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RECENT PhD GRADUATE, QUANTUM COMPUTING FOR FINANCE

QuantFi is a young but established quantum computing start-up headquartered in France specializing in quantum computing research for the financial services industry.

QuantFi is a multi-cultural and multi-lingual team offering a dynamic and flexible work environment at a prestigious start-up accelerator located in central Paris.

QuantFi wishes to hire recent quantum science PhD graduates with post-doctorate research experience in fields related to quantum computing software and financial services.

Job purpose:

  • Assist QuantFi in advancing its expertise in quantum computing for Finance.

  • Perform both fundamental and applied research activities related to the study of quantum computing applications for use by financial industry clients in North America, Europe and Asia.

  • Perform such research on behalf of QuantFi in collaboration with financial industry clients and university research partners.​

Job Location:

  • Depending on the experience level, candidates may be required to train in our Paris headquarters. Certain candidates may be able to work remotely if preferred or required.

Duties:

  • With support from our team of senior researchers and university advisers, perform fundamental and applied research leading to the eventual development of quantum computing prototypes and algorithms to be used by the financial service industry for both near-term and long-term computational platforms.

  • Perform research with the goal of advancing the field of quantum computing for finance and develop ground-breaking science and proprietary intellectual property.

  • Publish research in peer reviewed academic journals.

  • Identify future topics requiring further research.

  • While primarily a research role, work will include some business-related activities in order to identify possible industrial and academic collaborators, attract investors and promote our business to potential clients.

Qualifications:

  • Recently awarded PhD in quantum computing software strongly preferred.

  • Post-doctoral research experience in quantum computing strongly preferred.  

  • Ideal experience would include work in a research lab specializing in quantum computing software applications.

  • Keen interest in applying quantum algorithms to solve real-world problems.

  • History of published academic work in subjects closely related to quantum computing.

  • Strong interest in Finance is required.

  • Hands-on experience with quantum computing computers, simulators or annealers is preferred.

  • Previous experience with a quantum startup is preferred but not essential.

  • Experience in programming quantum computers (e.g. IBM Qiskit) is desired.

  • Professional proficiency in English is required.

  • Sponsorship of visas/work permits for non-EU candidates will be considered.

 

IF INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION, PLEASE RESPOND TO CONTACT@QUANTFI.COM AND ATTACH A CV AND COVER LETTER. THANKS.