Senior Quantum Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


JOB DESCRIPTION:  SAIC is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to support the Customer on strategic research focused on understanding the capabilities and vulnerabilities of Quantum computing and exploiting Quantum phenomenology.  Program personnel work with subject matter experts across industry and government to include National Labs.  Duties of the successful candidate include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Read and understand technical reports to identify what is relevant to the program’s areas of interest.
  • Read contract reporting / documentation and synthesize key points for program teammates.
  • Attend technical meetings to participate in discussions, take notes / capture impressions on complex technical subjects, and report back to program teammates.
  • Review Statements of Work for, and deliverables from, vendors and national labs.



Required Qualifications:

  • Must have current TS/SCI clearance with full-scope polygraph.  
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field and at least eight years of experience.  
  • Academic background in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or a hard science that is related to Quantum preferred. 
  • Record of accomplishment supporting the customer on planning, implementing, and tracking team initiatives and deliverables.  
  • Outstanding coordination skills and ability to build strong customer relationships, along with a high comfort level managing multiple requirements.  
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with partners on complex technical subjects.
  • Strong technical background and eagerness to learn about Quantum.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.