Working @ Immatics

Data Scientist II

Permanent employee, Full-time · Houston (TX)

The Data Scientist position is a collaborative and interdisciplinary position to develop data science tools and utilize multivariate data analytics to perform predictive modeling and correlative analytics. S/he will support activities involving but not limited to collection, compilation, and analyses of cell therapy manufacturing data to derive correlations with factors affecting manufacturability, clinical outcomes, and process improvements.  Candidates must have strong background in multivariate statistical analysis of large data sets and development of predictive algorithms and models using a variety of platforms. S/he is expected to provide innovative solutions to manage evolving data sets and employ analytical tools based on their experience.  Candidate must be self-motivated and driven to work independently.   
Your mission
Essential functions: 
  • Analyze cell therapy data using basic and advanced statistical techniques using a variety of platforms 
  • Develop solutions for managing large and evolving data sets 
  • Develop predictive models for our cell therapy platforms using existing manufacturing data 
  • Communicate insights gained from data analysis across departments and interdisciplinary teams 
  • Partner with internal and external teams to improve platform capabilities around data modeling, data visualization, experimentation, and data architecture  

Secondary functions: 
  • Participate in root cause analysis or investigations into specific manufacturing outcomes based on available data 

  • A high degree of curiosity, a passion for growing your own skillset and learning from others and an interest in working in a collaborative and team-oriented environment 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders within the organization 
  • Ability to work independently under general or limited supervision, and as part of a team to successfully execute projects 
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with problem solving skills 
  • Ability to multitask and meet aggressive deadlines efficiently and effectively 
Work environment:  
This position works in a typical office and/or clinical lab environment with moderate noise levels and uses phone, computer, office equipment and supplies on a regular basis. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, biological agents/ pathogens and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock, sharps, or cuts, while performing experiments.    Physical demands:  
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, lift, push or pull objects up to 50 pounds. The employee Vision abilities required for this job include close vision and color vision.   
Travel required: 1% 
Your profile
Required education and experience 
  • Master’s in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field 
  • 4+ years of experience manipulating data sets and building analytics models  
  • Experience querying databases and using statistical computer languages: Python, SQL, R 
  • Cell therapy experience 
  • Background in Bioinformatics  

Preferred education and experience 
  • Coursework in Biology, Immunology, and other related biological sciences 
  • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: PowerPoint, Periscope, Business Objects, Power BI 
  • PhD in statistics 
  • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job 

Additional eligibility requirements: 
  Work authorization/security clearance requirements 
Must be eligible to work in the US   Affirmative Action/EEO statement 
Immatics is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, medical conditions,  
pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.” 
Other duties  
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 
Why us?
What Immatics Offers 
We are a committed and inspired company and cherish the collegial, highly motivated and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking, and initiative. We believe in supporting our employees’ professional and social skills. In addition, we offer:  
  • Competitive Total Rewards package 
  • Base Salary  
  • Annual Bonus  
  • Stock Options – based on position level  
  • 401K plan with company match  
  • Generous Holiday Time  
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) for ALL EMPLOYEES regardless of position level 
  • Full Benefits 
  • Health Insurance  
  • Dental/Vision insurance   
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability  
  • Other voluntary insurance (Pet, Legal Shield Identity Theft Protection, Travel Assistant, Accidental Injury and Critical Illness,) 
  • Family Medical Leave 
  • Parental Leave  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Life Insurance policy  
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance 
  • Personal time with the CEO in your first 30 days  
  • Collaborative and family environment 
  • Monthly Site meetings with fun team building events 
  • Participation in the annual Houston BioChili Cookoff  
  • Themed Holiday party  
  • Social Community Outreach participation  
  • Development training and planning  
  • Various committees to foster collaboration and involvement within Immatics  
  • Hybrid work schedules (based on position need and supervisor’s approval) 
Recruitment is managed through Immatics US’ Human Resources department. Resumes will only be accepted from staffing agency/recruiters if there is a signed contract in place. Recruiters are requested to not contact our hiring managers or employees directly to inquire about open positions or to present candidates. In the event a staffing agency/third-party recruiter submits a resume without a contract in place, the candidate submitted will be considered unsolicited and treated as if the candidate submitted their resume directly to Immatics US, and no fee/payment will be paid. Recruiters interested in working with Immatics US can submit their information to, and we will contact you if needed.   
Immatics values diversity and inclusion. Immatics N.V. and all Immatics subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.     
About Us
Immatics combines the discovery of true targets for cancer immunotherapies with the development of the right T cell receptors with the goal of enabling a robust and specific T cell response against these targets.

This deep know-how is the foundation for our pipeline of Adoptive Cell Therapies and TCR Bispecifics as well as our partnerships with global leaders in the pharmaceutical industry. We are committed to delivering the power of T cells and to unlocking new avenues for patients in their fight against cancer.