Microsoft Corporation M

Ultra-high vacuum Hardware Engineer Quantum Team (BB-5E46E)

Found in: Searcheuropeanjobs

Microsoft Quantum has assembled a talented and diverse international team to create the world’s first scalable quantum computing system. Our full-stack approach involves exciting innovation from the physics at the quantum plane to providing global quantum services. The Microsoft Quantum program strives to fundamentally change the world of computing to help solve humankind’s currently unsolvable problems. We are on the cusp of an accelerated effort in quantum computing. This position offers an opportunity to have a meaningful influence on a revolutionary technology. The research effort includes a diverse staff of theoretical and experimental physicists, hardware designers and software engineers around the world.


The candidate will work with design and maintenance of hardware for UHV systems such as molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). An in-depth knowledge of ultra-high vacuum design principles including choice of UHV compatible materials and manufacturing methods is required and expertise in crystal growth techniques will be considered favorably.

Responsibilities include design and implementation of in-situ tools for synthesis of quantum devices under UHV conditions. Operation, maintenance and upgrades of multi-chamber MBE systems is also an essential aspect of the position.


A successful candidate must have:

+ M.S. in physics or an engineering discipline

+ 3+ years’ engineering experience

+ An in-depth understanding of mechanical design principles

+ An in-depth understanding andhands-on experience withultra-high vacuum systems

+ Proficiency in CAD and solid modeling(preferablyusingSolidWorks)

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills

+ Strong attention to detail and good organizational skills

+ Strong desire to work in a collaborative international team - periodic travel to other Microsoft Quantum laboratory sites will be required

Preference will be given to candidates with the following additional qualifications:

+ Ph.D. in Physics, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering

+ First-hand experience withupgrades andmaintenance ofmolecular beam epitaxy systems

+ An in-depth understanding of tool fabrication and material behavior under extreme conditions

Required Skills

+ Self-drivenandresults-oriented

+ Excellentteamwork,communication,andproblem-solvingskills

+ Highly organized

+ Interested in solving technical problems that require collaborationwithdifferently skilled technicians/engineers

+ Efficient, timely, and precise

+ Proficient with Microsoft Excel and competent with other Microsoft Office products

+ Fluent in written & oral English

The ideal candidate additionally has:

+ Programming experience in data analysis, preferably usingPython

+ An in-depth understanding of tool fabrication and material behavior under extreme conditions

+ Experience with thermal and structural analysis modeling (preferably using COMSOL)

+ PLC Programming experience




Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form ( .

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

calendar_today3 days ago

Similar jobs


location_onCopenhagen, Denmark

work Microsoft Corporation

I expressly authorise the Terms and Conditions