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Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Research seeks a researcher to join our quantum computing team at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY.
IBM is developing a full-stack quantum computer, consisting of all relevant hardware and software solutions. We are looking for a researcher to join the Compilers team (broadly interpreted to include quantum algorithm design, quantum circuit synthesis, quantum circuit optimization, quantum circuit placement/scheduling, libraries), a key area in finding the most efficient ways to utilize our quantum computational hardware. Fruitful collaboration with other members of the team is expected.
A strong candidate will possess the ability and aptitude towards solving algorithmic/combinatorial problems and (algorithmic) coding (in C/C++, Python). Responsibilities include developing algorithms and tools to improve our compiling platform, publishing research results, and collaborating across the stack.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a closely related field;
Familiarity with or interest in quantum computing;
A proven record of achievements in research or coding.
At least 1 year of experience in quantum computing
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 5 years research experience in computer science
Proven record of research and development
About Business UnitIBM Quantum is an industry first initiative to build universal quantum computers for business, engineering and science.
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