Building the future of ROME

Looking to join a team of passionate explorers? You’ve come to the right place.

At ROME, our dedication to innovation shows up in everything we do, from the lab to our company culture. We Romans love the joy of exploring a new frontier in biology and the challenge of bringing forward a new class of therapeutics for cancer and autoimmune disease. We are collaborative, curious, bold and driven. Above all else, we are passionate about our mission to harness the repeatome to improve the lives of patients.

We’re looking for talented individuals who care as deeply about our mission as we do.

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Our core values

Be Bold

We explore fearlessly.

Deliver Excellence

We execute strategically and with utmost integrity.

Care Deeply

We bring passion and empathy to our work every day.

“I joined ROME to have fun working with brilliant collegial scientists on novel biology discovering new drugs for the treatment of human diseases.” Donna
“We genuinely care and respect each other at ROME. Our leaders support this environment, with special focus on whole team integration while many are working virtually.” Monika
“I joined ROME because it's time to build genomic data tools that stop treating repeat DNA sequences as ‘junk.’” Menachem

Meet the Romans

Simon Simon
SimonPrincipal Data Scientist
Simon likes playing board games and basketball. Recently he is spending more free time cycling and reading.
Ivan Ivan
IvanPrincipal Scientist, Computational Chemistry
Ivan loves to travel with his wife and son. They have so far visited over 50 countries and Ivan has done the 4-day trek to Machu Picchu.
Ozgur Ozgur
OzgurSenior Scientist, Target Biology
Ozgur loves cooking. Unlike doing experiments, he does not follow a recipe, which results in creative dishes that cannot be reproduced.
Yuri Yuri
YuriAssociate Director, Cheminformatics
Yuri has three children and in his rare spare time, he enjoys gardening, fishing, cooking, reading historical novels and playing sports like tennis, golf and soccer.
Shon Shon
ShonSenior Director, Medicinal Chemistry
Shon is originally from Utah and has now lived in seven different states. Shon enjoys all things outdoors, especially fishing.
Nafeeza Nafeeza
NafeezaAssociate Director, Biology
Nafeeza’s secret talent is that she is an official cricket score keeper. She also loves to travel for food and soccer.
Brittney Brittney
BrittneyExecutive Assistant, R&D
Brittney is an avid reader. She enjoys taking road trips with family and has driven down the East Coast three times. In her free time, she loves to run and spin.
Jared Jared
JaredScientist II
Jared’s secret talent is his ability to solve a Rubik’s cube. He also loves spending time at the beach.
Joelle Joelle
JoelleSenior Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology
Joelle loves spending time with Family. When not outdoors soaking up the sun, you can find her listening to music, reading, or planning her next trip!
Rebecca Rebecca
RebeccaSr. Manager, Human Resources
Rebecca loves cooking, food and traveling and tries to combine these passions as much as possible. Her most recent trip was to Gibraltar where a wild monkey jump onto her while on top of a rock!
Enrique Enrique
EnriqueDirector, Data Science
Enrique once fished over 100 sea urchins in a single day for research and culinary purposes. He is happiest when cooking for others outdoors on a warm day.
Julie Julie
JulieData Scientist
Julie is an award winning* baker of macarons (*according to an office Halloween party in 2019) and she runs at least a 5k every day, and walks another 5 with her dog.
Sarah Sarah
SarahSenior Director, Early Discovery
Sarah is in her happy place when baking fresh loaves of sourdough, buttery scones and other treats.
Wilson Wilson
WilsonSenior Data Scientist
When Wilson isn't obsessing over his cats, he enjoys cooking projects and hikes.
Jimmy Jimmy
JimmyScientist I
Outside of work, Jimmy can be found watching movies, playing videos games or swimming.
Jess Jess
JessScientist I
Jess enjoys playing soccer and snowboarding. He also loves to travel and story-writing!
Mike Mike
MikeSenior Research Associate
Mike has a passion for cooking and learning new recipes, and is a big fan of gaming, video and board games. He hosts game night via Zoom a few times per month with his friends. Mike also enjoys driving up to Bar Harbor Maine and Acadia National Park whenever he can.
Bryan Bryan
BryanData Scientist
