Quantum Device Modeling Engineer
Posted on 2/6/2024
Advancing technology through pioneering physical science research.
HRL Laboratories, LLC stands out as a leading-edge technology company with a 70-year history of pioneering research and real-world solutions, particularly in ultra-high-performance circuitry, robust computing and communications, automated data extraction, and innovative architected materials. The company's collaborative approach with LLC Member companies, government, commercial and academic institutions has led to groundbreaking advances in technologies that operate in space, on aircraft, in automobiles, and in consumer products, enhancing safety, national security, and quality of life. With a team of leading experts in their fields, HRL offers challenging work and exciting career opportunities in a prime location overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
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- Coursework or equivalent experience in quantum mechanics, computational physics/scientific software development, solid state physics, semiconductor devices, numerical analysis, and/or parallel programming
- Experience in physics-based modeling and numerical simulation, preferably including knowledge of high-performance computing techniques
- Background in collaborative code development utilizing multiple computer languages, including C++ and Python
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Materials Science, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, or related fields
- U.S. citizenship
- Ability to meet Export Control compliance requirements
- Write and maintain scientific modeling software
- Generate simulation data
- Analyze numerical results for quantum devices such as semiconductor spin qubits
- Collaborate and communicate effectively with fellow team members
- Present ideas and results in technical presentations
- Contribute to written research reports
- Active security clearance or ability to apply for security clearance
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.
HRL Laboratories is looking for a creative and motivated candidate to join a world-class team of scientists and engineers developing next-generation technologies.
In this role, you will write and maintain scientific modeling software, generate simulation data, and analyze numerical results for quantum devices such as semiconductor spin qubits. Your work will draw on and extend your capabilities in solid-state physics, quantum information science, and scientific code development.
Coursework or equivalent experience in quantum mechanics, computational physics/scientific software development, solid state physics, semiconductor devices, numerical analysis, and/or parallel programming.
Experience in physics-based modeling and numerical simulation, preferably including knowledge of high-performance computing techniques.
Background in collaborative code development utilizing multiple computer languages, including C++ and Python.
You must be able to collaborate and communicate effectively with fellow team members, present ideas and results in technical presentations, and contribute to written research reports.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Materials Science, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, or related fields.
Ability to spend extended periods of time at a computer monitor. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment with other team members, excellent problem solving skills
U.S. citizenship is required.
Active security clearance or ability to apply for security clearance.
The base salary range for this full-time position is $76,530 - $93,320 + bonus + benefits..
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Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At HRL, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, age, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.