Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

South San Francisco, CA
Jun 25, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Are you ready to join a high-growth, well-funded Series C company based in South San Francisco, California!! Our mission is to enable our customers to eradicate cancer and accelerate development and delivery of advanced therapeutics.

We are a dynamic and diverse team. We live by the culture of “One Cell, One Team, One Vision.” We are collaborative, we are driven, and we are curious.

But we can’t do it without YOU!


To help us meet our goals we are looking to hire a Senior Bioinformatics Scientist to join our family!


If any of the below describes you, we would love to speak with you!


In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Develop and apply statistical methods to next-generation sequencing datasets in order to guide development of a variety of single cell applications as well as identify new product opportunities.
  • Design highly multiplexed amplification assays capable of interrogating genes, mutations and biomarkers on single-cell multiomics platforms.
  • Analyze both internally generated as well as public datasets to extract biological insight and generate testable hypotheses.
  • Work with assay development scientists to design experiments expanding the capabilities of Mission Bio’s single-cell Tapestri instrument.
  • Communicate analysis results to internal and external stakeholders via presentations and written documentation.
  • Collaborate with scientists, marketing, and customers to support project planning and commercial launch

To be successful in this role, your background and experience should include:


  • Masters or PhD degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or related field with 3+ years of industry experience. Relevant grad/postdoc experience are also welcome
  • 2+ years’ experience in at least two of the following - variant calling, dimension reduction, machine learning, phylogeny, single cell data, visualization, statistics
  • 2+ years’ experience building analysis and bioinformatics pipelines
  • Expert in Python, bash scripting, and R 
  • A working understanding of biological systems, system biology, gene expression, molecular biology or cell biology.
  • Ability to evaluate and clearly communicate results
  • Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise
  • Excel in technology development with demanding schedules and deliverables  
  • Experienced and confident in a fast-paced start-up work environment


What can Mission Bio offer you? (Besides an amazing and innovative culture?)

  • All Inclusive - Full Benefits Package
  • Unlimited PTO Package
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Assistance Program
  • And Much More


Mission Bio is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including supporting applicants and employees with a disability or protected veterans, as well as any other status protected by law. PRINCIPALS ONLY// NO AGENCIES OR THIRD PARTIES