Quantum Information Scientist (Research Staff Member)

Job Description
The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.

IBM is seeking a Research Staff Member to work at its T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY.

You will work as part of a team of theoretical and experimental physicists, computer scientists, and engineers on the quantum computing effort at IBM. Ideal candidates will have familiarity/understanding of quantum error correction and fault-tolerant quantum computing; they should be comfortable implementing quantum algorithms, or classical decoding algorithms and writing and using modeling, simulation, and/or optimization software for these goals. A demonstrated record of research is highly preferred toward any of the following: novel fault tolerance protocols, efficient methods to protect quantum information, overhead reduction, circuit optimizations, or incorporating realistic, experimentally-motivated constraints into fault-tolerance protocols.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline is required.
  • At least 2 years demonstrated research record in quantum error correction and fault-tolerant quantum computing, this includes Graduate-level research
  • Ability to gain and maintain appropriate security clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship is also required
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
  • Familiarity with writing research-grade software tools


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years demonstrated research record in quantum error correction and fault-tolerant quantum computing
  • Familiarity with writing research-grade software tools (C/C++/Python)
  • Ability to gain and maintain appropriate security clearance


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Proficient with Microsoft office products such as Powerpoint, Excel, Word and Project
  • Working knowledge of LaTeX
  • English-Fluent


EO Statement
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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


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