The forefront of
You can join a big tech company and maintain what’s already been built. Or you can join Zapata and build something brand new everyday. You can be a small cog in a big machine, or you can join Zapata and be recognized for your work in solving the most challenging problems facing enterprises today. This isn’t quantum theory – it’s quantum reality. Sound exciting?
Work with engineers, scientists and others at the top of their field.
At Zapata, we attract intensely creative, curious and collaborative people with varied backgrounds. The kind of people you can’t wait to work with every day. Hear from some of our engineers in this video. And if this video makes it seem like it’s a lot of fun to work here, well, that’s because it is.
— AJ Roeth
Software Engineer, Platform
— Michał Stęchły
Orquestra Core Tech Lead
Life is good at the forefront of quantum.
In addition to working with some of the most intelligent and creative people in the industry, full-time employees enjoy great benefits:
Employee Stock Program
Reap the returns of your work. Employees may build equity in Zapata with stock options
Remote Work Option
We have offices in Boston, Toronto and Nashville, but our employees span the globe. The forefront of quantum is wherever you’re most comfortable.
Our employees enjoy twenty days of paid vacation time.
Zapata employees enjoy eleven paid holidays every year. We also close for the entire week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Employees are automatically enrolled with a flexible 3% contribution.
Annual Performance Bonus
At Zapata, our employees are recognized for their work. Earn an annual performance bonus for a job well done.
Generous Referral Bonus
Grow the team, get rewarded. We offer an excellent referral bonus to employees who introduce us to other talented people.
Company Paid Health Plan
BlueCross BlueShield healthcare coverage for you and your family.
Sick Time & Parental Leave
Take up to five sick days per year. New parents can take six weeks of paid leave.
Things people ask about the forefront of quantum.
What is the best part about working at Zapata?
The people. We are a global company with people from a wide range of backgrounds working together to solve the world’s most computationally complex problems. Our people are researchers, engineers, and businesspeople that all bring a unique perspective and expertise to the table. But at the end of the day, we’re all genuine, humble, and collaborative people.
What type of people succeed at Zapata?
The people who succeed at Zapata are curious, collaborative, thoughful, transparent, and have a revolutionary mindset. Quantum is a new and evolving field that requires curiosity to drive the industry forward. But the work we do is highly interdisciplinary, requiring close collaboration between researchers, engineers, and enterprise end-users. It’s important to be mindful of the needs and feelings of our collaborators in all that we do. We’re also not interested in hype; we strive to be honest about our work even if the results aren’t what we hoped for. Integrity is one of our core values. Lastly, we’re taking cutting-edge research and engineering and applying it to real-world problems. Zapata’s employees are fearless revolutionaries who aren’t afraid to shake up the established order.
What is the culture like at Zapata?
The culture at Zapata is one of collaboration, communication, creativity, inclusivity and innovation. There's not a day that goes by where people aren’t standing around a chalkboard brainstorming or collaborating on an engineering problem over Zoom. We want everyone to share their perspective no matter who they are or where they come from. People at Zapata are eager to share their knowledge and expertise, whether at weekly science meetings, the #scientific-discourse slack channel, or mentoring through our social action programs.