Research Staff Member, Quantum Information


Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Research is looking to hire excellent candidates to contribute to its quantum computing software efforts. The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of quantum application, circuits and pulses, and software techniques to suppress errors in quantum experiments. You are expected to quickly prototype ideas, be adept at working in an interdisciplinary team of theorists and experimentalists, and propose solutions tailored to IBM's software/hardware stack.

The successful candidate will be responsible for architecting compiler optimizations in the Quantum Information Science Kit (Qiskit). IBM builds the full stack of quantum applications, circuit-level interfaces, pulse-level interfaces and hardware. You will have the chance to closely work with an expert team of software and hardware researchers to improve the performance of first generation quantum computing systems.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

Excellent knowledge of quantum applications and circuits
3+ years independent research track record
2+ years experience in software implementations

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

Good communication skills, ability to benchmark and profile result

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