VTT is one of the leading research organizations in Europe and we operate the largest R&D cleanroom in the Nordic countries, located in Micronova premises, Espoo. We develop innovative enabling technologies and apply them to practical micro- and nanosystems. Currently, we are building the Finland’s first quantum computer. We work closely with global players in the microelectronics field, including demanding industrial partners. What unites us at VTT are curiosity, passion of learning, and devotion to finding solutions to global challenges and answers to our customers’ needs. You can familiarize yourself with us further by exploring VTT’s research infra through VTT World
We are looking for an active and talented software developer with a strong background in software technologies, programming and maintaining software systems. As a Research Engineer / Software Developer, your key role would be to maintain and develop the software stack of the quantum computer (monitoring and calibration tools, scheduler, logging, etc., Python in Linux environment), you would be cooperating closely with other developers maintaining the hardware part, with researchers working on quantum algorithms. You identify and solve problems independently and creatively while working closely and flexibly with other team members. You focus on the design and details of the software, but ideally, you understand the big picture and can provide input and ideas to other components as well.
In this position, you have an opportunity to work with colleagues who develop Finland’s first quantum computer that will be available for quantum algorithm development. VTT is a member of leading European quantum technology research projects OpenSuperQ, QMiCS as well as national initiatives e.g. Quantum Technology Finland
As a person, you strive for excellent results but also prioritize and make pragmatic choices. You are focused and systematic. You contribute to a positive team spirit and prioritize the needs of the team high. You are hard-working but you also communicate, collaborate, and delegate effectively. You are eager to work with new topics with an open-minded and curious attitude. You can bring clarity over complexity and identify the essential bottlenecks. In addition, you have the ability and patience to tolerate uncertainty and unexpected outcomes.
For further information, please contact Research Team Leader Ville Kotovirta, email@example.com
Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by Sun 16th October 2022. We will process applications as they come in and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate.
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