Quantum Computing, SW Engineer, Investments in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2020

Job Description

Looking for an experienced software engineer, experienced in Quantum Computing, to join a newly formed quantum development team of a large investment firm, performing research into emerging quantum technologies and building POC's that demonstrate how these technologies can solve use cases from across the firm.  This is a hardworking entrepreneurial team focused on exploring the use of quantum technologies. This is a start-up environment, backed by the resources of a larger entity.  Looking for someone with experience in AI, ML, open source technologies.  Person should have a solid background in Agile methodologies.

RESPONSIBILTIES:
Design and build POC’s that demonstrate how quantum computing can be used to solve a wide
variety of business use cases.  Person will also share their findings throughout the company through written summaries and live presentations.

* Technical design and analysis skill and balance ambiguity in fast-paced environment
* Communicate / Collaborate, both through written and verbal channels
* Understand and adapt to changing business priorities and technology advancements

This is an R&D group of a large investment firm.  They were recently given funding to 
explore quantum. They will work with different vendors to understand their software and 
hardware. The right person will understand how their hardware works and write SDKs.
They will download a Qiskit, write code, evaluate the results, advise on their findings, and 
develop a pricing algorithm.

REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent
* Strong SW development background (minimum 5+ years, prefer 10+ years)
* Experience in implementing 3rd party SDKs open source and learn more about it
* Python and AWS
* Quantum Development:  Qiskit, IBM Quantum Experience, AWS Braket
* Strong knowledge and technology trends in quantum technologies
* Basic understanding of linear Algebra
* Understanding of mathematical and statistical models used in the Financial Services
 industry (this is not a requirement but highly desired).

PREFERABLE SKILLS:
* Masters / PhD in Physics
* Hands-on experience with quantum hardware: Rigetti, DWave, IonQ, Honeywell, IBM
* Experience with AI/ML and open source technologies
* Financial domain background

Job ID: 346961

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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