IBM Quantum Computing Research Scientist in MELBOURNE, Australia

Job Description

Quantum Computing Research Scientist

From landing the first astronauts on the moon to building the first cognitive system to win Jeopardy!, IBM with its diverse culture, continues to be the innovative spark of the computing revolutions that shape our world. At the core of IBM’s innovation are its 12 global research labs. IBM Research Australia is a young, proud and diverse community working on industry solutions, conceiving, designing and building next generation enterprise systems.

IBM Research – Australia is looking for a Research Scientist to join the growing Melbourne-based team in the exciting area of quantum computing. They will work as part of a team of applied physicists, computer scientists, and engineers on the quantum computing effort at IBM. Ideal candidates will have familiarity/understanding of quantum error correction and fault-tolerant quantum computing; they should be comfortable implementing quantum algorithms, or classical decoding algorithms and writing and using modelling, simulation, and/or optimisation software for these goals. A demonstrated record of research is highly preferred in any of the following: novel fault tolerance protocols, efficient methods to protect quantum information, overhead reduction, circuit optimisation, or incorporating realistic, experimentally-motivated constraints into fault-tolerance protocols.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline is required.

  • At least 2 years of demonstrated research record in quantum computing, this can include graduate-level research

  • Strong programming background with Python

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Familiarity with writing research-grade software tools

  • Familiarity with modern quantum computing programming paradigms

Application's for this role close on the 21st September 2018.

EO Statement

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, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline is required.

  • At least 2 years of demonstrated research record in quantum computing, this can include graduate-level research

  • Strong programming background with Python

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Familiarity with writing research-grade software tools

  • Familiarity with modern quantum computing programming paradigms

EO Statement

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.