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.

  • Accountant

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

    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.  

    Rigetti is looking for an ambitious early-career Accountant to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances. Reconciliations and journal entry posting are a large part of the accountant’s day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail. You will contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition, supporting key stakeholders to make the right decisions and accomplish long term success.
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  • Accounting Manager

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

    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.  

    The Accounting Manager at Rigetti will supervise, track, and evaluate day-to-day activities. Accounting manager responsibilities include establishing financial automated procedures by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting information. Accounting Manager reports to the company’s Controller and will supervise 1-2 employees.
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  • Customer Success & Support Associate

    Go to Market, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    Rigetti Computing has built some of the world’s first quantum computers. Our products (both the hardware and the Forest software platform) are defining a new quantum industry whose success will be measured by the value it brings to users. Our customer success team is responsible for helping customers get started programming quantum computers, and ensuring they have the tools and capabilities to succeed in their efforts.

    As a member of the Customer Success team, you will be the primary interface between the company and key users of our product, Forest, across the research, enterprise and developer communities. You will be interacting with our top users and build relationships with them to understand what they are trying to accomplish by using quantum computers, help them achieve those goals, and solicit their feedback and input to make our product even better.

    While previous work experience is helpful, this is a new market and a new industry. We recognize that there is no exact analog to what we are building and so welcome backgrounds of many kinds. You should relish the creative opportunity to do something totally new.
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  • Director of Site Reliability Engineering, Quantum Cloud

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

    As the Director, you will lead the Cloud Infrastructure and IT team in the next phase of the Rigetti’s growth.  Your team will be critical to the success of our Quantum Cloud Services (QCS) strategy and continuous deployment.

    We’re looking for an expert and leader in Cloud Infrastructure that combines technical breadth and depth with strong management chops and take our current cloud platform to the next level --  give our customers the most reliable, most available, most secure, and most cost-effective Quantum Cloud Compute platform on the planet!

    The is a hands-on role and a great opportunity for an emerging or experienced leader to part of the next big Quantum Cloud Compute industry.
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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 16-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Forest platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.  
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  • Jr. Quantum Engineer

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    As a Quantum Jr Engineer you will lead the characterization and qualification of our quantum devices. As we work towards scaling, improving the performance, and deploying more of our devices, you will be responsible for characterizing newly fabricated chips, and will assist in assessing deployability of these chips for production. Your role also includes working closely with the broader full stack quantum engineering team to iterate and improve upon our characterization procedures. 

    We are looking for someone who is diligent and excited about helping the team with this important step in R&D and putting a Quantum device into production.

    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 are driven by the mission to bring this technology out of the laboratory and into the hands of developers. Rigetti deploys full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our Aspen quantum processors are available online through our Quantum Cloud Services platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.

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  • Junior Engineer: Quantum Integrated Circuits

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    Rigetti Computing is developing cloud-deployed quantum computers to solve humanity’s most pressing and valuable problems. We are a highly diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers working at the cutting edge of technology in a mission-driven entrepreneurial environment. We believe that bringing together teams from various cultures, educational backgrounds, and technical disciplines helps them to see things from more points of view and make great products that change the world for the better.
    As a Junior Engineer you will build novel quantum integrated circuits using processes developed in our Fab-1 facility. You will work with both the production and research & development teams fabricating quantum circuit devices, and testing new processes to improve the performance of these circuits.

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  • Mechanical Engineer/Technician

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    The Fab1 technical operations team (TechOps) at Rigetti Quantum Computing is filling the role of Electro-mechanical Technician. As a member of this team you will be working with dilution refrigerators, microwave electronic circuits, and the hardware to support it all at the heart of our quantum computing technology.

    You will work with distinguished scientists and design engineers to bridge the fabrication and testing of quantum computing devices. As a member of the the team that speeds up the fab to test cycle, some of your daily responsibilities and activities will include assembling, disassembling, and cycling cryo units; adding and driving standard operating procedures; creating and maintaining living process documents; and technical troubleshooting.

    In this role, you will draw on your years of practical experience in electro-mechanical systems, (ideally cryogenic systems), implementing and troubleshooting designs, working closely between the TechOps and Assembly Teams on the implement of the next generation of fridge hardware and chip support infrastructure. The model candidate will have performed a hands-on function with interdisciplinary advanced technology teams at industry-leading companies or academic labs.

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  • Product Manager

    Go to Market, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    Rigetti Computing has built some of the world’s first quantum computers. Our products (both the hardware and the Forest software platform) are defining a new quantum industry whose success will be measured by the value it brings to users. Our customer success team is responsible for helping customers get started programming quantum computers, and ensuring they have the tools and capabilities to succeed in their efforts.

    As the QCS Product Manager, you will be the primary owner of product roadmaps and vision of our SDK and cloud platform, QCS. You will be leading cross-functional efforts to define product requirements and set a vision for the future of QCS. As the product owner, you will be responsible for working with our Sales team to engage with customers and understand their use cases.

