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, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As the Controller at Rigetti, you will play a crucial role in managing and overseeing our accounting operations. You will report to the VP Finance and be responsible for establishing and maintaining the company’s key accounting policies, controls, and business systems. This includes developing new policies, implementing procedures & systems, and producing month end financials in accordance with GAAP.

    Due to our lean team and fast-paced environment, you will need to be versatile, a quick learner, have an impeccable eye for detail, and be willing to roll up your sleeves every day. You will also need to be capable of putting solid analyses in the hands of your business partners with recommendations on tangible actions. Above all, you will be driven, prioritize critical thinking, and strive for continuous improvement.
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  • Corporate Counsel

    Legal, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    Rigetti is looking for a talented, energetic, in-house attorney to be our Corporate
    Counsel. The primary focus of this hands-on position (and most of the workload) will be
    negotiating and structuring enterprise-level commercial transactions with our global
    customers, and streamlining our contracting process. You will also be responsible for
    handling other legal matters as time permits, and working with the Legal team from our
    Berkeley headquarters. This role will report directly to our SVP of Legal.
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  • Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

    Finance, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    Rigetti Computing is solving humanity's most pressing problems by building the world's most powerful computers! We are seeking a talented FP&A Manager who will report directly to our VP of Finance and take responsibility for the development of all our financial and business plans. For this position, you will partner very closely with various business leaders across the company to driving analyses to solve our business and strategic challenges.
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  • Junior Quantum Engineer - Fabrication Intern

    Fabrication Intern, Intern in Fremont, 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 gain 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 four JQE tracks appropriate for candidates' interests and experience: Physics, Hardware, Software, and Fabrication. Candidates in the JQE Fabrication track typically come from Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, or EE backgrounds. Fabrication JQEs work at the intersection of Fabrication, Design, and Quantum Engineering to characterize and refine the fabrication processes and design parameters that determine the performance of the chips produced in our quantum integrated circuit foundry.
     
    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 as these are our preferred start and end dates:
    Start Date: June 15, 2020
    End Date: Aug 14, 2020
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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 gain 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 four JQE tracks appropriate for candidates' interests and experience: Physics, Hardware, Software and Fabrication. 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.

    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 as these are our preferred start and end dates:
    Start Date: June 15, 2020
    End Date: Aug 14, 2020
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  • Junior Quantum Engineer - Quantum Engineering 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 gain 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 four JQE tracks appropriate for candidates' interests and experience: Physics, Hardware, Software and Fabrication. 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.

    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 as these are our preferred start and end dates:
    Start Date: June 15, 2020
    End Date: Aug 14, 2020
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  • Packaging Engineer

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    As Packaging Engineer, you will be in charge of sustaining activities in backend packaging and assembly process toward building quantum integrated circuits. You will spend your time immersed in the hands-on fabrication of these devices. You will work in a fast-paced environment with a wide range of engineers and scientists in process, integration, design and quantum engineering.

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  • Process Technician

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    As a Process Technician at Rigetti computing, you will build novel quantum chips developed in our Fab-1 facility. You will work on the Production Operations team fabricating devices with validated processes, and also provide metrology, and data gathering support for engineers in the Fab.
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  • Purchasing Quality Engineer

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

    The Purchasing Quality Engineer will support all activities related to quality, materials ordering, inventory, logistics and data management. You will join a collaborative team of four and will report directly to the Supply Chain Manager. We value candidates who are enthusiastic about quantum computing, eager to learn, and upholds an efficient and diligent work ethic. You must have experience working with electronic components, metals, and PCB's.
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  • QE 1 - Hardware

    Quantum Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    Our entry-level Quantum Engineer (QE) 1 position offers a unique path to the frontier of quantum computing. As a quantum engineer, your mission will be to accelerate the development of our quantum hardware -- the superconducting circuits and control systems at the heart of our technology. You'll work alongside senior engineers in this pursuit, joining your creativity, problem solving, and eagerness to learn with the team at Rigetti.

