Quantum Hardware Development Engineer – Equipment Engineer (Semiconductor)

Job ID: 1406968 | Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc.


The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Center for Quantum Computing (CQC) in Pasadena, CA, is looking to hire a Semiconductor Equipment Engineer who will aid in AWS’s effort to bring cloud quantum computing services to its worldwide customer base. Responsibilities include interacting with vendors during tool installation and scheduling occasional repairs, performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting the issues. The facility is focused on RD, it includes tooling ranging from ICP-RIE etchers, to various depositions tools, to advanced characterization systems.

Work/Life Balance
At the AWS CQC, we understand that developing quantum computing technology is a marathon, not a sprint. Mental and physical wellness is encouraged within our team and throughout AWS. The work/life integration within Amazon encourages a culture where employees work hard and have ownership over their downtime. We are exploring more structured wellness elements including meditation scheduling, running group meet-ups, and a culture of sharing wellness tips.

Mentorship & Career Growth
We are committed to the growth and development of every member of CQC. The candidate will receive management and mentorship from within the team that is geared toward career growth, and also have the opportunity to participate in Amazon's mentorship programs for engineers and scientists.

Inclusive and Diverse Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.


· Bachelor degree or equivalent in electrical engineering or related field
· 2+ years of relevant experience within an industrial or academic fabrication cleanroom facility
· Experience in maintaining and servicing fabrication tools
· Self-starter with excellent organizational skills
· Good problem solving, analytical, writing and communication skills
· Curiosity and capability to rapidly research and learn new tools, techniques and technical topics


· Experience with quantum physics process technology is a plus

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