Scientist #1

  • BHO Tech
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Mar 24, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

You will help us develop a software framework for the design and discovery of new advanced materials and chemicals.

Your work will focus on the application of nanoscale modeling to large sets of materials, surfaces, molecules, and reaction pathways with minimal human input. Successful candidates will continue into a leadership role as we grow.

This is a full-time permanent position. Publications are encouraged.



- materials modeling 
- software development 
- product design and concept development 
- work closely with the engineering team, relay and explain complex concepts


- see the results of your creative work used directly by world's leading enterprises 
- realize your ambitions and directly define how materials research is done in the future 
- work with top-tier human capital in research, engineering and venture capital


- excellent knowledge of materials science (Ph.D. from a tier-1 lab) 
- prior work on advanced electronic structure methods (VASP, Quantum ESPRESSO, Gaussian, NWChem, ADF, QuantumWise, Siesta, etc.) 
- prior experience with machine learning

- python (advanced) 
- linux/redhat/bash (advanced) 
- MongoDB/JSON (intermediate) 
- fortran (intermediate) 
- message-passing interface / openmp (intermediate) 
- other (GPU, TPU) - willing to learn

## OTHER: 
- ability to learn and apply new concepts rapidly 
- extreme attention to details


- familiarity with AWS EC2, Microsoft Azure 
- familiarity with SaltStack or similar


- equipment of your choice 
- unlimited vacation days


Python, MongoDB, Linux, Bash, JSON, Materials Science, Fortran, Chemistry, Gaussian 09, Quantum Espresso, VASP (Vienna Ab initio simulation package)


$90K – $100K and higher (DOE)
1.0% – 3.0%

Visa Sponsorship


Best Regards,
Kris Young
Account Manager
BHO Tech
San Jose, San Francisco CA
Phone: 866 816-1615 x 823