Senior Software Engineer



  • We are seeking an embedded software engineer to assist in the implementation of the control systems for our quantum computers
  • This position will report to the Control Systems Manager
  • Develop and test firmware and software for high-speed arbitrary waveform generation, image processing, scientific instrument control, and digital feedback loops
  • Implement embedded device driver APIs, Linux kernel modules, and orchestration functions in Rust, Python, and C/C++
  • Integrate and test control system hardware and software. Write test procedures, unit tests and assist with system level testing and debug


  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Experimental Physics, or a related field
  • At least 3 years of relevant postgraduate professional experience. Experienced candidates welcome. New/recent graduates will not be considered
  • Temperamentally suited to work at a fast-growing, early-stage startup: self-motivated, humble, driven, collaborative, and with a high tolerance for ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Proficiency with Rust, Python, and C/C++
  • Expertise in embedded Linux and bare metal firmware development in C/C++ for ARM microcontrollers and embedded microprocessors
  • Familiarity with Git version control and software development best practices
  • Integration, debug, and test experience with prototype electronics assemblies
  • Willingness to learn atomic, optical, laser physics, and quantum mechanics concepts to put work in context
  • Software-defined radio knowledge, knowledge of Lua, and familiarity with digital interfaces to FPGAs are definite pluses


  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Dependent Care Benefits
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • FSA
  • Flexible Work Environment
  • Catered In-Office Lunches
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