IBM Jobs

Job Information

IBM Performance Engineer for IBM Quantum Cloud Services (Ykt Heights, NY) in Yorktown Heights, New York

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 Q Network and the Qiskit Community

Your Role and Responsibilities

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.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Quantum System Architects, Theme/squad Leads, and Product Owners to establish measurable performance goals to meet our key performance objectives.

  • Identify model workloads to represent actual client usage patterns in Qiskit-based programming models, then execute the programs, collect measurements, analyze, and monitor performance to evaluate and understand performance bottlenecks, and verify that the product's performance goals are met.

  • Design and develop benchmarks to systematically measure and compare system performance across multiple generations of hardware and software evolutions and at each level in the stack including in the cloud and on-prem.

  • Work closely with development teams in a collaborative and agile manner to address performance bottlenecks and make recommendations for developing and deploying efficient hardware and software implementations.

  • Develop and provide analytics for capacity planning and for managing policies for job control to achieve desired response time and throughput goals.

  • Work closely with software engineers in a collaborative and agile team environment

  • Share domain knowledge with the rest of the team to continually expand the overall group capabilities; in particular, in areas affecting system performance in the cloud and in the on-prem environments.

  • Participate in design and code reviews and write documentation.

This position is located in Yorktown Heights, NY or remote.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3-5 years of experience in performance measurements, analysis, and monitoring of cloud-based and/or high-performance computing systems.

  • Experience with performance profiling tools, to improve program execution.

  • Experience in solving performance related issues in all parts of the stack, from the cloud to runtime to device drivers and at firmware level.

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills to understand and address performance bottlenecks.

  • Experience working with large data sets and modern data analytics tools.

  • Applied knowledge of scripting and programming languages such as Python, Typescript, C++, Rust

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Practitioner of agile development practices and demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with team members to maintain high team velocity

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience working with statistical modeling tools.

  • Experience working with queuing models will be a plus.

  • Experience with open source Qiskit framework or other quantum computing programming environments.

  • Ability to visualize datasets to extract meaningful insights from measurements will be a plus.

  • Experience in tuning performance of parallel and multiprocessing systems

NA

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

Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location StatementIBM 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 @ IBMIBM 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.

DirectEmployers