Scientific Software Developer

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Janne Bate

  • Contact email:

    Janne.Bate@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    76229-PHARM-JNB_1582398004

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-23

  • Startdate:

    1/03/20

We are working with a drug discovery and development company based in Cambridge who are looking for a Scientific Software Developer. The role offers a range of opportunities to develop scientific software in the structure-based drug design (SBDD) and cheminformatics areas, using state-of-the art technologies including the application of modern machine learning methods. The ideal candidate will be a computational chemist or biologist with an aptitude for software development, or a computer scientist with experience of working in a chemistry and/or structural biology related discipline. The applicant will have a keen interest in developing web applications.

Role
* Provide informatics support for drug discovery programs
* Design and develop bespoke SBDD and cheminformatics web applications
* Keep abreast of the latest technologies to identify new opportunities
* Promote close interactions across multidisciplinary groups
* Collaborate with scientists throughout the company to develop cutting edge software tools
Requirements
* Degree in chemistry, biology, computer science or related field
* Proven software development experience working in industry or an equivalent academic setting
* Excellent team working, written and verbal communication skills
* Expert knowledge in Python
* The following additional expertise/skills are desirable
o Experience in Perl, Java, C/C++, Javascript
o Experience with relational databases e.g. Oracle, MySQL
o Experience with full stack web development