Microsoft has assembled a talented and diverse team to create the world's first scalable quantum system. Our full-stack approach involves exciting innovations at every level, from the physics of the quantum realm all the way up to global services. Our quantum program has opportunities to change the world of computing and help solve some of humankind's currently unsolvable problems.
Microsoft Quantum is looking for someone to join the Architecture and Systems team and collaborate with a diverse group of software, firmware, and hardware engineers to bring together the components and expertise for a scalable quantum system. You will work with physicists, hardware designers, software developers, and researchers to help make quantum computing a reality.
Prior experience with quantum computing or quantum physics is required; this is a great opportunity for you to share your knowledge and integrate across these areas. Experience with quantum/classical integration, qubit control techniques, low-level device drivers and kernels, and hardware/software co-design are all important, along with…
* Graduate degree or equivalent in computer science, mathematics, physics, or engineering
* 5 or more years of management experience
* Preferred 5-10 years' experience in programming
High personal maturity and accountability for self and others, modeling Microsoft's values.
Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.
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Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.
This role is responsible for integrating control software, firmware, qubit optimization techniques, interfaces, and both quantum and classical systems at our lab in Redmond, Washington and in partnership with experts around the world. We work in a collaborative, agile, startup-style fashion, and you will be expected to help us stay on this path and lead by example. In addition to providing technical leadership and project management, a key part of this role is to help the members of the team with development and ensure that everyone is on a path to good career growth.
A successful first year in this position will feature:
* Leveraging your interpersonal and collaboration skills to deliver results across a global team.
* Strategic planning, execution, relationship development, and working with project leaders.
* Knowledge and experience working with quantum scientists as well as classical engineering experts.
* Solid technical depth and analytical/problem solving.
* Ability to manage ambiguity and uncertainty, while driving clarity.
Our team is globally distributed; while your core team will be Redmond-based, you may also manage people at remote sites on other continents.
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