We are scientists,
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.
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.
See our current positions and apply here.
Mechanical Engineer, Packaging
Engineering Operations, Full-time in Berkeley, CARead MoreAs 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
Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CARead MoreAs 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.
Fabrication, Full-time in Fremont, CARead MoreAs 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.
Quantum IC Designer
Fabrication, Full-time in Berkeley, CARead MoreAs 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.
Finance & Supply Chain, Full-time in Berkeley, CARead MoreWe 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.
Senior Electrical Engineer
Engineering Operations, Full-time in Berkeley, CARead MoreAs 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.
Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer
Software Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CARead MoreAs 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.
Senior HR Generalist
People Ops, Full-time in Berkeley, CARead MoreAs the Senior HR Generalist at Rigetti, you will help build an optimal workplace for growth and innovation. You will work with every team, at every level of the company — both operational and technical — to design, implement, and measure policies and programs for the development of our people, driving company-wide success.
Senior Quantum Engineer
Full-Stack Quantum Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CARead MoreAs 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.
Senior Software Architect
Software Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CARead MoreAs 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.
Sr. Infrastructure Software Engineer
Infrastructure Engineering, Full-time in Berkeley, CARead MoreRigetti 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.
Technical Writer/Documentation Engineer (contract)
Go to Market, Full-time in Berkeley, CARead MoreThe 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.
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.
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for our employees and their families. We cover 98% and 95% of employees' and dependents' premiums respectively.
Every full time employee at Rigetti receives an option grant in the company, giving everyone an opportunity to share in our long term success
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.
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.
What people have said about the JQE program.
"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."
"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."
"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!"