The Quantum hardware team is developing a full-stack quantum computer, consisting of a quantum plane, cryogenic control and readout circuitry, classical control processor, runtime software and quantum language compiler. We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to help the development of this next-generation computing system. The ideal candidate will possess a MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, and 3+ years of relevant job experience. We are seeking individuals capable of driving all aspects of product design and development, including development of specification documents, verification and validation plans, part and vendor selection, prototype and engineering development, laboratory test and product deployment. Candidates will be comfortable operating in a fast moving, interdisciplinary, flat organization pushing the limits of physics and engineering. Candidates must handle rapid change and ambiguity.
• Analysis, modeling and design of cryogenic cooling systems based on helium and nitrogen, including sizing piping in single and dual phase flow systems • Thermal analysis on heat rejection systems through conduction, convection and radiation at atmospheric pressures and vacuum • Complex machining and weldments, test design and setup, stress analysis in ANSYS • Generates make versus buy decisions, responsible of material selection and RFQs, drives component specs, and works with suppliers • Generates and releases documentation like detailed design files, simulation files, drawings, acceptance and
Candidate will possess excellent written and interpersonal communication, negotiation, and organization skills that show leadership by example and demonstrates consistent exercise of independent judgment, support for different points of view and respectful treatment of differences, communications tailored to the needs of the team, personal accountability, and the pursuit of continuous improvement. MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, and 3+ years of relevant job experience. Experience with most of the following: • Fluid mechanics: Sizing piping in single and 2 phase flow systems • Thermodynamics/Heat