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Senior RF Engineer



Other Engineering
Delft, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024
Your mission

Qblox is on the lookout for a Senior RF Engineer to contribute to the development of high-tech control stacks for quantum computers. These control stacks are pivotal in generating the precise analogue signals necessary for the control and readout of quantum bits within quantum computing and networking environments. Operating across frequencies spanning from DC to the microwave regime (up to 18GHz), our signals must exhibit exceptional performance with minimal noise, temperature drift, and interference. As we gear up to scale our systems to thousands of parallel RF channels, your expertise will play a pivotal role in this expansion.

Joining us means becoming part of our dynamic environment, where innovation thrives and every member of our international team makes a direct impact on the product. Collaboration within the team is key, fostering an environment where ideas are shared, creativity flourishes, and solutions are collectively crafted. With the autonomy to explore and innovate, you'll have the freedom to make meaningful contributions and shape the trajectory of our projects. If you're passionate about cutting-edge technology, thrive in a collaborative setting, and you are motivated to make an impact, we invite you to join us.

Key Responsibilities

  • Schematic and PCB design
  • Test plan development, implementation and oversight
  • RF circuit testing and debugging, inclusive of PLL, LNA and mixers
  • Experience with various RF test and measurement equipment
  • Capable of analyzing and processing measurement data
  • RF simulation (linear, non-linear, transient, EM)
  • Experience with Keysight ADS or similar software package
  • Noise simulation and characterisation
  • Frequency planning
Your profile

Experiences which are a plus

  • Having worked with Altium
  • Familiarity with issue tracking systems, specifically Jira
  • Experience with at least one programming language, preferably Python
  • Experience with MCU’s
  • DC, low noise, low drift design

Skill requirements

  • You have a Master or Bachelor degree
  • You have 10+ years’ experience working in a professional R&D environment.
  • Ability to document things in a structured way
  • Ability to review and be reviewed in a structured way
  • Your English is at a full professional proficiency level, both spoken and written.
  • You are a highly motivated team player, have a creative “can do” mentality, have a passion for building relationships, are customer focused, communicate effectively with employees & partners from all parts of the world, are organized, are disciplined and eager to keep learning.
About us
At Qblox, we operate at the frontier of the quantum revolution delivering advanced technologies needed to build Quantum Computers. This field is rapidly growing and will impact society on a global level. With a dedicated team of scientists, engineers and developers we are pushing quantum technology to support experimentalists worldwide with our scalable qubit control and readout equipment. Since 2019, Qblox has grown into a dynamic company employing 90+ innovative, international minds, all dedicated to the company’s mission. We celebrate equality and diversity. We are growing exponentially and welcome talented individuals who share our enthusiasm to make a difference. We’re striving to build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, experiences, and skills. If you are to join us, you can expect:

  • An international, interdisciplinary team of highly-skilled physicists, engineers, designers and scientists with an open working culture
  • A high-curiosity, high-performance and invigorating team dynamic
  • Flexible working hours: hybrid working options and travel allowance for commuting to the office
  • 30 days annual leave and holiday allowance
  • Company-sponsored retreats and Friday lunches
  • A modern, open office
  • Competitive compensation and participation plan
  • Opportunities for international travel for conferences, partnerships and customer visits
* Acquisition in response to our vacancies by recruitment agencies is not appreciated *