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Senior Quantum Software Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Quantum computing has the potential to transform the industry by achieving large computational speed-ups over classical computers. Advances in quantum technologies have propelled quantum computing

from a theoretical physics field to experimental physics and engineering. A challenge for the computer industry is

to design and implement a reliable quantum computer that can efficiently execute quantum algorithms.

Designs, develops, integrates, tests, validates, and/or debugs software across multiple layers of the software stack spanning firmware, drivers, operating systems, middleware, frameworks, algorithms, and applications/UI for a specific technology, product/platform, and/or market segment, including the development of software to enable specific features, capabilities, solutions, reference platforms, or Intel products.

Come join us as part of a small Intel Labs team exploring quantum computer systems engineering and architecture.  

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team building Intels first quantum computers.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Helping the team to further design the software toolchain for quantum computer systems. This software toolchain includes quantum compiler, runtime, qubit control processor and interface development in software.
  • Explore the performance of technology alternatives, and collaborate with algorithm and application researchers to explore hardware/software trade-offs,
  • Collaborate with both the quantum computing hardware and software teams
  • Engage with external toolchain users


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience would be obtained through a combination of prior education level classes, and current level school classes, projects, research, and relevant previous job and/or internship experience.



Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must possess a Masters degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or related field

5+ years of experience in below areas:

  • Experience in object-oriented programming using C++ and Python
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver significant results in a multidisciplinary environment. This position requires close collaboration with both hardware and software teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience researching gate-model quantum computing from a systems point of view.
  • Prior experience as a software engineer in industry.
  • Experience with LLVM.

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

Other Locations

US, Georgia, Atlanta

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Work Model for this Role

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.

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Posted: 2022-06-12 Expires: 2022-07-13

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