Informatics Scientist

We are looking for an algorithm developer or data scientist with strong cheminformatics or bioinformatics background. You will be designing and developing cheminformatics algorithms, analyze massive datasets, and conduct novel early-stage drug discovery research.  As part of the R&D team, you’ll have the chance to interact daily with software engineers, machine learning scientists, computational chemists, and fellow cheminformaticians.


Required qualifications

  • M.Sc/Ph.D in Computer Sciences, Statistics, Cheminformatics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or a related discipline
  • Strong computer science fundamentals
  • 1-3+ years experience in complex algorithm development
  • Sound knowledge of statistics, data analytics, and data visualization
  • Strong coding skills in at least one high-level programming language (Python, R, Java, C++, etc)
  • Good familiarity with Linux command-line environment

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in implementing and applying machine learning algorithms
  • Experience working with scalable algorithms utilizing large amounts of data
  • Understanding the fundamentals of biomolecular interactions
  • Molecular modeling experience in one or more of the following: virtual screening, pharmacophore modeling, QSAR, docking, structure or ligand-based modeling
  • Experience with cloud computing environments (AWS/Azure/GCE)
  • Experience with relational databases and/or NoSQL databases

When applying, please provide

  • A cover letter
  • A resume

Compensation & benefits

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • Stock compensation plan – you’ll be an Atomwise co-owner
  • Platinum health, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401k with 4% match
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Generous parental leave
  • Relaxed work environment
  • Great colleagues
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