Careers at NanoString

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NanoString Technologies seeks the best and the brightest to join us in our mission to provide innovative tools and technologies to researchers and scientists around the globe. Working at NanoString provides the opportunity to contribute to the discovery and development of new therapies for better patient outcomes. If you want to impact the human health and are creative, passionate, and enjoy being part of a high-energy team that thrives on scientific and product excellence, we would like to hear from you!

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program, and the opportunity to advance your professional growth and career aspirations.

NanoString Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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For more information about NanoString Technologies, please visit our company overview.

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Nanostring is always interested in knowing the best and the brightest talent. If you do not see a job that matches your background at this time we encourage you to apply for this future emploment posting. This will help us find you if a new need arises that fits your experience. Please continue to view our career page as well but this will help the relationship begin.

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Research & Development

Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an experienced and technology-savvy Bioinformatics Scientist/Developer to join our Research & Development group.  This position will have a leading role in developing software, analyses, and database tools and pipelines for use with Hyb & SeqTM, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology.  S/he will collaborate and interact with a highly interdisciplinary group of technologists to create tools and analysis methods for industry-leading assay products.  The successful candidate must have strong programming skills including database, UI, and algorithm development.  Candidates must have strong analytical skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and a track record of developing novel tools and integrating existing tools into analysis solutions.

Essential Functions:

  • Apply advanced and expert scientific and programming knowledge to software and database development
  • Contribute to technical tool/system development working closely with bioinformatics and assay development team
  • Collaborate with analysts and programmers to develop bioinformatics analysis methods
  • Collaborate with bioinformatics team to integrate development efforts for NGS products with the existing product portfolio

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics/Life/Physical/Computer Sciences
  • 3+ years of combined industry and post-doctoral work experience in NGS software and pipeline development and analysis (M.S. with 4+ years of relevant work experience will be considered)
  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following languages: Python, PERL, R, C#/C/C++
  • Experience working in a Unix / Linux development environment
  • Experience with NGS data utilizing novel and/or existing NGS analysis tools and methodologies
  • Experience developing data focused tools and applications using agile tool development
  • Experience in developing database data-structures using MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, etc
  • Expert in navigating and extracting information from publicly available databases (NCBI, UCSC, COSMIC, etc.)
  • Familiarity with commonly used algorithms for alignment and variant calling (SNV, InDel, CNV, Fusion, etc.)
  • Experience working with bioinformatics and assay development teams

Additional Desirable Qualifications include:

  • Experience working with business analyst / software development teams to define user and software requirements for software tools
  • Experience with cloud based software development

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

We are seeking an Engineer to join our Research and Development group.  In this role you will work on the development of new genomic tools that consist of instrumentation, consumables, and chemistry. In particular, this position is focused on the development of the recently announced Hyb & Seq TM technology (NGS), a novel single-molecule hybridization-based sequencing chemistry. The work is highly interdisciplinary will involve working closely with biologists, scientists, software engineers, and external OEM manufacturers.  The applicant will be expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills and will be expected to manage communication with OEM partners.  The position will involve development of instrumentation as well as testing of designs: both fluidic and optical systems. The applicant will be expected to help automate Hyb and Seq sample prep by prototyping hardware to run microfluidic cards, as well as, support optical development efforts

Essential Duties:

  • Develop commercial instrument systems
  • Design hardware related to imaging and fluidics
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Strong Knowledge of Solidworks

Requirements:

  • Degree in mechanical, mechatronic, optical, or related engineering field
  • B.S. 4+, M.S + 4-6 years experience
  • Experience with design mechanisms and instrument systems
  • Experience with design of optical systems
  • Experience with design and automation of fluidic systems
  • Instrument prototyping through development and assembly of breadboard systems
  • A hands-on orientation toward experimentation and rapid prototype development
  • Ability to carry out experiments to verify performance of designs
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a core team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in CAD (Solidworks preferred)

Additional qualifications include:

  • Experience designing mechanical components for optic assemblies
  • Experience with fluidics/microfluidics and or pipetting robots
  • Experience with microscopy
  • Experience with design/selection of hardware to control microfluidics: pumps, valves, and manifolds.
  • Experience with hardware/consumable development for genomics
  • Flow cell design and fabrication
  • Experience operating machine shop equipment: Mill, lathe, laser cutter, 3D printer, etc.
  • Automation of repetitive activities through script-level programing and/or C.

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an outgoing, detailed-oriented yet curious project manager with superior problem-solving skills.  You will be joining other highly-skilled Project Managers within R&D responsible for delivering RUO and IVD products and services spanning hardware, software, chemistry and regents.  Scope includes high complexity, multidiscipline, mid- to large-size projects.  This senior-level Project Manager will operate across R&D, Quality, Regulatory, Clinical, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and external subject matter experts.

