Senior Research Scientist Job



  Full Time   Employee

College Park
United States

Senior Research Scientist (Job Number:415901)


SAIC is supporting research efforts to contribute to the advancement of quantum computing by combining strategic planning and technical analysis.

The work to be performed includes assessment of the research approaches, developing or evaluating integrated project schedules, concept of operations, test plans, test reports and other documentation.Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:- Assisting with the oversight of high-risk, novel research programs- Providing support for the research and formulation of ideas and conducting background research- preparing and presenting technical briefings and papers- performing and publishing technical analysis- interfacing with the research community to evaluate the feasibility of novel technologies.



Required Qualifications:

Within the last 7 years:

- 7 years experience researching theoretical and/or experimental quantum computing which may have been gained through internships, doctorial or post-doc studies.

Within the last 15 years

- A minimum of a Phd in Physics with an emphasis on quantum research.

Desired Qualifications:

- Within the last 7 years:

- A minimum of 4 years experience researching theoretical aspects of computing protocols with particular emphasis on quantum state validation and verification (e.g. randomized benchmarking or quantum state/process tomography)
SAIC Overview:SAIC is a leading provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S. government. Our 13,000 employees deliver systems engineering and information technology offerings for large, complex government programs, as well as a broad range of higher-end, differentiated technology services. The company is headquartered in McLean, Va. For more information, visit

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Job Posting: Aug 24, 2016, 9:31:26 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-COLLEGE PARK
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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