Career Areas


Feel our passion for creating transformative results.

We have a strong belief that the results of our work have potential to create positive change. But we think it’s best to hear from our employees regarding the kind of impact you can make with Atara—and why it matters.

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And we are rapidly growing!

Bethany Frey

Specialist QA

The complexity of rare disease & the dynamics of oncology—Atara marries both.”

Brett Masterson


Brian Schoelkopf


I am privileged to change the way we treat certain rare and devastating diseases.”

Venkat Anumala


Melissa Reynoso


Meeting and hearing from patients inspires me to continue doing what I do.”

Kelli Arriola



Explore our many roles. Help achieve one major objective.

Our quest is to discover, create and deliver breakthrough biotherapeutic solutions through pioneering science, teamwork and a commitment to excellence. Yet we contribute in many different and engaging ways. Regardless of role, you’ll play an important part in helping us to realize our long-term objectives and do work of significance and impact.

Tech Ops

Maximize your talent and ambition with Technical Operations. This cross-functional support team features opportunities in Process Sciences, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Quality.

Research & Development

Within Research & Development, we pursue the discovery, creation and delivery of new treatments designed to fight cancer and other autoimmune conditions. Play a vital role in Preclinical, Translational Science, HEOR/Epi, Safety, Regulatory Affairs, Medical Affairs, Clinical Development or Program/Project Management.


We’re currently building our Commercial capabilities. This team currently includes highly motivated individuals who possess exceptional expertise in Commercial Planning, Strategy, Marketing, Market Access and Pricing, and we plan to add more talent as we grow and succeed.

General Administration

Provide the support our teams need to create targeted treatments for cancer and other autoimmune diseases as part of our General Administration team. Whether you contribute in Finance, People, IT or Legal, you’ll help to advance our mission.


Join a team that never stops learning.

Atara is committed to partnering with graduate and undergraduate programs to find the most promising talent. We begin recruiting in the fall for internship programs that take place the following summer. These opportunities feature real-world projects and the potential to build a career with our innovative organization.

Find more than a career.