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Advanced Quantum Scientist

The Opportunity: 
Are you excited at the prospect of unlocking the secrets held by quantum information science? Are you fascinated by the possibilities presented by quantum computing advances? We have an opportunity for you to use your analytical and experimental skills to improve quantum computing, communications, and sensing capabilities for the DoD. 


You’ll work closely with clients to understand their needs and provide direct quantum support in both a theoretical and experimental research capacity. You’ll mentor and learn from teammates, design and run advanced experiments, study and evaluate complex data, and recommend changes and alternative solutions. Join us as we advance the state-of-the-art of quantum information science. 
Join us. The world can’t wait. 
You Have: 

  • Experience with studying quantum mechanics and the quantum effects that enable quantum computing 

  • Experience with performing research in quantum algorithms or quantum materials

  • Experience with handling large data sets, including data collection, manipulation, analysis, and interpretation 

  • Experience with applying artificial intelligence or machine learning techniques 

  • Ability to convey complex concepts to a diverse audience either written or verbally 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a manner that leverages diverse backgrounds and expertise 

  • Ability to demonstrate scientific publications in quantum algorithms or quantum materials

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 

  • Bachelor's degree in Physics, Material Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Information Science

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with leading and managing teams of scientists and engineers 

  • Experience working in a laboratory environment 

  • Knowledge of low and room temperature qubit measurements, including MKS 

  • Knowledge of cryogenics, lithography, fiber optics, or computer-aided design (CAD) 

  • Knowledge of quantum error correction or quantum machine learning algorithms  

  • Knowledge of quantum transduction and qubit technologies based on ion traps, superconducting circuits, or photonic integrated circuits

  • TS/SCI clearance 

  • Master's degree in Physics, Material Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Information Science preferred; Doctorate degree in Physics, Material Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Information Science a plus

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

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms. 

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll develop your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home. 

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $67,600.00 to $154,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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