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IBM IBM Quantum Global Strategic Partnerships Lead in Boston, Massachusetts


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

This position is for a leadership role responsible for growing, running, and ensuring the success of IBM Quantum strategic partnerships, with significant focus in Germany, Japan, and the United States. This role will be responsible for engaging IBM Quantum partners and users worldwide to educate and build quantum skills, enable research and development on IBM Quantum systems, grow the quantum ecosystem in these regions, understand the capabilities of students, scientists, and developers to supply the tools that will enable a future quantum workforce, and advance partner application goals and use cases.

The position will require interfacing across many individuals and parties at partner institutions and within IBM, including technical, product, and business development teams, in order to align plans across all dimensions of the partnership, manage overall execution, and ensure delivery of successful outcomes. Specific responsibilities include educating and training individuals and groups on quantum computing and IBM Quantum’s offerings; developing deep and influential relationships with and understanding the needs of business and technical leaders at IBM Quantum partners, including industry, government, and academia; guiding adoption and usage of IBM Quantum offerings; and driving new opportunities within these strategic partnerships.

The roles can be located in a variety of IBM locations in the United States including NY, NY; SF, CA; Seattle, WA; Austin, TX.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Research and/or development experience in the area of quantum science, algorithms and/or applications

Experience managing research projects and programs

People and relationship management, analysis, problem solving, communication, coordination, organization

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

PhD degree in quantum information, physics, computer science, or a related field.

Experience in software development and cloud application development.

About Business Unit

IBM Quantum is an industry first initiative to build universal quantum computers for business, engineering and science

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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Being You @ IBM

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.