Theoretical Quantum Information Scientist
Malibu, CA /
Science & Engineering - Materials & Microsystems Laboratory – Materials & Microsystems /
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.
Analyze and design protocols and architectures for quantum information science applications.
Present ideas and results in effective technical presentations, write technical papers, reports and proposals.
Work effectively in a collaborative environment.
Demonstrated research experience in quantum information science including the development and analysis of fault tolerance protocols, analysis of algorithms, and various applications of quantum information theory.
In depth understanding of multiple aspects of quantum information theory.
Coursework or experience in theoretical computer science.
Analysis and/or development of efficient approximation algorithms.
Knowledge of discrete mathematics, numerical analysis and scientific computing techniques.
Experience with C++ 11 and Python.
Ph.D. in Physics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Electrical Engineering
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, excellent problem solving skills, ability and desire to work in team environment, ability to spend long periods of time at a computer monitor, and ability to travel.
U.S. citizenship. Must be able to obtain and maintain US Government security clearances as required.
The base salary range for this full-time position is $128,900 - $157,900 + bonus + benefits.
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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.
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