We are scientists, engineers, builders and visionaries
We are scientists, engineers, builders and visionaries

We are scientists,
engineers, builders,
and visionaries

Our Vision

 

We believe that quantum computing will fundamentally change the world for the better and will affect nearly every industry over the coming decades.

We will become the world's leading quantum computing platform, to enable the pursuit of quantum advantage by scientists and researchers around the world. 

We’re looking for the most brilliant and creative people in the world to join us in our mission. 

If you have a good heart, a strong mind and an ability to thrive in a rigorous environment, then talk to us. 

Our Values

 

Growth mindset - We seek opportunities to grow by striving wholeheartedly to accomplish our mission.

Grit  - Passion x Perseverance. We are earnest, dedicated, and focused.

Lightness and joy - We enjoy our work and celebrate successes.

Humility, vulnerability, and compassion - The only limitation to growth is the extent of our willingness to take risks, to be wrong, and to learn.

Systematic, conscientious, rigorous - In everything we do, we create a platform for our sustainable success.

Job listings

See our current positions and apply here.

  • Controller

    Finance & Supply Chain, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As the Controller at Rigetti, you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the company’s key accounting policies, controls, and business systems. This includes developing new policies, implementing policy procedures, and producing month end financials in accordance with GAAP.

    Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most pressing and important problems. These systems will perform computations that today’s fastest supercomputers are incapable of— unlocking entirely new classes of problems and offering a direct path to solutions. We are scientists, engineers, builders, and visionaries. We believe quantum computing is going to significantly affect health care, how we treat disease, how we generate energy, and how we feed humanity. Rigetti is the only company deploying full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our 19-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Forest platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.
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  • Electron Beam Lithography Engineer - Fabrication

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    The Electron Beam Lithography Engineer at Rigetti Fab-1 will develop and carry out electron-beam lithography processes for fabrication of novel quantum bit devices.

    Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most pressing and important problems. These systems will perform computations that today’s fastest supercomputers are incapable of— unlocking entirely new classes of problems and offering a direct path to solutions. We are scientists, engineers, builders, and visionaries. We believe quantum computing is going to significantly affect health care, how we treat disease, how we generate energy, and how we feed humanity. Rigetti is the only company deploying full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our 19-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Forest platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.
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  • Infrastructure Engineer

    Information Technology / IT, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    The Infrastructure Engineer will be responsible for building, upgrading, and operating Rigetti’s core server infrastructure. As a member of the Infrastructure team, you will be responsible for the vital systems that power all aspects of our business. This is a role for the highly-skilled and experienced IT/technology generalist.

    Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most pressing and important problems. These systems will perform computations that today’s fastest supercomputers are incapable of— unlocking entirely new classes of problems and offering a direct path to solutions. We are scientists, engineers, builders, and visionaries. We believe quantum computing is going to significantly affect health care, how we treat disease, how we generate energy, and how we feed humanity. Rigetti is the only company deploying full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our 19-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Forest platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.  
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  • Junior Quantum Engineer - Hardware Intern

    Hardware, Intern in Berkeley, CA

    Rigetti Computing is developing cloud-deployed quantum computers to solve humanity's most pressing problems. We are a highly diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers working on groundbreaking technology in an entrepreneurial environment.

    During your internship we will work together to help you build fluency and hands-on experience across several domains of advanced engineering, physics, and computer science. You will be embedded on a core technical team, and will collaborate with our engineers, including the rest of the intern cohort. Depending on your specific assignment, this can include microwave engineering, cryogenic systems, nanofabrication, superconductivity, machine learning, quantum error correction, quantum optics, quantum and classical processor architectures, digital and analog signal processing, and quantum operating system software development.

    There are three JQE tracks appropriate for candidates' interests and experience: Physics, Hardware, and Software. Candidates in the JQE Hardware track typically come from Mechanical or Electrical Engineering backgrounds. They work in the Hardware group, building our cryogenic-RF or microwave control systems hardware.

    We receive hundreds of applications every year for fewer than twenty spots. The JQE position requires a highly diverse skill set with excellent problem-solving ability and creativity. It does not, however, require prior experience in quantum computing.

    When applying, please consider the following dates; these are fixed and we are unable to accommodate alternatives:
    Start Date: June 17, 2019
    End Date: Aug 16, 2019
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  • Junior Quantum Engineer - Physics Intern

    Physics, Intern in Berkeley, CA

    Rigetti Computing is developing cloud-deployed quantum computers to solve humanity's most pressing problems. We are a highly diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers working on groundbreaking technology in an entrepreneurial environment.

