Arinatie 10, 00370

Senior Scientist, Quantum Applications

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We are now looking for a Senior Scientist in quantum measurement applications. Bluefors is the leading manufacturer of millikelvin cryogenic systems for quantum computing. You will work within a world-class applied research environment to directly support the commercialization of state-of-the-art quantum computing systems. The successful applicant will support all aspects of components development, quantum applications, hardware, and cryogenic measurement systems. In this role you will deliver industry leading solutions for cryo-electronics in a technical capacity.  You will be the system level architect within a program that transitions critical developments to production under time pressure.

We seek candidates with a PhD degree in a quantum physics related field (physics, electrical engineering, computer science) with a focus on quantum technology and more than 5 years of experience in applied quantum science and technology. Applicants should demonstrate expertise in quantum physics applications as evidenced by one or more successful projects, internships, or peer reviewed articles. The role requires deep technical competence in quantum theory, quantum phenomena, applied electromagnetics, sensors, interconnects, and/or classical-quantum interfaces.  Bluefors offers an international and flexible working environment, colleagues with wide-ranging expertise and career growth opportunities.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of next-generation solid-state qubit i/o solutions as the system architect.
  • Develop optimized wiring solutions from first principles: set specifications based on wholistic system metrics for quantum device performance.
  • Lead the Bluefors Industry PhD program for the quantum applications team
  • Actively drive strategic external partnerships and collaborations such as EU Flagship: OpenSuperQ+
  • Publish papers, application notes, and make invention disclosures
  • Be visible and represent the company at relevant events (for instance, APS March Meeting, or invited talks)
  • Support internal business functions with quantum applications expertise


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What we expect from you

  • PhD or equivalent degree in a quantum physics related field (physics, electrical engineering, computer science)
  • 5 years of professional experience beyond the PhD degree
  • Passion for both basic and applied research, with deep understanding of requirements and methodologies of quantum physicists and quantum technology thought leaders
  • Ability to follow a customer-centric approach to develop new solutions for state-of-the-art quantum applications
  • Strong mathematical and computational physics skills including knowledge of quantum simulation methodologies based on Python and QuTip

We also appreciate

  • Excellent communication skills (scientific and technical presentations)
  • Ability to work the teammates with diverse technical backgrounds

Please leave us your application including your CV, cover letter and salary expectation by February 2, 2023, at BLUEFORS.COM. The position is filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

For more information, please contact Director Quantum Applications, Russell Lake:




The world's leading manufacturer of ultra-low temperature cryogen-free dilution refrigerators.

We design and manufacture measurement systems, that can provide clean and quiet environment for scientific research, even at ultra-low temperatures. Our systems have options which include wiring and superconducting magnets and can be customized to meet the requirements of each customer. We have a strong focus on the quantum computing and information community and are here to support scientists and industries go further in their endeavors. For this we have brought together the best minds from a variety of fields. If you are a skilled physicist, technician, engineer or business professional and looking for an interesting job in multicultural environment, join our growth story at Bluefors.

Here we are curious to the core, have wide-range expertise, and have one mission: progress. Continuous development, learning, and collaboration are fundamental to our way of working. In our agile company structure customers are in direct contact with scientists and engineers who design their system. We deliver systems all around the world and the markets for our products are constantly growing. Currently we employ more than 350 professionals from 47 different nationalities. We offer competitive benefits package, employee share program, flexible working environment and a non-smoking workplace.

Location: Arinatie 10, 00370

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