Senior Python Engineer

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Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home
Experience: > 4 years
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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 drug candidates for dozens of critical diseases.

Aqemia is using quantum physics to fuel a generative AI to transform the drug discovery process. Our unique proprietary technology avoids the need of experimental data, our pipeline scales the drug discovery process at an unprecedented pace, generating an exhaustive number of new drug candidates.

About the team you’ll join

As a Software Engineer, you will join one of Aqemia's Engineering Team and contribute to design and build modern, reliable and scalable backends running complex biochemical simulations.

Your role as a senior software engineer at Aqemia

  • Design, build and evolve reliable and scalable services running biochemical algorithms
  • Operate as a Technical Leader within an engineering team
  • Contribute to engineering teams architecture and stack decisions process
  • Be the go-to person, within your team software/backend design topics
  • Contribute to define and set good coding practices within the engineering team
  • The competencies we are looking for

  • 5+ years of experience as a software engineer within an engineering organisation of 20+ engineers
  • Knowledge of Cloud infrastructure and products (AWS, other cloud experience is a plus)
  • You are experienced finding the right balance between quality and fast iterations
  • Experience leading and delivering technical projects from start to finish
  • You know how to interact with technical stakeholders
  • Proficient in at least one object-oriented language, python is a plus
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes
  • Experience in designing and architecting complex software
  • DevOps knowledge would be appreciated
  • Preferred mindset

  • You are eager to play an active role in contributing to Aqemia’s strategy to develop drugs for patients.
  • You are anxious to bring your wealth of knowledge and skills to the table to inspire and coach brilliant people from diverse backgrounds.
  • You are keen to solve tough problems on issues that truly matter, with a proactive and a can-do attitude.
  • You thrive on working collaboratively in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment that keeps everyone on track.
  • Our recruitment process

  • 1 - Hiring Manager’s interview: you’ll meet directly with your future manager Zeïd (1h, visio call)
  • 2 - Technical assessment of your skills: live coding exercise in Python (45min, visio call)
  • 3 - Technical assessment of your skills: system design collaborative exercise, plus a tour of our offices (1h, in office)
  • 4 - Cultural fit interview with our co-founder and COO Emmanuelle (45min)
  • 5 - Final interview with our co-founder and CEO Maximilien (45min)
  • About us

    We work for a mission: joining us means having your own impact on changing the way drugs are discovered, and helping to shape the direction of our fast-growing company and team.

    - World-Class Team: built a team of 55 top tier people at the crossroads of Physics, Chemistry and Generative AI

    - Collaboration: with several top Big pharmas such as Sanofi

    - Experienced Founders: 15+ years in research at ENS, Oxford, Cambridge, and 9+ years in strategy consulting at BCG.

    - Prime Location: Paris (1 Bd Pasteur) with 2 days of remote per week.

    - Tech Innovators: Part of the French Tech 120.

    - Mission-Driven: Make a tangible impact on the future of medicine by scaling the drug discovery.

    - International environment: Our working language is English

    - Fundraising: $60M with Wendel, Eurazeo (largest European investment fund), Bpifrance Large Venture (largest French fund and fund of funds) and Elaia Partners (French leader deeptech VC).

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