    During your internship we will work together to help you build fluency and hands-on experience across several domains of advanced engineering, physics, and computer science. You will be embedded on a core technical team, and will collaborate with our engineers, including the rest of the intern cohort. Depending on your specific assignment, this can include microwave engineering, cryogenic systems, nanofabrication, superconductivity, machine learning, quantum error correction, quantum optics, quantum and classical processor architectures, digital and analog signal processing, and quantum operating system software development.

    There are three JQE tracks appropriate for candidates' interests and experience: Physics, Hardware, and Software. Candidates in the JQE Physics track typically come from Physics, EE, and/or Math backgrounds.

    We receive hundreds of applications every year for fewer than twenty spots. The JQE position requires a highly diverse skill set with excellent problem-solving ability and creativity. It does not, however, require prior experience in quantum computing.

    When applying, please consider the following dates; these are fixed and we are unable to accommodate alternatives:
    Start Date: June 17, 2019
    End Date: Aug 16, 2019
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  • Junior Quantum Engineer - Software Intern

    Software, Intern in Berkeley, CA

    Rigetti Computing is developing cloud-deployed quantum computers to solve humanity's most pressing problems. We are a highly diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers working on groundbreaking technology in an entrepreneurial environment.

    During your internship we will work together to help you build fluency and hands-on experience across several domains of advanced engineering, physics, and computer science. You will be embedded on a core technical team, and will collaborate with our engineers, including the rest of the intern cohort. Depending on your specific assignment, this can include microwave engineering, cryogenic systems, nanofabrication, superconductivity, machine learning, quantum error correction, quantum optics, quantum and classical processor architectures, digital and analog signal processing, and quantum operating system software development.

    There are three JQE tracks appropriate for candidates' interests and experience: Physics, Hardware, and Software. Candidates in the JQE Software track typically come from Computer Science backgrounds with some exposure to Physics or Electrical Engineering. Software JQEs work across the full stack, building out the infrastructure required to provide quantum computing as a service around the world.

    We receive hundreds of applications every year for fewer than twenty spots. The JQE position requires a highly diverse skill set with excellent problem-solving ability and creativity. It does not, however, require prior experience in quantum computing.

    When applying, please consider the following dates; these are fixed and we are unable to accommodate alternatives:
    Start Date: June 17, 2019
    End Date: Aug 16, 2019
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  • Process Technician / Operator - Process Development & 3D Integration

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    The Process Tech/Operator for Process Development and 3D Integration at Rigetti will provide process, metrology, and data gathering support for engineers for the development and 3D integration of novel quantum integrated circuits.

    Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most pressing and important problems. These systems will perform computations that today’s fastest supercomputers are incapable of— unlocking entirely new classes of problems and offering a direct path to solutions. We are scientists, engineers, builders, and visionaries. We believe quantum computing is going to significantly affect health care, how we treat disease, how we generate energy, and how we feed humanity. Rigetti is the only company deploying full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our 19-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Forest platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.
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  • Quantum IC Process Integration Engineer

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    As Quantum IC Process Integration Engineer at Rigetti Computing, you will work on the team that develops and improves the end-to-end design and fabrication process for manufacturing superconducting quantum circuits in our Fab-1 facility. With your physics background, you provide expertise on how process and materials decisions will affect qubit performance and functionality. Working with collaborators in hardware, quantum engineering, and chip design, you plan and execute experiments to answer key fab R&D questions.

    This is an interdisciplinary role that requires interaction with scientists and engineers across the company, and fluency in a variety of technical topics ranging from circuit quantum electrodynamics to semiconductor manufacturing.

    Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most pressing and important problems. These systems will perform computations that today’s fastest supercomputers are incapable of— unlocking entirely new classes of problems and offering a direct path to solutions. We are scientists, engineers, builders, and visionaries. We believe quantum computing is going to significantly affect health care, how we treat disease, how we generate energy, and how we feed humanity. Rigetti is the only company deploying full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our 19-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Forest platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.
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  • Quantum Systems Engineer

    Full-Stack Quantum Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    The Full Stack Quantum Engineering (FSQE) Team at Rigetti Computing consists of a diverse group of physicists, focused on developing the world’s first scalable, universal quantum computer. We come from various backgrounds of physics research and development, from both academia and industry. We highly value the unique perspectives that candidates from diverse backgrounds and levels of expertise bring to the team. The goal of the FSQE-deployment team is to turn experimental physics routines into production-ready components, used to deploy our quantum processing units (QPUs) into the cloud, with a focus on both robustness and scalability. We encourage collaboration and work very closely with teams throughout the company.

    As a Quantum Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for the maintenance and development of the quantum processors that are made available through the cloud for users with QPU access. You will scale the production infrastructure, including qubit bring-up and calibration methods, and share responsibility of sustaining and upgrading the production systems.

    Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most pressing and important problems. These systems will perform computations that today’s fastest supercomputers are incapable of— unlocking entirely new classes of problems and offering a direct path to solutions. We are scientists, engineers, builders, and visionaries. We believe quantum computing is going to significantly affect health care, how we treat disease, how we generate energy, and how we feed humanity. Rigetti is the only company deploying full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our 19-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Forest platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration. As a part of our team, you will help deploy, maintain, and scale our quantum processing system for production. 

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  • Security Engineer

    Information Technology / IT, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    The Security Engineer will be responsible for executing on Rigetti’s suite of security initiatives. As the person in this role, you will be responsible for threat analysis and remediation, capability modeling, cyber and security risk assessment and planning, along with creating and maintaining required documentation.

    Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most pressing and important problems. These systems will perform computations that today’s fastest supercomputers are incapable of— unlocking entirely new classes of problems and offering a direct path to solutions. We are scientists, engineers, builders, and visionaries. We believe quantum computing is going to significantly affect health care, how we treat disease, how we generate energy, and how we feed humanity. Rigetti is the only company deploying full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our 19-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Forest platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.  
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  • Senior Manager, IT

    Information Technology / IT, Full-time in Berkeley, CA


    Senior Manager, IT
     
    Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most pressing and important problems. These systems will perform computations that today’s fastest supercomputers are incapable of— unlocking entirely new classes of problems and offering a direct path to solutions. We are scientists, engineers, builders, and visionaries. We believe quantum computing is going to significantly affect health care, how we treat disease, how we generate energy, and how we feed humanity. Rigetti is the only company deploying full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our 19-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Forest platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.
     
    The Senior Manager of IT is responsible for operating and guiding the end-user IT team here at Rigetti. This is a very hands-on role, supporting and creating new solutions for our entire staff.
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  • Senior Software Engineer

    Software Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As Senior Software Engineer working at Rigetti you will be responsible for building and maintaining the software that will unlock the potential of quantum computing. Working closely with our team of talented software engineers and physicists you will play a direct role in improving and scaling Rigetti’s quantum computers.

    Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most pressing and important problems. These systems will perform computations that today’s fastest supercomputers are incapable of— unlocking entirely new classes of problems and offering a direct path to solutions. We are scientists, engineers, builders, and visionaries. We believe quantum computing is going to significantly affect health care, how we treat disease, how we generate energy, and how we feed humanity. Rigetti is the only company deploying full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our quantum computer is available online through our Forest platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration. As a part of our team, you will help deploy, maintain, and scale our quantum processing system for production. 
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  • Systems Automation Engineer - Quantum Compute

    Information Technology / IT, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    The Technical Operations Team (TechOps) at Rigetti Quantum Computing is responsible for developing the world's most advanced automated monitoring and control systems for remote management of dilution refrigeration, controls electronics and facilities of Rigetti’s Quantum Cloud Services.  

    As a team member, you will be part of a diverse group of technical operations engineers, distinguished scientists, and design experts, and uniquely positioned to work on infrastructure and dilution refrigeration systems.  In this role, you will transform our R&D lab into a completely automated, industrial production-ready monitoring and control systems environment enabling the operation of quantum computing hardware in a style compatible with classical data center hardware.
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Employee benefits

We care about our people and their people. We balance focus and hard work with a holistic approach to supporting passions, wellness, and personal growth.

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Healthcare

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for our employees and their families. We cover 98% and 95% of employees' and dependents' premiums respectively.

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Equity

Every full time employee at Rigetti receives an option grant in the company, giving everyone an opportunity to share in our long term success

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Time away

We have a flexible vacation policy, plus generous parental and military leave. We believe in giving our employees an opportunity to reflect, truly unplug and connect with what matters most to each of us.

JQE
JQE

JQE program

Our Junior Quantum Engineering
Program is designed to support our
early career engineers and technicians
across the stack through mentorship,
ongoing education, and a capstone
project. Applications for our 2019
JQE internship are now open
through October 12, 2018.

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What people have said about the JQE program.

Deanna Abrams

"I love being a JQE at Rigetti. Having the opportunity to do work with intelligent and kind people, and to feel that I'm meaningfully contributing to such an exciting project, is a dream come true."

Chloe Song

"The JQE Program has been an incredible opportunity for me to try new things and expand my skill set as an engineer. Not only am I provided with invaluable training and support from my colleagues, but also the opportunity to be a direct contributor to important projects."

Yuvraj Mohan

"Working at Rigetti has given me the opportunity to work towards building a full-stack quantum computing system. This is an experience I simply couldn’t have gotten anywhere else!"