Lead Software Engineer - Cloud Team

Paris
Engineering – Software /
CDI /
On-site
Alice & Bob are a deep tech company going through an R&D stage to build the first fault-tolerant Quantum Computer. We secured 30 million USD in funding to further develop our unique technology.

We are a young team with some of the brightest scientific minds joining us straight from completing their PhD or university. Of course, we are serious about our mission and participation in the quantum race alongside tech giants like Google and IBM,, however we are also keen to create ever-lasting memories. Including lots of celebrations and fun, as we continue to have many successes along the way to our ultimate goal of building the first Universal, fault-tolerant Quantum Computer! Which can have large positive impact for humanity. Do you want to join a team that is trying to change the world?

We are looking for an experienced software teamleader to guide our developmenment efforts as we are preparing to onboard our first users on our technology. Your role will be to understand the internal and external requirements, work with the Product Manager assigned to this effort to make the informed architectural decisions, coordinate with the Experimental and Theory teams, and drive the development of the application. You will be the technical lead of the team

Responsibilities

    • Internal expert when it comes to architecture, designing and developing the systems allowing end-users to connect to our quantum chips
    • API definition and development
    • Service orchestration
    • Integration with partners
    • Be the technical point of contact for our relevant partners
    • Lead the team to deliver the “cloud” roadmap of the company
    • Weekly 1o1 with members of the team
    • Monitoring training and progress of each member of the team
    • Monitoring workload

Requirements

    • Strong background in backend software engineering (Python-first stack)
    • Familiarity with GCP or equivalent
    • Familiarity of DevOps type technologies such as Docker, Jenkins, Ansible etc - Kubernetes a plus
    • Solid maths and physics background, to be able to interact with physicists from the experimental team and users
    • Ability to elaborate product and technical roadmaps in collaboration with the product team
    • Proven track record building SaaS products
    • 5+ years of experience
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Beneficial: Experience as a manager, Background in quantum physics, Knowledge of quantum computing/quantum algorithm is an asset

Benefits

    • 25-day vacation policy (as per French law) + RTT
    • Half of transportation cost coverage (as per French law), or yearly allowance for the die-hard bicycle users
    • Competitive health benefits with Alan
    • Meal vouchers with Swile, as well as access to a fully equipped kitchen
    • Parental benefits with crèche support
    • Flexible remote policy, up to 25 % a month.


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You will join of one of the most innovative startups in France at an early stage, to be part of a passionate and friendly team on its mission to build the first universal quantum computer!

We love to share and learn from one another, so you will be certain to innovate, develop new ideas, and have the space to grow.