Opportunity Evaluation in Quantum Computing- BC-515

Project type: Research
Desired discipline(s): Computer science, Mathematical Sciences, Finance, Mathematics
Company: PCIS Ltd.
Project Length: 4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: 09/01/2020
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Vancouver, BC, Canada
No. of positions: 1-2
Desired education level: CollegeUndergraduate/BachelorMaster'sPhDPostdoctoral fellow
Open to applicants registered at an institution outside of Canada: No

About the company: 

PCIS is a team of strategic business and IT consulting experts. We’re trusted technology advisers who’ve established long-term relationships built on trust, dependability, and know-how.

Describe the project.: 

PCIS has initiated a quantum computing practice and plans to have a demo application done before the end of the year.  We have assembled a cross-disciplinary team to qualify and evaluate a set of discrete market solution vectors of interest to us.  The process will be an intensive, iterative exploration of quantum computing potential to resolve specific business requirements.  The role for the candidate(s) will be to infuse these business deliberations with mathematics insight.  For the candidate(s) this will be an unprecedented opportunity to elevate academic mathematics training with the methods and discipline for the development of original market offerings.

Required expertise/skills: 

We are looking for candidates with broad, general excellence in applied mathematics along with specific interest and improvisational ability in Quadratic Unconstrained Binary Optimization.