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IBM Quantum is an industry first initiative to build universal quantum computers for business, engineering and science. This effort includes advancing the entire quantum computing technology stack and exploring applications to make quantum broadly usable and accessible. With a worldwide network of Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, researchers, educators, and enthusiasts, we are committed to driving innovation for our clients in the IBM Q Network and the Qiskit Community. You will be part of a team whose mission is to prototype, test and release new technologies for the world to use. As an IBM Quantum Researcher, you will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary, global team of developers, designers, researchers, and engineers to bring new features to life.Â If you are self-motivated, curious and love to code, we have the right opportunity for you!
Your Role and Responsibilities
We are seeking Research Scientist candidates with demonstrated publication records to join the IBM Quantum team in 2022, and contribute to the journey from the fundamental science of quantum information to quantum computing research and development. IBM Quantum Researchers will have the opportunity to focus on experiments, theory, or quantum information science. Areas of research could include superconducting qubits, quantum control, quantum error correction, quantum complexity theory, quantum algorithms, quantum machine learning, and quantum compilers and optimizers (among other areas).
IBM Quantum Researchers will have the opportunity to:
- Work on meaningful problems in the field of quantum computing
- Collaborate with peers in many disciplines working in the field of quantum computing
- Get access to state-of-the-art quantum processors and devices at IBM
- Gain a broad experience in quantum research, from fundamental to applied
- Get exposure to the wide range of research happening at IBM
Candidates from around the world with varying backgrounds and interests are encouraged to apply for this position. United States researchers will work out of one of the IBM Research labs in either Yorktown Heights, New York or San Jose, California. Candidates will have an opportunity to discuss specific location and timing as part of the application process. Locations for this role include one of the IBM Research labs in either Yorktown Heights, New York or San Jose, California.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience in a graduate program related to quantum computing or other applicable area of study
- Coursework or projects in quantum information, computation, or algorithms
- Research experience in an area of study related to quantum computing, engineering, software development, or other applicable area
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience with the Python programming language
- Use of (or exposure to) the Qiskit quantum computing framework
- Participation in the Qiskit Advocates Program
About Business Unit
IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate – they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the worldâ€™s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future.Â Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolioÂ Â designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youâ€™re looking for your next career challenge? Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities â€“ where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust â€“ where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible. Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
IBMâ€™s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, weâ€™re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now itâ€™s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.
IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to: Â·12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19. Â·World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM’s learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals. Â·Well-being programs to support mental and physical health. Â·Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.). Â·Select educational reimbursement opportunities. Â·Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe. Â·Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities. Â·Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.