Essential Duties:

  • Owner of the Design & Development Plan which defines the project’s design controls process, milestones, roles & responsibilities, and resources
  • Lead the cross-functional development efforts throughout a phase-gate ISO 13485 compliant process which includes design transfer
  • Lead team meetings, circulate minutes, and follow-up on action items
  • Contribute to vendor evaluation and sourcing of materials
  • Establish and maintain the product’s Design History File (DHF)
  • Budgets, expense tracking, time tracking, reconciliation, and reporting
  • Generating project dashboards and executive summary reports

Requirements:

  • Experience leading the development efforts for Class II/III products
  • Direct experience managing external vendors and global development teams
  • Experienced in Risk Management and knowledge in BS EN ISO 14971:2012 preferred
  • Comfortable working within electronic quality management systems
  • Minimum of 5 year working directly as a Project or Program Manager
  • BS degree or higher in a technical discipline required; engineering or scientific preferred
  • MBA a plus
  • PMP certification or University Project Management certificate highly desired

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Translational Research Scientist I work with a cross functional team to leverage the NanoString platform to support the characterization of biological samples for collaborative studies with a particular focus in Oncology.  This individual is responsible for supporting translational research projects that utilize our diagnostic gene signature assays on the nCounter Dx Analysis System.  This individual is required to support collaborative projects from initiation through publication, run gene signature assays and analyze genomics/gene expression data, generate reports and presentations, and work cross functionally to align on processes and present results.  This individual is also required to use molecular biology techniques to evaluate new concepts in our diagnostic assays.  This individual will also be asked to engage in publication development, pilot projects, process improvements and workflow optimization to support the Translational Research lab activities. This individual is expected to provide technical leadership and communicate results to the cross functional team and our collaborators, as well as contribute as an individual researcher.  

Essential Duties:

  • Use molecular biology techniques to evaluate new molecular diagnostic reagents for use in diagnostic gene signature assays
  • Support collaborator study design, sample processing, data analysis, and results discussion
  • Analyze genomics data  
  • Develop procedures required for Translational Research activities
  • Work as part of cross functional team to deliver results on tight timelines
  • Support program requirements for collaborative studies

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, or related field with a minimum of two years of relevant post-doctoral or work experience, or an M.S. with a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience.
  • Detailed understanding of state-of-the-art molecular biology techniques
  • Extensive knowledge of nucleic acid manipulation and characterization techniques (i.e., NGS, Q-PCR or hybridization assays)
  • Preferences for experience working on a cross-functional team with an emphasis on translational research
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills exemplified by clear oral presentations and written documentation
  • Familiarity with software tools used for the analysis of gene expression data
  • Preferences for experience working in the field of biomarker development or immuno-oncology

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Research Associate II or III to join our Research and Development group. In this role, you will work on the development of Hyb & Seq™, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology.  Specifically, this role will involve developing novel Hyb & Seq reagents and protocols, creating and validating targeted sequencing panels.  A strong background in molecular biology is required.  Experience with NGS wet-lab techniques (any platform) is preferred.  The work is highly interdisciplinary and will involve working with biologists, engineers, and bioinformaticians.  The applicant will be expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills.  The applicant will be expected to work as part of a team while executing experiments independently.

WORK SCHEDULE: You can chose either Thursday thru Monday - OR - Friday thru Tuesday. Prefer an early schedule of 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM (open to some variance).

Essential Duties:

  • Design, carry out and interpret experiments with limited supervision
  • Organize and communicate results to supervisor and senior management verbally and/or in writing
  • Perform 80-90% bench work on specified projects
  • Work cooperatively in a product-oriented team environment
  • Deliver results under tight timelines
  • Present data to product development teams and management representatives
  • Write protocols, experimental summary reports, quality documents and other scientific literature associated with projects
  • Analyze large, complex data sets using spreadsheets and/or other data analysis packages

Requirements:

  • B.S. in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or a related discipline
  • 2-6 years of hands-on experimental experience
  • Strong wet bench, molecular biology experience
  • Experience with cloning, ligations, nucleic acid purification, and other nucleic acid chemistry is preferred
  • NGS experience, either sample preparation or analysis, is preferred.

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

We are seeking a technology-savvy wet-bench scientist to work on sequencing biochemistry for Hyb & Seq, which is a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology. The Scientist I has a central role in experimental design and data analysis, while interacting and coordinating with a highly interdisciplinary group of technologists (molecular biologist, biophysicist, instrument engineers and bioinformaticists) to achieve complex technical goals toward developing Hyb & Seq. 

WORK SCHEDULE:  Thursday through Monday (6:00 AM to 2:00 PM preferred).

