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Citrine Informatics

Scientific Software Engineer at Citrine Informatics

Redwood City, Remote · Full Time

Citrine Informatics is the operating system for advanced materials and chemicals. Our data driven platform brings together the world’s materials data and creates a corporate asset from your internal data. The result is that our Global 1000 customers hit their development, product design, and manufacturing targets 2-5 times faster, creating billions of dollars in market advantage.

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Job Description

Citrine is the artificial intelligence platform for materials and chemicals. Our platform ingests and understands large-scale data from countless sources, such as patents, research papers, technical reports, and existing databases, and uses state-of-the-art AI to anticipate the behavior of all materials and chemicals under any relevant conditions. The resulting predictive intelligence helps customers hit R&D and manufacturing milestones in half the time.

The scientific software engineer will write reusable code to manage the lifecycle of data at Citrine, from ingestion through to machine learning frameworks. These engineers sit at the intersection of materials, software design, and machine learning, building the tools that are used in our open data platform through to customer projects. A background in the physical sciences along with strong software development skills is required.

Being an early engineer at Citrine means you have the opportunity to have an outsized influence on the technology, culture and quality of the engineering organization. Make your mark with technology that is changing how every physical product is designed, manufactured, and brought to market.


-Design and deploy data-driven solutions to scientific problems
-Accurately break down and estimate tasks from mockups
-Communicate clearly technical concepts to technical and non-technical peers
-Work with web and infrastructure engineers to put code into production systems
-Support data scientists in their interactions with customers


Minimum qualifications:
-Degree in the physical sciences from an accredited university
-1-5 years of production experience
-Experience in scientific computing development, data processing, or machine learning
-Preferred qualifications:

-Experience with java and scala
-Experience developing in cloud environments
-Competence with git and CI/CD workflows

Equal Opportunity:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin.

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What We're Building

Citrine Informatics is the data platform for the physical world. Our platform ingests and analyzes vast quantities of technical data on materials, chemicals, and devices to streamline R&D, manufacturing, and supply chain operations for any organization that produces a physical product. Our users are scientists and engineers at large manufacturing and materials companies, as well as researchers at universities and government labs, and our platform is an essential workflow tool that enables these users to analyze tremendous quantities of technical data.

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