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Cyber: KPMG’s Cyber Security team helps clients protect their critical assets, ensure business continuity after a cyber-attack, and protect stakeholders’ data. Financial Services: The Financial Services industry is undergoing a significant amount of change and transformation and clients are constantly looking to KPMG for innovation, technology, and risk management. KPMG’s Financial Services team works with clients to find the right solutions to help achieve sustainable growth.

Financial Services: The Financial Services industry is undergoing a significant amount of change and transformation and clients are constantly looking to KPMG for innovation, technology, and risk management. KPMG’s Financial Services team works with clients to find the right solutions to help achieve sustainable growth.

About the internship

Key tasks of the internship include assisting with developing quantum tech awareness amongst the firm and clients. Participating in discussions, developing content, demonstrations, etc. Working alongside industry/client/ service line teams to investigate use cases, develop Proof of Concepts as well as be across quantum computing technologies.

KPMG is seeking a PhD candidate or a post-doctoral academic with expert understanding in quantum computing technologies, and industry experience in computer engineering or IT. The ideal candidate is able to engage non-technical, business executives with the ability to clearly articulate the business and industry implications of quantum (computing) technologies.

Skills required

Technical:

  • Quantum computing fundamentals including understanding of various hardware
  • Quantum-based algorithms including hands on experience with current technologies (IBM QISKIT, MS Azure Quantum, etc.)
  • understanding of quantum key cryptography and other quantum communication products and ongoing research

Behavioural:

  • Subject matter leadership
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to apply technical subject matter to industry and business challenges
  • Clearly articulating complex technical concepts to non-technical audience
  • Ability to engage business executives

Education

Preference for PhD candidates with a background in Quantum, Computing.

Location

Preference for Sydney or Melbourne. Flexible working arrangement as per firm policies, but ability to work from KPMG’s offices when needed and visiting client locations for discussions will be preferable.

Contact

Send an expression of interest email to Christine Anderson for further details at christine.anderson@sydney.edu.au.

Deadline

31 Dec 2022