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Computer Scientist / Software Architect / Software Specialist

Universal Quantum

Universal Quantum

Software Engineering, IT
Haywards Heath, UK
Posted on Monday, January 29, 2024

At Universal Quantum we are creating the impossible. Together we are creating truly impactful quantum computers. We are looking to hire a Computer Scientist to help create and maintain our real-time control systems. Passionate about helping create technologies which can change the world? We may be the right place for you so get in touch!

What You Will Accomplish:

  • Join our talented and enthusiastic team of scientists and engineers in designing our operational systems for flexibility, high reliability, and serviceability
  • Write fully provable, reliable software to be deployed across our soft real-time system estate to interface with our custom FPGA-based electronics
  • Help plan our software architecture now to accommodate our future needs
  • Enjoy developing efficient algorithms to be executed within the constraints of low-memory or otherwise resource-constrained computers
  • Be able to participate in code reviews to improve product quality and disseminate knowledge within the team
  • Coherently document your designs and design for maintainability
  • Become conversant with designing, testing, and efficiently deploying software across a heterogeneous, multi-node, Linux-based cluster
  • Develop Ethernet-based communication protocols for low latency control and data transfer within our networks
  • Effectively develop and debug control software for the communications protocols we use for interfacing with our scientific equipment including SPI, I2C, asynchronous serial, USB, and Ethernet
  • Be familiar with the Git revision control system for effective collaboration towards our shared goals
  • Take full advantage of our automated continuous integration suite for testing and mitigating regressions and managing update rollouts