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Software Engineering Manager


Work Your Magic with us! Start your next chapter and join EMD Electronics.


Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.  


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Software Engineering Manager to lead our talented team of engineers in the development and enhancement of our AI drug discovery platform (AIDDISON). As a Software Engineering Manager, you will play a critical role in shaping the technical direction, fostering a culture of innovation, and ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality software products.



  • Provide visionary technical leadership and mentorship to a dynamic team of software engineers, data scientists, and machine learning experts.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to translate business objectives into technical requirements and deliver innovative solutions that drive value.
  • Direct the development and execution of project plans, ensuring alignment with strategic goals, timelines, and quality standards.
  • Champion the adoption of best practices for software development, including MLOps methodologies for seamless integration, deployment, and monitoring of AI models.
  • Stay at the forefront of generative AI research, evaluating emerging technologies and methodologies to enhance our AI drug discovery platform.
  • Cultivate a culture of creativity, collaboration, and continuous learning within the engineering team, fostering an environment where bold ideas thrive.



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Chemistry, Engineering or related field.
  • At least 8 years' of experience in software development, with a focus on AI/ML and generative AI techniques.
  • Proven track record of technical leadership and project management in a fast-paced, innovative environment.
  • Expertise in programming languages such as Python, with hands-on experience in AI frameworks like TensorFlow, PyTorch, or GPT.
  • Understanding of generative AI concepts, including generative adversarial networks (GANs), variational autoencoders (VAEs), and reinforcement learning.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and containerization/serverless technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Strong understanding of MLOps principles and experience implementing MLOps pipelines for AI model deployment, monitoring, and optimization.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to diverse audiences.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and compliances.
  • In-depth understanding of small molecule drug discovery - design, make, test, analysis


Location: This is a hybrid position, flexible to be located from either our St. Louis, MO or Burlington/Billerica, MA sites.

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!


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Job Requisition ID:  273696
Location:  St. Louis
Career Level:  E - Professional (10+ years)
Working time model:  full-time

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