Software Engineer/Project Manager
In this position, you will lead and manage software projects focusing on impactful industry applications using classical algorithms and techniques.
The Software Engineer/Project Manager role at Centre for Quantum Mathematics (QM) offers a unique blend of classical programming, full-stack development, and project management within a quantum computing framework. In this position, you will lead and manage software projects focusing on impactful industry applications using classical algorithms and techniques. In the future, there will be opportunities to integrate quantum computing techniques. Your role involves not only technical development but also overseeing project lifecycles, ensuring successful execution and delivery. This opportunity is ideal for those looking to combine their passion for software engineering with leadership in a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary environment.
You will join a team working on data analysis and machine learning applied to financial time series, ultimately delivering an application with a GUI to be used by traders at large banks. At QM, we work with a variety of industry partners in fields including finance, health and life sciences, meteorological prediction, and renewable energy distribution.
Starting date is 1 March 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is of 1 year duration with a possibility for extension. The position is located on SDU Odense campus and the work is expected to be onsite/hybrid.
Full-Stack Development for Industry Applications:
- Design, develop, test, and maintain a full-stack application, with a back-end utilizing classical programming techniques, including machine learning and data analysis, as well as a front-end GUI.
- Ensure the integration of front-end and back-end aspects of the application, focusing on performance and scalability.
- Develop and adapt the software solution to meet the specific needs of our client, with ongoing updates addressing their specific feedback.
Project Management and Leadership:
- Lead and manage the software development project to completion, including planning, execution, and delivery.
- Coordinate with an interdisciplinary team, which includes researchers and student programmers, by setting timelines, defining milestones, and ensuring project alignment with our client’s needs and organizational goals, and timely completion.
- Communicate technical concepts and project progress clearly to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Quality Assurance and Best Practices:
- Uphold high standards of quality in software development, employing best practices in coding, testing, and deployment.
- Regularly review and refine processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
- Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field.
- Strong foundation in full stack development with experience in Python, ideally with libraries like Pandas, PyTorch and Tensorflow, and front-end frameworks such as React.
- Proven track record of successfully leading and delivering software projects.
- Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively and innovatively.
- Self-motivated and capable of working independently as well as part of a team.
- Excellent English communication skills in both written and verbal forms.
What We Offer:
- An exciting opportunity to work at the cutting edge of data analysis, machine learning, and software engineering for real-world applications.
- A collaborative and supportive work environment that encourages innovation and creativity.
- Opportunities for professional growth and leadership.
- Access to state-of-the-art technology and resources.
About the Centre for Quantum Mathematics:
The Centre for Quantum Mathematics at the University of Southern Denmark is at the forefront of integrating quantum theory with mathematical innovation. Researchers at QM work on real-world applications that bridge the gap between abstract quantum mathematics and practical software solutions. Through the spin-out company, Qpurpose, we deliver cutting-edge solutions to our clients using classical computing, with the potential for future integration with quantum computing techniques. Our interdisciplinary team is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what's possible in classical, quantum-inspired, and quantum computing using our world-leading mathematical expertise.
Employment shall take place in accordance with the framework agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Application must include cover letter, CV and certificate. All documents in connection with the application should not contain CPR number (civil registration number) – in that case, the CPR number must be crossed out.
All attached files must be in Adobe PDF format. Cover letter and CV can contain max. 5 Mb. Application deadline: 22 February 2024 at 23.59 CET. We recommend that you read how to apply before you apply.
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
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