SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST – CAMBRIDGE

The quantum software team are seeking to hire a Software Quality Assurance specialist. This is a permanent full-time position.  You will be responsible for quality assurance of for t|ket>, our quantum software development platform. You will carry out periodic reviews of software quality assurance activities to ensure the timely delivery of the software design area.

You will be collaborating with a small team of scientists and software developers, and will have input in the entire development process through original research, development, and implementation.  You will have the freedom to pursue your own ideas, think independently and creatively in the team, and make a real impact.

 

Key Requirements

  • A 2:1 degree or higher in Mathematics, Computer Science, Science, or Engineering.
  • 3+ years’ commercial experience in test or quality assurance roles.
  • Proven ability to design and architect high quality, reliable software test assets including test design, approach, scripts and bugs.
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes.
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases.
  • Hands-on experience with both manual and automated testing.
  • Programming experience, preferably in C/C++ or Python.
  • Strong computing skills and an aptitude for learning to use advanced software.
  • A methodical approach and a good eye for detail.
  • Analytical skills, including the ability to understand and reason about complex information.
  • Creative problem solver in deciphering solutions to complex problems.
  • Ability to succeed in a fast paced, collaborative team.

 

Desirable Skills

  • Familiarity with quantum computing, quantum algorithms, or quantum information.
  • Familiarity with Python.
  • Experience with scripting languages and test automation frameworks.
  • Software development background.

 

Employment with CQC is subject to satisfactory background checks being completed

 

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive salary
  • Share option scheme
  • 37.5-hour week
  • 28 days holiday
  • Workplace pension

 

About the company

Established in 2014, Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is a world leading independent quantum computing software company. CQC design solutions that benefit from quantum computing even in its earliest forms and allow the most effective access to these solutions for the widest variety of corporate and government users.

CQC combines expertise in the product areas of quantum software, specifically a quantum compiler t|ket⟩, enterprise applications in the area of quantum chemistry, quantum machine learning (“QML”), and quantum encryption.

The successful applicant will join one of the most exciting young companies in the world with the potential to dominate innovation across all aspects of the economy and society.

Applicants should send a CV with cover note to careers@cambridgequantum.com

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