Sr. Animal Technician

BridgeBio Oncology South San Francisco, California, United States Preclinical

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About BridgeBio Oncology Therapeutics & BridgeBio Pharma

BridgeBio Oncology Therapeutics (“BBOT”) is our team of researchers working to develop novel therapeutics to address dire unmet needs in oncology. Led by top scientists with extensive track records in drug development, like Frank McCormick and Eli Wallace, our team utilizes structure-based drug discovery techniques to target some of oncology’s most challenging and validated molecular targets, including KRAS and PI3Kα. We are focused and committed to patients, scientific excellence, and operational agility, and we understand that every minute counts in our efforts to develop new therapies to transform the lives of people living with cancer. Our main oncology laboratory is located in South San Francisco, though our research collaborators span the country and globe.

BridgeBio is a biopharmaceutical company founded to discover, create, test, and deliver transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers. We bridge the gap between remarkable advancements in genetic science in academic institutions and the delivery of meaningful medicines to patients. Founded in 2015, the company has built a portfolio of 30+ drug development programs ranging from preclinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, precision oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology, and renal disease, with two approved drugs.

Our focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have U.S. offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. We also have international offices in Montreal, Canada, and Zug, Switzerland, and are expanding across Europe.

To learn more about our story and company culture, visit us at

Who You Are

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Sr. Animal Technician to contribute to drug discovery activities for the development of novel small molecule cancer therapeutics as part of our cancer biology discovery team. 

The successful candidate will collaborate with team members to support a variety of in vivo studies across the BridgeBio Oncology Therapeutics pipeline by helping with tumor cell inoculations, dosing, bleeding, and tissue harvests.

The schedule for this position requires working on Saturday and Sunday every week and then 3 days during the work week. The position also requires some vivarium operational tasks. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual, who thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced and growing environment to join our team.


  • Perform mouse tumor cell inoculations, dosing (po, ip, iv, sc), blood collection (cardiac, submandibular, tail vein), and tissue harvests
  • Maintain records in electronic vivarium software
  • Manage vivarium inventory and equipment
  • Understand and implement applicable regulations around animal care/safety/handling

No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:

  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
  • Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive toward practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
  • High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements

  • Highly motivated and collaborative individual with good organizational skills
  • BS in a biology-related discipline
  • BS and >1 year hands-on experience performing studies in a vivarium (oncology setting preferred)
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

What We Offer

  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate to hear directly from individuals living with the conditions we are seeking to impact throughout the year and learn how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first, think independently, be radically transparent, every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • An unyielding commitment to always putting patients first. Learn more about how we do this here
  • A de-centralized model that enables our program teams to focus on advancing science and helping patients. Our affiliate structure is designed to eliminate bureaucracy and put decision-making power in the hands of those closest to the science
  • A place where you own the vision – both for your program and your own career path
  • A collaborative, fast-paced, data-driven environment where we inspire ourselves and each other to always perform at the top of our game
  • Access to learning and development resources to help you get in the best professional shape of your life
  • Robust and market-competitive compensation & benefits package (Base, Performance Bonus, Equity, health, welfare & retirement programs)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Rapid career advancement for strong performers
  • Potential ability to work on multiple BridgeBio Pharma programs across multiple therapeutic areas over time 
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At BridgeBio, we strive to provide a market-competitive total rewards package, including base pay, an annual performance bonus, company equity, and generous health benefits. Below is the anticipated hourly range for candidates for this role who will work in California. The final hourly rate offered to a successful candidate will depend on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type, and length of experience within the industry, educational background, location of residence and performance during the interview process. BridgeBio is a multi-state employer, and this hourly range may not reflect positions based in other states.
$27$34 USD


Sr. Animal Technician

BridgeBio Oncology South San Francisco, California, United States Preclinical

Apply Now