Senior Staff Technical Program Manager

Posted on 4/23/2024



201-500 employees

Develops scalable trapped-ion quantum computers


Compensation Overview

$153,003 - $200,321Annually

+ Health insurance options + Pet insurance + Legal insurance + Home internet stipend + Generous PTO plan + Parental/adoption leave + Dental and vision plans + Paid holidays


Seattle, WA, USA

Required Skills
  • 12+ years experience in managing projects and delivering technical/product goals within aggressive timelines
  • Experience managing projects through the Product Development Lifecycle with formal gated reviews
  • PMP Certification
  • The ability to lead technical teams through problems and situations with high levels of ambiguity
  • Demonstrated experience working in research and development in industry or at a national lab
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in writing and leading responses to government Request For Proposals
  • Experience in customer-facing technical roles
  • B.S. in physics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, or other technical field
  • US Citizenship is required
  • PhD in Engineering or Science with preference in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Experience or training in quantum computing
  • Experience in management of R&D projects
  • Proficient executive presentation and communication skills
  • Government security clearance
  • Own the end-to-end delivery of IonQ's next generation quantum computers
  • Create and manage project timelines, establish key milestones and major deliverables, ensure resource alignment, and drive teams forward at a rapid pace
  • When projects encounter significant obstacles, roll up your sleeves, dive into details, and lead problem-solving efforts with a high sense of urgency and bias for action
  • Coordinate and interface with all project dependencies including other technical and non-technical teams both internal and external to the company
  • Create, write, and present concise, data-driven project status reports and presentations to senior management

IonQ is developing quantum computers using a trapped-ion approach, focusing on leveraging unmatched physical performance, perfect qubit replication, optical networkability, and highly-optimized algorithms to create scalable and powerful quantum computing technology. This technology has the potential to support applications such as direct carbon sequestration, better battery materials, improved drug discovery, and quantum machine learning.

Company Stage


Total Funding



College Park, Maryland



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Biweekly catered lunches

Parental leave

Health, vision, & dental insurance

Flexible time off

401(k) with 5% match

University facilities

Commuter benefits