Senior Scientist – Quantum Control and Hardware (Singapore)

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Full Time

We are seeking a senior scientist to help us build software development tools to support the emerging field of quantum computing. You will work closely with our product, engineering and design teams to develop the enabling technology behind our products and to ensure the successful implementation of product features and specifications. You should have a strong understanding of the physical processes behind quantum hardware, some exposure to modeling quantum circuits in the real world as well as a good understanding of the low-level control of quantum hardware. You should have good communication skills and a passion for pushing at the boundaries of technology.

The successful candidate will join a fast-growing team that will influence the software architecture for Horizon Quantum Computing and will lay the foundation to support future products.


  • Work with other employees to design and implement Horizon’s products
  • Solve scientific and technical problems in support of Horizon’s product development and implement these solutions in computer code for integration with Horizon’s products and services
  • Work on developing quantum control in Horizon’s products framework
  • Mentor junior scientists on the team to enable their progress within the company and improve on technical skills
  • Maintain proper documentation of your work and present results both internally and externally
  • Write reports, research papers and technical documentation as maybe required by the company
  • Work with other employees and external partners to develop and protect novel intellectual property relating to quantum hardware and software innovations
  • Keep up to date with the latest scientific and technical advances


  • A PhD degree in Computer Science, Physics, a related engineering field, or an equivalent experience
  • 2 years or more of post-doctoral work or equivalent R&D experience at a comparable level
  • Experience in quantum hardware and modeling realistic quantum circuits
  • Programming experience with C, C++ and Python and preferably also with Matlab
  • Experience of professional software development and software development processes
  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Highly motivated with a passion for learning and driving technical progress
  • Excellent collaboration, communication and documentation skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Programming experience with pulse-level languages
  • Working knowledge of quantum computing

About The Company

At Horizon Quantum Computing, we are developing tools to simplify and expedite the process of developing software for quantum computers, a fundamentally new form of computer that exploits effects from quantum physics to more efficiently process information. We are an international team headquartered in Singapore, with key markets spread out worldwide.



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