Essential Duties:

  • Apply advanced and expert scientific knowledge to projects
  • Take initiatives to conceive, design and carry-out hypothesis driven feasibility experiments, understanding both theoretical and practical aspects of the experimental design
  • Drive wet-bench experimentation and subsequent data analysis/interpretation activities
  • Work interactively with biophysicists, nucleic-acid chemists, fluorescence imaging specialists, and hardware/software engineers, among others
  • Analyze genomics data 
  • Work as part of cross functional team to deliver new diagnostic products on tight timelines

Requirements:

  • PhD in Life/Chemical/Physical/Engineering Sciences
  • Extensive hands-on, state-of-the-art molecular biology experience
  • Proficiency at bench work; position requires ~75% time at the bench
  • Able to develop biological/chemical reagents and methods as needed
  • Able to identify and evaluate commercial technologies to determine their appropriateness and usefulness in technology innovation/development
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills exemplified by clear oral presentations and written documentation. Preference for computational skills in data analysis (e.g. Python/R)
  • Clear presentation of technical data

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Research Associate level II or III for a hands-on, experimental science position. This role will contribute toward development of Hyb & Seq, which is a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology.  This individual will assist in research and development of sequencing reagents and will work closely with process development experts for reagent preparation & QC, scale-up of processes utilizing automation robots/instruments, and testing pilot plant and manufacturing processes.

WORK SCHEDULE:  Thursday through Monday or Friday through Tuesday (6am to 2pm preferred).

Essential Duties:

  • Design, carry out and interpret experiments with limited supervision
  • Develop and draft SOPs, Batch Records, Specifications, and other documentation associated with reagent preparation process
  • Perform 80-90% bench work on specified projects
  • Organize and communicate results to supervisor and senior management verbally and/or in writing
  • Work cooperatively in a product-oriented team environment
  • Deliver results under tight timelines
  • Assist with design, document and summarize Verification and Validation studies
  • Analyze large, complex data sets using spreadsheets and/or other data analysis packages

Requirements:

  • B.S. in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or a related discipline
  • At least 4 years of hands-on molecular biology experience
  • Experience with RNA and DNA sample preparation, genomics and a wide variety of nucleic acid protocols
  • Strong analytical skills with excellent technical writing and record keeping abilities
  • Organized and detailed-oriented with ability to communicate results effectively
  • Experience with working in an ISO-13485 environment or equivalent a plus

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Principal Biostatistician is responsible for developing the Biostatistics vision in collaboration with Bioinformatics, leading the Biostatistics efforts across all products and platforms at NanoString, and managing the Biostatistics team. This individual acts as principal lead in designing and reporting of statistical analyses in support of the development of products for life science research and diagnostic development.  This individual will also be responsible for working closely with the Bioinformatics team, R&D team, and commercial team to develop new content and analysis methods for products on the nCounter, DSP, and Hyb&Seq platforms.

Essential Duties:

  • Analyzing the statistical integrity and accuracy of data generated during development of in vitro diagnostic assays and new RUO assays
  • Acts as principal lead in designing and reporting of statistical analyses of studies and experiments in support of the development of products for life science research and clinical diagnostics
  • Works closely with scientists and engineers to ensure proper use of statistical methodology and interpretation of results generated by the R&D team as well as assisting customers with complex data analysis problems
  • Lead the statistical evaluation of new signatures and candidate biomarkers for translation to clinical use on the nCounter, DSP, and Hyb&Seq systems
  • Works closely with research scientists, commercial team to drive and lead the Biostatistics component of the development of analyses for new products for the nCounter, DSP, and Hyb&Seq platforms
  • Lead the Biostatistics team and provide vision and guidance to support both internal R&D product and assay development activities as well as support external customers
  • Works with closely with the R&D team developing the vision and content for new statistical analysis methods for identifying content and creating relevant signatures and analysis for future content on the nCounter, DSP, and Hyb&Seq platforms

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences, bioinformatics, statistics, or a related field
  • 7+ years related experience in the statistical analysis of biological data
  • Expertise in statistical programming in R, SAS, JMP, or related data analysis tools
  • Experience in writing statistical plans, protocols, and reports
  • Strong knowledge of signature and biomarker discovery and development
  • Expertise in the analysis of large genomics datasets from DNA and RNA microarrays, quantitative PCR and NGS from both public (TCGA) and private sources
  • Familiarity with current literature on genomic and expression biomarkers and signatures
  • Experience in analyzing clinical datasets including survival data
  • Proficiency in the design of experimental protocols including power calculations
  • Background in cancer biology or bioinformatics/computational biology preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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Life Sciences Sales

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Boston

State: MA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Field Application Scientist works with the Regional Account Managers to ensure customer adoption, success, acceptance, and driving additional revenue growth with the technologies offered by NanoString Technologies.

