ID Quantique’s Bristol office expands

World-leader in quantum-safe crypto solutions, ID Quantique’s Bristol office is set to go one step further.

Since being founded in 2001 in Geneva, Switzerland, IDQ has been an innovator in quantum technology and prevalent voice in the industry, particularly focusing on quantum-safe security solutions, single-photon systems and quantum random number generators.

The last three years have seen the company grow very quickly – with sales revenue tripling, the workforce doubling and the creation of a Joint Venture in China. Needless to say it’s been an exciting journey so far and we are pleased to announce that it’s set to continue with our new office in Bristol, UK.

Home to over 35,000 digital jobs and with a blend of seasoned businesses and innovative startups, Bristol has been a focal point for the technology industry for many years. It’s also home to the University of Bristol, an organisation we have worked closely with in development of LIDAR.

Opened last year, the site is located in St. Philips, just outside of Bristol City Centre. There, we will continue our work as part of the UK Quantum Communications Hub partnership – focusing on the development of quantum communications for real world applications.
 

New places, new faces

As well as a new base of operations in the UK, we also have three important vacancies available to complete the team: a Software Engineer, an FPGA Firmware Engineer and an Experimental Physicist.

Software Engineer
The successful candidate will be in charge of developing the software for the SPRINGS project (Single Photon Range Imaging for Natural Gas Sensing) and also for demonstrators of our next generation of scientific instruments.

FPGA Firmware Engineer (VHDL)
The successful candidate will be in charge of the FPGA firmware development (VHDL) and low-level controller software development (C / C++) for the SPRINGS (Single Photon Range Imaging for Natural Gas Sensing) and QDOS LITE (Quantum Key Distribution using UAVs) projects.

Experimental Physicist
The successful candidate will be in charge of the optical solution development for the SPRINGS (Single Photon Range Imaging for Natural Gas Sensing) project and will have to write and submit other projects for public funding.

If you’re interested in finding out more about these roles, please visit our careers page.
 

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