Senior Software Engineer, Frontend

Schrödinger is seeking talented JavaScript engineers to work on our collaboration platform, a single page application built using React. This platform allows drug researchers to find the next disease cure significantly more efficiently through computational methods. If you are a Frontend engineer with a passion for building beautiful, fast user experiences in the modern web browser, come join our team (which includes alumni from Google/Microsoft as well as other startups) in our mission to improve human health and quality of life.

The position:

Responsibilities

  • Design and build scalable UIs, primarily using React and one-way data flow best practices
  • Collaborate closely within a cross-functional agile team composed of product managers, developers, and testers to deliver features and functionality that meet business and product goals
  • Exercise your own judgment along with support from teammates to architect and implement robust, maintainable solutions
  • Implement unit tests and integration tests to drive development efficiency
  • Participate in a code reviewing environment that encourages learning, high code quality, and strong standards
  • Mentor junior team members

Requirements

  • Adept understanding of developing rich applications using Javascript and other web technologies (HTML5/CSS3)
  • 3+ years professional experience in at least one modern JS framework
    • e.g. ReactJS, AngularJS, Ember.js or similar technology
  • Experience with JavaScript build tools, e.g. Webpack, Grunt, Gulp, Bower
  • Experience with:
    • integration with RESTful web services
    • asynchronous and event driven programming    
    • source control (GIT, SVN, etc.)
    • building UI components
  • Proficient interpersonal skills (oral/verbal communication), complemented by an ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Independent time management skills
  • Enthusiasm for solving interesting problems and a willingness to learn

Pluses

  • B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field
  • Science minor or independent interest (chemistry, physics, biology, or related)
  • Experience with ReactJS, ES6, Flux, HighCharts
  • Experience with web testing tools such as Selenium
  • Experience with CSS Preprocessors
    • e.g. SaSS, LESS
Check out the website for our platform here: https://www.schrodinger.com/livedesign/

We are prepared to offer a highly competitive compensation package for an exceptionally well-qualified candidate. Benefits include medical, dental, 401(k), flexible spending account, 4+ weeks vacation, and tuition reimbursement.

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, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, union status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. 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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