Cloud AI microscopy automation

Senior Backend + AI Engineer (Scientific Python)

Austin, TX
Job Type
3+ years
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Michael Lee
Michael Lee

About the role

ℹ️ About the Position

Biodock runs AI bioanalysis in the cloud, allowing scientists to accelerate R&D on the most promising new theraputics. We are looking for talented backend engineers to join our team and drive results for our customers and vision.

You'd build critical features from the ground up, and deliver fast without bureaucracy. We're looking for someone who is serious about building, and who can wear many hats.

Our stack

Backend + AI (this role): Typed scientific Python (Numpy), Pytorch Web: React, Apollo GraphQL, Typescript, Mongo, Node We use: Docker, Terraform, Redis, AWS, Serverless

🔨 What you'll do

  • Take full ownership of Biodock's distributed backend + ML stack, all the way from features to deploys, monitoring, and overall reliability. Work on AI infrastructure, AI models. image processing, tensor manipulation, async requests, distributed clusters, and more.
  • Be exposed to every level of the company, working closely with the CEO to meet business goals and working off customer feedback.

🙋 Who you are

  • You’re comfortable with building a mature application backend, with 4+ years of industry experience and a strong background in computer science with a degree in CS or a related field. Or you're just way smarter than others.
  • You're a wizard on preferably typed Python, or another backend language. You have experience in areas such as image data processing, distributed systems, async requests, AI models (especially in computer vision), and performance measurement and optimization.
  • Big bonus points for DevOps experience (Terraform, AWS, Docker), Numpy experience, or computer vision
  • You want to work at a top VC-backed company at the earliest stage to help build things from the ground up.
  • You live in or are willing to make the move to Austin, Texas, where our office is located.

💰 Benefits

  • Highly competitive pay and equity compensation, with PPO medical, vision, and dental insurance coverage
  • 401k account option
  • Unlimited vacation/sick leave
  • Developer fundamentals: newest M1 Macbook Pro, standing desk, headphones/dual 4k monitors/peripherals, office amenities.
  • Cool office on the top floor with views of downtown and UT Austin, plenty of natural light, a small gym, conference rooms, and lots of space. Free snacks, cereal, coffee, tea, milk, etc.

Why you should join Biodock

Biodock is a cutting-edge, seed-stage bio AI startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz and Y Combinator (seed blog post here). We are building the future of AI cloud computing for microscopy images, NGS sequencing data, and more. Advances in our technology translate directly to advances in disease understanding and treatment. We give our product for free to academic scientists as part of our mission to accelerate research around the world.

Team Size:7
Location:Austin, TX
Michael Lee
Michael Lee
Nurlybek Mursaliyev
Nurlybek Mursaliyev