Research Intern - Software Engineer

About Aqemia

Aqemia is a next-gen pharmatech company generating one of the world's fastest-growing drug discovery pipeline. Our mission is to design fast innovative drug candidates for dozens of critical diseases. Our differentiation lies in our unique quantum and statistical mechanics algorithms fueling a generative artificial intelligence to design novel drug candidates.The disruptive speed and accuracy of our technological platform enables us to scale drug discovery projects just like tech projects. 

We are now a team of 30 mission-driven, fast-paced people at the crossroads of Chemistry, Machine Learning, Physics and SoftwareEngineering, and have raised $12M with leading VCs.

Research Intern - Software Engineer

Job description

Internship should last 4-6 months, and can start anytime before June 2022.

As a research intern, you will explore in depth a particular topic, all the way from literature review to testing your approach on proprietary data. We are willing to discuss the choice of the topic so that it best fits your expertise, but it could include : 

  • Database compute engine incorporating chemical-related searches / computations / processing
  • Machine learning engineering: productionize machine / deep learning models (distributed training and inference, automated machine learning)
  • Web application for data / simulation visualization or for interfacing and monitoring large scale and distributed computation
  • Data architecture and engineering: structure data from both private and public sources according to research use cases and build automated pipelines to feed our data lake.

Your profile

  • You are a Masters student in Computer Science or applied mathematics. 
  • You are proficient in production-ready Python.

You are a good candidate if you have some of the following skills and interests:

  • You have a good understanding of containerization.
  • You have experience in following a continuous delivery paradigm.
  • You have experience in provisioning cloud infrastructures.
  • You have data engineering skills
  • Web development experience for data and simulation visualization

Nice to have:

  • Basic knowledge in biology and chemistry is a strong plus, but it is not required.

You should join us if…

  • You are passionate about solving difficult problems on topics that really matter
  • You are curious, willingful and dynamic
  • You like working collaboratively in an interdisciplinary, fast-paced environment
  • You want to join a small team to bring your own impact in drug discovery

To apply, send us your CV at