IBM Quantum – Observability Tools Developer (Ykt Heights,NY or remote)

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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.

Your Role and Responsibilities

You will be part of the team whose mission is to develop, test, deploy, and operate new technologies for the world to use. Observability tools enable insights into the internal state of complex distributed systems allowing administrators, operators, and developers to rapidly diagnose problems, automate remediation actions, and help maintain the system in desired state. As an observability tools developer, you will design, develop, and integrate monitoring/sensing tools and technologies at various hardware and software layers. You will develop mechanisms to analyze datasets collected for generating insights into the internal state of the system and to enable automated and manual actions. You will collaborate with researchers, architects, technical leads, developers, and SREs to enable smart integrated monitoring, logging, tracing, and analysis of the entire Quantum computing stack. If you are self-motivated, are curious and like to learn about new and emerging technologies, we have the right opportunity for you!

• Collect and analyze system monitoring and management metrics to understand and manage and the state of the software and systems deployed
• Develop and integrate monitoring, logging, and tracing tools at multiple levels of the software stack using common data formats, common interfaces, and data stores
• Develop analytics for insights generation and problem determination
• Work closely with the UI/UX teams to enable system management from common dashboard for integrated system management
• Work close with deployment and operations teams to integrate system management workflows in response to scheduled management events and unanticipated events detected
• Create correlations across metrics, logs, and traces collected across the stack to develop insights into system availability, reliability, and performance issues experienced in production and provide feedback to operators, developers, and architects
• Participate in design and code reviews and write documentation.

This position is located in the Yorktown Heights, NY area or possible remote. Relocation is available to the Yorktown Heights NY area.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
• 3-5 years of software development experience related to system monitoring, measurements, and analysis of hardware and software runtimes with large code base
• Excellent programming skills in Python and/or C++
• Deep understanding of asynchronous programming, proficient in concurrency, parallelism, vertical/horizontal scaling and caching
• Experience working with distributed systems and with cloud services including microservices and messaging systems
• Practitioner of agile development practices with hands-on experience in CI automation, debugging, testing, profiling, code reviews and pair programming
• Strong short delivery cycles mindset
• Experience working with large datasets and data analysis
• Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
• Experience working with statistical modeling and machine learning tools
• Experience with open source Qiskit framework or other quantum computing programming environments
• Applied knowledge of scripting and programming languages such as Typescript
• Applied knowledge of modern UI technologies such as React
• Ability to visualize datasets to extract meaningful insights from measurements will be a plus

About Business Unit

IBM Quantum is an industry first initiative to build universal quantum computers for business, engineering and science.

This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’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, we’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 it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

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:

·12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
·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.
·Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
·Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
·Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
·Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
·Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
·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.

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Key Job Details

    • Country/Region:US
    • State:MULTIPLE
    • City:Multiple Cities
    • Category:Software Development & Support
    • Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
    • Position Type:Professional
    • Employment Type:Full-Time
    • Contract Type:Regular
    • Company:(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
    • Req ID:586438BR
    • Travel Required:Up to 20% or 1 day a week
    • Projected Minimum Salary:$111,000 per year
    • Projected Maximum Salary:$111,000-$251,000/year per year