Software engineer

  • Gavilán Biodesign
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Nov 10, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

We are recruiting a software engineer to help us implement and apply our unique drug discovery algorithms. Our aim is to develop better, more durable therapeutics against some of the world's most lethal diseases.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with our CTO to build and optimize our drug discovery software.
  • Implement and test algorithms related to drug discovery. These may involve continuous or discrete optimization, machine learning, 3-D geometry, or various related areas.
  • Collaborate with our chemistry and biology experts to develop software for their drug discovery workflow.


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, chemistry, or a related field
  • Familiarity with C++
  • Basic knowledge of chemistry
  • Sufficient mathematical background to read, implement and optimize published and novel algorithms relevant to drug discovery


Preferred skills

  • Experience in scientific programming, especially related to chemistry or biochemistry (e.g. molecular dynamics, docking, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Java, Kotlin, Python, and/or GPU programming
  • Understanding of organic chemistry and/or structural biology
  • Record of publishing peer-reviewed papers