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IBM Quantum Software Engineer (Yorktown Heights, NY) in Yorktown Heights, New York


Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Quantum has an aggressive plan to build a1000+ qubit system by 2023. Reaching this goal will require innovation in basic quantum physics, chip fabrication, as well as classic systems control. IBM Research teams throughout the world are performing thousands of experiments and analyzing large datasets in order to advance the state of the art. Supporting this effort is a data engineering and science team whose mission is to provide a data platform to facilitate the capture, management and analysis of a diverse data related to quantum design, wafer and post-wafer fabrication, device tuning parameters, and device performance.

We have openings within our data engineering team. The successful candidate will be participating in the architecture, design and implementation of a cloud information system that will help usher in the age of quantum computing.


  • Define and develop multi and hybrid cloud data architectures, including remote data capture and processing pipelines

  • Ensure solutions are designed and developed using a scalable, highly resilient cloud native architecture

  • Deliver well-documented and well-tested code, and participate in peer code reviews

  • Work with leadership to define delivery schedules of key features through an agile framework

  • Assist in the support and operation of the platforms you help build

  • Manage the Dev-ops life cycles

  • Communicate with other teams and supervise delegated development projects and micro-services integration

This position is located in the Yorktown Heights, NY area.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience

  • Data architecture-related experience including data modeling, data strategy, data visualization

  • 5 or more years of hands-on experience with Google, AWS, Azure, IBM Cloud or similar cloud platform

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker or other container technologies

  • Proficiency in the following languages: Python, bash, Java

  • Exposure to Agile and test-driven development as well as code/project management tools like GIT, Travis CI, Trello/ZenHub and etc. LS

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Excellent teamwork skills

  • Project management skills

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills

  • Constant improvement mindset

  • None

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

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