IntroductionIBM Research Scientists are charting the future of Artificial Intelligence, creating breakthroughs in quantum computing, discovering how blockchain will reshape the enterprise, and much more. Join a team that is dedicated to applying science to some of today's most complex challenges, whether it's discovering a new way for doctors to help patients, teaming with environmentalists to clean up our waterways or enabling retailers to personalize customer service.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesThis position is intended for candidates who previously participated in an IBM internship in ~~~ are seeking Postdoctoral Research candidates with demonstrated publication records in one or more of our focus areas and technical leadership potential. As part of the IBM Research team, you will conduct world-class research on innovative technologies and solutions and publish in top-tier conferences and journals. You will also can contribute to the commercialization of the resulting assets. Demonstrated communication skills and ability to work independently, as well as in a team, are highly desired traits.You should have one or more of the following skills:-Cloud computing infrastructure, including cloud platform and programming models; cloud infrastructure services; APIs; containers; DevOps techniques; microservices-Computing and data services, including emerging platforms (Spark, SQL/NoSQL, Blockchain)-Artificial intelligence computing infrastructure, including deep learning platform and services, accelerated cognitive systems, accelerators interface architecture, compilers and programming models, co-designed hardware/software-Distributed computing theory and application, systems; services technology, including service management, analytics, automation and orchestration, cognitive services-Memory controller architecture, memory performance modeling, memory standards and interfaces, cache design, non-volatile memory, NAND flash-Quantum ComputingYou must be willing to work in any of the following locations: Albany, NY; Almaden, CA; Austin, TX; Cambridge, MA; Yorktown Heights, NY. Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or a related area is required.The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently+ Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills+ Proven research experiencePreferred Technical and Professional ExpertiseAdvanced knowledge in one or more of the following areas:+ Cloud computing infrastructure, including cloud platform and programming models; cloud infrastructure services; APIs; containers; DevOps techniques; microservices+ Computing and data services, including emerging platforms (Spark, SQL/NoSQL, Blockchain)+ Artificial intelligence computing infrastructure, including deep learning platform and services, accelerated cognitive systems, accelerators interface architecture, compilers and programming models, co-designed hardware/software+ Distributed computing theory and application, systems; services technology, including service management, analytics, automation and orchestration, cognitive services+ Memory controller architecture, memory performance modeling, memory standards and interfaces, cache design, non-volatile memory, NAND flash+ Quantum ComputingAbout 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 StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.