Senior Scientist


Directed Genomics is seeking a highly-motivated, independent Senior Scientist to lead the development and implementation of novel NGS sample prep solutions at our Cambridge, MA location. Responsibilities will include development and optimization of new methods both on the bench and on instruments, data analysis, and detailed reporting.

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


  •  2+ years of experience with current NGS platforms, library preparation, and sequencing data analysis software.

  • Extensive research experience in molecular biology and genetics

  • Experience with assay design and analysis

  • Product development experience preferred

  • Experience with Unix/Linux and bioinformatics tools

  • Ph.D. required

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

Bioinformatics Scientist