Software Engineer [Full Time, ASAP]

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.

Software Engineer [Full Time, ASAP]

Job description​

As a Software Engineer, your role will be to enable our research and project teams to design novel drug candidates with disruptive speed, efficiency, and precision. You will collaborate with colleagues at the intersection of machine learning, chemistry and physics on a daily basis to design and implement internal software tools and architecture to reach our common goal - find new drugs faster and better.

More precisely, as a Software Engineer you will:

  • Industrialize algorithmic prototypes produced by the project team into modular, scalable, and well-tested modules
  • Improve code quality accross the code base through coaching and code reviews
  • Set up continuous integration and deployment of our pipelines
  • Optimize performance of calculations (time and cost) in a cloud computing environment
  • To do this is important to develop a solid understanding of the company's needs and goals to focus on mission-critical problems

Candidate profile

Your experience:

  • You are proficient in production-ready Python
  • You have experience in coding in team
  • 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 worked with good practices of code documentation and information security

You should join us if…

  • You are passionate about solving difficult problems on topics that really matter
  • You are curious, willingful and dynamic
  • You want to grow and help others grow as well
  • You like working collaboratively in an interdisciplinary, fast-paced environment
  • You believe in silico/AI can have strong impact on how to find new drugs
  • You want to join a small team to bring your own impact in drug discovery

Work environment

  • Fast-paced, intellectually and scientifically intense, deliverable-oriented environment
  • Aqemia team is currently 25+ people, fast growing, coming from top-tier institutions (Harvard, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Ecole Polytechnique, BCG, BCG gamma, Astrazeneca, GSK, Sanofi)
  • Aqemia offices located in center of Paris (1 Bd Pasteur), with up to 2 days of remote working
  • Working language: mix of English (we have non French speaking team members) and French

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Aqemia welcomes applications from all sections of society.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law. 

Applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups are particularly welcomed.

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