Be on the Cutting-Edge of High-Performance and Quantum Computing!

We’re looking for great people to add their knowledge and know-how to the challenging and important work we do building up the next-generation of quantum systems and quantum-accelerated supercomputing.

Check out our open positions. If you think you’re a good fit, but don’t see a perfect fit, just ping us with your CV and a cover letter telling us what you can do! We’re listening!


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So what’s in it for you with Q@LRZ?

  • Ample room to contribute and implement your own ideas on an exciting and important mission. We want your big brain and great ideas!
  • Knowing your work makes a real impact to the future of quantum and supercomputing  This is not an empty slogan! You’ll see your contribution in action.
  • On-premise access to multiple, cutting-edge quantum computers, HPC testbeds and large-scale supercomputers. We work with multiple vendors, giving you a rare, broad view of the field 
  • Substantial, stable financial backing for projects, No worries about scrounging for funding. You do your research and development; we take care of the rest. 
  • Direct-line leadership fully committed to your growth and advancement. On the Q-Crew at LRZ, you WILL grow and advance your skills – really no other choice! 
  • LRZ is an organization with an open-door mentality and greatly values your contribution to our common success.
  • Easy pathway, and time, to pursue a PhD aligned with your work, if not already acquired 
  • Strong connection with academia and opportunities to mentor/teach if interested 

The nuts and bolts...

  • We want you to bring your best self to your work and come rested and balanced:
    • 6 weeks paid vacations per year (24. dec + 31. dec additionally day off + 12 bank holidays)  
    • Overtime work is compensated by additional time off 
    • Paid sick leave
  • We want you to have a rich life outside your job;
    • Paid parental leave
    • Possibility of full and part time opportunities 
    • Option for 3 days home office
  • We want to make sure your talent continues to grow with us:
    • Individual support for in-service training and further education 
    • Udemy courses, also for private use
  • We want to make it easy for you to work with us:
    • Public transport discount (job ticket), bus and subway on the doorstep, close connection to airport and city center
    • Free parking
    • State-of-the-art work equipment 
    • Very modern facilities and progressive work environment
  • We want you to feel your future is supported:
    • Public pension plan 
    • Robust regulations safeguarding employees and their rights in Germany
    • An active and supportive staff council
    • Fixed contract terms allowing you to plan around
  • We want you to be comfortable being your genuine self:
    • Smart, highly educated, motivated and fun teammates . Are you a tech geek or nerds? Welcome to the club here!
    • Mostly bilingual organization with the Q-Crew functioning fully in English. Don’t know German and worried about the language hurdle? We fully support navigating you through!
    • We are fiercely protective and respectful of all the unique parameters that make you YOU - like gender identification, religious and cultural background, physical and mental abilities – and value the perspective you bring.

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Leibniz Supercomputing Centre
of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Boltzmannstraße 1
85748 Garching near Munich

Phone: +49(0)89 - 35831 8000