Senior Research Scientist
Seattle, WA - Full-Time
Menten AI is looking for a machine learning scientist/engineer with expertise in state-of-the-art deep learning and/or reinforcement learning techniques to join our computational efforts and help us create the next generation of protein-based therapeutics. The scientist will become a strategic member of a multidisciplinary and innovative research group and develop, lead, and execute the short and long-term machine learning strategy and roadmap. The successful candidate will manage a team of 1-3 research scientists and work closely with the development team to develop new computational methods for protein design. We are looking for a rebel and innovator who can embrace and contribute to the company’s positive culture of support and growth.
If you are looking to co-create a paradigm shift in drug discovery - this job is for you!
Work with the executive team to develop, lead, and execute the short and long-term machine learning strategy and roadmap
Design and implement machine learning models and algorithms for protein design
Work with the CEO to create, communicate, and implement the organization's machine learning vision, mission, and overall direction
Supervise 1-3 junior computer scientists in development of protein-design applications
Develop and maintain a deep knowledge of machine learning and computational approaches in drug discovery
PhD or MSc. and 5+ years of experience in computer science, physics, mathematics, computational neuroscience, computational chemistry or other relevant areas
5+ years of relevant experience in machine learning methods either from academia or industry with a significant focus on deep learning or reinforcement learning
Experience with one or more machine learning software packages (e.g. TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc)
Proficiency in scripting languages e.g. C++, Python, R, etc.
Experience with cloud or high-performance computing (e.g. AWS, GCP)
Excellent written and oral communication skills demonstrated by publication of scientific articles and presentations within machine learning or computer science
Demonstrated supervisory skills including managing teams and leading research projects
Preferred Experience and Skills
Experience with data science tools such as Git, Docker
Experience or interest in graph convolutional networks
Expertise or interest in bioinformatics, computational biology, computational chemistry
What we offer
Menten AI is all about helping you lead a healthy and meaningful life in and outside of work. We won’t lure you into staying longer with free dinners or dry-cleaning. We believe that your best work starts with a healthy lifestyle filled with freedom to rest, create, exercise, and spend time with the ones you love.
Benefits & Perks
Work from anywhere! This is a remote-optional position that allows you to work from anywhere in the world as long as you have a reliable internet connection and are willing to sync with the rest of the team in North American time.
Co-working space allowance
Medical, dental and vision insurance
4 weeks of paid vacation every year
Wellness & Fitness Allowance
We’ll pay up to $100/month towards a product, service, or experience that enhances your overall physical or mental well-being. There are no clear rules here, but for example you can use this towards that marathon race you’ve been wanting to run, gym memberships, running shoes, meditation or yoga classes, etc. Whatever works for you.