Electrical Engineer, Quantum Test

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

We’re looking for someone to join a team committed to improving control of quantum-dot-based spin qubits. Candidates will have the ability to apply engineering principles and concepts in creative ways to characterize control systems against evolving and challenging requirements that are needed for cutting-edge operation of spin qubits. 

Essential Duties:
Learn and understand how electrical signals drive quantum operations of spin qubits. 
Collaborate with scientists and engineers to understand and refine control requirements. 
Develop, implement, and document measurement techniques and use them to characterize control system performance, including signal generation and transmission. 
Contribute to specification and design of custom electronic equipment. 
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. 
Create and perform advanced measurements that utilize spin qubits to fully validate control systems. 
Perform on technical teams that tackle high-risk, high-impact qubit control problems. 

Required Skills:
This position requires knowledge of electrical engineering with a strong applications focus. 
Must be comfortable with electrical circuit design and measurement techniques for high-bandwidth and high fidelity analog signals. 
Knowledge in one of the following: circuit design, microwave/RF engineering and analysis, low-noise measurement techniques
Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills
Ability and desire to work in a collaborative, team-based environment that integrates computer science, data science, physics, and engineering

Required Education:
BS in electrical engineering, physics, computer science or related field. Candidates with different experience levels will be considered for other 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 $96,800 - $118,600 + 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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