Research Assistant / Associate (Quantum Safe Application Engineer), Centre for Quantum Technologies

24 May 2023
End of advertisement period
23 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Centre for Quantum Technologies

Job Description

National Safe Quantum Network (NQSN) is one of three national platforms established for quantum technologies in Singapore. These platforms are supported by the Quantum Engineering Programme.

NQSN is actively working to execute the vision of establishing a nationwide platform and a field-deployed testbed for quantum-safe communication technologies, evaluating its security aspects and demonstrating the integration of quantum-safe applications, best practices, and use cases.

We are looking for a candidate who can actively contribute to:

  • Develop software use cases & applications for quantum key distribution (QKD) networks
  • Develop software interface & perform integration between Quantum key distribution and end-use applications
  • Demonstrate quantum safe application across the QKD networks
  • Prepare user documentation and guides to support the usage and operations of data systems
  • Reporting progress updates to the team on regular basis
  • Other related functions as assigned as per need

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of software development experience
  • Good experience in programming languages such as C, C++ and Python
  • Experience in open source coding, Github is a plus
  • Knowledge & experience in cryptographic network protocols such as SSH, SSL is a plus
  • Knowledge in cryptography, information security is a plus
  • Knowledge in quantum key distribution and/or post quantum cryptography is a plus
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Technical writing and presentation skills

More Information

Location: [[Kent Ridge]]
Organization: [[NUS]]
Department : [[Centre for Quantum Technologies]]
Job requisition ID : [[18991]]

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