Developer, Force Fields
Schrödinger is looking for an exceptionally talented Developer to join our New York-based development team, focused on new cutting-edge technologies in our force fields group. Our team's mission is to facilitate breakthroughs in computer-aided chemical discovery by delivering methods with unprecedented levels of accuracy.
The ideal candidate will have a strong grasp of software development fundamentals and test-driven development experience, along with a scientific background in computational Chemistry, Biology or Physics and knowledge of classical force fields. Previous experience in professional software development is not required, but an interest in adopting best engineering practices is.
Required qualifications include:
- Ability to write clear, highly organized, and maintainable code
- Intermediate-level knowledge of the Python programming language
- Masters or Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, or related fields
Desirable qualifications include:
- Experience writing object-oriented code
- Experience with C/C++ development
- Experience applying molecular simulation and QM methods in model validation
- Experience modeling small molecules and proteins
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.