Control Systems Developer

Ulm, Germany

Control Systems Developer Ulm 

Have you ever wondered what it takes to control a quantum computer? Now is your chance to find out… and have some fun while doing it. 

QuiX Quantum is looking for a control systems software developer to join the team at our new office in Ulm, Germany to help us build the world’s first universal photonic quantum computer under a DLR contract. 


·       MSc in Computer Science/Engineering, computational physics, or equivalent.

·       Strong mathematical background.

·       Experience with low-level (VHDL, Verilog, Lucid,…) FPGA programming.

·       Experience with microcontroller programming and RTOS.

·       First experiences in a collaborative software development team. 

·       Knowledge of common software architectures and coding best practices. 

·       Familiarity with professional software development processes and tools for writing efficient, scalable, and reusable code.

·       Willingness and ability to work independently and take ownership of your code and projects. 

·       Ability to communicate with team members, suppliers and hardware partners in English. 

·       Willingness to occasionally travel to other QuiX Quantum or partner locations for onboarding, workshops, or other meetings. 


What we offer:

·       An opportunity to work on interesting challenges at the frontier of science and engineering.

·       The change to help shape development and office processes and practices.

·       A fast moving, hands-on, minimal overhead environment. 

·       The ability to work remotely for part of the week. The position cannot be fully remote, though. 

·       Free parking and easy access by public transport (S2 tram, number 5 bus line) at Science Park II in Ulm.


QuiX Quantum ( is the European market leader in photonic quantum computing hardware. QuiX Quantum’s products distinguish themselves from the competition not just due to their excellent specifications, but also due to their commercial maturity: they are plug-and-play, and compatible with many other pieces of quantum photonic hardware including all photon sources and detectors currently on the market. Thanks to its mature and versatile underlying technology based on silicon nitride waveguides, QuiX Quantum develops and sells the most powerful quantum photonic processors that one can find on the market. For these reasons, QuiX Quantum’s products have become the de-facto standard for photonic quantum computing across Europe, including the French, German, British, and Hungarian quantum ecosystems. 

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