Territory: New England (Primarily Greater Boston) and Eastern Canada

Essential Functions:

  • In partnership with the Regional Account Managers (RAMs), identify sales opportunities through identification and relationship building with P.I.s in positioning the power and utility of NanoString's technologies for their research or developmental efforts
  • In pre-sales environments, conduct seminars, give technical sales presentations, and collaborate with P.I.s in the building and designing of projects to either support the purchasing of an nCounter system or through partnership with an institutional/regional core lab (if available)
  • In post-sales environments, train new customers on the system, partner with clients in project scoping and design elements to increase CodeSet adoption and usage, conduct data analysis sessions with regional customers to accelerate full adoption of the technology, provide on-site troubleshooting as needed, and participate in the cultivation of revenue generating post-sales support and consultative opportunities
  • Partner closely with the Regional Account Managers in the positioning of new technologies as they are released. Develop partnerships that may contribute to early access programs for these technologies
  • Collaborate with the in-house Technical Services team and other Field Applications Scientists in the post-sales support of customers and their applications
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of the processes and materials used by the global support teams in the information and tools needed by the global team in advancing the needs of our customers
  • Be trained on NanoString's Diagnostic product lines to provide triage support as well as implementation support in the Western U.S. (approx. 10%)

Requirements:

  • Requires a Ph.D. in a molecular biology / biochemistry related field
  • At least 3 years of relevant practical laboratory experience and technical expertise
  • Focused research/academic experience in any of the following fields is highly preferred: Immunology, Immuno-oncology, Oncology, Neurobiology, Infectious Diseases, or Auto Immune Diseases.
  • Experience and/or deep understanding of the following areas highly preferred: Gene Expression analysis, miRNA, Copy Number Variation, IHC, Flow Cytometry, RNASeq, QPCR, and Protein Expression assays
  • Experience with biostatistics and computational data analysis is strongly preferred
  • Requires excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to travel up to 40% 
  • Experience in a technical customer support role desirable
  • Commercial experience desirable
  • Strong working knowledge of the sales process as well as a good understanding of the Miller Heiman selling process and terminology preferred but not required

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IND123

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Bay Area

State: CA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Technical Sales Specialist (TSS) supports our Western N. America Sales team, to addresses growth of our 3-D biology portfolio, and manages the Digital Spatial Profiling (DSP) service number.The Technical Sales Specialist (TSS) supports our European Sales team, to addresses growth of our 3-D biology portfolio, and manages the Digital Spatial Profiling (DSP) service number.

Essential Duties:

  • Developing 3-D Biology business in the Pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic market segments. 
  • Support the defined RAMs territories to develop and grow product portfolio
  • Support the Business Development team to identify and develop new collaboration opportunities involving the product portfolio including our DSP service.
  • Development of new business through intelligent networking and a sophisticated ability to generate new clients.
  • Managing contracts and projects for our DSP service.
  • Liaising and interacting with all business teams

Requirements:

  • A track record of delivering sales targets, exceptionally target driven and proven at developing relationships with key decision makers of all levels.
  • Management of high complexity sales with a proven understanding of the market segment.
  • Experience in negotiating high value contracts
  • Proven understanding of Pharmaceutical and biotech Research development, Biomarker discovery, genomic analysis and proteomics applications.
  • Ability to work closely with global commercial functions, including sales professionals and business development, to ensure strategic input for the direction and continued success of the business.
  • Minimum B.S. in Life Science discipline.  Ph.D. or advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven sales experience within a Life Science, Translational Research, Diagnostics, CRO capacity within the Pharmaceutical-Biotechnology industry
  • Strong technical understanding of proteomic technologies and immuno-oncology.
  • Ability to travel within Western N. America 75% of the time

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Berlin

Country: Germany

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Technical Sales Specialist (TSS) supports our European Sales team, to addresses growth of our 3-D biology portfolio, and manages the Digital Spatial Profiling (DSP) service number.The Technical Sales Specialist (TSS) supports our European Sales team, to addresses growth of our 3-D biology portfolio, and manages the Digital Spatial Profiling (DSP) service number.

Essential Duties:

  • Developing 3-D Biology business in the Pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic market segments. 
  • Support the defined RAMs territories to develop and grow product portfolio
  • Support the Business Development team to identify and develop new collaboration opportunities involving the product portfolio including our DSP service.
  • Development of new business through intelligent networking and a sophisticated ability to generate new clients.
  • Managing contracts and projects for our DSP service.
  • Liaising and interacting with all business teams

Requirements:

  • A track record of delivering sales targets, exceptionally target driven and proven at developing relationships with key decision makers of all levels.
  • Management of high complexity sales with a proven understanding of the market segment.
  • Experience in negotiating high value contracts
  • Proven understanding of Pharmaceutical and biotech Research development, Biomarker discovery, genomic analysis and proteomics applications.
  • Ability to work closely with global commercial functions, including sales professionals and business development, to ensure strategic input for the direction and continued success of the business.
  • Minimum B.S. in Life Science discipline.  Ph.D. or advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven sales experience within a Life Science, Translational Research, Diagnostics, CRO capacity within the Pharmaceutical-Biotechnology industry
  • Strong technical understanding of proteomic technologies and immuno-oncology.
  • Ability to travel within Europe 75% of the time

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

The Sales Development Representative engages in generating prospective clients via phone and email to qualify their interest and fit for NanoString, and assists in transfer of the qualified clients to the sales team. This is an entry-level role.

