Sr. Bioinformatics/Computational Biology Scientist

Bothell, Washington
Mar 20, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time



We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to join the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology group at Seattle Genetics to contribute to the development of innovative antibody-based therapies for treating cancer.


This position will involve cross-functional teamwork to build and develop bioinformatics tools and provide analysis for ongoing clinical trials

  • Collaborate with biomarker scientists, medical directors, and research teams to analyze clinical and biomarker data to support clinical development decision making
  • Effectively communicate analysis results to development teams
  • Implement and evaluate new predictive algorithms
  • Analyze internal and external NGS datasets to identify predictive response markers



  • PhD in bioinformatics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, or other related discipline, and 5+ years industry experience
  • Deep knowledge of mathematics and statistical methods and proficiency using statistical analysis software or libraries such as R or Matlab
  • Experience with a general scripting language such as Python, Ruby, or Perl
  • Experience working with Next Generation Sequencing data
  • Proficiency with data visualization tools (Spotfire, Tableau, R, Python)
  • Experience with an object-oriented language such as Java, C++ or C# and familiarity with standard software development best practices: source code control, unit testing, in-code documentation and automated build environments
  • Background with molecular biology, genomics, next generation sequencing or immunology a plus
  • Excellent listening, time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to illustrate problems and generate solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.