Sr. Digital Designer

Berkeley, CA
Hardware Engineering

As a Senior Digital Design Engineer within the Rigetti Control Systems team, you will develop the electronics that control and read the qubits in our quantum processor ICs.  This involves designing digital hardware employing FPGAs and high speed data converters with rigorous signal fidelity requirements. In this role, you will draw upon your extensive background and interdisciplinary experience to rapidly deploy cutting-edge digital solutions within our quantum computers.

About You

    • PhD or MS in Electrical Engineering with 10+ years of relevant job experience
    • Proficient in the use of high speed data converters and low noise circuit design
    • Strong working knowledge of RF microwave circuits including IF downconversion, IF upconversion, and PLLs
    • Expert at DSP and DDS
    • Expert in Verilog/VHDL and the Vivado tool chain
    • Experience designing and implementing high-speed LVDS and JESD-204b busses and cores
    • Experience supporting requirements development and analysis for high-speed and low-noise signal generation
    • Proven hands-on approach to circuit prototyping and debugging
    • Track-record of full life-cycle, successful, product development and implementation
    • Extraordinary technical communication and documentation skills

Desired Qualifications

    • Proficiency in C/C++ and Python
    • Experience working with and training technicians

Rigetti Computing is developing cloud-deployed quantum computers to solve humanity's most pressing and valuable problems. We are a highly diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers working at the cutting edge of technology in a mission-driven entrepreneurial environment. We believe that bringing together teams from various cultures, educational backgrounds, and technical disciplines helps them to see things from more points of view and to make great products that change the world for the better.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.