Essential Functions:

  • Research and call prospects for new sales opportunities within Academic, Biotech, and Pharma businesses by discussing prospects’ research goals and methodologies, and provide overview of Nanostring’s products and services.
  • Meet or exceed quotas for qualified leads passed to sales team.
  • Document all activities and interactions in CRM tool.
  • Utilize CRM and ERP to generate sales quotes.
  • Perform various outbound call campaigns around trade shows, specific events, or targets in addition to ongoing primary lead generation activities.
  • Meet or exceed quotas for direct sales of instrument service contracts.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and learn quickly.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Sharepoint, CRM and ERP experience desirable.
  • Flexible and interested in a company with huge growth opportunity​.

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Paris

Country: France

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Technical Sales Specialist (TSS) supports our European Sales team, to addresses growth of our 3-D biology portfolio, and manages the Digital Spatial Profiling (DSP) service number.The Technical Sales Specialist (TSS) supports our European Sales team, to addresses growth of our 3-D biology portfolio, and manages the Digital Spatial Profiling (DSP) service number.

Territory:  EMEA

Essential Duties:

  • Developing 3-D Biology business in the Pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic market segments. 
  • Support the defined RAMs territories to develop and grow product portfolio
  • Support the Business Development team to identify and develop new collaboration opportunities involving the product portfolio including our DSP service.
  • Development of new business through intelligent networking and a sophisticated ability to generate new clients.
  • Managing contracts and projects for our DSP service.
  • Liaising and interacting with all business teams

Requirements:

  • A track record of delivering sales targets, exceptionally target driven and proven at developing relationships with key decision makers of all levels.
  • Management of high complexity sales with a proven understanding of the market segment.
  • Experience in negotiating high value contracts
  • Proven understanding of Pharmaceutical and biotech Research development, Biomarker discovery, genomic analysis and proteomics applications.
  • Ability to work closely with global commercial functions, including sales professionals and business development, to ensure strategic input for the direction and continued success of the business.
  • Minimum B.S. in Life Science discipline.  Ph.D. or advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven sales experience within a Life Science, Translational Research, Diagnostics, CRO capacity within the Pharmaceutical-Biotechnology industry
  • Strong technical understanding of proteomic technologies and immuno-oncology.
  • Ability to travel within Europe 75% of the time

Other:

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

Initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting in Pharma and Biotech markets. Manages the sales process for specific products lines, accounts and/or sales opportunities via phone and e-mail. Includes engaging with existing customers and generates sales leads, introducing customers to the NanoString products that best meet their needs, coordinating with internal resources to address customer questions/objections, providing pricing, creating and submitting individualized quotes, negotiation and coordinating with manufacturing to ensure delivery of products and closing the sales process through the point of order receipt. Works closely with Regional Account Managers to meet and exceed sales quotas for a specific the territory.

****Position is being posted in Seattle, Bay Area, and San Diego to help us identify the best candidates. There is only 1 actual position which covers the West USA. This person can be based out of one of those three areas. Please only apply once.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Regional Account Managers with lead generation, customer follow-up & seminar marketing
  • Initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting.
  • Includes engaging with existing customers and generating sales leads
  • Managing Trade Show leads and their respective qualifications
  • Ensure compliance with manufacturing protocols to ensure product build and shipment
  • Establishing new customers and maintaining/growing existing customer accounts
  • Establish and nurture positive, productive relationships with customer accounts including product end-users, management and purchasing contacts.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing to drive product promotions and provide feedback on ROI
  • Maintaining and assigning leads, sales opportunity and customer intelligence data into CRM database

Preferred Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or technical field required. Genetics, molecular biology, chemistry strongly preferred.
  • M.S. degree in molecular biology or a related field a strong plus.

Preferred Experiential Background:

  • At least 2 years of selling experience into the Pharmaceutical and Biotech market segment with a technical product line preferred.
  • Solid fundamental understanding of Clinical Trial Process.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp and master highly technical concepts and articulate them well to others.
  • Genetic sales, customer service or technical support experience preferred.
  • Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of customer personality types. Ability to work well with highly educated research scientist customers.
  • Strong ability to identify customer needs, obstacles to the sales process and solutions using NanoString products.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics or a similar CRM database a plus.
  • Strong business sense, instinct and personal drive.
  • Team goal oriented with a focus on achieving team sales performance metrics through personal contribution and teamwork.

