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Engineer I - Qubit Signal Integration & Test Engineer

Malibu, CA, USA Req #530
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

General Job Description: Looking for motivated and organized individual to join an existing integrated multi-disciplinary engineering team to help build new instrumentation hardware. Conduct electrical measurements to characterize and validate analog/mixed-signal integrated circuits, printed circuit boards, and signal chains. Perform simulation of signal & noise generation, propagation, and device performance. Summarize technical results using oral and written reports to aid in the development of platform and system hardware.

Experience Desired: Hands on experience with design and testing of electronic systems including electronic circuits, transmission lines, and packaged devices. Experience with high speed RF/microwave and digital test and measurement techniques including vector network analysis (VNA), spectrum analysis, time domain reflectometry/transmission (TDR/TDT), real-time and sample oscilloscopes. Experience with computer modeling software (eg. HFSS, Simulink) strongly preferred.

Knowledge Desired:Familiarity with linear time-invariant systems, applications of signals and systems, and signal fidelity. Programming experience (MATLAB, Python, other modern scientific programming language) and familiarity with PCB design principles is a plus. Basic computer skills (spreadsheets, presentations, word processing) required.

Essential Physical/ Mental Requirements:

• Excellent problem solving skills with good mechanical aptitude and strong organizational skills

• Excellent communication skills: work well in a creative team environment, possess, and have willingness to train / mentor others

• Must be able to perform tasks safely in a lab environment and be able to climb and work on ladders and/or scaffolding

• Ability to lift and move small to moderate sized test equipment

Education Desired: Bachelors or Masters in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Physics or related field. Looking for candidates top in their class, GPA > 3.5, and additional experience may be considered for more advanced positions.

Special Requirements: U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Government security clearance as required.

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 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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  • Malibu, CA, USA