Software Engineer - Optimization

HTuO is based in beautiful Vancouver, BC, on Canada’s west coast. Born out of a desire to facilitate drug discovery by more accurate and more relevant molecular modelling techniques, we are building a platform with the potential to explore interactions with greater precision and accuracy. Our goal is to exploit the platform to create and test drugs more quickly and efficiently in order to take them to market with less optimization required.

At HTuO, we value creativity and integrity, and have high expectations from all of our staff. We believe in creating a diverse work environment that is balanced, supportive and encourages a healthy work-life balance.

Roles and Responsibilities

    • Assist with the development of our molecular modelling platform

      • Algorithm development and optimization

      • Convert existing python code to C

    • Analysis of existing code

    • Develop and implement strategies for parallelization

    • Develop and implement plans improving our platform

    • Work closely with other team members


    • Development experience in Python and C, knowledge of Threads and Processes.

    • Previous experience with planning and implementing parallelized code.

    • HPC experience

    • Experience with Molecular modelling simulations would be an advantage


  • The start date for this position will be no sooner than July 2021.

  • Due to covid, remote work is acceptable, but candidates may be asked to relocate to Vancouver, Canada, when it is safe and reasonable to do so.

  • Both qualified Canadian and international applicants are welcome to apply.

  • We encourage diversity and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

How to apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to us at - we will only reply to applicants who are selected for interviews.