Strateos – Scientific Data Automation Engineer

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We Are

Strateos has reimagined laboratories as smart data generation centers with the industry’s first Cloud Lab Automation-as-a-Service Platform. Strateos enables scientists to design, run, and analyze experiments achieving new and faster scientific discoveries. Our mission is to create new knowledge driven by data, computation, artificial intelligence, automation software, and high-throughput robotics with the goal of fundamentally advancing the life sciences.

  • Our remote control and automated cloud labs are accessible from a web browser enabling
    scientists around the world to easily access and control small and large molecule, cell and gene
    therapy and synthetic biology workflows.
  • Our smart lab facility design-build services and lab automation software enables organizations
    to control their own scientific instruments and laboratories locally and worldwide, schedule
    workflows and manage their scientific data.

We Want

We are looking for a highly motivated Scientific Data Automation Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will facilitate handling of scientific data flows between different data platforms and develop novel tools in cheminformatics and bioinformatics space. The tasks will include writing scripts connecting different platforms via APIs, developing novel algorithms for data processing and decision making, establishing infrastructure for novel data workflows, train various stakeholders at Strateos in these emerging technologies, facilitate integration of developed algorithms into Strateos full-stack software. Excellent understanding of programming logic and various programming languages is essential in this role. Track record of developing experimental algorithms is necessary. Application of mathematical models and data processing scripts in orthogonal fields is important. A large variety of example scripts uploaded on GitHub is a plus. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in both algorithm development and effective communications.

Technical Skills

  • Understanding of relational and graph databases (Neo4j is a plus)
  • Experience in development of multi-actor data processing systems
  • Knowledge of building distributed systems, AI or machine learning
  • Demonstrated experience with at least one script language (Python preferred)
  • Experience in services scale up

People Skills

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to provide technical training
  • Ability to track multiple parallel projects
  • Ability to thrive in a team and goal driven environment\
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator

You Have

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Sciences with 2-10 years of algorithm development experience OR PhD in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Sciences with algorithm development experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to individual productivity in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working as part of a diverse team
  • A passion for new automation and decision-making technologies

You May Have

  • Deep interest in learning drug development, robotic automation, chemistry, and biology
  • A collection of developed scripts in your personal GitHub account
  • Experience working with scientists and/or scientific algorithms
  • Knowledge of web backend and frontend programming

You Want

  • A challenging environment that will push you to grow and improve professionally, every
  • The ability to learn unique skills on the job
  • Freedom to work on state-of-the-art technology and real science
  • Ability to develop on one of the most advanced automated chemistry platforms on the
  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k matching

Salary Range:

$110,000 – $186,000