System Integration Engineer, Quantum

Malibu, CA
Science & Engineering - Materials & Microsystems Laboratory – Materials & Microsystems /
Regular /
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas, Westlake Village and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

Essential Duties:
Create and perform advanced measurements that utilize spin qubits to fully validate control systems.  
Develop, implement, and document measurement techniques and use them to characterize control system performance, including signal generation and transmission.  
Design and test of analog/mixed-signal integrated circuits including data converters, signal generation and signal processing circuits, and RF/ microwave electronics.
Contribute to specification and design of custom electronic equipment.  
Perform on a highly collaborative technical teams that tackle high-risk, high-impact qubit control problems. 
Become an expert at spin qubit control and advise component teams on how to balance a complex trade space spanning simplicity, diagnostic capability, control fidelity, etc.  

Required Skills:
This position requires knowledge of electrical engineering with a strong applications focus. 
Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills.
Understanding of circuit design techniques, semiconductor device physics, signal processing, RF/ microwave engineering, or measurement techniques for high-bandwidth and high fidelity analog signals.
Preferred experience: cryogenic testing environments, rapid measurement, time-domain control, and/or qubit characterization & coherent control.

Required Education:
Expected experience of BA/BS + 6 years of industry experience, MS + 4 years of industry experience, or doctoral degree. Candidates with many years of experience may be considered for more advanced positions.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to climb ladders to use elevated test equipment. Must be able to work safely in a laboratory environment, and be on-site at least 4 days a week. 

Special Requirements:
US Citizenship Required. Must have or be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $132,765 - $165,983 + bonus + benefits. 

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