Sr. Infrastructure Software Engineer

Berkeley, CA
Software Engineering – Infrastructure Engineering
Rigetti is leading the computing revolution and we are on a mission to build the world’s most powerful computer. You will be the conduit for Rigetti to share our cutting edge technology with the rest of the world.

As a Sr. Infrastructure Software Engineer, you are responsible for building Rigetti’s core cloud infrastructure. You will own the vital systems that power all aspects of our business and you’ll work cross functionally with world-class engineers and physicists to pioneer the most advanced Quantum Compute Platform in the world. This is a rare opportunity to combine onsite quantum infrastructure with modern cloud technology.

Key Responsibility

    • Build the backend software infrastructure of our quantum cloud

About You

    • You’re a software generalist excited about solving deep technical challenges related to building one of the world’s first ever quantum cloud computing platform
    • Passionate about building a healthy infrastructure organization
    • 5+ years of experience working in Linux production environment
    • Domain expertise in AWS or GCP
    • Experience with configuration automation (Chef, Ansible, Puppet, or Salt)
    • Proficient programming skills using Python, Ruby, or Java
    • Understanding of systems and networking

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working in public/hybrid Cloud platforms
    • Experience with containerization frameworks
    • Experience or exposure to frontend development

Our Stack

    • Python (Flask and Ascynio), Postgres, AWS, Docker, Openstack
About Rigetti
Rigetti Computing is on a mission to build the world’s most powerful computers. Based in Berkeley and Fremont, CA, we are scientists, engineers, builders, and visionaries who believe quantum computing is going to significantly affect health care, how we treat disease, how we generate energy, and how we feed humanity. We design and fabricate quantum circuits and deploy them as quantum computers available online. Our engineers build the full stack of technologies that are integrated into these machines, including cryogenic hardware and microwave circuitry, advanced analog and digital control modules, and a software stack that provides the world’s most advanced SDK and runtime environment for quantum computers. Our quantum computer is available through Our product, Quantum Cloud Services, which is the world’s first full-stack programming and execution environment for quantum/classical computing. We were founded by Chad Rigetti in 2013, and today employ over 170 people.

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Export Licensing Compliance
This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export control laws and regulations without sponsorship for an export license. In order to ensure compliance, Rigetti must determine U.S. citizenship or U.S. visa/immigration status of all prospective applicants for this position.

Any citizenship information provided will be reviewed solely for export control compliance purposes.  Only applicants authorized to receive export-controlled items, software, technology, and information will be considered for this position.  Citizenship information will be handled in accordance with Rigetti’s policies prohibiting discrimination based upon classifications protected by federal, state, or local law.

Rigetti is committed to full compliance with applicable anti-discrimination laws. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We strive to create an inclusive work environment and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.