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Bioinformatics Engineer II

Department: Bioinformatics
Location: Cambridge, MA

Why Seres Therapeutics

At Seres Therapeutics, we have a singular mission to transform the lives of patients by targeting the underlying cause of their diseases.  We are pioneers and explorers, charting a new course.  You’ll have the opportunity to truly define your area of focus.

If you have a pioneering spirit, join us as we ignite a revolution in the treatment of disease through the microbiome.

What’s Your Mission?

You will play a key role in the company’s Ecobiotic® therapeutics discovery programs by developing the tools to translate critical insights in the field of the human microbiome into therapeutic leads. Specifically, you will contribute to discovery efforts through collaboration with researchers in specifying requirements for designing software to enhance workflow efficiency, bolster analytical results, and harden prototype processes.

Learn more about our Microbiome Therapeutics Platform here:

What You’ll Do

  • Implement quantitative methods, metrics, and analytical pipelines for evaluating and interpreting microbiome data sets, balancing adoption of publicly available tools with targeted internal code development
  • Design and build efficient and robust bioinformatics pipelines for NGS data processing using standard, commonly accepted software development practices and workflow languages that leverage multicore compute resources.
  • Develop and maintain software with minimal supervision based on requirements specified by scientists and managers with a commitment to compliance with FDA regulatory standards.
  • Developing tools for manipulation and analysis of NGS datasets

What You’ll Bring

  • PhD / MS in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, or related degree
  • Experience with software engineering concepts including version control (git, subversion, or mercurial), software testing, and other software development best practices.
  • Fluency with Linux, high-performance computing clusters, databases (Oracle preferred) and query language, and analysis pipelines.
  • Minimum of 4 years of hands-on experience working with open source Bioinformatics tools for NGS data analysis.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Python and/or Java with experience using commonly accepted best practices for each language.

You May Also Bring

  • Experience with cloud computing architecture.


Who We Are

Seres Therapeutics is a clinical stage biotherapeutic company focused on discovering and developing Ecobiotic™ therapeutic products, novel drugs to treat important diseases by targeting the underlying biology of the human microbiome.  Founded by Flagship VentureLabs, Seres is pioneering the first therapeutics that catalyze a shift to health by augmenting the biology of the microbiome.  Current candidates span infectious, metabolic, and inflammatory diseases.  For more information, please visit

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