Quantum Software Engineering Internship

Date:  Nov 5, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  Washington
City:  Everett
Job Type:  Intern
Job ID:  48079

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.


Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are “Great Place to Work” Certified.  We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls. Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. 


At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/development. This is Keysight – People and Culture - YouTube

Job Description


In this internship, you will be part of the Keysight Quantum EDA team within the PathWave Software Solutions Division (PSS), where we design and develop software for RF design, test, and measurement. As an intern, you will be a key member of an R&D team responsible for the development of solutions that enable the emerging quantum technology market with streamlined microwave circuits, electromagnetics, and system-level design tools tailored to the needs of quantum hardware engineers. Within the Agile development team, your responsibility will include a variety of software development tasks. The ideal intern is one who takes a proactive approach to issues, then "rolls up their sleeves" to solve problems. This internship is based in Everett, WA near Seattle. Also open to remote work assignments.

You will be expected to: 

  • Create compelling examples of quantum circuits, resonators, cavities, and systems based on superconducting qubits, then extend the workflow in ADS circuit sim and RFPro/EMPro EM tools to include this technology. 
  • Design, implement, and test quantum EDA software.
  • Document all work with high quality.

Job Qualifications



Required Skills: 


  • A current Masters student, or a student working towards a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent discipline
  • Experience in modeling electromagnetic structures (EMPro, HFSS, CST, or COMSOL) and microwave circuits (ADS, Momentum, or Sonnet)
  • Experience in quantum engineering and design
  • Experience in Python programming
  • Ability to work in a multi-site, multi-cultural team environment
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies

Desired Skills:


  • Experience in C++
  • Basic understanding of the electronic design and test products and markets
  • Good understanding of software development practices and software architecture
  • Able to follow the Agile software development process

Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:


Duration (Temp Positions Only):

< 6 months


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Americas : United States : Washington : Everett

Job ID : 48079 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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