PASQAL designs and develops Quantum Processing Units and dedicated software tools. These innovative processors address applications which are out of the reach of the most powerful existing supercomputers, encompassing real-world challenges as well as fundamental science. As they are very low energy intensive, they will significantly contribute to reduce the carbon footprint of the computing industry.

PASQAL has partnerships with key users in the fields of energy, IT, finance, drug and chemical design, automotive… The maturity and potential of our technology and the quality of our scientific team has been rewarded several times at French, European as well as global levels.

Our technology builds upon considerable knowledge accumulated over decades by the Institut d’Optique near Paris (IOGS / CNRS); it makes the best of numerous recent achievements in laser cooling of atoms, opto-electronics, vacuum and detection systems. Based in Massy and Palaiseau, at the heart of the quantum ecosystem south of Paris, PASQAL is funded by Quantonation, a VC fund focusing on Quantum Technologies, and is attracting world-class investors.

Joining PASQAL is an opportunity to contribute to the rapid development of a Deep-Tech startup at the forefront of the second Quantum Revolution. You will be directly involved in one of the greatest challenges ever, shaping the technology landscape of the 21st century. You will work among top-class engineers and scientists, competing against the world’s biggest players.

Software Engineering Manager – Cloud

Job Description

As a Software Engineering Manager, you will oversee and manage the implementation and delivery of the cloud platform. You will have the challenging task to coordinate and direct the operational activities related to development, infrastructure, maintenance and support.

Your missions and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing technical leadership to major projects.
  • Managing a team of software engineers, conducting recurring reviews, and taking care the hiring.
  • Effectively leading architectural reviews, planning and execution processes.
  • Prioritizing work across teams and projects
  • Communicating teams vision, strategy and progress to peers, partners and top management.
  • Contributing technically to the projects.
  • Working closely with the product to deliver the roadmap in the best possible way.
  • Collaborating with the Quantum Software and OS teams to coordinate the work across the different software components.
  • Making sure quality and security standards are respected across the team.
  • Keeping a regular technological watch.
  • Having an inventive activity in the scientific and technical fields related to the Company’s research, products, technologies and markets; filing patents.

Location: Massy – Palaiseau (Southern Paris area – France)
Start date: position available now
Type of contract: permanent contract

Qualification & experience

  • BS/MS level in computer science
  • 6+ years of experience working in a strong engineering environment on a cloud-based product
  • Large scale systems design experience
  • Professional leadership experience managing a high performance technical team


  • Creative problem solver
  • Agile cultural experience
  • Able to work independently with limited direction
  • Aptitude to work cross-functionally
  • Curiosity and keen interest for new technologies
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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