 

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Bay Area

State: CA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

Initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting in Pharma and Biotech markets. Manages the sales process for specific products lines, accounts and/or sales opportunities via phone and e-mail. Includes engaging with existing customers and generates sales leads, introducing customers to the NanoString products that best meet their needs, coordinating with internal resources to address customer questions/objections, providing pricing, creating and submitting individualized quotes, negotiation and coordinating with manufacturing to ensure delivery of products and closing the sales process through the point of order receipt. Works closely with Regional Account Managers to meet and exceed sales quotas for a specific the territory.

****Position is being posted in Seattle, Bay Area, and San Diego to help us identify the best candidates. There is only 1 actual position which covers the West USA. This person can be based out of one of those three areas. Please only apply once.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Regional Account Managers with lead generation, customer follow-up & seminar marketing
  • Initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting.
  • Includes engaging with existing customers and generating sales leads
  • Managing Trade Show leads and their respective qualifications
  • Ensure compliance with manufacturing protocols to ensure product build and shipment
  • Establishing new customers and maintaining/growing existing customer accounts
  • Establish and nurture positive, productive relationships with customer accounts including product end-users, management and purchasing contacts.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing to drive product promotions and provide feedback on ROI
  • Maintaining and assigning leads, sales opportunity and customer intelligence data into CRM database

Preferred Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or technical field required. Genetics, molecular biology, chemistry strongly preferred.
  • M.S. degree in molecular biology or a related field a strong plus.

Preferred Experiential Background:

  • At least 2 years of selling experience into the Pharmaceutical and Biotech market segment with a technical product line preferred.
  • Solid fundamental understanding of Clinical Trial Process.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp and master highly technical concepts and articulate them well to others.
  • Genetic sales, customer service or technical support experience preferred.
  • Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of customer personality types. Ability to work well with highly educated research scientist customers.
  • Strong ability to identify customer needs, obstacles to the sales process and solutions using NanoString products.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics or a similar CRM database a plus.
  • Strong business sense, instinct and personal drive.
  • Team goal oriented with a focus on achieving team sales performance metrics through personal contribution and teamwork.

 

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: San Diego

State: CA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

Initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting in Pharma and Biotech markets. Manages the sales process for specific products lines, accounts and/or sales opportunities via phone and e-mail. Includes engaging with existing customers and generates sales leads, introducing customers to the NanoString products that best meet their needs, coordinating with internal resources to address customer questions/objections, providing pricing, creating and submitting individualized quotes, negotiation and coordinating with manufacturing to ensure delivery of products and closing the sales process through the point of order receipt. Works closely with Regional Account Managers to meet and exceed sales quotas for a specific the territory.

****Position is being posted in Seattle, Bay Area, and San Diego to help us identify the best candidates. There is only 1 actual position which covers the West USA. This person can be based out of one of those three areas. Please only apply once.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Regional Account Managers with lead generation, customer follow-up & seminar marketing
  • Initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting.
  • Includes engaging with existing customers and generating sales leads
  • Managing Trade Show leads and their respective qualifications
  • Ensure compliance with manufacturing protocols to ensure product build and shipment
  • Establishing new customers and maintaining/growing existing customer accounts
  • Establish and nurture positive, productive relationships with customer accounts including product end-users, management and purchasing contacts.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing to drive product promotions and provide feedback on ROI
  • Maintaining and assigning leads, sales opportunity and customer intelligence data into CRM database

Preferred Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or technical field required. Genetics, molecular biology, chemistry strongly preferred.
  • M.S. degree in molecular biology or a related field a strong plus.

Preferred Experiential Background:

  • At least 2 years of selling experience into the Pharmaceutical and Biotech market segment with a technical product line preferred.
  • Solid fundamental understanding of Clinical Trial Process.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp and master highly technical concepts and articulate them well to others.
  • Genetic sales, customer service or technical support experience preferred.
  • Outstanding listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of customer personality types. Ability to work well with highly educated research scientist customers.
  • Strong ability to identify customer needs, obstacles to the sales process and solutions using NanoString products.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics or a similar CRM database a plus.
  • Strong business sense, instinct and personal drive.
  • Team goal oriented with a focus on achieving team sales performance metrics through personal contribution and teamwork.

 

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Atlanta

State: GA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Regional Project Specialist (Sales Role) will be responsible for managing and growing a network of customers within an assigned territory of accounts.  Their focus will be two-fold; foster current customer relationships to maximize pull through, and develop new customer relationships to increase revenue generation across the install base.  They will work closely with the Life Sciences commercial teams including Regional Account Managers, Field Application Scientists and Inside Sales to ensure successful partnering to achieve revenue goals.

