Job Description

QuEra Computing is seeking an experienced optical system engineer to join our growing team and help create the world’s largest and first commercially relevant quantum computing platform. One of the key elements of the platform is quality optical systems that are tailor-made to our quantum machines. As an optical system engineer, you will work closely with a team of AMO scientists and engineers to support optical systems development, integration, and testing. Job responsibilities include development, testing, and manufacturing optical systems that include free-space, fiber-optic components, and lasers. Familiarity with quantum computing is not necessary for this position, but candidates should display a deep interest in quantum technologies and be self-motivated in a collaborative working environment. 

Candidates should have 

  • An advanced degree in physics or engineering, or equivalent years of relevant industry experience
  • Hands-on experience in optics lab
  • Communication skills: proficient in explaining basic physical concepts, design decisions and experimental results 
  • Meticulous attention to detail

Preferred qualifications include 

  • Development and test experience of optical and laser systems using simulation tools, for example, Zemax
  • Knowledge of lab automation and programming language for data collection and analysis, such as Python 
  • A record of accomplishment of innovation in optics, for example, through journal publications, patents, or product development cycles 
More Details
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Boston , MA , United States
Experience Required: Mid-Senior Level
Date Published: 15 Jun 2022
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