    There are four QE 1 tracks appropriate for candidates' interests and experience: Physics, Hardware, Fabrication and Software. Candidates in the QE 1 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.
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  • QE 1 - Physics

    Quantum Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    Our entry-level Quantum Engineer (QE) 1 position offers a unique path to the frontier of quantum computing. As a quantum engineer, your mission will be to accelerate the development of our quantum hardware -- the superconducting circuits and control systems at the heart of our technology. You'll work alongside senior engineers in this pursuit, joining your creativity, problem solving, and eagerness to learn with the team at Rigetti.

    There are four QE 1 tracks appropriate for candidates' interests and experience: Physics, Hardware, Fabrication and Software. Candidates in the QE 1 Physics track typically come from Physics, EE, and/or Math backgrounds. Physics QE 1s primarily work in one of the following areas:
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  • QE 1 - Software

    Quantum Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    Our entry-level Quantum Engineer (QE) 1 position offers a unique path to the frontier of quantum computing. As a quantum engineer, your mission will be to accelerate the development of our quantum hardware -- the superconducting circuits and control systems at the heart of our technology. You'll work alongside senior engineers in this pursuit, joining your creativity, problem solving, and eagerness to learn with the team at Rigetti.

    In the Software specialization of QE 1, you'll use your skills in scalable software development to boost our rate of learning about quantum hardware. At Rigetti, measuring the properties of quantum electrical circuits is an everyday activity. Your job will be to help ensure we derive as much useful information as possible from these measurements while reducing the amount of human effort required to do so. You'll be asked to collaborate with physicists and software engineers, to develop and maintain:

    - Algorithms for the efficient characterization of quantum devices
    - Signal processing libraries that perform with exceptional reliability
    - Advanced quantum benchmarking procedures
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  • Senior Accountant

    Finance, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    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. Duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.
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  • Senior Electrical Engineer

    Hardware Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As a Senior Electrical Engineer on the Rigetti Control Systems team, you will design, develop, and deploy hardware to generate microwave pulses that control and readout the qubits in our quantum computing system. This involves board design (schematic and layout), which includes digital, analog and RF components. Testing is another major thrust including verification using scopes, spectrum analyzers, VNAs, as well as testing on the qubits themselves. As part of this process you’ll work closely with other engineers on the team and with many different teams with different backgrounds. This includes embedded software engineers, mechanical engineers and physicists to help define requirements, build tools and test the system. A key aspect of this position is working with the physics teams to design the hardware to meet requirements set by the physics of our quantum processors. This will require an ability to collaborate, communicate effectively (both written and oral), and to understand problems at a system level and be willing to trade off where necessary.
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  • Senior Full-Stack 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.
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  • Senior Quantum Engineer

    Quantum Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As a Senior Quantum Engineer you will contribute to systematic improvements throughout Rigetti Computing’s full stack quantum computing architecture. You will design and carry out experiments in order to create concrete functionality, outline hardware requirements for the engineering organization, and integrate novel capabilities into our quantum systems. You will elevate physics breakthroughs into stable technology, working closely with a uniquely diverse team of engineers.
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  • Senior Quantum Test Engineer

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    As a Senior Quantum Test Engineer on our Fabrication team, you will contribute to the characterization and qualification of our quantum devices. You will work towards improving the performance and manufacturability of our superconducting quantum devices, and will be responsible for conducting cryogenic measurements of these devices for providing feedback to both fabrication and QPU engineering teams. This role will also involve contributing to the improvement of our characterization procedures, and is a bridge between R&D and manufacturing of Rigetti's quantum devices.
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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.
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  • Technical Program Manager

    Engineering Strategy, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    The Technical Program Manager is responsible for synchronizing dozens of technical projects to deliver the world’s most powerful computers to key customers. This person will work cross-functionally across the computing stack to integrate our customers’ strategic interests into inspiring work priorities, milestones, and goals.
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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 2020 internship applications are now open.

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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!"