Territory: SE US (Primarily FL, NC, SC, GA, TN)

Essential Functions:

  • Grow existing customer relationships, and establish new customer relationships to achieve assigned consumables sales quotas including monthly and quarterly linearity targets and drive instrument pull through on the existing territory nCounter installed base.
  • Become recognized as the go to ‘project consultant’ by customers, in order to generate new consumables projects and expand existing customer projects to grow revenue. Maintain expert domain knowledge on applications, new NanoString publications and NanoString products in order to have maximum credibility and impact with customers and to counter detail effectively versus competitor offerings.
  • Drive the entire CodeSet project sales cycle from initial customer engagement to closed sales.
  • Prospect for potential customers using direct methods such as calling and face to face meetings, and indirect methods such as networking and partnering with FAS (Field Applications Specialists) and ISR (Inside Sales Representatives).
  • Qualify prospects against company criteria for ideal customers and sales stage gating.
  • Regularly present to key decision makers and laboratory staff to drive awareness of NanoString products and applications.
  • Work with technical support and FAS where required to address customer project requirements. Rapidly handover standard requests for technical support to the FAS and internal technical support teams.
  • Develop and maintain territory plans with FAS and ISR which outline how sales targets will be met on an ongoing basis. Maintain expert knowledge on consortia, opportunities presented by new grants and other funding sources at the territory level.
  • Develop and maintain key account plans that identify opportunities for company to deliver value, strategic motivators, main stakeholders, buying processes and forecasted sales.
  • Highly effective CRM management including detailed notes on prospect and customer interactions and funnel management to enable forecasts on ‘best case’ and ‘most likely’ sales revenue for current and next quarter.
  • Partner with marketing to plan and execute lead generation and awareness campaigns.
  • Provide feedback to sales management on ways to decrease the sales cycle, enhance sales, and improve company brand and reputation.
  • Provide feedback to company management on market trends, competitive threats, unmet needs, and opportunities to deliver greater value to customers by extending company offerings.
  • Identify sales support requirements and work with marketing to develop improved sales tools.
  • Be a positive representative of the company and its brand in the marketplace.
  • Conduct all sales activities with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity.

Requirements:

  • MS or BS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field (laboratory experience preferred).
  • A strong understanding and familiarity with gene expression technologies including qPCR, microarray analysis and Next Generation Sequencing.
  • A minimum of 5 years of related field sales experience, with a proven track record of success. 
  • Ability to travel 40-70% of the time (territory dependent).
  • Ability to create and deliver highly effective presentations
  • Highly self-motivated with a desire to participate in the growth and success of the commercial team.
  • Strong administration skills including CRM and process documentation with a focus on process improvement and efficiency.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Ability to effectively participate in cross functional teams to launch new products or investigate customer issues 

Other:

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  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Diagnostics Marketing

Department: Diagnostics Marketing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Senior Director, Diagnostics Marketing will provide leadership and direction of NanoString’s diagnostics marketing and commercialization strategies, on a worldwide basis. S/he will be a critical thought partner to NanoString’s Sr.VP Corporate and Business Development, CMO, VP Global Diagnostic Commercialization and other executives, including the CEO. The position holder will have the strategic capability to create sustainable markets for state of the art, precision diagnostics for some of the most exciting new drugs in oncology, such as those emerging in the field of Immuno-Oncology.

NanoString is a company at the forefront of developing and commercializing new diagnostics in a turbulent environment with shifting agency guidance, rapidly changing technologies, societal and payor pressures on the costs of combination therapies of new drugs and a need to capture increased value from diagnostic tests, compared to traditional diagnostics. In this environment, the Senior Director, Diagnostics Marketing must have the commercial gravitas to immediately gain the respect and credibility of existing and future Pharma partners, understand their concerns and speak their language. Equally, the position holder will also need to have credibility with the payors, regulators and other key stakeholders.

The Senior Director, Diagnostics Marketing will be responsible for brand management of each of NanoString’s diagnostics, directing the development of commercial plans for these brands and associated implementation to penetrate markets. The position holder will assign budgets, control costs and execute against the annual plan. S/he will be responsible for strengthening NanoString’s diagnostics marketing group, on a continuing basis, to form a best-in-class team for commercializing emerging diagnostics, as recognized by the company’s Pharmaceutical partners and other stakeholders.

This position holder reports to VP Global Diagnostic Commercialization, with a team in the US and Europe.
 

