Quantum Research Scientist

Job ID: 1044383 | Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc.

DESCRIPTION

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Center for Quantum Computing in Pasadena, CA, is looking to hire a Research Scientist with general expertise in experimental quantum physics as part of the Test and Measurement Group within the Quantum Hardware Team. Successful candidates must have a strong background in low-noise measurement of electrical devices at cryogenic (milliKelvin) temperatures, and must have superior data analysis, problem solving, and communication skills. Working effectively within a team environment is critical.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· PhD in physics, applied physics, or electrical engineering
· 2+ years of relevant academic research experience or industry experience
· Expertise in low temperature(cryogenic, milliKelvin) measurements
· Expertise in low-noise electrical measurements
· Expertise in the design and building of experimental apparatus
· Superior problem solving and analytical skills
· Superior communication and data presentation skills
· Effective working in a team environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· 5+ years of relevant academic research experience or industry experience
· Expertise in quantum-limited microwave signal measurements
· Expertise in microwave engineering
· Deep knowledge of the physics of superconducting quantum circuits