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Senior Database Developer


Do you believe in Quantum Computing?
Quantum computing company IQM Finland is looking for a proactive Senior Database Developer to join their growing, multicultural team in Espoo!
IQM is the biggest quantum computing hardware company in Europe, and is both a hardware and software company. They build scalable hardware for universal quantum computers, focusing on superconducting technology.
In short: IQM has a house full of scientists already – now they need a software expert who understands databases and data architecture!
Does this sound like you? Read on!
IQM is looking for a Senior Database Developer, who is responsible for designing, defining requirements, developing, implementing, testing (automatic and manual), improving and maintaining new and existing databases. With almost no legacy, they are looking for somebody who is well equipped and is comfortable with providing opinion on how things should be built to ensure a successful future of IQM services. You’ll be in charge of data analysis and modelling; design and implementation involving both schema creation and coding related to REST/GraphQL services; support for both service code and DB, as well as other DBA activities. Prior extensive DBA skills are not required.

Required Expertise:

  • Solid Software Development experience (Python, Java or Scala would suit just right)
  • Landscape knowledge and solid hands-on experience with Databases (e.g. Postgres, SQL Server, Cassandra)
  • Data analysis, modelling
  • Design and implementation of schema and data access layers on SQL and NoSQL
  • Design and implementation of REST or GraphQL services

Other Valued Skills:

  • Experience with libraries such as pandas or xarray
  • Experience with data streaming and messaging (e.g. RabbitMQ, Kafka, Spark)
  • Data visualization
  • DBA experience (PostgreSQL preferred)
  • OOP or Functional Programming

  • As a Database Expert at IQM, a healthy interest in Quantum computing is appreciated and certainly an advantage

IQM offers great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow. You’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Join IQM, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible!

If you believe you are the person we are looking for, please apply! :)


Great place to work

Phone, lunch, sports and commute benefits
Beyond standard insurance and occupational healthcare
Choose your own tools
Flexible work environment
Bonus and options programs
Relocation support
Excellent advancement opportunities
Best quantum computing team in Europe!

IQM utilises quantum technologies and their power to create new computing solutions. They build scalable hardware for universal quantum computers, focusing on superconducting technology. Their products will boost quantum computing and help to find solutions benefiting the industry and society at large.

A spin-off of Aalto University (Quantum Computing and Devices research group) and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, IQM’s pioneering work has yielded incredible breakthroughs in various areas that affect computational speed and information accuracy. These innovations position IQM as an emerging leader in the global effort to develop a large-scale quantum computing solution for practical applications.

Still Interested?

Now that you’ve read this far and know more about the company why not hit apply if you’re still interested.