BenevolentAI is hiring a

Senior Frontend Engineer

London, United Kingdom

With over 35 nationalities and a range of backgrounds represented in our Benevolent team, we aim to build an inclusive environment where our people can bring their authentic selves to work, be respected for who they are and the exceptional work they do. We welcome and actively encourage applications from all sections of society and are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, age, citizenship, or any other basis. We see our diversity as an asset as we tackle challenging problems that bridge the gap between drug discovery and technology.

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer to join our Applications Development team. Our goal is to build a unified web application to deliver unique biomedical data and machine learning capabilities directly to the hands of our scientists. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a modern front-end stack to solve complex problems as part of collaborative, cross-functional teams.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deliver new web application features and functionalities for scientists
  • Scale our frontend architecture and developer tooling capabilities
  • Drive a consistent User Experience across our product, working closely with ‘UX’
  • Collaborate with Biologists, Chemists, ML/AI Scientists and Data Scientists

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in sprint ceremonies, write tickets and/or coordinate work streams
  • Mentor junior team members on modern web application practices
  • Embrace varied delivery practices: prototypes, MVPs, and production-level code
  • Over time, contribute to our long-term engineering strategy

We are looking for someone with:

  • 5+ years of commercial development experience
  • Enthusiasm to explore the Biomedical problem domain (no experience expected!)
  • Passion for elegant UI/UX solutions
  • Strong communicator who works well within a team
  • Advocate for good engineering practices, with the pragmatism to assess tradeoffs
  • Desire to work with Typescript, Vue (CompositionAPI), GraphQL, Apollo, NodeJS
  • Interest in developer tooling e.g. Vite, Turborepo
  • Bonus points for interest in CI/CD (e.g. Gitlab Pipelines), Docker, Kubernetes

About us

BenevolentAI (AMS: BAI) is a leading, clinical-stage AI-enabled drug discovery and development company listed on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange. Through the combined capabilities of its AI platform, scientific expertise, and wet-lab facilities, BenevolentAI is well-positioned to deliver novel drug candidates with a higher probability of clinical success than those developed using traditional methods. The Benevolent Platform™ powers a growing in-house pipeline of 13 named drug programmes and over 10 exploratory programmes, and it maintains successful collaborations with AstraZeneca, as well as leading research and charitable institutions. BenevolentAI is headquartered in London, with a research facility in Cambridge (UK) and a further office in New York.

We share a passion for being part of a mission that matters, and we are always looking for curious and collaborative people who share our values and want to be part of our journey. If that sounds like a fit for you, hit the ‘apply’ button and join us.

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Head over to our Glassdoor page to learn about our benefits, culture and to find out what our team think about life at Benevolent. You can also find out more about us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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