American Express Staff Engineer - Quantum Researcher - Technology Research & Development in Atlanta, Georgia
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The U.S. Consumer Services and Enterprise Digital & Data Technology Team brings together foundational strategic technology capabilities in digital experience engineering (Mobile and Web), AI/ML, marketing technology, enterprise communications, travel and lifestyle, and automation, grounded in our data technology model that prioritizes data governance. It employs a ground-breaking focus with development responsibilities for customer-facing capabilities that deepen and expand digital engagement, as well as core technical capabilities that cut across business lines and customer segments.
Qualifications:A Doctorate or Master's in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a comparable field, or equivalent professional experience.
Minimum of two years of direct experience in quantum computing (QC) and/or quantum information science (QIS)
In depth understanding of multiple aspects of quantum information theory
Knowledge of discrete mathematics, numerical analysis, and scientific computing techniques
Authorship of peer-reviewed research papers, preferably in QC/QI
Proficiency in either of the following: Qiskit (preferred), Cirq, Q#, or similar
Proven ability to develop Python code for production environments
Exceptional skills in problem-solvin
Solid organizational and decision-making capabilities
Innovate and create quantum algorithms for addressing complex computational challenges in the finance sector.
Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams to evaluate and incorporate quantum computing solutions into current systems.
Participate in the creation of software tools and libraries for quantum programming
Prepare presentations and educate colleagues about QC
Document and disseminate research discoveries in well-regarded scientific journals and present at industry conferences to advance the field.
Salary Range: $170,000.00 to $255,000.00 annually bonus equity (if applicable) benefits
The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.
We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:
Competitive base salaries
6% Company Match on retirement savings plan
Free financial coaching and financial well-being support
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits
Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need
20 weeks paid parental leave for all parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy
Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)
Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program
Career development and training opportunities
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Primary Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix
Other Locations: US-Georgia-Atlanta, US-California-Palo Alto, US-Utah-Sandy, US-New York-New York, US-Florida-Sunrise
Req ID: 24001069
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