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Date: Fri Jan 25 13:53:49 2019
Subject: 19.01.25 (Senior) Scientist, Molecular Simulations at Zymeworks Inc., Vancouver, Canada
Zymeworks is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the
discovery, development and commercialization of next-generation
multifunctional biotherapeutics, initially focused on the treatment of
cancer. Zymeworks suite of complementary therapeutic platforms and its
fully-integrated drug development engine provide the flexibility and
compatibility to precisely engineer and develop highly-differentiated
product candidates. 

Zymeworks is seeking a highly-motivated professional who is looking to grow
their career with our company.

About the Position

Zymeworks is seeking a (Senior) Scientist, Molecular Simulations who is
interested in building a comprehensive computational protein modeling and
data analytics platform for use in biologics engineering and drug
discovery.   Our scientists own the entire computational method development
process, from devising the algorithms, through coding the implementation,
to direct application in drug development. In addition to devising protein
modeling methods, this position has significant software development
responsibilities.  The candidate may be hired at a junior or senior level
depending upon skills and experience.

The position will report to the Principal Scientist & Group Lead,
Molecular Simulations and will be based in Vancouver, BC.


	Designs, implements, validates, and applies computational protein modeling
tools and methods

	Provides technical guidance to other scientists to produce efficient,
maintainable and well-architected code

	Develops and optimizes code in Zymeworks protein modeling platform,
validates code and performs code reviews 

	Collaborates with the Software Development team to maintain a modular and
scalable protein modeling platform

	Works closely with the Software Development team on coding standards and
integration best practices

	Attends conferences and participate in the preparation of patents and

	Fosters effective and collaborative working relationships with fellow
employees, management and external partners

Required Qualifications

	A Ph.D. in Physics, Chemistry, Applied Math, Computer Science or a related

	Minimum of 2 years of post-doctoral experience.  At least 2 years of
industry experience or 5 years of post-doctoral experience for a senior role

	Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a
member of cross-functional team. Ability to establish and maintain
effective working relationships.

	Good organizational skills and the ability to work effectively in a high
paced, fast changing environment. Results-oriented.

	Method development experience in any of the following areas: fragment
assembly, homology modeling, or other protein structure prediction
techniques, force field/potential development, protein structure
optimization, antibody modeling

	Familiar with good software development practices including code reviews,
software testing, and software design

	Experience with optimizing numerically intensive code

	Highly motivated with interest in both computational protein modeling and
software development

	Proficient in at least one of C, C++, Java, or FORTRAN, and proficient in
a scripting language (e.g. Python, Perl, Ruby)

	Familiar with at least one revision control system (e.g. git, mercurial, SVN)
	Fluent in written and spoken English

Desirable Qualifications

	Experience implementing/optimizing machine learning methods

	CUDA/OpenCL development experience

Why Work for Us?

Zymeworks employees are passionate, engaged and extremely motivated to
succeed. We are excited by the cutting-edge science and technology, the
endless possibilities this union holds and the sheer opportunity to be a
part of something big. To learn more about Zymeworks Inc. and our current
openings, please visit our website at

We offer challenging career opportunities, competitive benefits and an
environment that recognizes and rewards performance.
How to Apply

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, please apply online at
Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for interviews will
be contacted.
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