Careers at CDD

Join us in our mission to make drug discovery truly collaborative

CDD Vault is the leading hosted collaborative drug discovery informatics platform. Every day, scientists around the world manage, analyze and securely collaborate around their data using CDD Vault. This type of collaboration is crucial to research on under-funded diseases like Tuberculosis and Malaria and also provides a strategic, competitive advantage in commercial markets. CDD Vault is currently being used by multiple projects that are seeking therapies for COVID-19.

Our long list of customers includes academic labs, biotechs, big pharmas, government laboratories, as well as leading funders of collaborations like the NIH, the EU FP7, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

CDD is funded by Omidyar Network, The Founders Fund, Eli Lilly, and other prominent investors.

Work & Benefits

We think the world has seen too many ugly scientific applications. We care about usability and details. Our team ships code quickly and iteratively. We think design and community management are as important as great technology.   We believe in making complex technology simple for scientists.

We believe a few great people can make a big difference. We strive to embody our name and empower every CDD employee to do their best work. This means working collaboratively, and giving every person ownership and responsibilities.

We also offer the following attractive benefits:

  • Competitive salaries and meaningful equity
  • Comprehensive insurance (medical, dental, vision, 401k)
  • Family-friendly flexible schedules plus four weeks vacation or paid-time-off
  • CDD's main office is centrally located in Burlingame, California, and we also welcome applications from remote candidates
  • An innovative, collaborative, accepting culture

CDD Workplace Values

  • Fun
    We do not take ourselves too seriously. We celebrate our successes together, big and small (5pm board - woohoo!).
  • Motivational
    We are empowered to develop our skills and talents, and are eager to apply them to do more and improve what we’ve started.
  • Inspiring
    We feel inspired to ideate, iterate, communicate and grow.
  • Nurturing
    We cultivate talent, purpose and growth. We support each other in this process.
  • Challenging
    We push ourselves and others to become better and achieve more. We, as an individual and team, are part of a continuum, striving to innovate ourselves, products and processes.
  • Empowering
    We maintain open communication and let the information flow, as appropriate, so that others can help us or support us. We do not point fingers but instead feed forward. We embrace mistakes as part of learning, to become better persons and a better organization.
  • Meritocratic
    We base our decisions on evidence. It is not important who got the idea, only that it is the best. We take the best ideas and iterate on them to make them even better. We strive to display optimal judgment on decision making, while being especially open-minded to new experiments (mutations that help us evolve).
  • Agile
    We are able to change directions quickly to adapt to the market and its needs. We communicate tirelessly so everyone is in synergy. We let ideas develop within our resource constraints.
  • Respectful
    We respect and embrace each other's differences. Our diversity is our strength.
  • Frugal
    We spend wisely and observe budgets. We provide the resources to get the job done.
  • Rewarding
    We recognize emotional, personal, and professional success as an important reward. Financial success is not our only metric, but is proportional to our achievements.