Develop new algorithms for currently intractable problems in mathematical optimization, operations research, and mathematical modelling. Help to broaden our portfolio of advanced software tools including quantum-inspired optimization. Interface with customers to formulate real-world problems in precise mathematical terms and develop software to solve them efficiently. Mentor and lead junior team members. Engage with both internal and external customers to match their problems with cutting edge algorithmic tools.
The Microsoft Quantum team is collaborative and interdisciplinary. You will be part of a team within Microsoft that brings together mathematicians, physicists, and software engineers, as well as interface directly with subject matter experts at customer organizations. By bringing together a unique combination of knowledge and skillsets, as well as cutting edge hardware, we build novel solutions to the world’s hardest and most impactful computational problems. This role encompasses technical leadership and management of a diverse team dedicated to solving problems in mathematical optimization and advancing the state of the art in optimization algorithms. As a customer facing role, this will be ideal for candidates who enjoy continually learning about new computational problems and new algorithmic techniques.
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5+ years of experience in mathematical optimization, scientific computing, or algorithm design.
3+ years management experience.
Bachelor's degree in operations research, mathematics, physics, computer science, or a related technical field.
PhD/MS in operations research, mathematics, physics, computer science, or a related technical field.
Experience in engaging with customers and adapting problem formulations and solution methods to customer needs.
Demonstrated ability to apply new algorithms to application problems, going beyond current state of the art.
Experience managing interdisciplinary technical teams and collaborating across organizational boundaries
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Microsoft Quantum
Be part of the next revolution in computing! Join Microsoft’s Azure Quantum team and solve customer problems using new algorithms and computing hardware. Our mandate is to develop computing systems to solve currently unsolvable problems.