Quantum Scientist

Location
Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States
Posted
Oct 22, 2018
Closes
Nov 06, 2018
Ref
J3P32P6JP0432V0ZLJM
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0014499

Quantum Scientist

Key Role:

Leverage technical and analytical expertise to review reports and proposals and provide oral and written summaries that summarize work in a technical context, make recommendations to the client, and provide background research and assistance for novel technologies. Conduct research in areas including quantum computing, quantum information processing, materials science, and relevant chemical, electrical signal, mechanical and thermal analyses of related experiments. Develop and review research design, operations, and integrated project schedules, and participate in strategic planning efforts.

Basic Qualifications:

-7+ years of experience with quantum information processing, quantum computing, quantum gate model, superconducting, or spin-based semiconductor qubit design, gained during academic internships or doctoral or post-doctoral studies

-Ability to effectively communicate results to technical and non-technical audiences

-Ability to work independently on complex tasks

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-PhD degree in Physics or EE
 

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience in project management for scientific projects

-Experience with working in a supervisory or advisory positions

-Experience with programming

-Experience with data science, including analysis, data visualization, and machine learning

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph preferred

-PhD degree with an emphasis on quantum information research preferred

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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