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Director – Data Science and Analytics
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
  • Ability to work from home and travel to/between Umoja locations quarterly or as needed
  • Partner with scientific leaders to assess needs and identify opportunities to leverage data science, machine learning, and statistical techniques to gain insights and advance our scientific pipeline
  • Build and oversee team of internal subject matter experts and external partners in data science, bioinformatics, computational biology, and statistics
  • Establish and maintain/evolve standards and practices for analysis, visualization, and presentation of data
  • Collaborate with scientists and engineers to advise on or assist with experimental design, statistical analyses and visualizations, and creation of pipelines to automate outputs
  • Advise on Umoja's data strategy, architecture of software platforms, data standards, and data-related business processes and SOPs
  • Provide support for regulatory submissions
  • Provide oversight and direct support where possible on activities such as:
  • In vivo model development and data analyses including identification of potential biomarkers
  • Identification of process levers to help improve product output (yield, purity, potency)
  • Integration and multivariate correlative analyses of data from Research, Tech Ops, and Clinical
  • Leveraging internally or externally generated sequencing data
  • MS or PhD in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics or other closely-related field
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience working with R&D and/or CMC data in life sciences (e.g., biopharma, healthcare, academia) organizations
  • 5+ years of successfully building and managing teams and overseeing consultants
  • Experience supporting regulatory submissions (INDs, BLAs, NDAs, etc.)
  • Expertise in statistical analysis and visualization software such as R, JMP, SAS, Spotfire, Tableau
  • Experience using machine learning and artificial intelligence to enable predictive analyses
  • Experience developing end-to-end analytical pipelines and in scripting languages such as Python, SQL
Desired Qualifications
  • Understanding of immuno-oncology or cell and gene therapy research and product development desired
  • Direct wet lab experience in molecular biology, biochemistry or related field a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as demonstrated by publications and presentations
  • A track record of partnering cross-functionally with a wide range of stakeholders and cross-functional teams
  • Ability to communicate complex technical topics simply and convincingly to a wide range of audiences
Umoja Biopharma

51-200 employees

Immunotherapy biopharmaceutical company