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Scientific Content Engineer

Date: Mar 16, 2021

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43202

Company: American Chemical Society

CAS uses intuitive technology, unparalleled scientific content and unmatched human expertise to help companies create groundbreaking innovations that benefit the world. As the scientific information solutions division of the American Chemical Society, CAS manages the largest curated reservoir of scientific knowledge, and for 112 years, has helped innovators mine, assess and apply that information to keep businesses thriving. The CAS team is global, diverse, endlessly curious and strives to make scientific insights accessible to innovators worldwide.


CAS is currently seeking a Software Engineer.  This position will be located in our headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.



  • Provide software engineering to interact with, format, standardize, and interpret chemical catalog data and other chemical-based data in many formats
  • Understand data models and make recommendations to existing data models as needed
  • Develop, create, and work with Oracle databases
  • Use scripting languages to interact with data including tracking and workflow systems



  • B.S. in computer science or related science
  • Skilled in scripting languages such as Python or Perl, SQL skills, experience with data structures and database design and algorithms
  • Experience with agile processes - able to collaborate effectively and also work independently
  • Strong problem-solving skills and critical thinking ability.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • 0-2 years of work experience



CAS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including a generous vacation plan, medical, dental, vision insurance plans, and employee savings and retirement plans.  Candidates for this position must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.  EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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