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Materials Science Developer

New York, NY
Start date
Jan 25, 2024

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Schrödinger, a science and technology leader with 30 years of experience providing solutions for atomic-scale modeling and physics-based chemical simulations, seeks a Materials Science Developer to create application-focused software tools incorporating classical molecular dynamics and quantum mechanics for solving complex scientific problems.

Who will love this job:

  • A professional scientific software developer with a background in materials science (GUI experience is a plus)
  • An independent self-starter who understands object-oriented software development and loves collaborative coding (Python required)
  • A programmer with a proven history of developing or significantly contributing to molecular dynamics code
  • A problem-solver who enjoys the challenge of applying their knowledge in both theoretical and applied aspects of molecular dynamics
  • An excellent verbal communicator with great practical computer skills
  • A fast learner who’s enthusiastic about picking up new concepts in a variety of computational chemistry programs

What you’ll do:

  • Implement scientific workflows
  • Design and create data and results for viewers
  • Maintain existing code base
  • Contribute scientifically to novel methodologies
  • Deliver commercial solutions in a timely fashion 

What you’ll need:

  • PhD in chemistry, physics, materials science, or a related discipline
  • Experience with writing scientific software
  • Deep foundation in classical and quantum mechanics, with practical application in software development
  • Track record of creating or contributing substantially to existing molecular dynamics software (experience in coarse-grained molecular dynamics using Martini forcefield a plus)

Pay and perks:

Schrödinger understands it’s people that make a company great. Because of this, we’re prepared to offer a competitive salary, equity-based compensation, 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, 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 included in Crain's New York Best Places to Work, BuiltIn's NYC Best Place to Work, and Newsweek's list of America's 100 Most Loved Workplaces.

Estimated base salary range (NYC only): $120,000 - $145,000. Actual compensation package is dependent on a number of factors, including, for example, experience, education, degrees held, market data, and business needs. If you have any questions regarding the compensation for this role, do not hesitate to reach out to a member of our Strategic Growth team.

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.

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