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Quantum Computing Research - Principal Software Engineer



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Job Description

If you are looking for a game-changing career, working for one of the world's leading financial institutions, you’ve come to the right place.

As a Principal Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase within the Chief Technology Office’s Global Technology & Applied Research team, you serve as a seasoned member of an agile team to design and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, and scalable way. You are responsible for carrying out critical technology solutions across multiple technical areas within various business functions in support of the firm’s business objectives. You work in close collaboration with the quantum algorithms research team.

Job responsibilities

  • Lead quantum software projects
  • Ideate and implement a quantum software strategy
  • Develop and maintain software implementing quantum algorithms and integrating them with error correction and fault tolerance
  • Work with quantum algorithm researchers to support their research efforts by providing reliable software implementations of algorithms
  • Work with quantum error-correction researchers to develop and maintain error-correction research software, and integrate algorithms with error correction across hardware platforms
  • Develop software to support experiments on quantum hardware
  • Contribute to JPMC’s IP by pursuing necessary protections of generated IP

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Formal training or certification on software engineering concepts and 10+ years applied experience
  • Bachelor’s degree combined with 10+ years of quantum computing industry experience or Master’s or Ph.D. degree in computer science, physics, math, engineering or related fields combined with 6+ years of quantum computing industry experience
    Demonstrated ability to maintain or develop to quantum computing software
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Experience developing of quantum software (e.g., Qiskit, PennyLane, Cirq)
  • Experience leading software projects

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Proficiency in C / C++ / Rust / Julia
  • Experience drafting and executing software strategy across multiple software packages
  • Experience implementing quantum algorithms for optimization (e.g., QAOA, quantum adiabatic algorithm, quantum walks)
  • Experience implementing quantum algorithms for machine learning (e.g., quantum algorithms for linear systems, PCA, classification)
  • Experience implementing quantum linear algebra (e.g., LCU, QSVT)
  • Experience in compilation of quantum algorithms to fault-tolerant architectures
  • Experience in simulation of quantum algorithms (e.g., MPS, PEPS, tensor networks)
  • Experience in finance is a plus, though no prior familiarity with financial use cases is required.