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Principal Physicist/Sr. Principal Physicist-19004276

Location: Linthicum
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 2
Shift : 1st Shift
Description

The Advanced Technology Lab of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking Physicists.

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grummans Transformational Technology Business Area within the Advanced Concepts and Technologies (AC&T) organization. Transformational Technology is focused on developing state-of-the-art next generation superconducting electronics (SCE) and advanced computing technologies.

Qualified Physicists will have experience with some of the following: superconducting tunnel junction fabrication/characterization, transport phenomena, solid-state qubit operation, microwave engineering, low-temperature experiments, quantum mechanics, RSFQ, superconducting fabrication, superconducting circuit design, measurement of superconducting circuits, quantum computing, digital logic design/development, and superconducting electronics.

Qualifications

This requisition may be filled at a Principal Physicist or a Sr. Principal Physicist depending on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Physicist:

  • Must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a closely related technical discipline (or will complete by September 2019)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance (US citizenship is required for this)
  • Experience in one or more of the following: superconducting tunnel junction fabrication/characterization, transport phenomena, solid-state quibit operation, microwave engineering, low-temperature experiments, quantum mechanics, RSFQ, superconducting fabrication, superconducting circuit design, measurement of superconducting circuits, quantum computing, digital logic design/development, or superconducting electronics

 

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Physicist:

  • Must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a closely related technical discipline plus at least 4 years of relevant experience
    Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance (US citizenship required for this)
  • Experience in one or more of the following: superconducting tunnel junction fabrication/characterization, transport phenomena, solid-state quibit operation, microwave engineering, low-temperature experiments, quantum mechanics, RSFQ, superconducting fabrication, superconducting circuit design, measurement of superconducting circuits, quantum computing, digital logic design/development, or superconducting electronics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with decoherence mechanisms, physics based simulation, analog and digital electronics, computer simulations, dilution refrigerator operation desired
  • Experience with RSFQ, memory, Cadence, mask layout, multilevel
    circuit design, design verification and superconducting fabrication desired
  • Familiarity with superconducting qubits, quantum computing, and classical computer science desired

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19004276

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required