We are a young, rapidly growing start-up supported by leading venture capitalists and 20+ years of academic experience. Formed by world-leading experts in quantum communications, we understand that quantum technologies will have a radical impact on society. These are information technologies that exploit the laws of quantum mechanics to revolutionise secure communication and to enable ground-breaking advances in science.
At nodeQ, we work at the cutting-edge of scientific research and industry to develop software products that help to realise quantum networks of the future; from near-term quantum-safe networks to next-gen quantum computing networks.
Join us and get involved in one of the most exciting frontiers in science and technology!
Impact of Role
nodeQ is an exciting and enjoyable work environment for researchers and engineers alike. As a front-end engineer in a young and rapidly developing field, your creativity will be equally as valuable as your precision. You will be encouraged to embrace this creativity, as your work on UI/UX will be influential on important iterations of our flagship product for quantum network design and optimization. You will collaborate closely with a multi-disciplinary team of software engineers and researchers to build the best possible user-experience.
You will be joining us at a pivotal time, where your input and expertise will be critical. Opportunities exist for the right candidate to enter at a senior position, lead and develop their own team and form an integral part of the company.
We are based in York, a young and thriving area which hosts the UK leading institution in quantum communications. While on-site/hybrid working is ideal, remote opportunities will also be considered.
Design, build, maintain UIs, desktop apps and web apps
Maintain front-end codebases and create documentation that will empower internal users
Work with the team to create functional prototypes in response to user feedback
Resolve performance and scalability issues
Support and maintain production applications
3 years of experience building and maintaining production front-end software
Worked in an environment with Git and code review
Solid basics in HTML, CSS, JS, TypeScript
Experience using modern JS frameworks such as Node, React, Angular
Experience in Python and Python-based GUI development (Tkinter)
- Experience in desktop app development (e.g., Electron) is advantageous
At least BSc in Computer Science, or related STEM discipline, is preferred
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/milestones efficiently