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Manufacturing Engineer - Quantum Cores



Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Infleqtion delivers high-value quantum information precisely where it is needed. By operating at the Edge, our software-configured, quantum-enabled products deliver unmatched levels of precision and power, generating streams of high-value information for commercial organizations, the United States, and allied governments. With 16 years of ColdQuanta's pioneering quantum research as our foundation, our hardware products and AI-powered solutions address critical market needs in PNT, global communication security and efficiency, resilient energy distribution, and accelerated quantum computing. We currently have offices in Austin, TX; Boulder, CO; Chicago, IL; Louisville, CO; Madison, WI; Melbourne, AU; and Oxford, UK. Learn how Infleqtion is revolutionizing how we communicate, navigate, and discover at We are recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer - Quantum Cores.


This position is a full-time, office-based position which will be located in our Boulder, Colorado office.

Position Summary

Infleqtion is seeking an exceptional and experienced Manufacturing Engineer responsible for maintaining the design and customizing Quantum Components as well as the generation and implementation of documents and specifications to be used by manufacturing to meet customer needs. This position reports to the Director of Manufacturing and Quality.

Job Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities outlined below include essential functions of the role. Depending on business needs, this role may perform a combination of some or all of the following duties. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain and improve the product and process design for Quantum Components
  • Create and maintain comprehensive product documentation, including design specifications, engineering drawings, test reports, and technical manuals
  • Collaborate with product managers and designers to design and introduce new products using the Product Lifecycle Management (PLC) system
  • Collaborate with Product Management to coordinate the technical customization of offered products
  • Conduct and/or coordinate failure analysis to identify root causes of product failures and work towards effective resolutions to enhance product reliability
  • Customer technical point of contact addressing product-related inquiries, issues, issues and concerns
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing, ensuring smooth product design transitions into the manufacturing process
  • Monitor product performance and implement design modifications and process enhancements to enhance product quality, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, or similar technical field
  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience as a Manufacturing or Product Engineer, demonstrating expertise in failure analysis, product design, and customer support
  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, AutoCAD) and other engineering tools
  • Professional level and working knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, and design for manufacturing (DFM) principles
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively share information with technical and non-technical staff
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new and complex topics quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with all levels of an organization; Professional-level communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work comfortably in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, team-oriented, and matrixed environment
  • Desire and demonstrated ability to thrive and produce results in a fluid, dynamic, and fast-paced environment
  • Organized and self-directed; Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Resourceful problem-solver who collaboratively identifies effective paths forward with demonstrated expertise in executing productization efforts
  • Passion for solving complex problems and challenges in a highly technical and scientific environment
  • Ability to travel domestically and (potentially) internationally up to 10%
  • This role requires that you do not require sponsorship or a work visa transfer

This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). 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.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, or a related field
  • Experience with Altium and COMSOL software preferred
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks and SolidWorks PDM
  • Experience with Opto-Mechanical assembly processes preferred


The targeted base salary for this role is $100,000 to $130,000 on an annualized basis plus commissions.

In addition to your base compensation, we offer a generous Total Rewards program which includes:

  • 100% company paid Employee coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short/Long Term Disability insurance programs
  • Employer funded Health Savings Account
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) safe harbor contribution
  • Company paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Savings Account
  • Paid FMLA Leave
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Employer Assistance Program
  • Student Loan Repayment

Equal Opportunity

Here you have freedom to embrace your whole self: who you love, your gender identity and expression, skin color, age, appearance, disability, neurodiversity, DNA, military/veteran status, citizenship, and other factors that make up who you are. Your uniqueness is valued, welcomed, and appreciated here. We are dedicated to providing a positive workplace and base all employment decisions on your qualifications, performance, merits, as well as business needs. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information

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