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Microelectronics Packaging Engineer (On-site)



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

About Xanadu:

Xanadu’s mission is to build quantum computers that are useful and available to people everywhere.

At Xanadu, we are learners, innovators, researchers, collaborators and problem solvers. We are creating something that has never been built before. Few people in their life will be able to be a part of something like this, where if we are successful, the technologies we develop will solve some of the world’s most challenging problems, and literally change the world. And that is something to be excited about!

Your Role and Responsibilities:

As part of the Hardware Team in Toronto, you will take your hands-on experience in delivering high-performance electronic chip packaging solutions, and apply it to Xanadu’s cryogenic photon number resolving detector development. In the role of microelectronics packaging technician, you will be responsible for mounting and integrating the electronic components of our superconducting detectors and their readout systems. This will include a mix of electronic, mechanical, and optical component assembly with diagnostics and metrology on the assembled components. You will be involved in developing cutting-edge packaging techniques in the context of large-scale arrays cryogenic superconducting photon detectors.

The position is expected to be filled immediately.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • BSc, BEng or higher in Electrical Engineering or related relevant field
  • 2+ years experience working in an microelectronic packaging and modules
  • Extensive experience with a variety of wire bonding tools and applications
  • Experience in failure analysis techniques
  • Experience in flip chip electronic die bonding
  • Experienced in mechanical design and basic CAD tools such as Solidworks and fusion 360
  • Experienced in soldering printed circuit board components
  • Mechanical or product assembly
  • Basic knowledge in the different material handling
  • Detail-oriented with positive attitude towards work
  • Highly motivated and eager to learn
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Working proficiency of Python programming
  • Self-motivated, comfortable working both independently and collaboratively with people of all disciplines on complex projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Understanding of requirements for mechanical and electronic components operating at cryogenic temperatures.
  • Experience making laboratory measurements with an oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer etc.
  • Experienced in operating vacuum equipment including scroll and turbo pumps, etc.
  • Experience with splicing optical fibers.
  • Basic knowledge in microscopy techniques.
  • Knowledge of version control software and common software development practices in a team environment.
  • Experience of working in clean room environments.
  • Experience working with cryostats operating at or below 4 degrees Kelvin.


Our values are important. They are fundamental and lay the foundation for the culture at Xanadu.

At Xanadu, we are committed to building an inclusive, safe, and equitable culture and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. We are committed to meeting the needs of all individuals and support a barrier-free workplace. Should you require accommodations at any point during the recruitment process please contact Human Resources at