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Company: Booz Allen Hamilton
Location: Arlington
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

Job Number: R0197096 Quantum Optics & High-Energy Physics Consultant
The Opportunity: What if you could use your project management skills to advance research projects for next-generation quantum, high-energy, or particle physics applications? As a quantum optics and high-energy physicist, you know the complexities of supporting a project from concept to completion. You understand the processes, challenges, and opportunities in developing novel technologies of disruptive capability. That knowledge is key when it comes to assisting the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) with strategic consulting on research and development (R & D) to deploy te chn ology bey ond laboratory settings. Many programs require a significant investment of limited resources, and it's imperative to keep the project on a productive path. That's why we need you, an experienced physicist who can help ensure success through managing tasks, meeting deadlines, and communicating effectively. On our team, you'll implement and maintain organizational programs in support of DARPA and the Department of Defense (DoD). You will work closely with government clients to track and evaluate the progress of sponsored research, and communicate te chn ical findings to a wide audience. You will leverage technical and programmatic expertise to support tactical planning and strategic evaluation of new concepts and assessments of te chn ological gaps. You will be part of a team of financial, technical, and technology transition experts to support our client's mission by coordinating actions and tasks, providing recommendations on the feasibility and potential impact of future research programs, doing background research, traveling to R & D facilities, and having regular interactions with DARPA decision-makers, subject matter experts, financial managers, government stakeholders, and members of the R&D community. You will work with world-class scientists and engineers to shape national security investment through the development of cutting-edge te chn ologies. This position will require travel within the U.S., when necessary to accommodate client needs, and is based in Arlington, VA. Join us. The world can't wait. You Have: * Experience with experimental quantum optics, physical chemistry, high-energy and particle physics, or atomic, molecular, optical (AMO) physics * Experience authoring, editing, and proofreading technical papers, presentations, reports, or program plans for technical and non-technical audiences * Experience meeting target milestones, timelines, and budgets for projects or programs * Ability to travel at least 10% of the time * Ability to obtain a security clearance * Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of experience in a professional work environment, Master's degree and 3+ years of experience in a professional work environment, or Doctorate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field Nice If You Have: * Experience performing or supporting government-sponsored research activities * Experience managing programs or projects across various stages of their lifecycle * Experience working with DARPA * Knowledge of first-principles analysis or theoretical physics * Ability to work on tasks quickly and collaborate in a team atmosphere * Ability to pay outstanding attention to detail * Possession of outstanding verbal and written communication skills * TS/SCI clearance Clearance: 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 build 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. Compensation 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 $67,700.00 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.

Keywords: Booz Allen Hamilton, Arlington , QUANTUM OPTICS & HIGH-ENERGY PHYSICS CONSULTANT WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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