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Systems Engineer

Entropica Labs

Entropica Labs

Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Systems Engineer

Role:
We are looking for a software engineer to set up, maintain and scale secure computing infrastructure and best practices for our customers and the Team. You are the ideal candidate if you know how distributed computing works and are excited to shape and deploy Entropica Labs' software on quantum hardware. In fact, you will be the point of contact between Entropica Labs and quantum cloud and hardware providers in this position.
This role will require you to fully understand how to service quantum computing hardware and how Entropica labs' software stack interacts with it. Ideally, you will also be responsible for setting up modern computing infrastructure to improve and streamline our commercial products and internal workflows.
In one line, your role is to improve and shape our computing infrastructure as we transition from using tens to hundreds and then thousands of qubits.
In general, you will make us even better at computing.
Your Responsibilities: Your responsibilities will involve all of the following:
Be Entropica Lab's first point of contact for any question related to the accessibility of quantum hardware, and understand the manufacturer's technical roadmaps;
Study and research the best strategies to access quantum hardware;
Setting up (improving our existing) scalable and secure computing infrastructure for the Team;
Setting up secure computing infrastructure for customers;
Help maintain best practices for open-source projects;
Help support best practices for the whole Team;
Contributing to scientific publications, patents and whitepapers.
Our Ideal Candidates: To help you assess if you would be a good fit for the position, our ideal candidate has technical experience with:
Google Cloud / AWS services and administration (VPN, instances, database services etc.);
Docker (compose), Kubernetes;
Security for private and public servers:
Proxy: e.g. Nginx/Traefik;
AWS, GCP solutions;
Deployment of software in a production environment;
Distributed computing;
Large and unstructured databases;
We expect you to have at least three years of relevant experience in a similar role and excellent communication and written English technical skills.
Super bonus skills:
Working knowledge of quantum error correction schemes.
Working knowledge of (discrete, combinatorial) optimisation or other areas of applied mathematics.
Experience in using real quantum computers.

How to apply & Hiring process 👩🏻‍🏫

We have prepared a Form for you; click here. It will ask for your basic information together with a CV and Cover Letter, so that we can learn a bit more about your skills and motivations. It would be helpful to share why you think you are an excellent fit for Entropica.
We commit to reviewing your application within two weeks:
If we think you are a good fit, we will get back to you to organise a first brief call.
If the call is positive, we will ask you to solve a task related to the job's scope. The task is valuable for us but ideally for you too, so you can understand if this is your dream job!
1. The last step after the task will be presenting your work, ideas and vision for the dream. We call it 'The vision talk'. This discussion is the best way for you to meet everyone else and share your goals and expectations.
While we organise the call, we will also ask you for references of people who are familiar with your work and persona.
If you have any additional questions before you apply, check our website and please get in touch at careers@entropicalabs.com, we would love to hear from you!