Scientific Software Developer — Protein Interaction Modeling & Simulation, OpenEye Scientific, Santa Fe, NM (24 February 2022)

OpenEye Scientific is seeking a highly motivated, well-qualified scientific software developer to help develop tools and workflows for protein informatics and modeling proteins. A particular focus will be on modeling protein assembly formation, for example, antibody-antigen complexes. The ability to write high quality scientific code is essential, and previous contribution to a code base is preferred.

Over the last eight years, OpenEye Scientific has developed the field’s most advanced large-scale compute platform, Orion, built on Amazon Web Services. In this position, you will be working at the cutting edge of cloud computing, C++/Python development, and advanced protein modeling. Your work will have the potential to make a major impact in drug discovery and will be available to many pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

You will join a group of mostly PhD-level scientists and developers who are driven to build the next generation of biomolecular modeling software. We are passionate about delivering novel and impactful solutions to our customers, who work at the cutting edge of drug discovery. We are skilled C++ and Python developers who enjoy discussing our science and the state and direction of the field.

OpenEye Scientific has been a leader in the computational chemistry industry for over twenty years and provides a wide range of products for designing new and better medicines. We are widely recognized for the care we take with our science, our software, and our employees. This position is available at our headquarters in Santa Fe, NM. Relocation assistance will be provided.


  • PhD in (Computational) Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or related field
  • Experience with protein structure and modeling
  • Experience developing in modern scientific languages (Python/C++/etc.)
  • Good people/communication skills and ability to work as a part of a team
  • Ability to work under a development schedule, balancing features with delivery

Please be sure to highlight if you have:

  • Experience with protein structure and 3-dimensional data visualization
  • Experience with protein informatics
  • Experience with bioinformatics algorithms and next-generation sequencing data

Benefits:  OpenEye is passionate about the welfare of its employees and offers competitive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, flexible working schedule, 401k retirement plans, paid vacation, paid sick leave, home internet costs, public transportation reimbursement, fitness allowance, and much more.

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OpenEye Scientific Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer.