Manager, Electronics Engineering

Burnaby, BC
Research & Development – Hardware Engineering /
Full-Time, Permanent /
About us: 
D-Wave is the leader in the development and delivery of quantum computing systems, software, and services and is the world’s first commercial supplier of quantum computers. Our mission is to unlock the power of quantum computing by delivering customer value with practical quantum applications for problems as diverse as logistics, artificial intelligence, materials sciences, drug discovery, cybersecurity, fault detection, and financial modeling.  

D-Wave’s systems and quantum cloud services are being used by some of the world’s most advanced organizations, including Volkswagen, DENSO, Lockheed, and Los Alamos National Laboratory. We have also appeared in Time Magazine, MIT Technology Review, Forbes, INC Magazine and Wired.   

As of August 8, 2022, our organization is a publicly traded quantum computing company, trading on the NYSE as ($QBTS). 

About the role: 
We have a new opportunity for a Manager, Electronics Engineering! In this role, you will lead a team of electrical engineers and designers developing D-Wave’s electronics capabilities to interface with quantum processing units and control high reliability cryogenic systems. This team supports existing products and contributes to next generation products design high speed digital and low noise analog quantum processor interface electronics, cryogenic filters and transmission lines, and high reliability cryogenic control systems. 

What you'll do:

    • Leading the electrical engineering team 
    • Facilitating design and research goals for the engineering team consistent with D-Wave’s overall development roadmap 
    • Planning and facilitating career development for team members 
    • Budgeting electrical development activity 
    • Directly contribute to some electrical engineering design projects 
    • Interfacing with other teams in the organization to develop electrical specifications and goals for multidisciplinary projects 
    • Developing & modifying design and documentation best practices 
    • Interfacing with the operations and service teams coordinating electrical maintenance and upgrades to quantum computing systems 
    • This is not an exhaustive list; we want the candidates to have a rough picture of what the role entails. 

What you’ll bring:

    • Leadership skills with 3 or more years of experience leading a team of engineers  
    • Undergraduate or graduate degree in electrical engineering or engineering physics 
    • High speed digital field programmable gate array experience would be an asset 
    • Low-noise, high frequency analog and mixed signal electronics design experience would be an asset 
    • Microwave design experience would be an asset 
    • High reliability industrial controls design experience would be an asset 
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills  
    • Excellent critical thinking, analysis and problem-solving skills 
    • Strong organizational and decision-making skills 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment that is focused on priorities and end results 
    • Self-motivated, proactive, flexible and passionate about learning 
    • Creative, can work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team, on a wide variety of problems  
    • Professional registration or eligible to obtain professional registration with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia 
$137,500 - $206,000 a year
The Canadian national average salary range for this role is $137,500 to $206,000. The disclosed range reflects the average base salary minimum and maximum target for new hires in the position in Canada. The respective salary range for the successful candidate will be adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. Actual compensation within the range is based on factors including but not limited to relevant education, skills, licenses, training and certification, experience, as well as business needs. 

In addition to base salary, this role is also eligible to participate in our Annual Incentive Plan (Bonus plan), equity grants and programs, PTO, and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, STD, LTD, and Travel Insurance.
No 3rd party candidates will be accepted.
It is D-Wave's policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/provincial, local law.