Scientist/Senior Scientist
Microbiome Bioinformatics
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San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Scientist - Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics, Microbiology or other relevant fields
  • Senior Scientist - Ph.D. and 2+ years of industrial experience in a relevant research area
  • Excellent, hands-on expertise in microbial genomics or metagenomics data analysis
  • A track record of achievements in designing and performing computational investigations and/or building computational tools and resources for biological investigations
  • Fundamental knowledge of microbial genetics, genomics, and biosynthetic pathways strongly desired
  • Strong skills in statistics and data visualization
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and communicate science to experts and non-experts
  • Experienced in planning and delivering results within a predefined project timeline
  • The salary range for this position is $126,000 - $170,000
  • Compensation for this position is commensurate with relevant qualifications and work experience, academic credentials, job related skills, employment location and other factors
  • More senior candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Serve as the in-house expert on microbiome bioinformatics and act as a key technical voice and champion to both internal and external microbiome-focused discovery and development programs
  • Lead planning and execution of high-value computational initiatives underlying the company's microbiome strategy
  • Architect and build out key algorithms, data pipelines, and software infrastructure to model microbiome activity and predict microbiome impact on human health
  • Integrate microbiome data capabilities into Brightseed's Discovery structure by collaborating and partnering with functional teams covering computation, natural products chemistry, metabolomics, and molecular biology
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in standard practices for software development is a plus

51-200 employees

AI bioactive discovery company
Company Overview
Brightseed is on a mission to restore human health. Brightseed’s proprietary A.I., Forager®, accelerates bioactive discovery, biological validation and ingredient formulation from years to months, rapidly revealing new connections between nature and humanity.
  • Hybrid work flexibility
  • Medical, dental, & vision
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Life insurance
  • EAP
  • 401(k) plan
  • Mental health platform
  • Employee discounts
  • Cell phone & commuter costs
  • Parental leave
Company Core Values
  • Truth-seeking
  • Trust
  • Courage
  • Humility
  • Accountability