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Date: Mon Feb 14 15:58:10 2022
Subject: 22.02.14 Custom Solutions Engineer, Optibrium Ltd., Boston, MA
Optibrium ( is a growing technology company dedicated 
to providing elegant software solutions for drug discovery. Optibriums 
lead product, StarDrop, is a comprehensive suite of integrated software 
that guides small molecule design, optimisation, and data analysis, 
improving the speed, efficiency, and productivity of the discovery 
process. The companys new Augmented Chemistry products and services 
deliver ground-breaking artificial intelligence technologies that 
continuously learn from all available data to supplement researchers 
experience and skills.

To support our growing customer base and product portfolio, we are 
expanding our Custom Services team. We are looking for someone with 
strong Python scripting skills and pharma industry or cheminformatics 
experience to implement custom integrations with our users informatics 
platforms and help them get the most value from our software.

The role is based in Boston, MA, with opportunities to travel (up to 10%) 
to visit customers. We offer a hybrid working environment. 
US citizenship or work authorisation is required.

Responsibilities and Objectives
- Develop a comprehensive understanding of how to deploy and use 
Optibriums products within the pharmaceutical and related life science 
industries and the full range of possibilities for custom development

- In partnership with our business development team, communicate with 
customers via email, webmeeting or in-person to capture their 
requirements for client-side and server-side custom development and 
integration projects. Scope and prepare project proposals

- Manage and deliver projects for customers in a timely fashion, working 
closely with other members of Optibriums custom services team and 
designated IT or scientific staff at customer organisations

- Write clean, maintainable code with a commitment to testing

- Collaborate with our application science team to address technical 
issues that our customers may encounter, including installation (client 
and server), usage and application extension (Python scripting) questions. 
Deliver organised, courteous, and effective support to our users. Track 
tickets in our online support helpdesk software

- Provide timely feedback to our product development team regarding bugs 
or potential feature enhancements. Track these in our web-based project 
tracking system and communicate progress to customers

- The StarDrop desktop application is supported on Windows and macOS, and 
its servers are Linuxbased. Familiarity with configuring and deploying 
software to run on all three platforms is essential. Cerella is a 
cloud-hosted platform. Familiarity with Docker and with supporting 
software in cloud environments, such as AWS or GCP is beneficial
If youre interested in joining a growing, entrepreneurial team working 
in an exciting field, please apply with a CV and covering letter to (unsolicited applications from agencies will not 
be accepted).

Founded in 2009, Optibrium is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with offices 
in the Boston and Bay areas, USA. Optibrium continues to develop new 
products and research novel technologies to improve the efficiency and 
productivity of the drug discovery process, and recent investment from 
Kester Capital further accelerated our growth. We work closely with our 
broad range of customers and collaborators, including leading global 
pharma, agrochemical, flavour and fragrance companies, biotech, and 
academic groups.

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