Senior Informatics Scientist

We are looking for a senior algorithm developer 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
  • 5+ 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)
  • Strong 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

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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