employees and have established subsidiaries in Germany, Spain, France, and Singapore. We build quantum computers for research laboratories and supercomputing centers. For industrial customers, we aim to deliver quantum advantage through our unique application-specific co-design approach.


We are looking for a Quantum Engineer in Coherence Metrology, Experiments to join our team in Espoo, Finland to support our mission to push the frontiers of scientific and technological progress.

You will be a part of a team whose mission is to characterize and improve the coherence times of superconducting qubits. You will use an in-house developed software to perform standard qubit characterization and you will contribute to the development of new advanced protocols to identify and characterize noise mechanisms in superconducting qubits. As a coherence metrology engineer, you will work closely with the qubit design and fabrication teams to improve the performance of superconducting qubits.

What will I be doing?

  • Characterizing superconducting qubits and other test devices
  • Interpreting and reporting experimental results
  • Sharing expertise and knowledge with other teams
  • Contributing to the development of coherence metrology software

What skills do I need?

  • A Ph.D. in experimental physics, electrical engineering, or a related technical discipline, or an equivalent level of education or experience, is required. Junior quantum engineers or technicians are also encouraged to apply.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience working with superconducting qubits or other relevant experience
  • Basic understanding of good software development practices, Python, and version control systems
  • Good oral and written communication abilities in English

Would be advantageous if I have?

  • Experience in noise or dissipation characterization of superconducting qubits

What I can expect from IQM

  • An excellent opportunity to collaborate on world-class R&D and cutting-edge technology
  • Training and access to the state-of-the-art instrumentation and laboratories
  • Opportunity to work with passionate teams on a critical mission
  • Make a real impact on the future of quantum and become part of our success story
  • Growth and progress in an international and fast growing startup

Meet our people and hear more about IQM by visiting our Youtube channel here

We'll proceed with the interviews immediately, so please submit your application soon.

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 250 people. More information: www.meetiqm.com

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