BenevolentAI is hiring a

Senior Full-Stack 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 Fullstack 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 web application stack to solve complex problems as part of collaborative, cross-functional teams.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deliver new web application features and functionalities for scientists
  • Be a lead developer of our GraphQL server, database and related components
  • Extend our GraphQL and SQL data models to reflect the biomedical domain
  • 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
  • Contribute components to our frontend codebases where appropriate
  • Integrate our server with microservices maintained by other internal teams
  • Support on observability and monitoring initiatives
  • 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 building maintainable web applications, carefully solving user needs
  • Strong communicator who works well within a team
  • Desire to work with Typescript, GraphQL, Apollo Server, NodeJS, Prisma, MySQL
  • Some relevant experience of CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes or other devops
  • Interest in frontend web development, such as VueJS, HTML and CSS
  • Advocate for good engineering practices, with the pragmatism to assess tradeoffs

About us

BenevolentAI unites AI with human expertise to discover new and more effective medicines. Our unique computational R&D platform spans every step of the drug discovery process, powering an in-house pipeline of over 25 drug programmes. We advance our mission to reinvent drug discovery by harnessing the power of a diverse team, rich with different backgrounds, experiences, opinions and personalities. In our offices in London and New York and research facility in Cambridge (UK), we work in highly collaborative, multidisciplinary teams, harnessing skills across biology, chemistry, engineering, AI, machine learning, informatics, precision medicine and drug discovery.

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.

Want to do a little more research before you apply?

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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