Scientific Software Engineer

Remote, Silicon Valley, CA, United States

Citrine Informatics


Role Locations

  • Remote
  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States

Employees

51 - 100 people

Address

702 Marshall St Ste 520
Redwood City, CA, 94063-1826, US

Tech Stack

  • PostgreSQL
  • DynamoDB
  • AWS
  • JVM
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Scala
  • Python

Role Description

Build out the core scientific libraries we use to solve the world's hardest materials informatics problems at an industrial scale.

About Citrine

At Citrine, we’re changing the way new materials are developed. We are the industry leader in materials informatics, the application of data-driven methods to materials and chemicals development. Our platform provides data management and AI tools customized to materials applications. Our users are scientists and engineers at large manufacturing and materials companies, as well as researchers at universities and government labs. Our platform is an essential workflow tool that enables these users to accelerate the development of new materials by systematically leveraging their data. Citrine has been recognized for technology innovation by the World Economic Forum as a Tech Pioneer 2017, and won the Best-in-Biz Start-up of the Year Award in 2018. As a team, we are ambitious with our goals, passionate about our vision, and eager to grow and learn from each other. Our team is growing fast and looking for the best to join us.

Position Summary

Scientific software engineers work at the intersection of materials domain expertise, applied mathematics, and software engineering to build the core materials-aware machine learning functionality that powers informatics at Citrine. The best scientific software engineers are generalists who can flex into foundational methods development and/or distributed system architecture to rapidly address new challenges.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

BS, BA, or MS in the sciences, mathematics, statistics, or computer science Experience in the application of numerical methods to science or engineering Expertise in the development of production-quality software

Preferred qualifications:

Experience with machine learning, optimization, and/or model fitting Experience in numerical programming in python, and/or Java/Scala Experience with large scale parallel computing or distributed systems

Equal Opportunity:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.

About Citrine Informatics

The future of materials development depends on speed. Developing materials faster will require managing and using data more effectively, which includes consolidating data into a single consistent searchable format, as well as structuring, storing, and using materials data to harness the power of artificial intelligence. Our product combines a consolidated materials repository, the world’s largest materials dataset, and powerful artificial intelligence to accelerate materials discovery.

Company Culture

Citrine Informatics’ artificial intelligence technology is changing and accelerating the way materials and products are developed and as a result, the environment is fast-moving, intense, fun and supportive. The culture of the company is driven by our company values. Candidates who align with the following values will thrive:

  • We act with autonomy and we are accountable for performance excellence;

  • We use data to make good decisions;

  • We live up to our commitments and get the job done and have a bias toward execution;

  • We are committed to our internal team through recognizing our colleagues for their successes and assistance, and to our external community through making positive contributions when possible;

  • We value diverse opinions, perspectives and backgrounds.

These values influence how we work, prioritize our time, evaluate our performance, interact with colleagues and customers, as well as candidates for employment.

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