R&D AI Engineer (Remote)

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Remote Job

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
BenchSci is a remote first organization. At this moment, we are welcoming applicants from Canada, the US and the UK for this position.
We are looking for an R&D AI Engineer to join our growing team! Reporting to the Chief Science Officer, you will work closely with various key stakeholders at the cutting edge of BenchSci to build proof-of-concepts and prototypes to solve challenging problems in various aspects of pharmaceutical research. In this role, you will guide the successful execution of these prototypes into production-grade systems, which in turn will directly impact the 31,000+ life-scientists across the world who use our platform to fuel their research.
This role demands a blend of strategic insight, technical prowess, and innovative thinking. The ideal candidate should not only understand pharmaceutical R&D but also be able to foresee and adapt to technological changes that will affect it, especially those driven by AI and other emerging technologies. They should be a dynamic team player who values efficiency and can navigate complex challenges with creativity and decisiveness.
you Will:
  • Review areas for advancement with our Chief Science Officer and Chief Data Officer to evolve BenchSci’s platform with a unique lens on our vision.
  • Help set technical and architectural direction for our engineering teams with a focus on expanding the scope of our products and our ability to make life-scientists more effective.
  • Conduct hands-on experiments and build POCs rapidly to validate designs and solutions.
  • Guide the development of a prototype into a mature, production-grade system within our data ecosystem, working with the machine learning and data engineering teams.
  • Collaborate closely with ML and data engineers to solve interesting problems concerning document mining and information retrieval.
  • Employ best practices for a broad platform of technologies within a cloud-based environment.
  • Work on projects involving some of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.
  • Have opportunities to work both independently and in pair-programming settings.
  • Advocate for code and engineering process improvements across your team, and help to establish best practices based on personal industry experience and research
You Have:
  • 3+ years of software engineering experience
  • A Master’s degree in neuroimaging, computational biology, or a closely related discipline
  • A strong understanding of problems that involve the 3 V’s of big data
  • Experience with software engineering practices and systems architecture
  • A passion for getting hands-on with technologies and coding extensively in solo and paired settings
  • Familiarity with common reference architectures in ML and data engineering
  • Experience working with and navigating distributed, varied datasets both structured and unstructured
  • A solid understanding of the machine learning lifecycle in production systems
You Are:
  • A strategic thinker with pharmaceutical R&D background, focusing on impactful outcomes via the 80/20 rule.
  • Innovative, resourceful, with a passion for leveraging AI, especially generative AI, to disrupt pharmaceutical R&D.
  • Excellent communicator with persuasive skills, inspiring teams with clarity and enthusiasm.
  • Assertive and direct, ready to challenge norms and tackle inefficiencies with problem-solving agility.
  • Technically adept with a penchant for speed, prioritizing market readiness and future-oriented engineering solutions.
Benefits and Perks:
An engaging remote-first culture
A great compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options
A robust vacation policy plus an additional vacation day every year
Company closures for 14 more days throughout the year
Flex time for sick days, personal days, and religious holidays
Comprehensive health and dental benefits.
Annual learning & development budget
A one-time home office set-up budget to use upon joining BenchSci
An annual lifestyle spending account allowance
Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options
The ability to save for your retirement coupled with a company match!
About BenchSci:
BenchSci's mission is to exponentially increase the speed and quality of life-saving research and development. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world's most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.
Backed by Generation Investment Management, TCV, Inovia, F-Prime, Golden Ventures, and Google's AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We're a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.
Our Culture:
BenchSci relentlessly builds on its strong foundation of culture. We put team members first, knowing that they're the organization's beating heart. We invest as much in our people as our products. Our culture fosters transparency, collaboration, and continuous learning.
We value each other's differences and always look for opportunities to embed equity into the fabric of our work. We foster diversity, autonomy, and personal growth, and provide resources to support motivated self-leaders in continuous improvement.
You will work with high-impact, highly skilled, and intelligent experts motivated to drive impact and fulfill a meaningful mission. We empower you to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and thrive. Here you will be challenged to stretch yourself to achieve the seemingly impossible. Learn more about our culture .
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We're committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey. Learn more about our DEI initiatives .
Accessibility Accommodations: Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please reach out to talent@benchsci.com .

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Entry level

Remote Job:

  • Yes

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

BenchSci’s vision is to exponentially increase the speed and quality of life-saving research by empowering scientists with the world’s most advanced biomedical artificial intelligence. Backed by F-Prime, Gradient Ventures (Google’s AI fund), Inovia Capital, and TCV, our platform accelerates science at 16 of the top-20 pharmaceutical companies, and over 4,300 leading research centers worldwide. We’re a remote-first company recognized for our impact and culture as a Deloitte Tech Fast 50TM, CIX Top 10 Growth, Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked organization on Glassdoor.
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