Citi Jr. Quantum Algorithm Developer in New York, New York

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 18078183


About Citi

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CTIC is looking for a quantum algorithm implementer to work on implementation of quantum algorithms on IBM-Q quantum computer systems. You’ll work closely with our front office teams and quantum hardware and software vendors to refine our portfolio of quantum algorithms. We’re looking for people who are self-motivated, self-directed, innovative and communicative, with a great attitude and work ethic.

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  • Mapping known quantum algorithms to the IBM-Q system

  • Optimizing existing quantum algorithms in our portfolio

  • Determining error bounds and limitations of hardware specific implementations experimentally

  • Working with quantum engineers to implement algorithms on the IBM-Q system

  • Driving technical documentation

  • Contributing to product planning and improvement


Required Skills/Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields

  • Demonstrated experience in quantum information theory

  • Working knowledge of quantum algorithms

  • Success working collaboratively in a team environment

Desired Skills:

  • Proficient with quantum information methods

  • Experience working with software development teams

  • Working knowledge of Java, Python and C

  • Working knowledge of Linux

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.