Senior Scientist, Computational Biologist Needed: Microsoft



  • Master’s degree in Bioinformatics, Biology, or related field. A PhD is a plus but not required.  
  • 7 or more, combined years of experience, in genomics, bioinformatics, or computational biology, demonstrated by an academic record of scientific publications or proceedings, or relevant experience in industry. 


  • Experience working as key personnel on large genomics/genetics grants or consortiums, or cross-functional research teams in industry.  
  • Deep expertise with biomedical and life sciences datasets – you know the difference between TopMed and TCGA, GnomAD and ENCODE.   
  • Experience with workflow managers such as Cromwell, Nextflow, or Snakemake. 
  • Researcher focused – demonstrates deep empathy and understanding towards genomics researchers. 
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to work independently.  
  • Excellent communicator who feels completely at ease at presenting complex scientific concepts to both an expert and non-expert audience.
  • Effective collaborator experienced in creating scientific partnerships and driving consensus across teams.

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