Senior Engineer



201-500 employees

General-purpose quantum processor manufacturer


$123,191 - $161,289


Hyattsville, MD, USA

  • 5+ years of experience in high-tech, engineering driven, manufacturing environment of complex electro-optical systems, subsystems and components
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or Science
  • Experience with electro-optical packaging including solder bonding, epoxy dispensing and electrical feedthroughs
  • General knowledge of complex optical, electrical or mechanical products and systems
  • Experience/success in interacting with suppliers directly
  • Experience in implementation, use or configuration of PLM systems
  • Experience in implementation, use or configuration of ERP/MRP/MES systems
  • Collaboration with cross-functional development teams including production, engineering, research and development
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and continuously improve mechanical and optical assembly process in support of ion trap package manufacturing
  • Responsible for mechanical assembly, optical assembly & alignment, tooling and material handling methods
  • Create work instructions (SOPs), EH&S guidelines, maintenance SOPs for area of responsibility, incoming quality control and process verification methods
  • Initiate / support / implement continuous process improvement, process failure mode and effects analysis (PFMEA), RCCA, statistical process controls and key measurables
  • Partner with Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Production Engineering to identify areas of improvement for components, updating drawings to eliminate supplier escapes, identify opportunities for value engineering, support vendor qualifications and MRB processes
  • Partner with Facilities and Lab management on specification, implementation and bring-up of production infrastructure
  • Initiate and implement LEAN manufacturing and Cost Reduction activities
  • Establish processes and procedures in compliance with our QMS, consistent with in industry standards (eg TL9k)
  • Drive end to end yield improvements and touch time reduction
  • Drive root cause analysis and corrective action on production failures
  • Troubleshoot and correct equipment failures
  • Meet business objectives and key results

IonQ's mission is to build the world’s best quantum computers to solve the world’s most complex problems. The company has a unique trapped-ion approach combines unmatched physical performance, perfect qubit replication, optical network-ability, and highly-optimized algorithms to create a quantum computer that is as scalable as it is powerful, and that will support a broad array of applications across a variety of industries.

Company Stage


Total Funding



College Park, Maryland



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Biweekly catered lunches

Parental leave

Health, vision, & dental insurance

Flexible time off

401(k) with 5% match

University facilities

Commuter benefits