Located on the edge of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, Sera Prognostics, Inc. is a women’s health diagnostics company dedicated to improving the health of babies and mothers. We are a growing company tasked with becoming a global leader in high value women’s health diagnostics, delivering pivotal information that will improve health and improve the economics of healthcare delivery. According to Sera’s CEO, employees here must possess three qualities to be successful: 1) the individual must be passionate and dedicated to changing the world; 2) they must be smart and work smart; and 3) they must have absolute integrity. If this is you, we urge you to keep reading!

We are seeking a Director of Data Science to join our growing company. As the Director of Data Science, you will lead a team of data scientists in a dynamic scientific and clinical environment where rigorous data analysis and stewardship are critical to success. This role offers the opportunity for great impact, leadership development, and strategic involvement.


  • Manage and develop a team of data scientists to support the development, deployment, and commercialization of pregnancy diagnostic products.
  • Collaborate across multiple departments in the organization including Executive, Commercial, R&D, Clinical, Laboratory, IT, Project Management, and expert consultants.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of the company’s next generation of data science infrastructure including data management and analysis platforms/procedures/pipelines.
  • Participate in the development of intellectual property, company presentations, and publications.
  • Oversee the development and sharing of rigorous scientific data analyses and evidence development.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of industry experience in bioinformatics and/or data science.
  • Ph.D. in bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer science, or related field.
  • 5+ years managing employees and leading project teams.
  • Proven collaboration across departments and disciplines.
  • Experience working in regulated pharmaceutical, medical device, or clinical laboratory environments.
  • Deep experience analyzing scientific/clinical data sets, especially using tools such as R.
  • Strong statistical background with formal training or equivalent working experience.
  • Experience designing, documenting, and executing data analysis plans.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work effectively in a highly coordinated environment with project management and possess excellent planning skills.
  • Exceptional leadership, team building, collaborative skills, and eagerness to take ownership.
  • Location in Salt Lake City, Utah (Hybrid) or Seattle, Washington (Remote).

A successful candidate will also possess the following

  • Experience with proteomic data is an asset.
  • Experience developing clinical diagnostic tests and/or clinical research is an asset.
  • Experience in several of the following areas: biostatistics, machine learning, contemporary data management methods, scientific publishing/writing, R programming skills, SQL.

Benefits for Full-time Employees

The budgeted salary for this role is $200,000/yr. DOE and includes an excellent benefits package featuring an 85% to 95% premium paid healthcare plan, 14 paid holidays, three weeks of paid time off, employee stock options, and more!  

How to Apply

Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button at the top of this page to provide your information to our HR team.