Software Engineer, Infrastructure

Schrodinger is seeking a talented Infrastructure Engineer to develop the infrastructure to rapidly improve the development speed, quality, and delivery of our enterprise application platform. This platform allows drug researchers to find the next disease cure significantly more efficiently through computational methods. If you have a passion for developing great end-to-end solutions in the realm of automated and scalable infrastructure, 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.

  • Work with the applications and operations teams to develop automated build/test, deployment, and monitoring software/tools to securely and efficiently deliver applications to our development and production environments
  • Design and develop our infrastructure services (primarily written with Python/Django)
  • Analyze complicated software systems and design appropriate automated test tools
  • Assist in troubleshooting infrastructure-related issues in our machine environments

  • Experience working with modern infrastructure operations and automation tools:
  • server virtualization (e.g. AWS, Xen, Rackspace, VMWare)
  • deployment automation (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Salt)
  • continuous integration and testing (e.g. Jenkins, Hudson, BuildBot)
  • containerization (e.g. Docker, Vagrant, LXC)
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in: Development, Infrastructure, Systems Administration, and/or Test Automation
  • Expert knowledge of a scripting language: 
  • e.g. Python, Ruby, Perl
  • Proficient knowledge of and passion for the UNIX operating system:
  • process limits, devices
  • networking / HTTP
  • system administration and bash
  • we primarily use Ubuntu/Debian, Centos/Red Hat
  • Experience with source control (e.g. GIT, SVN, etc)
  • Proficient interpersonal skills (oral/written communication), complemented by an ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Enthusiasm for solving interesting problems and a willingness to learn
  • Ability to ask smart questions, think outside the box, and be creative

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Experience developing in a web framework
  • e.g. Django, Flask, Rails
  • Experience with the following tools/services: Gunicorn, Celery, Virtualenv, Supervisor
  • Experience with large scale distributed computing (RabbitMQ, MapReduce, Hadoop)
  • Experience with maintaining databases and database replication (MongoDB, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience solving security problems, including certificate management, network/firewall configuration, encryption
  • Experience with identity management (LDAP, AD, SAML, OAuth)
  • Science minor or independent interest (chemistry, physics, biology, or related)

Check out the website for our platform here:

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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