Quantum Device Modeling Summer Intern

Malibu, CA /
Science & Engineering - Materials & Microsystems Laboratory – Materials & Microsystems /
Intern
/ On-site
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. 

EDUCATION DESIRED

Current graduate or exceptional undergraduate student in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Materials Science, or related discipline.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
 
Develop and use simulation tools for one or more of quantum state evolution, electronic structure calculations, and semiconductor device design. Participate in the development of physical models and appropriate numerical simulations of materials and devices for electron-spin-based qubit systems. Effectively present ideas and results in technical presentations, write research reports, and collaborate and communicate with team members.

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE DESIRED

Coursework or equivalent experience in semiconductor and/or solid state physics, quantum mechanics, scientific computing, numerical analysis, high performance computing, and physics-based modeling. Application of scientific software to problems of scientific and technological interest. Knowledge of Python and/or C++ highly desirable.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to spend extended periods of time at a computer monitor. Excellent problem solving skills. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced heterogeneous team environment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

U.S. citizenship is required

Compensation:
The pay range for this position $35 - $50 per hour.
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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.

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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