Senior Data Engineer

Working from home
Aug 21, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Who You Are

BridgeBio is searching for a highly motivated Senior Data Engineer to help architect, build, and scale systems that acquire, transform and serve human genetic data. An integral member of the Statistical Genetics Team, this person will be responsible for driving the design of our data processing systems, identifying new sources of pre-clinical and clinical data packages, and contributing to the development of a computational target discovery pipeline.

The Statistical Genetics Team at BridgeBio enables the data-driven investment strategy for BridgeBio's growing portfolio of therapeutic programs. The Senior Data Engineer will build data pipelines that enable analysts, leadership, and stakeholders across the organization to dig deep into biological problems determine the therapeutic programs we invest in next.



  • Leverage an analytical, data-oriented approach to cultivate knowledge of the challenges and methods of human population genetics
  • Design, build and launch innovative, efficient, and reliable data pipelines and reports that enable analysts and other stakeholders across the organization
  • Drive the selection, acquisition, and administration of database solutions and external data sources, managing relationships with external vendors
  • Implement custom data solutions: downloading, cleaning, transforming, summarizing, serving, visualizing

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements



  • BA degree
  • At least intermediate-level Python
  • Version control with git
  • Familiarity with S3
  • Knowledge of relational databases
  • Experience with Apache Spark, Databricks and/or Delta Lake, Human genetic variant data, Hail tables, R, Regular expressions, or CI/CD considered a plus
  • Ability to work in a small company with a largely virtual environment
  • Ability to manage complexity and uncertainty
  • Strong team interaction and communication skills
  • Embraces the BridgeBio core values: 1. put patients first; 2. think independently, 3. be radically transparent; 4. every minute counts; and 5. let science speak

What We Offer



  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion - with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so