Quantum Hardware Development Engineer – Device Fabrication

Job ID: 1140062 | 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 experience in semiconductor process development. The candidate will work in a cleanroom environment to aid in device fabrication and characterization. Responsibilities include developing, improving and sustaining fabrication process steps; analyzing inline metrology and electrical test data; and interacting with project leads to provide feedback that continuously improves the fabrication process. Candidates must have a strong background in engineering principles, and must have basic data analysis, problem solving, and communication skills. Working effectively within a team environment is critical.


· BS in physics, applied physics, material science, electrical engineering or related field
· 2+ years of relevant industry experience
· Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas: MEMS fabrication, electron-beam lithography, photolithography, etch, metal/dielectric thin film deposition, wafer bonding, CMP, vacuum systems, epitaxy, process integration
· Superior problem solving and analytical skills
· Communication and data presentation skills
· Effective working in a team environment


· MS or higher in physics, applied physics, materials science, electrical engineering or related field
· Experience or knowledge in superconducting microwave devices or superconducting qubits is a plus
· Experience with quantum physics and quantum information technology is a plus
· Basic skills in producing and presenting reports for team-wide understanding of data
· Basic programming skills (e.g. Python, C++, MATLAB)
· Experience working closely with other engineers, scientists and technicians who have a wide range of technical skill levels
· Curiosity and capability to rapidly research and learn new techniques and technical topics