Cheminformatics Data Scientist

Nov 08, 2023

Bulgaria, Georgia, Hungary, Poland, Uzbekistan

We are looking for a motivated Cheminformatics Data Scientist with a background in computer science and chemistry. Joining Exadel, you will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications.

Work at Exadel - Who We Are: Since 1998, Exadel has been engineering its products and custom software for clients of all sizes. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Exadel has 2,800+ employees in development centers across America, Europe, and Asia. People drive Exadel’s success and are at the core of our values.

**About the Customer:
**The company provides pharmaceutical and academic researchers with the data that aid in identifying and curing disease. The customer’s platform brings together the best in engineering, scientific intelligence, and data science to put the right tools into the hands of researchers to enable them to invent and commercialize ideas. The customer can extract and link data from multiple sources and make it available through their interface, which is vital in making the best decisions.

 **Project Team:
**When you join our team, you'll immerse yourself in a culture where teammates support each other and work collaboratively to achieve better results. We believe that together, we are better, and we can continue to find brilliant solutions by sharing ideas and constantly developing as individuals and as a team. 


  • 4+ years of background in engineering or computer science
  • Understanding in the field of Cheminformatics 
  • Programming experience in Java (preferred), Python or C++ 
  • Robust skills in some of the following file formats: molfile, RXN file, SMILES, SMARTS, RD Files, SD Files and InChIKey
  • Knowledge of the basic chemistry concepts (tautomer, mesomere, aromaticity, reaction centers etc.)
  • Competency in computer science (ability to implement pipelines for data transformation and enrichments)
  • Familiarity with atom mapping in chemical reactions


**Nice to Have:
**Bachelor or PhD degree in chemistry, cheminformatics, computational chemistry, medicinal chemistry or related discipline

**English level:


  • Develop and implement data transformation pipelines to process and enrich chemical data, utilizing programming languages such as Java, Python or C++
  • Handle various file formats like molfile, RXN file, SMILES, SMARTS, RD Files, SD Files and InChIKey for data import, export, and conversion
  • Apply a foundational understanding of chemical principles to influence the representation and identity of chemical substances and reactions within data sets
  • Demonstrate a strong grasp of atom mapping in chemical reactions 
  • Utilize domain-specific chemical knowledge to assess and verify atom mappings for quality and accuracy
  • Leverage cheminformatics software and tools for data analysis, chemical structure recognition, and property prediction
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate cheminformatics processes into broader data analysis workflows, and research initiatives
  • Integrate chemical data into databases and information systems, ensuring efficient and accurate data retrieval

Advantages of Working with Exadel:

Transparent Career Roadmap

  • The HR manager accompanies each employee on their first steps in the company and assists them in achieving future professional goals
  • Exadel is a global company with 30+ offices in 15+ countries. Employees have the chance to discover new places to live and work, and can transfer to any location that has an Exadel production office. The HR manager and the Global Mobility specialist accompany the employee and assist throughout the relocation process
  • Your career growth is in your hands, so each Exadeller decides when to level up and initiate performance assessments. The management team supports career planning and the discovery of new tech stacks and languages

Learning & Development Opportunities

  • Each Exadeller is given a $1,000 yearly budget for self-education, which includes certifications, training sessions, meetups, conferences, and educational materials
  • Employees participate actively and benefit from the knowledge-sharing environment across seven practice units: Digital Marketing Technologies, Content Marketing, AI, QA, QAA, Agile, and DevOps
  • Employees can find recordings from meetups and trainings on Exadel’s Internal Learning System

Work & Life Balance

  • Each Exadeller is in charge of managing their workflow independently without being micromanaged at every step; it is, however, important that an employee always attends meetings, logs their time, and meets deadlines
  • Operating from the office, or remotely, depends on which mode the employee prefers. Hybrid or remote mode staff will receive the necessary equipment before their first working day. For those who prefer to work in-office, the office network  offers up-to-date equipment, good facilities, and a warm collaborative environment
  • The team meets at two annual team-building events across locations; in addition there are team events such as Pizza Days, Programmer’s Day, informal meetups, board game parties, and sports initiatives

Employee Perks & Bonuses

  • The Exadel referral program covers all regions and involves recognition for hired recommended professionals. Depending on the location and the position, an employee receives a monetary bonus for recommending a candidate to Exadel who ends up being hired
  • Employees collect coins for numerous project activities, exchanging them for products or services of their choice available on the Exadel store
  • Volunteers for mentoring, interviewing, performing assessments, and participation in community meet-ups, get additional monetary bonuses
  • Location-dependent, Exadellers can access benefit platforms with vouchers for online stores, medical insurance reimbursement, sports membership fees, vacations, and childbirth bonuses

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