Research Physicist- Quantum

Job Description
IBM Research is seeking a candidate to work on developing novel quantum devices, experiments, and methods that can be used to improve the properties of individual qubits and develop and test multi-qubit devices.

The work will combine expertise in low temperature test and measurement, microwave engineering, and coherent manipulation of superconducting qubits. You are expected to be creative, and carry out research independently while collaborating closely and effectively with other members of the Quantum Computing group. Proven experience in performing low temperature measurements and coherent manipulation of quantum systems is preferred. Experience with microwave modelling and microfabrication is beneficial. Preferred candidates will also possess ability to think outside the box to drive projects to fabricate and integrate novel devices, with demonstrated attention to detail along with proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

A Ph.D. in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Material Science or a related field is preferred.

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.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in electrical/optical measurements-2 years
  • Ability to gain and maintain appropriate security clearance

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience in electromagnetic simulation tools, such as High Frequency Structure Simulator-1 year
  • High level programming language such as Python, C, or C++-1 year
  • Experience in low temperature test and measurement - 2 years

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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