Directed Genomics, located in Cambridge, MA, is looking for a bioinformatics scientist to provide analytic support the research and production labs. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, collaborative company developing cutting edge technologies for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) sample preparation.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV via email to

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze sequencing data to assess the quality of experimental data

  • Carry out bioinformatics analyses and provide results to research and production teams

  • Develop and maintain in-house computational tools; participate in code reviews and code validations

  • Provide analyses and visualization for presentations, publications, and marketing materials


  • Bachelor’s degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or a related field

  • Experience with several of the following: Java, Scala, C++, Python, R, Unix

  • Experience in using common bioinformatics tools such as BWA, Picard, samtools, and GATK

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud computing, preferably Amazon Web Services

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently

  • Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team of informaticians, software engineers, and molecular biologists