Software Engineer

QuiX Quantum is at the forefront of the development of photonic quantum computing, a rapidly developing sector. We are a tech start-up based in Enschede, the Netherlands. Since our start in 2019, we have presented two world record-breaking quantum photonic processors. As a fast-growing company, we are now expanding our software team.


What will you be doing?

As a software-engineer you will be working on a wide variety of software projects. In close collaboration with the rest of the technical team, you will develop software that fits well to the users’ needs.


You will take care of:

·        Developing software and firmware for control of the photonic processor and the characterization process

·        Performing(Quantum) optical simulations

·        Developing cloud access to our quantum computer


What we ask of you:

·        MSc degree in Computer Science, Physics, Math or related.

·        Experience in Python and Numpy (optionally C/C++)

·        Experience with working in a software team

·        Strong mathematical background

·        Knowledge of quantum mechanics/computing is appreciated but not a must

·        Passion for your profession

·        Pro-active,innovative, accurate and independent style of working

·        High proficiency in English language (verbal & written)


What to expect from us:

Working in a start-up means that your work contributes directly to the direction of the company. Together, we work on awesome and challenging projects in a high-tech and innovative environment. Everyone has their own specialty and together we form a young, dynamic and diverse team.


Your workplace will be in Enschede. As we have become used in recent years, occasionally working at home is possible. The working language of our company is English, and we encourage and facilitate acquisition of Dutch language skills.


At the office, we like to have lunch together at our big lunch table, or preferable outside in the sun. On Fridays, we end the week with a beer and a competition of pinball and foosball!


Employment conditions:

The position is fulltime or parttime available. Your salary depends on both your education and experience. We have many educational opportunities, a generous number of vacation days and we offer a fully paid pension.



Are you as excited as we are to contribute to the fastest way to a quantum future? Do you want to be part of our journey to develop the world’s best quantum computer? Then join us!


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