Schrödinger

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About the Company

Schrödinger is transforming the way therapeutics and materials are discovered. Schrödinger has pioneered a physics-based software platform that enables discovery of high-quality, novel molecules for drug development and materials applications more rapidly and at lower cost compared to traditional methods. The software platform is used by biopharmaceutical and industrial companies, academic institutions, and government laboratories around the world. Schrödinger’s multidisciplinary drug discovery team also leverages the software platform to advance collaborative programs and its own pipeline of novel therapeutics to address unmet medical needs. Schrödinger is engaged with customers and collaborators in more than 70 countries.

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Company Headquarters

Headquarters location:

1540 Broadway
24th Floor
New York, NY 10036

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Industry:

software, biotechnology

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Company CEO's name:

Ramy Farid

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Number of employees:

0 - 1000

Why Schrödinger IS A MOST LOVED WORKPLACE®

Systemic Collaboration

EMPLOYEES COLLABORATE THROUGHOUT OUR COMPANY BY …

working in departmental and cross-functional teams. These teams ensure that we stay aligned with our corporate mission and vision and goals. Starting with our executive team, there is a real emphasis on communication, which keeps the company aligned to achieve. We also ensure we understand what our employees are thinking and how they are feeling by conducting an annual engagement survey followed by action planning and activities to address issues that are raised. This ensures that as the environment changes we change with it by adjusting our processes and policies but always in alignment with our core principles.

Positive Vision of the Future

EMPLOYEES AT OUR COMPANY HAVE A POSITIVE VISION FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE …

of the work that we do. At Schrödinger, our mission is to improve human health and quality of life, and we work together towards that mission every single day. We are motivated by the advancements we are making in drug discovery and materials design, and how these advancements are helping to make the world a better place.

Company Respect

WE SHOW RESPECT AND ENSURE THAT ALL VOICES ARE HEARD AND IDEAS ARE VALUED THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY BY …

Partnering with the Neuroleadership Institute to develop and execute an internal program on inclusivity and bias mitigation. The course encourages certainty and autonomy by providing employees with more clarity and control in their roles and projects, as well as building up others’ status and building rapport. We also elevate marginalized communities by supporting Employee Resource Groups, which have the autonomy to govern their group as well as make recommendations to the company as a whole.

Company Support / Killer Outcomes

WE SUPPORT OUR EMPLOYEES IN ACHIEVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS BY …

Offering numerous personal and professional support and training programs, with a focus on wellbeing. We have a large number of Employee Resource Groups that provide a safe, shared and supportive environment, numerous career development initiatives, including speaker training and management training programs, as well as a mentor program of which three-quarters of our employees participate. We also offer employees the opportunity to participate in the NeuroLeadership Institute program to help them adopt and employ a growth mindset.

Alignment of Values

OUR COMPANY’S VALUES ARE ALIGNED WITH OUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE …

Innovation and autonomy are very important at Schrödinger. Our employees express their enthusiasm for being given not only responsibility and autonomy, but also the support and resources to help them thrive.

Company Practices / Love

PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES WE GIVE TO OUR EMPLOYEES THAT CREATE A LOVED WORKPLACE ARE …

Emphasis on work/life balance
Weekly wellness activities and classes in person and virtual including yoga, HIIT, stretch & refresh, wellness challenges, and more
A myriad of fun, company-wide events, including virtual cooking classes, trivia nights, happy hours, and fun in-office activities
Daily catered meals, snacks, and beverages
Tuition reimbursement
Professional development opportunities, including a mentor program and speaker training program
Access to Schrödinger’s online courses
Online learning platform Udemy Business
Company matching donation program to eligible charities
Cell Phone and Internet fee assistance payments
Bi-weekly all hands meetings led by our CEO

CEO Strengths

OUR CEO SERVES AS A MODEL OF OUR COMPANY VALUES BY …

Demonstrating our principles through action, engaging with all employees and leading with care through rapid growth and change. He takes great care to maintain a terrific company culture and ensures we provide a fair, equitable and supportive work environment. He is deeply connected to the mission and vision of the company; he has spent decades contributing to all of our departments and understands the unique capabilities of each. Our employees know that our CEO prioritizes their ability to contribute no matter their length of tenure. He understands the importance of autonomy, appropriate recognition for exceptional work, and overall well-being.

Benefits

EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE BENEFITS, BONUS, OR COMPENSATION WE PROVIDE ARE …

Flexible working hours
Hybrid office culture (2 days in office)
Generous paid time off policy
25 paid holidays including a full week of R&R in both August and December
Volunteer Day (one additional paid day off)
13 weeks of fully paid Parental Leave
Mindful Return, a benefit platform for new moms and dads
Care.com – access to family care benefits
Weekly health, mindfulness, and wellness classes
All employees who join before October 1st are eligible for either an incentive bonus or a sales bonus (for those on the sales team). In addition, all employees are eligible to receive discretionary bonuses, which are based on individual performance

Our response to COVID-19

For everyone’s safety, our offices closed and employees worked fully remotely starting in March 2020. When our offices began to reopen in November 2021, we reduced the number of days employees were expected to report in person to 2 days per week. In addition, employees can request accommodations to extend their remote work and these requests are evaluated by their manager and a committee. Up to 80 hours of paid sick leave is available for COVID-19 vaccinations, child vaccinations, side effects from vaccinations, and quarantine or testing positive for COVID-19.