Founding AI Engineer (Scale Medicine)


Scale Medicine

Company Bio

Scale Medicine is building a secure AI assistant for biopharma leaders, connecting external science to company data, content, and people.


$180k - $300k, plus equity

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🛠️AI Engineer

Created time
Jun 10, 2024 5:24 PM
Employment Type
New York
Remote Friendly

Scale Medicine is building a secure AI assistant for biopharma leaders, connecting the dots from external science to company data, content, and people.

What You’ll Do

As a founding AI Engineer at Scale Medicine, you will push beyond the adjacent possible within the research and application of AI. You will develop the core AI capabilities of our flagship product.


  • Product Iteration: Conceive and create AI systems that balance state-of-the-art results with shipping quickly. Partner closely with Product team.
  • Massive-Scale Data Processing: Handle multimodal data sources to develop our products.
  • Evaluation: Build data-driven evaluation systems to improve product capabilities.



  • 3+ years of experience (post-BS / MS) in a software engineering role involving AI / ML.
  • Experience with designing and building scalable production systems from the ground up with Python, relational and vector databases, and large language models.
  • Familiarity with data ETL technologies such as Spark and dbt.
  • Proficiency across our entire stack, or equivalent technologies: Nextjs, TypeScript, FastAPI, and Postgres.
  • Demonstrated ability to train, test, and optimize models, and then deploy them into production.
  • Outstanding communication skills for low-level technical details and high-level vision.
  • Extreme curiosity, personal agency, and velocity.
  • Knowledge of biology is not required.


  • Experience at a hyper-growth startup or AI research institution.
  • Experience with biotechnology or biology.
  • Experience with information and product design.


Scale Medicine is building the first scientific intelligence. We believe this will lift new medicine registrations by an order of magnitude this decade.

Our secure AI assistant streamlines drug development workflows by connecting the dots from external innovation to company data, content, and people.

Some reasons to join Scale Medicine:

  • Massive customers. We’re partnering with the biggest biopharma companies in the world.
  • Stellar investors. Backed by top investors (invested in Hugging Face, Anduril, Abridge, Eikon, Recursion).
  • Value. Top of market cash and equity compensation.

How to Apply

Email us at [email protected].

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  • Send along links showcasing something you’ve built.