Scientific Software Developer

Schrödinger is looking for an exceptionally talented scientific software developer to join our New York-based development team. 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. Previous experience in professional software development is not required, but an interest in adopting best engineering practices is.

Required qualifications include:
  • Capable of writing 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 that 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. Our company culture is relaxed but engaged, and we have four weeks of paid vacation time. Our Administrative and Human Resources departments also plan a myriad of fun company-wide events - last summer we went tubing down the Delaware River! New York is home to our largest office, but we have teams all over the world.

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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