Engineering Manager
Posted on 10/10/2023
Recursion Pharmaceuticals

501-1,000 employees

Integrating technology to industrialize biopharmaceutical drug discovery
Company Overview
Recursion is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that stands out for its integration of technological advancements across multiple disciplines, including biology, chemistry, automation, data science, and engineering, to industrialize drug discovery. The company's unique approach of creating virtuous cycles of learning around datasets positions it as a leader in building the next-generation biopharmaceutical industry. Furthermore, Recursion's commitment to diversity and inclusion, as evidenced by its emphasis on a wide range of expertise, gender, race, disciplines, experience, and perspectives, fosters a dynamic work culture that is geared towards achieving ambitious goals.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage


Total Funding





Salt Lake City, Utah

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Kafka
Data Analysis
Google Cloud Platform
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
  • Experience leading technical teams using both technical and interpersonal skills to achieve results. We don't specify a minimum number of years of experience but we are looking for a manager who has a strong growth mindset and is excited to continue that growing and evolving
  • Demonstrates a past record of learning from, and teaching peers in areas of performance, scalability, and system architecture
  • Significant experience as a software engineer, working on multi-tier systems
  • Experience delivering projects with significant ambiguity and technical complexity, ideally spanning multiple production systems and involving diverse technologies
  • A people-first mindset. Despite the deadlines, we always prioritize supporting our coworkers in their growth and experience
  • Our current tech stack uses JavaScript, React, Python, Golang, Kafka, Cloud Composer, PostgreSQL, Docker, and Kubernetes, on cloud services provided by Google Cloud Platform. We don't care that anyone knows our laundry list of technologies, but being interested in learning them is crucial!
  • Peer mentor assigned for onboarding during first 90 days
  • Regular 1:1s with supervisor for support and feedback
  • Leadership Training
  • Dedicated sessions to walkthrough services/systems, that you will support
  • 1on1 introductions with cross functional leaders, that you will partner closely with
  • Opportunities to work with leadership coaches
  • A support group of peer engineering managers
  • Developing: $165,000
  • Skilled: $175,000
  • Expert: $187,000
  • Act as a mentor, coach, and sponsor - You will share your technical and nontechnical knowledge and experiences, delivering impact, learning, and growth across teams at Recursion. We believe that the best work comes from working across organizational boundaries and you will have opportunities to partner with groups across the business
  • Enable your teams for scale - You will support your engineering team to operationalize and platformize multi-omics data processing. Provide technical assistance to the team, facilitating their ability to scale effectively
  • Create a culture of platforms - You will partner to drive the vision and adoption of platforms broadly at Recursion, advocate for cross-functional teams and leaders to accelerate work using the platforms we have, and understand their needs to inform the platforms we will build
  • Build relatability into a heterogeneous dataset. At Recursion, we generate datasets based on a wide swath of diverse biological models and treatment approaches. You'll work with Data Scientists to build relatability and queryability into these datasets so they can be used in five years to answer the sorts of questions we haven't even thought of asking yet
  • Provide visibility into operations. You'll create tools to help analyze experiment output and track the provenance of key drug development decisions