Quantum Hardware Development Engineer - Device Fabrication

2 months agoGlendale, CA


The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Center for Quantum Computing in Pasadena, CA, is looking to hire a Hardware Development Engineer with experience in semiconductor process development and a particular chip bonding, 3D integration, Systems on Chip and Systems in Package who will aid in AWS's effort to bring cloud quantum computing services to its worldwide customer base. Through your work inside and outside of the cleanroom environment in the device fabrication group, you will solve problems related to the fabrication and characterization of novel quantum processors.

Responsibilities include developing, improving and sustaining fabrication and packaging processes; analyzing inline metrology and electrical test data; interacting with project leads to provide feedback that continuously improves the process. Candidates must have a demonstrated background in sound engineering principles, and must have superlative data analysis, problem solving, and communication skills. Successful candidates will have experience in wafer bonding, flip chip bonding, SoC and SiP techniques and tools. Working effectively within a team environment is critical.

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• BS in physics, applied physics, material science, electrical engineering or related field
• 2+ years of relevant industry experience (or equivalent lab experience in an MS or PhD program)
• Expertise in one or more of the following lithography processes and tools: Flip chip bonding tools, wafer bonding tools, SoC and SiP techniques.
• Good working knowledge in two or more of the following device fabrication areas: MEMS, photo lithography, ebeam lithography, metal/dielectric/silicon etching, metal/dielectric thin film deposition, epitaxy, CMP, process integration, and electron/ion/x-ray/scanning probe characterization tools
• Great problem solving and analytical skills
• Communication and data presentation skills
• Effective working in a team environment with other engineers, scientists and technicians who have a wide range of technical skill levels


• MS or higher in physics, applied physics, materials science, electrical engineering or related field
• Basic programming skills (e.g. Python, Julia, MATLAB)
• Experience or knowledge in superconducting microwave devices or superconducting qubits is a plus

• Experience with quantum physics and quantum information technology is a plus

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