Research Staff Scientist – Quantum (Any Location)

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Introduction
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 Quantum Network and the Qiskit Community.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Quantum is building an equitable, diverse, and inclusive global quantum computing ecosystem. IBM Quantum is developing full-stack quantum computing, consisting of all relevant hardware and software solutions. We are looking for a researcher to join the “Quantum Algorithms and Complexity Research” team that works on topics such as design and analysis of quantum algorithms, quantum computational complexity theory, formal investigation of quantum advantage, as well as experimental implementation and demonstration of quantum advantage. The focus of the group is on determining areas where quantum computers have a potential advantage, understanding, developing and improving quantum algorithms, and studying quantum computational complexity. Collaboration with other members of the broader IBM Quantum team is encouraged. Responsibilities include developing quantum algorithms, providing formal evidence for quantum advantage, and advancing the understanding of problems that can be sped up by quantum computers.

This position can be located anywhere in the US.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or a closely related field
  • Proven expertise in quantum computing
  • Proven record of research achievements


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proven record of design and analysis of quantum algorithms
  • Experience with rigorous results in quantum computational complexity theory

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:Research
    • Required Education:Doctorate Degree
    • Position Type:Professional
    • Employment Type:Full-Time
    • Contract Type:Regular
    • Company:(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
    • Req ID:586001BR
    • Travel Required:Up to 20% or 1 day a week
    • Projected Minimum Salary:$160,130 per year
    • Projected Maximum Salary:$160,130-$268,093/year per year