Quantum R&D Software Engineer - Back End Development

Date:  Nov 21, 2023
Country:  Singapore
State / Province:  Singapore
City:  Singapore
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  51364

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Job Description

About the Job:
This role is for a software engineer responsible for creating back-end integration and data pipelines that streamline the coordination and execution of customer quantum operations, while also ensuring structured access to data and results. The candidate must be excited to work in a quickly evolving, deep-tech space as well as be able to thrive with under-defined requirements.  Consequently, the candidate must have a customer centric mindset while creating software solutions.

About the Team:
Keysight Technologies’ Quantum Engineering Solutions (QES) organization is responsible for producing world-leading solutions for the rapidly emerging and exciting market of quantum technologies which include quantum computing, quantum communications, and quantum sensing.  At present, QES develops the quantum control system software which locally organizes and executes quantum algorithms or experiments.


•    Work to outline end-solution and develop work breakdowns by shippable epics, milestones and ultimately work with leads on sprint deliverables
•    Job involves optimizing the control of quantum processors.
•    Duties involves automation of quantum control systems with robust workflows.
•    Set the technology direction for major components and services; work hands-on to integrate them into our measurement test software
•    Partner with internal and external stakeholders to understand requirements and translate them for the development teams
•    Work closely with various software teams in the development of the common building blocks
•    Effectively communicate and interact up and down across the cross-functional teams and organizations 

Job Qualifications

•    Bachelor's / Master’s degree in Computer science, Software Engineering, or a related field. 
•    3-5 years of commercial software engineering experience.
•    Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, C++ or C#.
•    Hands-on experience in designing, developing, and maintaining RESTful APIs and gRPC service.
•    Hands-on experience in designing and implementing scalable, reliable data pipeline.
•    Good understanding of quantum information science is desired but not mandatory.
•    Knowledge of RF measurement tools is desired.
•    Experience in Instrument control and data acquisition is desired.
•    Good communication skills, passion for continuous learning and collaborating across the team.
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced, agile development environment.

Job Function



Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:


Employment Program:


Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable



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Job ID: 51364 

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