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IBM Technical Writer - Qiskit (Yorktown Heights, NY) in Yorktown Heights, New York


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

The Technical Writer on the Qiskit Community Team will research, plan, and write for the Qiskit team and for the Marketing teams. This includes, but is not limited to writing promotional and educational quantum computing content, ghost writing for scientists, and innovating global multimedia feature content. The technical writer should have a vision for the overal digital content strategy as he/she will not only write long form blogs, newsletters, and press release, but also site copy, video scripts, compose tweets and other digital copy.

Position success will be measured by criteria such as business and market success, timely delivery, quality, and personal social eminence..

This position is located in Yorktown Heights, NY

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3+ years of technical writing experience

  • Excellent writing skills: clarity, accuracy, and efficiency

  • Can edit existing writing or create from scratch through collaboration with stakeholders.

  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to learn complex, technical products

  • Experience with user-focused writing

  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders at a time

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in experience, or advanced degree preferred

  • Knowledge about the Quantum Computing space and current literature

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Strong project management skills with a commitment to be highly organized and determination to meet deadlines

  • Strong relationship building and negotiation skills

  • A proactive and positive attitude

  • Flexibility in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to think creatively and use sound judgement when making business decisions

  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills

  • An innovation mindset


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


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