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Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack Engineer (UI focused)

Eikon Therapeutics

Hayward, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Post Date: 11/22/2022
  • Website: eikontx.com
  • Company Address: 3929 Point Eden Way, Hayward, CA 94545

About Eikon Therapeutics

Eikon Therapeutics is a new biopharmaceutical company employing revolutionary technology at the interface of biology, engineering and chemistry to discover novel treatments for life-threatening diseases. Eikon’s discovery platform is built on groundbreaking innovations from its founders (Nobel Prize, 2014), culminating in the creation of microscopes which enable real time, molecular-resolution measurements of protein movement in living cells.

Job Description

Eikon Therapeutics is a new biopharmaceutical company employing revolutionary technology at the intersection of chemistry, engineering, computation, and biology to discover novel treatments for life-threatening diseases. Eikon’s discovery platform is built on groundbreaking innovations from its founders (Nobel Prize, 2014), culminating in the creation of microscopes which enable real time, molecular-resolution measurements of protein movement in living cells, thereby unlocking otherwise intractable classes of proteins as drug targets.

Position 

As a member of the software team, you will implement solutions to challenges that are defined in collaboration with both fellow developers and scientists. This role is for a full stack engineer, but the work will have considerable emphasis on user interfaces. As part of the team developing the data visualization and quality control interfaces for Eikon’s core data-driven drug discovery engine, your work will have significant utilization and visibility within the company. 

About You 

You are an adventurous, passionate, and creative software engineer eager to apply your talents to empower interdisciplinary scientific exploration, inaugurate a radical drug-discovery paradigm, and ultimately create novel medicines. You will bring to this challenge enthusiasm, high energy, intellectual curiosity, and scientific rigor. You are excited about being a foundational member of a small but growing team.  

As part of Eikon’s diverse team, you will interface with biologists, medicinal chemists, microscopists, and optical and automation engineers to design and deploy computational solutions that enable the exploration and quantification of Eikon’s high-content datasets.  

What You’ll Do 

  • Develop front-end tools for data visualization and quality control interfaces for Eikon’s core data-driven drug discovery engine  
  • Develop back-end pipelines and front-end dashboards for analysis visualizations to drive decision-making for drug discovery programs. 
  • Work collaboratively with scientists and engineers to understand tactical needs, develop prototype and production software to keep experiments moving forward 
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously, developing milestones and deadlines in coordination with the broader company goals 

Qualifications 

  • BS in Computer Science or in a related field 
  • 3 years of JavaScript and Python programming expertise required 
  • Experience developing modern web applications with React or similar 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Team-oriented, flexible, able to adapt to rapidly evolving goals and challenges 
  • Enthusiasm for drug discovery essential 

Eikon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment. 

In accordance with the Company’s duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace, the Company requires all employees to have received both an FDA-approved primary vaccine series and at least one booster vaccine against COVID-19 as of their start date. If you are unable to meet this requirement due to a disability or serious medical condition, or due to a sincerely held religious belief, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.

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