Full-Time

Quantum Device Theorist

Rigetti

Rigetti

51-200 employees

Full-stack quantum computing systems

Hardware
AI & Machine Learning

Mid

Oakland, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
Requirements
  • PhD in Physics or similar applied scientific field
  • Experience in quantum benchmarking protocols
  • Expertise in simulating open quantum systems
  • Academic or industrial experience in gate-based quantum computing or superconducting circuits
  • Demonstrated capabilities with Python in a scientific context
  • Ability to thrive in a strongly collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Modeling of entangling gates on superconducting quantum processors
  • Development of pulse-level simulations of QPU dynamics
  • Implementation of optimal control techniques to improve quantum gates performance for various gate implementations
  • Develop tools that capture experimental measurement results and predict anomalies
  • Detailed modeling of error budget for NISQ algorithms and Quantum Error Correction
  • Development of benchmarks for large-scale quantum processors
  • Collaboration across diverse teams of expert engineers (fab, design, electronics, software, etc.)

Rigetti’s mission is to build the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most important and pressing problems. The company builds quantum computers as well as the superconducting quantum processors that power the machines. Rigetti provides a Quantum Cloud Services platform that lets their machines be integrated into any public, private, or hybrid cloud.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$451.3M

Headquarters

Berkeley, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-3%

2 year growth

-11%

Benefits

401k

Equity grant

Medical, dental & vision

Performance-based bonuses

Flexible PTO

Fitness reimbursement

Parental leave

FSA & commuter benefits

EAP

Flexible work schedule