Photonics Engineer


QuEra Computing is at the forefront of quantum computing technology, and we’re looking for highly motivated and experienced Photonics Engineers to join our team. As a key member of our R&D team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects and make a significant impact on the development of our technology.

Key Responsibilities:

Design and validate photonic integrated circuits for quantum computing operations
Contribute to the development of new techniques for controlling and manipulating quantum states using photonics in neutral atom systems
Collaborate with other engineers and scientists to integrate photonic components into complete quantum computing systems
Participate in the testing and qualification of the developed systems in the form of documentations or publications
Keep up-to-date with new developments and technologies in photonics and quantum computing, and incorporate them into our work as appropriate
Preferred qualifications:

Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field or 4+ years of experience with photonic integrated circuits.
Strong understanding of optics and photonics and experiment design
Strong understanding of simulation methods such as FDTD, FEM or similar
Experience with layout and fabrication constraints of PICs
Strong hands-on experimentation and optical assembly skills
Familiarity with packaging and design tradeoffs is a plus
Strong communication and collaboration skills to work in an interdisciplinary team.