Bryan has driven across country twice and is passionate about visiting every national park in the US.
Artur Artur
ArturSr. Data Scientist, Computational Biology
Artur has many hobbies, including backpacking, climbing, mixed martial arts and board games. He loves to dance and did Polish folk dancing for 10 years.
Shradha Shradha
ShradhaSenior Research Associate
In her free time, Shradha likes to pencil sketch portraits of people, paint landscapes and sing Indian songs. Also, she's a big Indian filter coffee fan.
Kate Kate
KateStaff Accountant
Kate loves spending time by the beach and is learning how to surf. She also enjoys finding new coffee shops and restaurants with friends throughout the city.
Shana-Kaye Shana-Kaye
Shana-KayeContract Specialist/Paralegal
Shana-Kaye is a cartoon and history fanatic! She was also a 100m sprinter back in her school days and her nickname was 'flying saucer'
Erik Erik
ErikAssociate Director, Immuno-Oncology
Erik enjoys hiking and exploring new places with family and friends, introducing 1980s movies to his children on family movie night and he is learning to play the guitar.
Monika Monika
MonikaExecutive Business Partner
If Monika could be any animal, she would be an eagle so she could watch the world from above.
Cedric Cedric
CedricData Scientist
Cedric likes 3-dan go, an Asian strategy game he's been playing since high school. He regularly goes to indie rock concerts and would love to hike the 22-mile Kalaulau trail in Kauai.
Nick Nick
NickSenior Director, IP Counsel
Nick is an avid runner and eight-time marathoner! He also loves music and can't pass a record store without doing some crate-digging to add some vinyl to his collection, which numbers in the thousands.
Brian Brian
BrianSenior Research Associate
Brian once spent two weeks sailing around unpopulated islands in the South Pacific conducting oceanographic research.
Lixin Lixin
LixinDirector, Medicinal Chemistry
Lixin is a huge fan of hiking and likes to spend time doing work in the community helping others.
Erika Erika
ErikaSenior Director, Facilities Management
Erika loves being active outdoors, including hiking, running & biking. She also enjoys engaging in service and combines these activities as a volunteer instructor for the Appalachian Mountain Club.
Daniel Daniel
DanielPrincipal Scientist, Immunology
Daniel’s claim to fame is that he was on “Reading Rainbow” as a child. When he’s not reading, you can find him cycling or cooking.
Mike Mike
MikeController
Mike’s secret talent is his trivia knowledge. He’s also a huge soccer and rugby fan.
Hakan Hakan
HakanScientist I, Immunology
Hakan enjoys swimming, playing volleyball and going for runs to stay active. His favorite activity is walking by the ocean for all the fresh air and he is obsessed with Golden Retrievers!
Ariele Ariele
ArieleDirector, Structural Biology
Ariele runs every day in any weather, averaging just shy of 6000 miles per year. He has a wonderful family consisting of his wife and two kids.
Alex Alex
AlexDirector, Data Science
Alex loves spending time with his wife and daughter and escaping NYC to go fishing and birdwatching.
Nori Nori
NoriSenior Director, Program & Alliance Management
Nori likes to be active and spends time playing softball or mountain biking with friends.
Ara Ara
AraPrincipal Scientist, Med Chem
Ara loves beaches and anything to do with the sun! He’s a huge 1980’s fan and is obsessed with the music, tv and overall culture of the decade, which has often made him a desirable teammate on trivia nights!
Ethan Ethan
EthanLab Operations Associate
In Ethan’s free time he enjoys woodworking and reading. He also loves running and all things outdoors – you’ll be hard pressed not to find him skiing in the winter and wake surfing in the summer!

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Why work here?

We want our employees to thrive in all aspects of life, professionally and beyond. At ROME, we value health, well-being and benefits that support a healthy lifestyle. Learn more about what we offer:

Financial Compensation
  • Competitive salary, annual bonus & equity
  • Commuting & cell phone subsidies
  • Life & disability insurance
Health & Well-being
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Flexible work approach
  • Unlimited vacation
  • 12 weeks of parental leave
Beyond Our Walls
  • Community & charitable involvement
  • Commitment to equity, diversity & inclusion
  • Member of Life Science Cares & MassBio

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