Ph.D. Scientists in Quantum Optimisation and Finance: Client & Product Development


    Website Cambridge Quantum Computing

    Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is a global leader in software and enterprise applications that help its partners, collaborators, and clients to work effortlessly across multiple platforms and solve some of the most intriguing problems in their industry through quantum computing. Our focus is in the areas of quantum chemistry, quantum machine learning, and quantum encryption.

    CQC has a strong and unique scientific grounding in terms of its core team with over 80 scientists, of which over 60 are Ph.D. holders. We are in the process of expanding our operations significantly across our offices in Cambridge (U.K.), Oxford, London, Washington, DC, and Tokyo.

    PhD Scientists, Quantum Optimisation and Finance, Client & Product Development

    CQC invites PhD Scientists with Optimisation and Finance experience to join its rapidly expanding London or Cambridge office. The successful applicant will join one of the most exciting young companies in Europe in a sector that is second to none, with a potential to dominate innovation across all aspects of commerce and government activity. This is a significant opportunity for someone to join the team, grow and develop in a pivotal position where they will make a significant real impact in this emerging area. We will provide full training and development in business development and product management to support this pivotal position.

    The role supports Business Development and Product Development activity. The successful candidate will be exposed to a variety of different aspects of the company’s dynamic and fast growing areas, this role will focus on Quantum Optimisation and Finance. In this client facing role you will be responsible for developing relationships with some of the world’s leading global companies to identify their needs. You will grow to own the product framework & product development road map. Your time will be split between building client relationships, understanding their needs and working with scientists to interpret this back into product development. You will be seen as the lead on these projects.

    Key focus of this position:
    – Interfacing with leading global clients to prepare them for the disruptive changes that quantum technology will bring. Consulting with them, building relationships and selling.
    – Collaborating with clients and our world leading scientists/peers to create solutions for real world problems. Building products to provide solutions.
    – Focusing on cutting edge emerging products relating to quantum machine learning.

    Using CQC’s quantum technologies and expertise, you will devise business solutions and highly technical research projects that help tackle real world problems. You will grow to own the responsibility for building a sophisticated product framework and development roadmap in your specialist area. Your insight and knowledge gained from directly interacting with clients and the relationships you build with our world class scientific teams, means that you are in a unique position to develop world class products that are commercially meaningful to our customers.  You will be consistently supported in developing your skills across all aspects of this role.

    What we are looking for:
    A Ph.D. is required in a relevant specialist area.
    Excellent communication, presentation and soft skills are essential. Especially when explaining technical concepts to a non-technical audience. You will be consulting directly with clients.

    The job will be offered to someone who is articulate, dependable and a proven team player who can appreciate the full scope of the company’s ambition.
    Our preference is for the candidate to be London or Cambridge based, some travel will be required.

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