Application Developer II (Remote US or Canada)

Remote (US) /
Sales & Marketing – Professional Services /
Full-Time, Permanent
/ Remote
About us: 
D-Wave is the leader in the development and delivery of quantum computing systems, software, and services and is the world’s first commercial supplier of quantum computers. Our mission is to unlock the power of quantum computing by delivering customer value with practical quantum applications for problems as diverse as logistics, artificial intelligence, materials sciences, drug discovery, cybersecurity, fault detection, and financial modeling.  
D-Wave’s systems and quantum cloud services are being used by some of the world’s most advanced organizations, including Volkswagen, DENSO, Lockheed, and Los Alamos National Laboratory. We have also appeared in Time Magazine, MIT Technology Review, Forbes, INC Magazine and Wired.   

As of August 8, 2022, our organization is a publicly traded quantum computing company, trading on the NYSE as ($QBTS). 

About the role: 
We are seeking a talented Application Developer to join our Professional Services team. In this role you will focus on delivering applications for our customers while building upon successful projects to develop industry-leading applications running on D-Wave’s advanced quantum systems.   

This position will give you the opportunity to learn about D-Wave’s application environment and work with internal teams and customers to build applications for market launch.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with industry-leading customers and cutting-edge quantum computing technology.  

What you'll do:

    • Develop algorithms to solve complex problems while building applications on the D-Wave quantum computer and internal tools 
    • Implement and optimize the performance of quantum applications using programming languages, such as Python, and/or applicable optimization tools 
    • Build out open-source applications to solve complex problems for customers or for market release     
    • Ensure successful delivery of projects to achieve positive business value for customers 
    • Collaborate with business stakeholders and other team members to understand application requirements and design customized solutions 
    • Become an expert on a variety of our professional services offerings such as our cloud service (LEAP) and open-sourced software tools (Ocean) 
    • Help to solve real world, challenging problems that have a direct impact on our customers business success 

What you'll bring:

    • 3-5+ years professional experience with Python. Knowledge of Numpy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, and Networkx is an extra bonus!  
    • Masters, Bachelor's, or equivalent educational experience in Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or related technical field preferred 
    • Experience working directly with customers to identify requirements and consult on solutions to complex business problems  
    • Strong knowledge of probability, statistics and/or math 
    • Experience with a version control software such as Git     
    • Experience implementing complex algorithms     
    • Experience using leading optimization tools (e.g., CPlex or Gurobi) to solve optimization problems 
    • Experience building open-source applications to solve complex problems for customers or for market release     
    • Excellent critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and demonstrated creativity in approaching new problems     
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills     
    • Self-motivated, proactive, flexible, and passionate about writing state-of-the-art code 
Additional information: 
We celebrate diverse perspectives to drive innovation in our pursuit. Our employees range from distinguished domain experts with decades of experience in their respective fields, to bright and motivated graduates eager to make their mark. 
Our diverse and innovative team will make you feel appreciated, supported and empower your career growth at D-Wave. 

No 3rd party candidates will be accepted.
It is D-Wave Systems Inc. policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/provincial, local law.