Quantum Hardware Engineer

Job ID: 1055298 | Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc.


The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Center for Quantum Computing in Pasadena, CA, is looking to hire a Hardware Development Engineer with general expertise in the design, construction, and testing of complex experimental apparatus. Candidates must have a strong background in the mechanical design of precision measurement apparatus operating within a cryogenic environment, and must have superior data analysis, problem solving, communication, and management skills. Working effectively within a team environment is critical.


· MS in mechanical engineering, physics, applied physics, or electrical engineering
· 3+ years of relevant academic or industry experience in an engineering effort
· Expertise in mechanical and thermal design
· Expertise with numerical design tools such as COMSOL
· Expertise with CAD tools such as AutoCAD and SolidWorks
· Superior organization skills
· Superior problem solving and analytical skills
· Superior communication and data presentation skills
· Effective working in a team environment


· Experience managing a cross-disciplinary engineering effort
· Experience working closely with scientists and technicians of a variety of levels
· Knowledge of physics and a curiosity/capability to learn new topics