Quantum Chemistry Algorithm Developer

Remote Coquitlam, BC

Please include a cover letter with your resume (in one file) describing how you would be a great fit at Photonic and what attributes you could bring to our growing team.


As a Quantum Chemistry Algorithm Developer at Photonic, you will be an integral part of our quantum algorithms and applications development team, implementing and optimizing conventional and quantum algorithms for classical and quantum computers. You will use your knowledge in quantum algorithms to develop, test, integrate, and support various customer applications, create intellectual property, and publish scientific papers. You will collaborate closely with a dedicated team of engineers and scientists to realize the systems needed for scalable quantum computing. 


WHAT WE NEED YOU TO DO

  • Implement and benchmark existing quantum chemistry and quantum computing algorithm for working on Photonic’s next-generation quantum computers. 
  • Research, develop and implement new quantum chemistry algorithms and benchmark the novel algorithms 
  • Collaborate with other teams on the development and optimization of Photonic quantum hardware and software stacks, error mitigation, and error correction processes 
  • Contribute to the Intellectual Property development process. 


WHAT YOU BRING TO OUR TEAM

  • A Ph.D. degree in physics, quantum chemistry, math, computer science, or equivalent industry experience. (Applicants with a background in physics, math or CS can substitute prior knowledge of quantum chemistry with a strong motivation for self-learning). 
  • Advanced knowledge of quantum computing algorithms is a plus. 
  • Advanced knowledge in quantum chemistry and electronic structure is a plus. 
  • Experience in the development and implementation of quantum chemistry algorithms 
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills 


WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH US

  • Get in on the ground floor with a quantum startup company set to revolutionize computing
  • Work closely with some of the brightest innovators in quantum technologies
  • Enjoy a fast-paced and fun environment where you can take risks while tackling cutting-edge challenges every day
  • Inclusive and open company culture
  • Competitive salary, benefits (including life insurance, extended health, dental, long term disability, and a flexible spending account), and potential upside

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