Senior Software Engineer - Chemistry Simulation Platform

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SandboxAQ is solving challenging problems with AI + Quantum for positive impact. We partner with global leaders in government, academia, and the private sector to identify applications that would benefit from quantum-based applications to current and future commercial challenges. We engage with customers early and throughout the development process to improve market fit.

Our team’s unique approach enables cross-pollination across a diverse range of fields, from physics, computer science, neuroscience, mathematics, cryptography, natural sciences and more! Our success comes from coalescing diverse talent to create an environment where experimental thinking and collaboration yield breakthrough AI + Quantum solutions. Join a culture where thought leadership, diverse talent, employee engagement, and technological impact will create the next tech uproar.

We are deeply committed to education as a means to advance quantum solutions and computing initiatives. We invest in future talent through internship programs, research papers, developer tools, textbooks, educational talks/events and partnerships with universities/talent hubs to attract multi-disciplinary talent. Our hope is to inspire people from all walks of life to be prepared for the quantum era and encourage a path in STEM.

About the Role:

SandboxAQ is seeking a Senior Software Engineer with a focus on front-end development for web applications to architect and create the interfaces to the next generation of computational tools for AI and simulation in chemistry and the life sciences. You will be crucial in constructing tools that empower researchers to extract intricate insights from vast datasets seamlessly and easily configure large-scale cloud simulations.

You will bring experience and deep knowledge of best practices to level up the web app development of an agile development team. Together, we will build new visualizations and workflows for simulation and AI applications in advanced materials and life sciences.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance internal web tools to help researchers visualize and iterate on complex chemistry formulations, reactions and therapeutics
  • Own the delivery of features in the front-end of SandboxAQ’s chemistry and life sciences simulation platform
  • Write clean, testable code and establish testing frameworks to ensure the reliability of both front-end and back-end components.
  • Partner closely with product managers, backend developers, designers, and infrastructure developers
  • Design and implement reusable software components that increase development velocity
  • Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to refine APIs and data models, supporting the web application's backend functionality.
  • Profile web applications to benchmark performance and work with the rest of the engineering and infrastructure team to deliver improvements
  • Optimize performance to enable interactive multi-dimensional exploration of large-scale data
  • Gather user feedback, rapidly prototype new functionality, and develop high-quality front-end code

About You: 

  • 8+ years of experience in front-end software development, with a strong focus on building complex web applications or platforms with complex user workflows and data visualizations
  • Deep knowledge of best practices in developing web applications
  • Experience with React, Javascript, and Typescript
  • Experience with MySQL and Flask or FastAPI
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively influence a cross-functional team
  • Track record of delivering successful projects within tight timelines

Nice to Haves: 

  • Experience working on scientific, engineering, or simulation software
  • Experience with data visualization libraries (e.g., D3.js) and charting frameworks for displaying scientific data

SandboxAQ welcomes all.

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where we have zero tolerance for discrimination. We invest in our employees' personal and professional growth. Once you work with us, you can’t go back to normalcy because great breakthroughs come from great teams and we are the best in quantum technology.
We offer competitive salaries, stock options depending on employment type, generous learning opportunities, medical/dental/vision, family planning/fertility, PTO (summer and winter breaks), financial wellness resources, 401(k) plans, and more. 
Equal Employment Opportunity: All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
Accommodations: we provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in job application procedures for open roles. If you need such an accommodation, please let a member of our Recruiting team know.
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