If you are interested in a career at HRL, you may submit your resume online by following the appropriate job below.

Due to the large number of resumes that we receive from various sources, HRL has chosen to only accept employment inquiries submitted through our web-site. We ask that you only submit your resume for current open positions for which you meet the minimum requirements listed in the position description.

Information & Systems Sciences

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.

  • 1821.02
  • |Research Staff – Formal Verification and Graph Computing
  • 1821.01
  • |Post Doc Research Staff – Assured Autonomy
  • 1721.17
  • |Post Doc Research Staff, Machine Learning and Computer Vision
  • 1721.16
  • |Post Doc Research Staff, Adaptive Signal Processing & Machine Learning
  • 1721.15
  • |Post Doc Research Staff, Secure Computation
  • 1721.14
  • |Post Doc Research Staff, Machine Learning and Cognitive Processing for Autonomous Systems
  • 1721.11
  • |Research Staff, Machine Learning and Cognitive Processing for Autonomous Systems
  • 1721.10
  • |Research Staff, Autonomous Systems
  • 1721.08
  • |Post Doc Research Staff, System Health Intelligence

    Materials & Microsystems

    The Materials & Microsystems Laboratory offers a wide range of career opportunities in engineered structural and active materials, coatings and nanotechnologies, experimental and computational physics, and microelectromechanical system (MEMS) device design and processing. The lab possesses exceptional technical strength in applied materials science, mechanics and structural engineering, novel chemical technologies, and innovative subsystem design and fabrication. Our multidisciplinary staff includes world-class scientists and engineers in materials science; mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering; physics and chemistry. Qualified candidates with a M.S. or Ph.D. degree, or substantial equivalent experience, are encouraged to submit their resumes.

    |Prototyping and Test Engineer
    |Research Staff, Theoretical Quantum Information Scientist
    |Research Staff – Applied Quantum Device Scientist
    |Development Engineer – MEMS Device Development
    |Development Engineer – Additive Materials and Manufacturing
    |Research Staff, Additive Materials
    |Development Engineer – MEMS Sensor Electronics Development
    |Postdoc Research Staff – Chip Scale Electro-Optics
    |Development Engineer, Cryogenic Device Testing
    |Development Engineer, MEMS Sensing System Development
    |Development Engineer Sr., Cryogenic Measurement System Development
    |Development Engineer, Structural Dynamics
    |Development Engineer, Sensor Assemblies & Electronics
    |Software Engineer
    |Scientific Software Developer
    |Research Staff, Cryogenic Physics
    |Research Staff, MEMS & NEMS Devices
    |Research Staff, Scientific Computing

    Microfabrication Technology

    Members of the Microfabrication Technology Laboratory (MTL) develop and produce a diverse array of high-value electronic and photonic components, ranging from novel semiconductor device prototypes to flight-qualified integrated circuits. MTL staff work in a 10,000-ft2 ISO Class 4 cleanroom that houses a complete suite of state-of-the-art processing tools for the end-to-end production of integrated circuits and other micro-manufactured parts. The lab affords the opportunity to collaborate with HRL’s world-class research staff in areas such as compound semiconductor devices, quantum devices, memristors, superconductors, photonic & optoelectronic devices, heterogeneous integration, analog & neuromorphic computing architectures, and mixed-signal systems. Interested candidates with experience in electrical, chemical, or mechanical engineering, chemistry, physics, or other related disciplines and demonstrated achievement in these areas are encouraged to submit their resumes.

  • 1880.02
  • |Development Engineer Sr. – BEOL Integration
  • 1880.01
  • |Research Staff, Lithography Engineer
  • 1831.06
  • |Development Engineer Sr. – Process Integration
  • 1831.05
  • |Development Engineer – Metrology
  • 1731.25
  • |Development Engineer, Test Engineer

    Sensors & Electronics

    The Sensors & Electronics 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.

  • 1831.07
  • |Research Staff – Sr. Hardware Integration Engineer
  • 1831.02
  • |Development Engineer- Photonic Devices and Systems
  • 1731.24
  • |Research Staff, Device Engineer – Nano-electronics
  • 1731.21
  • |Research Staff, Semiconductor Device Scientist
  • 1731.20
  • |Research Staff, Analog/Mixed Signal Integrated Circuits – 1 (Annapolis Junction, MD)
  • 1731.19
  • |Research Staff, Analog/Mixed Signal Integrated Circuits – 2
  • 1731.17
  • |Research Staff, ROIC Design Lead (RR)
  • 1731.15
  • |Research Staff, Advanced Microelectronic Packaging and Integration
  • 1631.15
  • |Research Staff Member, RF/mmW Subsystem Engineer

    Environmental Health & Safety

    Within a high tech research environment, HRL Environmental Health & Safety has an opportunity for an EH&S professional with experience in inspecting and evaluating laboratory environments, equipment, processes, site maintenance, and construction activities for chemical and physical hazards to ensure regulatory compliance and alignment with industry standards to protect employees and the environment. Duties will include collecting samples, communicating findings and recommendations, developing and delivering training, investigating incidents to identify their causes and identifying opportunities to prevent and correct unsafe conditions.

  • 1844.01
  • |EH&S Engineer

    Executive Office

    No current openings at this time.


  • 1843.03
  • |Cost / Pricing Analyst

    Human Resources

    No current openings at this time.


  • 1842.12
  • |Facilities Manager
  • 1842.10
  • |Applications Developer/Analyst
  • 1842.09
  • |Windows Systems Engineer
  • 1842.05
  • |Industrial Security Assistant
  • 1842.02
  • |Facilities Engineer, Sr.
  • 1742.03
  • |Facilities Engineer, Sr.


    No current openings at this time.

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  • |Tech Professional Computer Vision and Deep Learning
  • RM10934
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  • |Tech Professional, Machine Intelligence (Contract)
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