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Residency - Navigation - State Estimation - SandboxAQ

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Job Title
Residency - Navigation - State Estimation
Job Location
Remote, USA
Job Description

Ready to join the AQ era?

SandboxAQ is solving challenging problems with AI + Quantum for positive impact. We partner with global leaders in government, academia, and the private sector to identify applications that would benefit from quantum-based applications to current and future commercial challenges. We engage with customers early and throughout the development process to improve market fit.

Our team’s unique approach enables cross-pollination across a diverse range of fields, from physics, computer science, neuroscience, mathematics, cryptography, natural sciences and more! Our success comes from coalescing diverse talent to create an environment where experimental thinking and collaboration yield breakthrough AI + Quantum solutions. Join a culture where thought leadership, diverse talent, employee engagement, and technological impact will create the next tech uproar.

We are deeply committed to education as a means to advance quantum solutions and computing initiatives. We invest in future talent through internship programs, research papers, developer tools, textbooks, educational talks/events and partnerships with universities/talent hubs to attract multi-disciplinary talent. Our hope is to inspire people from all walks of life to be prepared for the quantum era and encourage a path in STEM.

Residencies at SandboxAQ

If you’re a graduate student in STEM ready to bring the new AI + Quantum era to the world, consider joining our residency program at SandboxAQ.

We are currently looking for students in a wide variety of STEM fields — physics, computer science, AI, neuroscience, chemistry, cryptography, mathematics/statistics, biomedical engineering, aerospace engineering, geophysics, and more — to join our world-class team of engineers, scientists and technologists.

Navigation Residency - State Estimation

The SandboxAQ Quantum Sensing team deploys state-of-the-art solutions to enable GPS-free navigation using the Earth’s magnetic field. We are looking for a Navigation Resident to join our dynamic team! The resident will work on projects in state estimation, navigation filters, and software development. The successful candidate will work closely with Scientists/Engineers, be collaborative, and possess strong critical thinking skills.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Strong foundation in state estimation and software development
  • Experience with software development CI/CD best practices, and tools such as Git
  • Experience with Kalman Filters; experience with navigation filters, particularly magnetic navigation or sensor fusion is a plus
  • Critical thinking and research skills
  • Written communication skills, e.g. experience with scientific writing

Details

  • Location: Remote
  • Start date: Year-round, on a rolling basis
  • Duration: Flexible, typically between 4 months to one year

Eligibility

  • Currently enrolled in a STEM PhD or Masters Degree program: Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Geomatics, Mechanical Engineering, Navigation, Robotics, or Autonomy, or similar field
  • Proficiency with Python

What to Expect

  • Work on a technical project with scientists and engineers on one of our core teams
  • Engagement with fellow residents
  • Competitive compensation
  • Present findings to the rest of Sandbox AQ
  • Have fun!

SandboxAQ welcomes all.

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where we have zero tolerance for discrimination. We invest in our employees' personal and professional growth. Once you work with us, you can’t go back to normalcy because great breakthroughs come from great teams and we are the best in quantum technology.
 
We offer competitive salaries, stock options depending on employment type, generous learning opportunities, medical/dental/vision, family planning/fertility, PTO (summer and winter breaks), financial wellness resources, 401(k) plans, and more. 
 
Equal Employment Opportunity: All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
 
Accommodations: we provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in job application procedures for open roles. If you need such an accommodation.

SandboxAQ Headquarters Location

Palo Alto, CA

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SandboxAQ Company Size

Between 100 - 500 employees

SandboxAQ Founded Year

2022

SandboxAQ Total Amount Raised

$500,000,000

SandboxAQ Funding Rounds

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  • Series Unknown

    $500,000,000 USD