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HRL is an equal opportunity employer - EOE/AA M/F/V/D

Applied Electromagnetics (AEL)

The Applied Electromagnetics Laboratory provides stimulating work opportunities in electromagnetics, photonics, RF technologies, and computational physics. We have unique capabilities for designing small or conformal antennas and integrating these technologies in vehicle systems. We’re also developing state-of-the-art optoelectronics technologies for microwave signal distribution, waveform generation and signal processing. In computational physics, we apply the world’s leading expertise in electromagnetic modeling, electronic material design, and quantum information science to design new electromagnetic and electronic materials and devices. Qualified candidates with a M.S. or Ph.D. degree are encouraged to submit their resumes.

  • Research Staff, Semiconductor Device Physicist - 1450.10
  • Research Staff, Scientific Computing - 1650.01
  • Scientific Database Programmer and Administrator - 1650.02
  • Instrumentation Software Engineer - 1650.03
  • Development Engineer, Antennas and Electromagnetic Systems - 1750.01
  • Program Manager, Advanced Electromagnetics Project Manager - 1750.02

Information & Systems Sciences (ISSL)

The Information & Systems Sciences Laboratory offers many rewarding opportunities for technical growth and exciting participation on the leading-edge research in wireless communications, neuromorphic computing, brain-machine interfaces, trusted computing, target recognition, and automated knowledge and content extraction. Candidates with a Ph.D. or MS degree or equivalent experience in network sciences, computational neuroscience, mathematics, robotics, machine learning and pattern recognition, computer science and engineering, and demonstrated achievement in related areas are invited to submit their resumes.

  • Post Doc Research Staff, Cognitive Computing - 1521.04
  • Post Doc Research Staff, Machine Intelligence - 1521.05
  • Post Doc Research Staff, Machine Reasoning - 1521.06
  • Post Doc Research Staff, Mathematics of Complex Systems - 1621.04
  • Post Doc Research Staff, High Assurance Software - 1621.05
  • Research Staff, Cognitive Computing - 1621.09
  • Research Staff, Cognitive Computing - 1621.10
  • Post Doc Research Staff, Machine Learning and Brain-Inspired Computing - 1721.01
  • Post Doc Research Staff, Machine Learning and EEG Processing - 1721.02
  • Post Master's Researcher, Neuromorphic Computing - 1721.03
  • Post Doc Research Staff, Social Systems - 1721.05

Microelectronics (MEL)

The Microelectronics Laboratory has a variety of opportunities for professional growth and high-visibility on projects developing state-of-the-art mixed-signal integrated circuits and MMICs operating at millimeter wave frequencies; heteroepitaxial III-V materials and devices (including InP, GaN, and antimonide-based semiconductors); and growing activities in electronic subsystem simulation and analog signal processing. Candidates with a Ph.D. or M.S. degree and experience in electrical engineering or other related engineering disciplines and demonstrated achievement in these areas are invited to submit their resumes.

  • Research Staff, IC Design & Hardware Engineering - 1531.09
  • Development Engineer Sr. - 1631.04
  • Development Engineer Sr., Equipment Engineer - 1631.05
  • Research Staff Member, Power and Signal Integrity Engineering - 1631.07
  • Development Engineer, Sustaining - 1631.09
  • Research Staff, ASIC Backend Physical Design Engineer, Sr. - 1631.12
  • Development Engineer Sr., Mixed Signal Circuits - 1631.13
  • Development Engineer, RF Engineer - 1631.15
  • Research Staff, Analog/Mixed Signal Integrated Circuits - 1631.16
  • Research Staff, Device Engineering (NanoElectronics) - 1731.02
  • Development Engineer Sr., Advanced Printed Circuit Board and Package Design - 1731.04
  • Research Staff, Systems Engineer - 1731.05
  • Sr. Research Project Engineer, Research Staff, 3D Processing and Assembly - 1731.06
  • Development Engineer, Test Engineer - 1731.07
  • Development Engineer, Design and Layout Engineer, Advanced Printed Circuit Board and Package Design - 1731.08
  • Research Staff, SR Hardware Integration Engineer - 1731.09
  • Research Staff, Electron Beam Lithography - 1731.10

Sensors & Materials (SML)

The Sensors and Materials Laboratory offers a wide range of career opportunities working in the areas of engineered structural and active materials, energy and thermal technologies, nanotechnologies, innovative detector materials and sensors, and microelectromechanical (MEM) device design and processing. The lab possesses exceptional technical strength in applied materials science, novel chemical technologies and innovative detector design and fabrication. Our multidisciplinary staff includes worldclass scientists and engineers in materials science; mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering; physics and chemistry. Qualified candidates with a M.S. or Ph.D. degree are encouraged to submit their resumes.

  • Post Doc Research Staff, MEMS Device & Fabrication - 1360.07
  • Development Engineer, MEMS Device Development - 1560.17
  • Research Staff, Integrated Testing Lead - 1560.19
  • Research Staff, Cryogenic Physics - 1660.04
  • Research Staff, MEMS & NEMS Devices - 1660.05
  • Development Engineer, Optoelectronics/Infrared Detectors: Assembly & Packaging - 1660.06
  • Development Engineer, Cryogenic Device Characterization - 1660.13
  • Development Engineer - 1660.15
  • Development Engineer, Cryogenic Device Characterization - 1760.02
  • Development Engineer, Materials Processing - 1760.03


  • Compensation & Benefits Specialist - 1745.01


  • [CONTRACT] Architected Materials - JH10892
  • [CONTRACT] Dayforce Implementation - JM10798
  • [CONTRACT] Inventory, Government Property Mgmt. - JM10821
  • [CONTRACT] Tech Professional, Development Engr Plating (PK) - DC10814
  • [CONTRACT] Admin Support, Materials Handler (Union) - JM10829
  • [CONTRACT] Development Engineer, Antennas and Electromagnetic Systems - KG10845
  • [CONTRACT] Tech Professional - RR10880


  • Machinist Proto / Tool DIE - 1542.12
  • Maintenance Electrician - 1642.07
  • Plumber Maintenance A - 1642.08
  • Machine Shop, Section Lead - 1642.16
  • MBR Computing STF SYS SR, Windows System Engineer - 1742.01
  • MBR Computing STF Systems - 1742.02
  • Facilities Project Engineer, Sr. - 1742.03


  • Contractor Program Security Officer - 1642.15