Research Assistant / Associate (FPGA Engineer, NQCH), Centre for Quantum Technologies

17 Jan 2023
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16 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

About Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT)

The Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) is a research centre of excellence in Singapore. It brings together physicists, computer scientists and engineers to do basic research on quantum physics and to build devices based on quantum phenomena. Experts in this new discipline of quantum technologies are applying their discoveries in computing, communications, and sensing.

CQT is hosted by the National University of Singapore and also has staff at Nanyang Technological University. With some 180 researchers and students, it offers a friendly and international work environment.

Learn more about CQT at

Job Description

National Quantum Computing Hub – will pool expertise and resources from the Centre for Quantum Technologies at NUS, the Institute of High Performance Computing at A*STAR and the National Supercomputing Centre Singapore (NSCC) in pursuing a quantum computing strategy for Singapore. Quantum computing is a potentially disruptive innovation in information processing that promises applications in fields from finance to chemicals as the technology and know-how matures. The successful candidate will execute the NQCH aims to build quantum computing capabilities, talent and ecosystem in Singapore, with a focus on applications. It will develop middleware and do basic and applied research on algorithms with a link to industry.

In this role, you will design state of the art control hardware for future quantum computers, this includes support for interfacing to PS nodes, implementing feedback / error detection algorithm, adding capability for real-time waveform updates.


  • Develop and maintain mixed-signal electronics for qubit control
  • Design hardware for scalability and robustness
  • Debug and troubleshoot inter system issues
  • Work with researchers in the team to efficiently solve problems at hand.

Job Requirements

  • Min Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical/ Electrical /Electronics /EEE Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience as a software developer preferably in the high performance computing sector, hardware design and characterization.
  • Conversant in C/C++, Python and Java
  • Experience with FPGA RFSoC programming using Verilog/VHDL for Xilinx and/or Altera devices.
  • Experience in phase coherent RF signal design.
  • Good communication skills and ability to perform research in a collaborative environment, in synergy with other developers and researchers.

More Information

We will provide a competitive numeration and a good work / life balance. The remuneration is competitive and depends on the expertise and skill set.

For enquiries and details about the position, please contact Rainer Dumke at .

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Employment Type: Full-time

Applications can be submitted via the link below and should contain: the latest CV, and letter of recommendation (if any).

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Location: [[Nanyang Technological University (NTU)]]
Organization: [[National University of Singapore]]
Department: [[Rainer Dumke Group, Centre for Quantum Technologies]]
Job requisition ID: [[10414]]

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