D-Wave is looking for exceptionally motivated people who love to see the impact of their work on a daily basis, who are driven to ensure the success of the company, and who want to be a part of something special. We are working to radically change what is possible with computers by leading the effort to commercialize quantum computing.
D-Wave’s systems are multi-disciplinary in nature, spanning physics, mechanical engineering, cryogenics engineering, low noise analog and digital electronics, conventional computer networking, and a low magnetic field environment. The company's flagship product, the D-Wave 2000Q, is built around a novel superconducting quantum processor designed to exploit quantum resources known to offer large computational speedups on some problems. Our systems are currently being used by customers such as Lockheed Martin, NASA, Google, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Oakridge National Laboratory. We have recently published results with the D-Wave 2000Q system in Science and Nature.
In this challenging and exciting position, you will be responsible for identifying and solving problems arising in the design, development, and performance of advanced superconducting quantum processors.
Design, test, and analysis of quantum information processors
Design and implement novel experiments to debug and develop hardware
Develop a code base for calibrating and operating processors
Document experimental results in a clear manner
Communication with internal teams such as marketing, intellectual property, and engineering
Ph.D. in experimental physics required; recent post doc or equivalent research experience preferred
Experience in microwave characterization of superconducting qubits
Experience working with dilution refrigerators and low noise electronics and measurements
Strong software engineering skills related to data acquisition, experimental design and data analysis
Proven ability to publish results of experimental work in peer reviewed journals
Experience with or willingness to learn Common Lisp
Highly motivated to work with practical quantum computing systems
Creative, energetic, self-motivated individual who can work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team
Able to work in a time-sensitive environment on a wide variety of problems
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those who are selected for interviews will be contacted. D-Wave Systems Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, religion or sexual orientation.
D-Wave has been granted over 150 U.S. patents, and in 2012 and 2016 the company's patent portfolio was ranked #4 for computer systems in IEEE Spectrum's Patent Power Scorecard. D-Wave has over 70 peer reviewed papers, a list of which can be found on our website at: http://www.dwavesys.com/resources/publications
Some investors in D-Wave include, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Goldman Sachs, Bezos Expeditions, In-Q-tel, and the Business Development Bank of Canada. A D-Wave Two quantum computer is the center piece of the Google NASA Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab at NASA's Ames Research Center: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMdHDHEuOUE
About D-Wave Systems Inc.
Despite the incredible power of today’s supercomputers, there are many complex computing problems that can’t be addressed by conventional systems. Our need to better understand everything, from the universe to our own DNA, leads us to seek new approaches to answer the most difficult questions.
While we are only at the beginning of this journey, quantum computing has the potential to help solve some of the most complex technical, scientific, national defense, and commercial problems that organizations face. We expect that quantum computing will lead to breakthroughs in science, engineering, modeling and simulation, healthcare, financial analysis, optimization, logistics, and national defense applications.
Founded in 1999, D-Wave Systems is the world's first quantum computing company and the leader in the development and delivery of quantum computing systems and software. Our mission is to unlock the power of quantum computing to solve the world's most challenging problems. Our systems are being used by world-class organizations and institutions including Lockheed Martin, Google, NASA, USC, USRA, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Volkswagen, and man...y others. D-Wave has been granted over 160 U.S. patents and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in leading scientific journals.
D-Wave is a privately held company, with offices in Vancouver, British Columbia; Palo Alto, California; and Hanover, Maryland.
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