Quantum Research Scientist

Job ID: 1397367 | 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 expertise in experimental quantum optics as part of the Quantum Hardware Team. Successful candidates must also 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 quantum optics
· 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 one or more of the following:
-quantum memory and quantum repeater technologies
-optics and lasers
-physics and materials science of color center defects
-nanoscale device fabrication