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Employment

MATRIC believes strongly in equal opportunities and encourages the submission of resumes from the widest range of applicants. Specific openings will be described on this page when available. Competitive salaries and benefits; EO employer.


Intermediate Software Developer

About MATRIC

MATRIC is a strategic innovation partner providing deep, uncommon expertise and infrastructure to solve the most challenging problems of science and technology. With expertise in chemical, energy, environmental and advanced software technologies, MATRIC enables its partners to move ideas from conception to market with speed and efficiency.

MATRIC is a dynamic and growing company that promotes creativity and flexibility in the workplace and encourages a culture of diversity and respect for fellow colleagues.  We are looking for someone who has a passion for software development and who works effectively in a collaborative environment.

This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and flexible work hours.

MATRIC’s Advanced Software Technologies Division is located in Morgantown, WV, a city that has been named the best small city in the country.  For more information, see  https://wvtourism.com/cities/morgantown/

Scope

The intermediate software developer position works in advanced software technologies, a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment developing truly innovative software solutions for federal and commercial customers.  This position develops cutting edge software for:

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Enterprise level web applications
  • Simulation and Artificial Intelligence

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U.S. citizenship status.

Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Web development (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, PHP, Django, Bootstrap, RESTful architecture)
  • Application development with Java, Python, Bash/Shell scripting
  • Software development for Linux platform in a virtual environment
  • Application Dockerization
  • Database development (SQL-based such as PostgreSQL, and NoSQL-based such as MongoDB)
  • Object Oriented programming
  • Agile software development
  • Git and Jira development tools
  • Deploying and managing cloud hosted solutions

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field required; Master’s degree in computer science or related field preferred.
  • Strong creativity and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute in a team setting while being an effective self-starter able to manage daily activities to achieve long term goals

Required Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in software development

Position Location

Morgantown, WV

Position Posting Closing Date

Sunday December 8, 2019

To Apply

https://matricinnovates.applicantstack.com/x/apply/a2ok1adnyggd

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, familial status, disability status, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, or current or future service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law


Senior Chemist / Research Scientist

Summary

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our cross-functional team of engineers and scientists working on cutting-edge process development.  MATRIC is a dynamic and growing company that promotes creativity and flexibility in the workplace and encourages a culture of diversity and respect for fellow colleagues.  We are looking for someone who has a passion for chemistry and process development and who works effectively in a collaborative environment.

This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and flexible work hours.

MATRIC’s Research and Development center is located near Charleston, the state capitol, in the heart of wild, wonderful West Virginia.  This small city situated on the Kanawha River boasts the cultural and entertainment options of a metropolitan area, while also offering a low cost of living, short commutes, excellent schools, and access to ample outdoor recreation.  For more information, see https://charlestonwv.com/

Scope

The Senior Chemist will be responsible for conducting reaction optimization, developing robust processes, scale-up, and delivering high quality chemical intermediates.  The ideal candidate will be skilled in the art and practice of modern industrial chemistry, and have demonstrated technical proficiency in performing sensitive chemical reactions, isolations, separations, purifications and crystallizations.  Experience at scale-up and an aptitude for problem solving are required.  In this position, you are expected to provide laboratory-based leadership and be a role model for the scientific/technical community in the company by effectively managing technical details and providing sound scientific opinions.  This role demands a commitment to safety and a commitment to conduct work with the highest ethical standards.  This role does not involve pharmaceutical multi-step synthetic chemistry.

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead various laboratory and pilot scale projects focused on development of new chemical manufacturing processes or improvement of existing processes that produce products such as organic chemicals or polymers.
  • Perform all work with high regard for the safety of yourself and others.
  • Work diligently to anticipate and meet the needs of our customers, ranging from small start-up companies to large, international chemical manufacturers.
  • Communicate frequently with customers to develop experimental plans, discuss results, and propose appropriate next steps.
  • Offer technical expertise and guidance for various applications.
  • Prepare written reports or presentations for customers, potential customers, patent applications, scientific articles, and conferences.
  • Work productively both independently and in a multi-functional team setting of chemists, engineers, and technicians.

Required Education

  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in organic chemistry or related field.

Required Skills

  • Strong understanding of organic chemistry, including knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo.  This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
  • Knowledge of scientific research methods and experiments and ability to advise other chemists performing chemical and physical testing.
  • Clear understanding of experimental design.
  • Strong communication, organization, and planning skills.
  • High level of technical aptitude and creativity.
  • Skilled at analytical methods such as HPLC, GC, MS, NMR, IR, UV-Vis, DSC, and TGA.
  • Familiarity with applicable regulatory guidance desired but not required.

Required Experience

  • 2+ years related experience in industrial organic chemistry.
  • Hands-on experience in process chemistry and scale-up from gram to multi-kilo quantities.
  • Proven track record in identification and optimization of safe, scalable routes that focus on product quality.

Want more information?

Email Michael Bradford at michael.bradford@matricinnovates.com with questions about this posting.  Please include “Senior Chemist Inquiry” in the subject line.

Position Location
South Charleston, WV

Position Posting Closing Date

Sunday December 8, 2019

To Apply:   https://matricinnovates.applicantstack.com/x/apply/a2ok1adv97hg

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, familial status, disability status, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, or current or future service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.