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Scientist I - Quantum Computing Theorist

Requisition ID 131936BR Date updated 01/23/2019
Raytheon BBN Technologies is seeking a theorist in the area of quantum tomography and quantum algorithms. Qualified candidates must have a strong background in quantum information processing, specifically with quantum circuits and quantum tomographic protocols. The candidate must have knowledge and experience with Noisy Intermediate Scale Quantum (NISQ) era protocols and algorithms. Prior experience working with experimentalists is a plus. The candidate will join a highly collaborative and close-knit group comprising theorists and experimentalists working on quantum computation and engineering.

Job Description:
• Work on quantum tomography, quantum algorithms and NISQ era devices.
• Work collaboratively within small experienced teams and with academic partners
• Work collaboratively with experimental scientists in designing and analyzing QC experiments
• Present accomplishments and concepts to teammates, sponsors, and conference audiences

Required Education and Experience:
• Advanced degree in Physics, Engineering, or similar and 2-years experience in quantum information and quantum computing
• Research experience in quantum algorithms and quantum circuits
• High-impact publications and talks at leading conferences
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired experience:
• Programming experience with Python, Julia, Matlab, and/or C/C++ is desirable
131936
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
None / Not Required

Expertise
Quantum Information
Research & Development

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
MA - Cambridge

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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