Accelerating and scaling immune cell engineering

Effective application of innovative technology in biological research requires a collaborative and cross-disciplinary mindset.

We are a diverse group of engineers, scientists, and synthetic biologists dedicated to empowering our Discovery and Development organizations through design and deployment of state-of-the-art computational and biological tools.

Technical Project Manager/Senior Project Manager (2193-R-700-PMA)

ArsenalBio’s mission is to develop efficacious and safe cellular therapies for patients with chronic diseases, initially cancer.  Our products are being designed to herald the transition of adoptive cell therapy from a hospital based treatment to outpatient therapy, like most other cancer treatments. 

Our people are our greatest asset, they bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.

ArsenalBio is seeking a Project Manager / Sr. Project Manager to support our Integrated Screening team, NextGen technology team, and other teams as assigned.

This role supports technology, automation, and/or scientific  leads and a team of scientists/engineers to screen and develop novel cell therapy technologies.  Key responsibilities of this role will be supporting the creation of screening charters, creating development plans, tracking and managing execution of the plans including identifying and managing risks, leading the quarterly goal-setting process, and facilitating team meetings.

As we grow our organization, this person will also be expected to lead or participate in initiatives to advance our project management toolkit. 

What You Will Do:

  • Work with Integrated Screening and NextGen team leads and cross-functional team members to define project scope and objectives, work with the Scientific and Assay leads to develop and resource  screen charters and project plans, and monitor activities against agreed timelines
  • Facilitate quarterly goal setting/tracking as part of  the Objectives and Key Results (OKR) process
  • Work with stakeholders to identify and anticipate project risks and opportunities, and develop mitigation/maximization plans
  • Facilitate effective, action-oriented team meetings, communicating minutes, decisions, and actions in a timely manner
  • Coordinate communications between various teams and subteams
  • Lead and participate in one or more initiatives to build operational efficiency, company culture, and business tools
  • Demonstrate high-performing team behaviors, including transparency, collaboration, shared accountability, and integrity.

  • What You Will Bring:

  • BS in a relevant science field with 4+ yrs relevant experience in pharmaceutical or technology R&D, MS/PhD with  2+ yrs experience. Technology, molecular biology, or immunology background preferred.
  • Must have experience applying the principles, concepts, practices, and standards of pharmaceutical or technology project management
  • Must have interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 
  • Must be able to understand and communicate scientific and business data and have good presentation skills
  • Must be able to quickly learn new skills and knowledge on the job, demonstrate productivity, and deliver high-quality results
  • Must be able to work under minimal and at times no supervision, determine personal work plan, and schedule tasks and activities
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Proficiency in GSuite, Smartsheet, and other productivity tools is a plus
  • 50% or more in-person in person preferred, but will consider an exceptional remote candidate

  • We are committed to hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds. A diverse workforce engenders richness of thought, creativity and discovery. We invite individuals who embrace intellectual achievement to bring their unique personal and professional journeys and together we will build transformative cell therapies for cancer patients.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    To all recruitment agencies: ArsenalBio does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or Arsenalbio employees. ArsenalBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


    “Modern data science, automation, and synthetic biology approaches have tremendous potential to accelerate the development of effective cell therapies. ArsenalBio is being built from the ground up to optimize the leveraging of these approaches through early and deep integration of engineers and technologists into our R&D programs. We are seeking ambitious and talented teammates to join us in our mission to improve the lives of cancer patients.”

    Tarjei Mikkelsen, PhD

    Chief Technology Officer


    Best in Class Health & Wellness Plans

    Flexible Office Hours

    Paid Parental Leave

    Healthy Kitchen Snacks

    Daily Catered Lunches

    Free Onsite Fitness Center

    Unlimited Vacation Days

    Generous compensation and equity packages

    Commuter Benefits

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