The Vertex Summer Co-op Program offers students the opportunity to learn about the pharmaceutical industry from a hands-on perspective. You will be working closely with and learning from some of the brightest people in the industry. When you join our co-op program you should not be surprised to see that our environment is one that is innovative and team oriented, where collaboration is not just a word, and "we are fearless" is in everything we do. Students can expect to be challenged by their summer project plan, connect with other co-ops, and feel valued by the Vertex community. Not only will co-ops learn about their day-to-day tasks through their specific work assignments, but they will interact and have exposure to our organizational leaders and their teams through a series of Professional Development Workshops.Be FEARLESS... Join us and help kick start the path to your career! Co-op Program: (July- December), Full Time, 40 Hours/Week
Vertex Pharmaceuticals is seeking a Co-Op to join the Global Information Services (GIS) Scientific Computing team in Boston, MA. We invite a highly motivated and independent individual to help interface with our Research Scientists in developing custom software solutions.
The candidate should have an interest in developing software solutions that address challenging problems within the Pharmaceutical/Biotech Research area. Cheminformatics, Biochemistry, or Chemistry coursework is a plus. Our primary focus is on developing web and desktop applications using Java, Angular or Ext JS frameworks, with Python middle layer and MySQL back end. You will work with many of the brightest people around, from our multidisciplinary team in GIS, to our partners in Research, Data Science, and Computational Sciences. Qualifications
- Hands-on experience in software development and/or cheminformatics
- Working knowledge of Python, Flask, SQL, Java, ExtJS, Oracle and/or MySQL, Git/SVN
- Understanding of modern web development technologies, such as Angular or ExtJS in either Django or Flask framework