    While previous work experience is helpful, this is a new market and a new industry. We recognize that there is no exact analog to what we are building and so welcome backgrounds of many kinds. You should relish the creative opportunity to do something totally new.
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  • Quantum Engineer

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

    As a Quantum Engineer you will drive systematic improvements through Rigetti Computing’s full stack quantum computing architecture. You will lead the design and execution that turns experiments into advanced hardware functionality: pushing new demands into the engineering organization and pulling novel capabilities into state-of-the-art systems. You will rapidly and tenaciously elevate physics breakthroughs into stable technology, working closely with a uniquely diverse team of engineers.

    Your training and achievements as a physicist in quantum information means that you, more than anyone else, already know how hard this will be. And that’s why you’ve sought us out.

    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 are driven by the mission to bring this technology out of the laboratory and into the hands of developers. Rigetti deploys full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our Aspen quantum processors are available online through our Quantum Cloud Services platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.

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  • Quantum Integrated Circuits Design Engineer

    Fabrication, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As a Quantum IC Design Engineer you will drive systematic improvements to Rigetti Computing’s quantum processors through modeling and design. You will build CAD tools to simulate the classical and quantum dynamics of a superconducting circuit and use those tools to layout multi-qubit circuits for fabrication.

    Your training and achievements as a physicist in quantum information means that you, more than anyone else, already know how hard this will be. And that’s why you’ve sought us out.

    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 are driven by the mission to bring this technology out of the laboratory and into the hands of developers. Rigetti deploys full-stack solutions for hybrid classical/quantum computing. Our Aspen quantum processors are available online through our Quantum Cloud Services platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.
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  • Quantum Integrated Circuits Engineer

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

    Rigetti Computing is developing cloud-deployed quantum computers to solve humanity’s most pressing and valuable problems. We are a highly diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers working at the cutting edge of technology in a mission-driven entrepreneurial environment. We believe that bringing together teams from various cultures, educational backgrounds, and technical disciplines helps them to see things from more points of view and make great products that change the world for the better.

    As a Level I Engineer you will build novel quantum integrated circuits using processes developed in our Fab-1 facility. You will work with both the production and research & development teams fabricating quantum circuit devices, and testing new processes to improve the performance of these circuits.
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  • Senior Accountant

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

    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.  

    We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to oversee various accounting operations under direction of company’s Controller.  The Senior Accountant will serve as an integral part of all company’s finance activities. The Senior Accountant responsibilities at Rigetti  include reconciling account balances and transactions, maintaining general ledger and routine postings and running month-end close procedures. A successful Senior accountant combines excellent system skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating with a team of accountants and junior accountants. Duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.
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  • Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer

    Software Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As the Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer, you will be responsible for solving technical and product challenges for Quantum Cloud Services – pioneering the development of the most advanced Quantum Compute Platform in the world – while working cross-functionally with engineers and physicists across the organization.

    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 16-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Quantum Cloud Services platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.
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  • Senior 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 16-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 Software Engineer, Data Platform

    Software Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As a software engineer on the data platform team you will be responsible for building tools for the storage, retrieval, and visualization of data generated by the engineering teams at Rigetti. You will collaborate closely with process engineers, experimental physicists and software engineers and play a direct role in enabling the teams to organize their data, understand and analyze it, and find patterns that will drive improvements to the fabrication and control of the next generations of quantum processors.

    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 16-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Quantum Cloud Services platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.
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  • Senior Software Engineer, Qubit Manufacturing

    Software Engineering, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    The Senior Software Engineer, Qubit Manufacturing, will be responsible for developing control software for manufacturing and metrology tools in our fab and creating data processing pipelines to load fab data into our production datasources.  As the person in this role, you will also be the primary representative of the Software team at our fabrication facility in Fremont, and will also support Fab teams with analytical software development and data-driven decision making. You will have a direct role in the manufacturing of the next generation of quantum processors. This position is based at our quantum fabrication facility in Fremont, CA.

    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 16-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Quantum Cloud Services platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.  
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  • Software Developer in Test and QA Automation Lead

    Software Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As a Software Developer in Test and QA Automation lead, you will be responsible for Rigetti’s leading the automation testing & frameworks to ensure production grade release quality of the QCS software platform.  This is a unique hands-on opportunity to define, design, develop, implement, and lead the QA automation framework across Rigetti.  Quantum Cloud Services (QCS) is the first quantum platform designed to unlock the potential of quantum computing and its applications.  You will play a direct and critical role in the software quality and reliability of Rigetti’s quantum computers and work closely with our team of talented software engineers and physicists as you lead and implement  the testing automation initiatives.

    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 16-qubit quantum computer is available online through our Quantum Cloud Services platform, and the first commercially useful applications are already under exploration.
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  • Software Engineer, Quantum Application & SDK

    Software Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As a software engineer in quantum applications 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 empowering users of Rigetti’s quantum computers

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  • Sr. Material Buyer-Planner

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

    As a Material Buyer-Planner at Rigetti Computing, you will ensure the right quantity of product is in stock at the right time across our research, engineering, manufacturing, and business operations to support the development of the world’s most powerful cloud computing platform.

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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. Our summer intern applications
are closed, and will reopen Fall 2019.

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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!"