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WHAT WE DO

Aim to deliver innovative treatments faster and effectively.

When people ask about your career with Atara, your answer will be compelling. Because we’re a pioneer in T-cell immunotherapy, leveraging our novel allogeneic EBV T-cell platform to develop transformative therapies for patients with severe diseases, including cancer and autoimmune diseases. However you contribute, you’ll play an important role in helping bring leading-edge science to serve patients. And that’s work worth doing.

MISSION, VISION, VALUES

Build your success on our solid principles.

Our Mission

We are on a mission to transform the lives of patients with serious diseases through pioneering science, teamwork and a commitment to excellence.

Our Values

Transparency
Respect
Accountability
Integrity
Trust

CULTURE

Pursue meaningful goals on your career adventure.

The Atara team takes on meaningful challenges, so each day is an adventure. We work hard and have some fun along the way. Whether on a task or enjoying an easy-going social connection with your colleagues, you’ll be surrounded by others who share the same values and passion. You’re signing on to more than a company; being at Atara is a commitment to excellence and service to patients.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Atara, our shared success as a team relies on our differences and each of us bringing our whole, authentic selves to our jobs every day. It fuels our innovation, enhances our sense of purpose, and provides an environment where every individual is valued. Providing opportunities for all voices to be heard, our diverse and inclusive culture has inspired the creation of our first employee resource group, Atara Women’s Alliance (AWA), which is a source of encouragement, information-sharing and resources. And we enthusiastically celebrate various ethnic observances, Pride Month, and other events that express support and appreciation for the diversity of our clients, our workforce and the communities we serve.

Employee Engagement

In the spirit of teamwork and fun, we get together frequently for employee-appreciation lunches, BBQs, cookie swaps, lunch-and-learns, happy hours, sporting events, and guest speakers, including industry experts. We have maintained this practice even during the global pandemic with virtual team connections, including paint classes, dance parties, patient speakers, ethnic cooking demonstrations, and happy hours.

Community Involvement

We believe that a better community is everyone’s responsibility and are pleased to support many worthy local causes, including James Storehouse (which partners with local public and private child welfare agencies to assist young children and teens); Walk MS: Conejo Valley; Walk MS: San Francisco; and others.

Career Development

As part of the Atara team, you’ll have the freedom to carve out your own career path, identify the mentors who mean the most to you and learn from some of the brightest minds in the biotherapeutics industry. You’ll be empowered to learn, grow and soar as high and far as your talent can take you.

Benefits

Atara values and supports the health and wellbeing of each employee.

Your worth to our organization is incalculable, and so is the impact you have for patients. Which is why we take great pride in offering compensation and benefits* designed to inspire and encourage your top performance. Many of our full-time employees enjoy the following:

Low cost medical, dental & vision
Life insurance and flexible spending account
401 (k) and equity
Wellness & employee assistance programs
3 weeks of paid vacation & 17 days off

Locations

Achieve your dreams in one of our attractive settings.

South San
Francisco,
CA

12 Openings

South San
Francisco,
CA

Located in close proximity to the nation’s 15th largest city in San Francisco proper, South San Francisco offers the convenient combination of small-town pace and big-city punch. With access to world-class attractions and resources, including museums, professional sports events, theater, shopping, music, nightlife and dining, the area is a cultural adventurist’s dream.

Thousand Oaks,
CA

51 Openings

Thousand Oaks,
CA

Thousand Oaks is located in the northwestern region of the Greater Los Angeles area. Home to high-tech haven Newbury Park, it boasts the natural beauty of mountains, canyons, lakes and oak trees. The city’s residents appreciate its sunny climate, relaxed pace, reputation for safety and proximity to L.A. proper, one of the world’s most diverse and exciting places to live.

Denver,
CO

5 Openings

The capital of Colorado offers the diverse topography and cultural attractions to fill each day with a wide array of activities for every interest. With a population of 700,000+, the city is nestled into the base of the Rocky Mountains, providing access to world-class skiing and other outdoor recreational pursuits, yet offers the cultural and recreational resources of a major city.

Zug,
Switzerland

No Current Openings

Zug,
Switzerland

Settled on the shore of Lake Zug, the town of Zug is brimming with European charm and history. Against an inspiring backdrop of mountains and rivers, it offers access to all of the amenities of modern life. Home to approximately 30,000 residents, Zug features several Swiss heritage sites, local museums, shops, and restaurants as well as local hockey, soccer and rugby teams.

Remote

9 Openings

As the workplace continues to digitally evolve, Atara offers flexibility with an increasing number of U.S.-based remote positions. With a number of opportunities to connect virtually, including engagement events and cross-functional collaboration, you’ll always feel connected, supported, and engaged.

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