Python Developer

Location
New York, NY, United States
Posted
Oct 01, 2020
Ref
4169251003
Hotbed
Pharm Country
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Schrödinger, a leader in the field of computational biochemistry, is seeking a software developer to write and maintain Python application and GUI code across many of our scientific products. The role involves writing complex, interactive interfaces and tools for Schrödinger's scientific products.

The ideal candidate will have a strong grasp of software development fundamentals, along with some coursework or lab experience in Chemistry, Biology, or Physics. Previous experience in professional software development is not required, but an interest in adopting best engineering practices is.

A successful candidate will:

  • work well in a collaborative environment
  • be eager to adopt good software engineering practices and methodologies
  • be able to write clear, highly organized, and maintainable code


Required qualifications include:

 

  • familiarity with scientific language and concepts
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • strong grasp of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Python development experience (professional or academic)
  • experience writing unit tests


Desirable qualifications include:

 

 

  • familiarity with chemistry and/or biochemistry concepts
  • advanced Python knowledge
  • GUI development experience
  • experience working on large, complex codebases

 


Pay and perks:

Schrödinger understands it's people that make a company great. Because of this, we're prepared to offer a competitive salary, stock options, and a wide range of benefits that include healthcare (with dental and vision), a 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits, a flexible work schedule, and a parental leave program. We have catered meals in the office every day, a company culture that is relaxed but engaged, and over a month of paid vacation time. Our Administrative and Human Resources departments also plan a myriad of fun company-wide events. New York is home to our largest office, but we have teams all over the world. Schrödinger is honored to have been selected as one of Crain's New York Best Places to Work in 2018 and 2019.

Sound exciting? Apply today and join us!

As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, disability, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, partnership status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability.