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.

  • Business Operations Associate

    Engineering Strategy, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    The Business Operations Associate drives for transformative results by supporting alignment and delivery of technical, business, and customer objectives. This role makes people’s lives easier by designing and managing simple, agile frameworks that span business development, contract delivery, and customer success. The Business Operations Associate is part of the Engineering Strategy team and works closely with the company’s executive, business, and technical leaders to make Rigetti’s technical innovations accessible to the world.
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  • Corporate Counsel

    Business Ops, 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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  • Creative Designer

    Go to Market, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    Rigetti is looking for a talented creative designer to help strengthen and grow our visual brand identity through all marketing communications. You’ll be responsible for producing compelling creative solutions across various touch points including print and web materials, event branding, publication design, presentations, sales collateral, and internal projects. As a key member of the Communications and Marketing team, you will collaborate closely with the product, sales, and engineering organizations to ensure alignment with brand guidelines and design best practices. The successful candidate will have experience translating complex technical topics into impactful and effective visuals.
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  • Equipment Maintenance Technician

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    As an Equipment Maintenance Technician at Rigetti computing, you will support the wafer fabrication of quantum chips developed in our Fab-1 facility. You will work on the Production Operations & Process Engineering teams in fabricating devices. You will also provide metrology, and data gathering support for engineers in the fab when issues occur.

    Please note that in this role, you will work a compressed workweek shift. Our current shift hours are 7 am - 7 pm, and the switch days are Wednesday.
     


     


     


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  • Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

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

    We are seeking a world-class Manager of FP&A who will be responsible for all areas of FP&A, including
    development of financial and business plans, partnering with business leaders across the company and
    driving analyses for business and strategic issues. In this role, you will report to the VP Finance.
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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 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.

    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 - 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 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 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.

    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 - 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 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 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.

    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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  • Mechanical Engineer, Packaging

    Engineering Operations, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As a Mechanical Engineer, focusing on packaging, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working to design, fabricate and test 3D packaging solutions for quantum integrated circuits. You will primarily work to realize CAD models and assemblies for packaging of quantum integrated circuits.

    This will involve an ability to construct CAD models using Solidworks, as well as performing tolerance analysis in complicated assemblies. Knowledge of thermal and mechanical effects in semiconductor applications will be needed and exposure to those concepts in cryogenic environments is a plus.

    This work will take place in a broad team of physicists, electrical engineers and process engineers to build functioning prototypes that satisfy a diverse set of requirements. A demonstrated ability to work on multi-physics problems is required, along with experience and/or exposure to RF engineering and micro/nano-fabrication concepts. Good written and oral communication skills are needed, not only to work successfully within the team but to work effectively with 3rd party vendors. Previous experience with packaging semiconductor IC’s will be beneficial in helping to come up with the next generation of packaging for quantum integrated circuits
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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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  • Packaging Technician

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    As Packaging Technician, you will be in charge of sustaining activities in backend packaging 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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  • Quality Engineer

    Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CA

    Responsible for quality improvement activities related to manufacturing, suppliers and/or subcontractors of materials, products or services used in manufacturing. Additionally, responsible for investigation of non-conformances, determining root causes and corrective actions, reviewing and approving protocols and final reports and developing product specifications and sampling plans. Collaborates with Fab, hardware engineering, production, product teams and other functions on test method development and inspection-related issues. Employee would be expected to have a work schedule that includes one weekend day.
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  • Quantum IC 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 be actively involved in realizing the chips that are at the core of our technology stack. You will contribute to our quantum hardware simulation tools and use them to model the classical and quantum dynamics of superconducting circuits. You will lay out and design multi-qubit circuits for fabrication and develop next-generation quantum processors.
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  • Senior Accountant

    Finance & Supply Chain, 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. 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 Electrical Engineer

    Engineering Operations, 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.  As a senior engineer, we are also looking for you to bring your previous experiences to deepen our understanding of digital board design, including experience specifying and designing critical circuit components such as power supply rails, clock distribution and high-speed transceivers.
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  • Senior Electronic Technician

    Engineering Operations, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    Rigetti Computing needs a talented Senior Electronic Technician to take prototype designs from engineering, construct prototype circuits and then test, troubleshoot, and verify operation of the prototypes. She/he will assist in all aspects involved in moving from the prototype phase of design to engineering product release to manufacturing. This will include:
          assembling circuits based on requirements provided by senior level engineers
          assembling test fixtures
          managing and maintaining the electronics laboratory
          testing and assembly for new hardware design board reworks as needed 
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  • Senior Quantum Engineer

    Full-Stack 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 Software Architect

    Software Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    As a Senior Software Architect, you will design and build the systems with which all of our customers interface. While advocating software best practices, you will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with world-class engineers and physicists to pioneer the most advanced Quantum Computing Platform in the world.
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  • Sr. Infrastructure Software Engineer

    Infrastructure Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    Rigetti is leading the computing revolution and we are on a mission to build the world’s most powerful computer. You will be the conduit for Rigetti to share our cutting edge technology with the rest of the world.

    As a Sr. Infrastructure Software Engineer, you are responsible for building Rigetti’s core cloud infrastructure. You will own the vital systems that power all aspects of our business and you’ll work cross functionally with world-class engineers and physicists to pioneer the most advanced Quantum Compute Platform in the world. This is a rare opportunity to combine onsite quantum infrastructure with modern cloud technology.
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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 engineer works cross-functionally across the computing stack to integrate our customers’ strategic interests into inspiring work priorities, milestones, and goals.
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  • Technical Writer/Documentation Engineer (contract)

    Go to Market, Full-time in Berkeley, CA

    The Documentation Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining web-based documentation for the Rigetti Quantum Cloud Services platform. With a focus on discoverability, quality, and accuracy, you will create an intuitive and delightful end-user experience while reducing the overhead of customer support cases. The successful candidate will have experience with a suite of modern web publishing and documentation tools and a passion for learning new technologies.
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  • VP, Finance

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

    We are seeking a Vice President of Finance to lead the finance function and provide strategic
    direction for our growing company. In this role, you will report to the COO, and be a trusted partner and
    advisor on the leadership team. The controller and manager of FP&A will report to you.
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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!"