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IBM Technology Education Lead - IBM Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As Technology Education Lead for IBM Research, you will lead our global effort to provide organizational learning content and programming for our clients as a principal aspect of our value proposition. The innovations produced in IBM Research are advanced in nature and span technologies including AI, hybrid cloud, and quantum computing. Our clients, being expert in their respective domains, rely on us not only to transfer our computing technologies, but to help them learn how these technologies work and how to use them effectively. Our educational programming for clients includes the provisioning of JupyterLab Notebook tutorials, expert lectures, explainer videos, researcher office hours, online textbooks, and more. An intellectually rewarding aspect of this job is that you will have a unique global view into all of our latest research, reviewing work and creating content to put it in people's hands for experimentation and impact. In addition to your hands-on leadership in creating technical educational content, you will engage clients directly on the leadership teams for our flagship client deals ($100+M) with an educational component. This being a new effort in IBM with regard to the formalization of technology education, you will have the opportunity to develop a vision, grow a team, and execute. Your success will not only benefit clients, but the IBM community itself by virtue of making our pre-product innovations accessible to wider communities than our PhD research scientists alone.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Strong Python skills and significant experience with Jupyter notebooks, Git, REST API's, popular AI libraries and frameworks

  • Significant experience creating technology education curricula

  • Significant working experience using AI, hybrid cloud, and/or quantum computing technologies in practice

  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend technical research papers, find the story, and communicate it to non-experts

  • Ability to tell a story with code, including cleaning up imperfect "research code" to make it more clear and accessible

  • Strong organizational management abilities including the use of relational database management systems (we use Airtable)

  • Masters, Ph.D., or equivalent experience in artificial intelligence or a related field

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Basic working knowledge of DevOps practices and code hygiene, including proper versioning control and continuous integration, code reviews, unit testing, branch testing, integration testing, and security testing.

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and/or OpenShift

About Business UnitWith more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

Your Life @ IBMWhat 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 IBMIBM'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.

Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.