Control Electronic and Embedded Systems Engineer
Posted on 2/7/2024
INACTIVE
Infleqtion

201-500 employees

Quantum-enabled edge computing devices
Company Overview
Infleqtion stands out in the quantum technology landscape by focusing on versatile, software-configured quantum-enabled products for edge computing, a niche that complements the broader industry's emphasis on large-scale quantum computers. With a heritage rooted in ColdQuanta's 16 years of quantum research and the distinction of having their technology operational on the International Space Station, Infleqtion's approach to scalable, portable quantum devices enables broader commercial application and integration. This strategic positioning allows the company to offer unique quantum solutions that maintain data and network integrity across various platforms, setting a new standard for quantum technology deployment and accessibility.
Hardware

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$213.6M

Founded

2007

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

17%
Locations
Oxford, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Rust
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
FPGA
Linux/Unix
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience in engineering, computer science or related field
  • Proficient with Python and compiled languages, such as Rust or C
  • Experience with hardware product development, new product introduction, and Product Life Cycle processes, preferably with mid to high volume commercial products
  • Experience with electrical test, verification, and validation of products and subsystems
  • Experience with software implementation and delivery
  • Proficient with circuit design software (e.g., Altium)
  • Understanding of standardised bus systems and protocols, such as SCPI, SPI, I2C
  • Experience of developing reliable, high performance, and documented software using standard software engineering disciplines: testing, error-handling, readability, documentation, general code health
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to breakdown complex multicomponent systems and into manageable subsystems
  • Proficient working in both Linux and Windows environments
  • Keen to work on cutting edge products where the software you produce is time and mission critical
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team
Responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to coordinate the productisation of atom-based quantum technologies, such as atomic clocks and inertial sensing systems
  • Develop electronics and microsystems solutions required to control atomic clock subsystems, including laser and frequency comb drivers, amplifiers, various types of photodetectors (such as photomultipliers and photodiodes), thermal sensors, heaters, and coolers, and RF upconversion/downcoversion
  • Design, develop, and program circuits that enable I/O control between subsystems and enable power distribution to across subsystems
  • Measure and resolve sources of noise
  • Select and/or develop and implement control algorithms in firmware as necessary
  • Program firmware as necessary
  • Development of BOMs, supplier qualification, and materials sourcing
  • Product development using the Infleqtion Product Lifecycle
  • Create, document, and maintain control electronics design and architecture
  • Develop software to interface with microcontroller- and FPGA-based peripherals in Python or C
  • Prototype, test, and validate software and hardware stack using precision test and measurement equipment
  • Conduct critical design reviews based upon targeted product specifications
  • Manage technical priorities, deadlines, and deliverables
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with opto-mechanical, electro-optic, atomic and/or quantum technology systems