Mechanical Designer/Engineer


QuEra Computing, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Designer or Engineer to design, assemble, and maintain the mechanical, thermal, and opto-mechanical subsystems critical to the development of our quantum computing platform. The Designer or Engineer must be able to work on a wide scope of problems in a highly multidisciplinary team of physicists and engineers with a skill for balancing performance, cost, and schedule. The ideal candidate will bring professional engineering standards and best-practices from previous work experience in industry.

Basic qualifications

Experience and proficiency in design of mechanical parts for CNC manufacturing
Experience with a major 3D CAD software, such as Solidworks or Autodesk Inventor
Experience with an accompanying Product Data Management (PDM) software for CAD software
Proficiency in preparing mechanical drawings and coordinating with machine shops and/or other contract manufacturers
Proficiency in assembly of mechanical parts
Essential responsibilities

Design of enclosures for electronic and opto-electronic assemblies
Design of mechanisms, fixtures, and opto-mechanical components
Development of block diagrams, 3D component/assembly models, and wiring diagrams for QuEra’s systems
Preparation of drawings and design files for manufacturing and assembly, including tolerancing and assembly steps
Coordination with the procurement team to manage contract manufacturing of components and assemblies
Preferred qualifications

5+ years’ work experience in a professional engineering environment
Associate or Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design, or a related field
Experience with Autodesk Inventor and Vault
Experience with basic Finite Element Analysis (FEA) for structures and thermal-fluids
Experience with opto-mechanical and/or thermal-fluid systems