Quantum Information Science Consultant

Key Role:

Support innovative government-run research and technology development in quantum science and technology by working as a technical consultant. Provide strategic assessments of new technologies in support of senior decision-makers while conducting background research in evaluating the feasibility and the defense applications of new technological concepts. Produce and present findings and recommendations to a team of colleagues and clients, assist with program ideation and technical program management, and brief materials out for government R&D efforts. Work with world-class scientists in driving forward groundbreaking research efforts quantum information science.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with researching quantum information science, quantum simulation, or quantum algorithms, including time as a graduate researcher

  • 2+ years of experience with authoring technical papers, reports, or program plans for technical and non-technical audiences

  • Ability to commute to Arlington, VA

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Ph.D. degree in Physics, Applied Physics, or Applied Mathematics

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with defense research and development

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Possession of excellent organization and client service skills

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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