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Date: Wed Jul 26 05:34:22 2017
Subject: 17.07.26 Systems Developer in Computational Chemistry, Evotec, Abingdon UK
Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational 
sites in Europe and the US. The Company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an 
industrialised platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In 
addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to 
neuroscience, pain, oncology, inflammation and metabolic diseases. Leveraging these skills and 
expertise the Company intends to develop best-in-class differentiated therapeutics and deliver 
superior science-driven discovery alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. 

The Companys headquarters are located in Hamburg, Germany. Additional major operating sites exist 
in Germany, France, the UK and the US.

As our business continues to grow we are seeking talented and highly motivated individuals for our 
Abingdon site to work as an:

Systems Developer in Computational Chemistry

The primary focus of the role is the support and enhancement of the groups scientific applications 
infrastructure, working closely with Evotecs IT and global informatics functions in the management 
and development of the groups HPC and Linux capabilities.

The Systems Developer will report into a Research Informatics Team Leader, also based on Milton 

Responsibilities will include:
	Maintain and develop a scientific software environment comprising a wide range of commercial and in-house
        applications, on both Windows and Linux platforms
	Work with IT in maintaining scientific HPC facilities that include:
             o	A Linux compute farm (including CPUs and GPUs)
             o	Grid infrastructure (SGE)
	Develop and maintain an infrastructure to support web service interfaces to internal/external HPC resources
	Engage and coordinate with Systems Developers on other Evotec sites
	Provide full change management in guidance with IT policies
	Work collaboratively with R&D Scientists

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
	Experience of Linux and HPC administration, including the use of SGE
	Experience with maintenance of a broad range of computational chemistry software such as CCG, OpenEye, CCDC,
        ChemAxon, BioSolveIT, Cresset, GAMESS and NWChem, including licence management
	Programming & scripting skills (eg. Python, Perl, Java, shell, C++)
	Experience with software versioning tools and bug tracking tools
	Experience of developing web services (Apache Tomcat, Glassfish)
	Good communication skills and proven ability to work with others to achieve common objectives

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
	Experience with development of custom KNIME nodes
	Expertise in working with HPC HADOOP or cloud environments
	Experience of R&D in a scientific environment 
	Database administration and SQL skills
	Experience of developing and managing relationships with 3rd party suppliers

	Degree in Computer Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or in a related life science with
        experience of HPC and Linux administration
If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit Evotec's Career Page at
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