Software Engineer

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Palo Alto, CA | Paris, France

Description

QC Ware (www.qcware.com) develops software and applications that run on quantum computers. Our mission is to allow classically-trained users to use quantum computing to solve hard problems in optimization, simulation and machine learning. We have a world-class team with expertise in quantum algorithms, computer science and physics. The company’s investors include Airbus Ventures, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs. We have also been awarded grants from the National Science Foundation and other government agencies. QC Ware has offices in Palo Alto and Paris. An ideal candidate will have experience defining deployment, testing, and application support infrastructure as code, with a focus on completely automating these processes. General-knowledge computer science experience, especially implementing scalable back-end application logic, is also essential.

Requirements

  • Experience deploying and maintaining container orchestration systems like Kubernetes or Mesos, and in-depth knowledge of networking, security, and auto-scaling best practices.
  • Knowledge of distributed systems concepts and tradeoffs
  • Experience in Release Engineering, DevOps, and/or SRE type roles
  • Demonstrated ability to create a software engineering environment geared toward providing a low-friction experience for software developers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience deploying and maintaining container orchestration systems like Kubernetes or Mesos, and in-depth knowledge of networking, security, and auto-scaling best practices.
  • Knowledge of distributed systems concepts and tradeoffs
  • Experience in Release Engineering, DevOps, and/or SRE type roles
  • Demonstrated ability to create a software engineering environment geared toward providing a low-friction experience for software developers

Minimum Qualifications

  • A BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4+ years experience shipping scalable and well-maintained application back-end codebase(s)
  • Professional coding experience with Python, preferably Python 3
  • Experience deploying and maintaining application monitoring, logging, and CI/CD systems
  • Experience with Unix/Linux environments

Compensation

  • Cash and stock options
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible schedule, with the option of working from home on Monday and Friday

About You

About QC Ware

About QC Ware

QC Ware is a quantum computing software company building enterprise solutions that run on quantum hardware. The company also offers professional services to large enterprises that are lacking the right skills to engage in quantum computing right away. The company’s stated objective is to make quantum computing easily accessible to classically-trained data scientists and to offer performance speed-ups on near-term hardware. QC Ware is working towards that goal with one of the world’s strongest teams of quantum algorithms scientists. The company is based in Palo Alto, and it recently opened an office in Paris.

QC Ware offers a very competitive salary, commission, and stock option package as well as health, vision, and dental coverage for an employee and the employee’s dependents.

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