Site Reliability Engineer

Salary Competitive

IQM is the European leader in superconducting quantum computers, established in Espoo, Finland. In two years, we have grown to 260+ 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 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.


Does working in a highly competent scientific team excite you? Are you a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) looking to build a growing IT infrastructure supporting cutting-edge research? You have come to the right place! We are now looking for a future colleague to join our team in Espoo, Finland, to be a part of our global IT team.

As an SRE at IQM, you are a respected technical expert who supports your colleagues, is eager to find solutions to IT-related issues problems by finding their root causes, and both proactively and reactively to ensure IQM’s business continuity. You are able to communicate clearly about technical topics in an international and cross-cultural environment.

We are now searching for a tech-focused person with system administration and IT operations experience to develop and maintain Information Technology in both Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) environments.

What will I be doing?

  • Managing and supporting the use of a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Support and improve the IT infrastructure in a cleanroom (OT) environment
  • Setting up devices and IT environment and supporting in their use in an office and OT environment
  • Administering Windows and Linux and basics in DB environment
  • Configuring and maintaining IT networks

What skills do I need?

  • Experience in support and maintenance of Windows workstation environment
  • Experience in providing hands-on IT support
  • System administration in Windows and Linux server environments
  • Knowledge in networking
  • Cross-cultural awareness
  • Knowledge of information security and business continuity
  • Ability to work in a fast-phase scale-up environment
  • Fluent language skills in written and verbal English

What skills are seen as beneficial

  • Experience with OT environments
  • Experience with version control (Git) and configuration management (Ansible)
  • Experience in Atlassian tools
  • Information Security and Incident Response experience
  • System Administration experience in OracleDB and Microsoft SQL
  • M365, Azure AD and Active Directory experience
  • Knowledge of scripting

What can I expect from IQM?

  • A great 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

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:

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