Want to join our team?

Riverlane is currently hiring for technical roles at all levels.

We’re a research led startup that is building software and algorithms for quantum computers. We believe that QPUs (quantum processing units) will enable the accurate simulation of quantum effects beyond any classical computing hardware and that this will have a profound impact on our ability to design new materials, catalysts and ultimately pharmaceuticals.

We are building a cross-disciplinary team of world leading researchers in computational chemistry, mathematics, physics, computer science and quantum information. Together we will drive innovation in quantum computing.

Interview process

Please send applications to If you are shortlisted, we’ll invite you to an interview in Cambridge or by video call if it’s not practical to visit in person. We want to know how you approach problem solving so we’ll give you a toy problem to solve prior to the interview. At the interview, we’ll discuss your solution and how you approached it.


Salary depends on experience and starts at £40,000. All employees share a stake in the company through our options scheme.

Relocation assistance

Riverlane is a tightly knit team and a very collaborative environment so new hires will need to work in Cambridge to be part of day-to-day operations. Riverlane will cover the cost of getting you here.

Flexible working

We will consider requests for flexible working.

Start date

We are keen to get started as soon as possible but if you have existing commitments such as a PhD we will be able to accommodate you.

Riverlane values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.