Scientific Software Developer


Berkeley, CA

Job Type

Full Time


Do you want to be part of a cutting-edge effort to use quantum mechanics to change the world?

QSimulate is building a world-class team to accelerate scientific discovery. Our platform provides paradigm-shifting quantum-mechanics-based tools for scientists worldwide. These tools are being used in such areas as Drug Discovery, Materials Design, and AI.

We are looking for a scientific software developer to combine quantum mechanical simulation with AI to solve problems related to materials science and pharmaceuticals.


    In this role, you will contribute to QSimulate’s infrastructure that serves clients, staff scientists, and software developers to make it more robust, efficient, and user-friendly. Your responsibilities would include:

    • Combine simulation with AI to solve problems in computational chemistry and materials science.
    • Develop algorithms for emerging quantum hardware.
    • Use cloud-based computing resources to perform high-quality simulations of unprecedented size.


  • PhD in computational/theoretical molecular science or a related field.
  • Experience with scientific software development.
  • Programming experience in Python and C/C++.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals.

We Offer

  • The opportunity to make an immediate and visible impact within a fast growing company with lots of potential.
  • Passionate and fun teammates.
  • Competitive compensation.

Our Values

QSimulate is dedicated to building a diverse team of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment. Our core values include:

Respect for All

Serving the Greater Good

Welcoming Diverse Individuals

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We consider exceptional candidates with strong backgrounds even if you don't check every box.

Join QSimulate.

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