Vacancies

New vacancies for the NQCC will be added in a phased manner. All NQCC vacancies will be advertised via the Careers Portal where you can sign up for alerts when our vacancies are released.

Formal recruitment for the centre is open now and the current vacancies are listed below.

Hardware Engineer

You will work as part of a Quantum Hardware Development Group within the Research function alongside software and applications developers. Utilising your skills in qubit development and control architectures robust and re-usable digital assets will be rapidly deployed to meet the goals of the NQCC enabling the delivery of scalable quantum computing capabilities against our technology roadmap. Key projects will include hardware stabilisation, hardware optimised compiler performance, error mitigation, and benchmarking and verification protocols. Deep technical expertise in quantum computing is not essential as part of the role but would be valuable. Not only is this an exciting role at the forefront of science and technology, the candidate will also gain excellent experience of large-scale systems integration across a variety of collaborations in the quantum computing ecosystem.

Closing Date: Jan 23, 2022
Salary: £39,748-£44,166 (Band E) gross per annum*
Contract Type: 4 x Open-ended Positions
Reports To: Deputy Director for Research
Location: RAL Campus – Didcot, Oxfordshire
Hours: Full-time (We understand the importance of work-life balance, and are happy to discuss the possibility of flexible working with applicants)

*This role may be eligible for a Responsibility and Retention Allowance depending on experience 

Find out more and apply here

Software Engineer

You will work as part of the Software and Control Systems Group within the Research function alongside hardware and applications developers. Utilising your skills in software and systems architecture robust and re-usable digital assets will be rapidly deployed to meet the goals of the NQCC enabling the delivery of scalable quantum computing capabilities against our technology roadmap. Key projects will include hardware stabilization, hardware optimized compiler performance, error mitigation, and benchmarking and verification protocols. The successful candidate must exhibit a pragmatic attitude towards the work of others, particularly in a collaborative environment, whilst having a good eye for detail interpreting and presenting technical performance data. Deep technical expertise in quantum computing is not essential as part of the role but would be seen as valuable. Not only is this an exciting role at the forefront of science and technology, the candidate will also gain excellent experience of large-scale systems integration across a variety of collaborations in the quantum computing ecosystem.

Closing Date: Jan 23, 2022
Salary: £31,931 – £34,709 (Band D) or £39,748-£44,166 (Band E) gross per annum dependent on experience*
Contract Type: 4 x Open-ended Positions
Reports To: Software Systems Development Manager
Location: RAL Campus – Didcot, Oxfordshire
Hours: Full-time/ Part-time (We understand the importance of work-life balance, and are happy to discuss the possibility of flexible working with applicants)

*This role may eligible for a Responsibility and Retention Allowance depending on experience 

Find out more and apply here