Essential Functions:

  • Development of annual plans, budgets and sales forecasts with the Diagnostics Marketing Team, Worldwide VP of Sales and Finance department and commercial input into NanoString’s annual long range planning (LRP) process.
  • Conceptualize and articulate a clear vision for the business that engages all functional areas and stakeholders.
  • With the Sr. VP Corporate and Business Development, lead diagnostics capability presentations to future pharma partners and develop sustainable business models for the resulting diagnostics products.
  • Represent and champion NanoString’s diagnostics business externally to executive level pharma, the payor community, leading clinical thought leaders, stakeholders and BoD members.
  • Work with the CMO to provide commercial inputs and underlying rationale to support clinical study designs, whilst having the flexibility to be receptive to different ways to deliver commercial needs through the clinical program.
  • Partner with the market access team, global sales, medical affairs and regulatory affairs to ensure goals are aligned across the diagnostics business and NanoString’s diagnostic brands.
  • Leadership of the diagnostics team and development including: hiring exceptional talent, performance management, annual goal setting and employee development and motivation.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years relevant clinical marketing experience; ideally gained in both the diagnostics and pharmaceutical sectors, preferably oncology. A minimum of 5 years of experience, at the Director/Senior Director Marketing level and substantial line management experience.
  • Global marketing experience and associated cross functional execution encompassing: generating strategic plans; forecasting; market strategy; segmentation; branding; market research; product design goals; product management; competitive benchmarking and pricing.
  • Sharp business acumen, numeracy and resilience to adapt to, and enhance, new and evolving business models (for example, as required for a new decentralized diagnostic testing business).
  • In depth knowledge of the oncology marketplace, reimbursement, key trends, account segments and customer needs.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven team player with ability to frequently and successfully collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. An MBA, or other advanced degree, is preferred.
  • Business travel is required for approximately 30% of the time.
  • Location ideally Seattle-based, or our Redwood City office

Other:

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Manufacturing

Department: Manufacturing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Job Summary:

The Supervisor, CodeSet Manufacturing is responsible for supporting the production of reagents used in nCounter Analysis Systems and supervisor a team of Manufacturing Research Associates in daily operations. The role requires performing both manual and automated production processes for the manufacture of raw, intermediate, and final reagents needed for the multiplexed detection and quantification of many different types of target molecules from biological samples.

Work Hours: Sunday thru Thursday, Day Shift

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise a team of Manufacturing Research Associates in daily operations
  • Follow detailed work instructions according to process, product, and Quality System requirements
  • Collaborate with production teammates and supervisors to prioritize and schedule daily production needs
  • Work both independently and in a team environment
  • Prepare raw materials for inclusion in finished products
  • Manufacture reagents critical to various nCounter assays and internal processes
  • Manufacture intermediates and finished products
  • Perform Incoming QC on raw materials
  • Perform QC testing of intermediates and finished products
  • Assist with SOP and batch record revisions
  • Assist with inventory management and ordering as needed
  • Perform data analysis and trending of production items

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • BS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a related life science
  • 4-6 years relevant laboratory experience
  • <6 months of supervisory/lead experience highly preferred
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Detail-oriented and diligent
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Follows directions with minimal supervision
  • Works well independently and with others
  • Experience in either a high-throughput or production environment (desired)
  • Experience performing Molecular Biology protocols and meticulous pipetting technique
  • Technical writing skills
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and tasks simultaneously with shifting priorities

Other:

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Department: Manufacturing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an experienced Engineer and Manager who will report to the Senior Director, Manufacturing Development.  This role will be responsible for leading both qualification of equipment for use in a GMP compliant, ISO-13485 certified manufacturing facility and directing the development, qualification and support of automated manufacturing equipment.  Prior role in Applied Engineering, the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and a prior managerial role are critical for success in this position.  

Essential Duties:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Oversee planning, execution and documentation of qualification protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ) for equipment and automated processes in compliance with 21 CFR 820 Subpart G and GHTF Guidelines
  • Oversee support of existing Manufacturing automation systems
  • Lead and/or serve on cross-functional teams in support of the development, implementation and sustaining of manufacturing equipment and methods
  • Manage team to achieve defined goals
  • Act as independent contributor to support attainment of team objectives
  • Represent team functions in audits
  • Prepare plans, protocols, reports, risk assessments and other Quality documents
  • Work cooperatively in a timeline-focused team environment
  • Other roles as assigned

Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, advanced degree preferred, and a minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands on experience in supporting Equipment Qualification and/or designing, programming, testing and maintaining automation systems, preferably with at least 3 years in a GMP, GLP or CLIA lab
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience managing a technical staff
  • Knowledge of ISO-13485, ISO-14971 and/or QSR 21 CFR 820
  • Excellent analytical skills, strong technical writing capabilities and exquisite attention to detail
  • Highly effective communication, facilitation and teamwork skills
  • Proficiency in CAD (Solidworks preferred)
  • Experience with MasterControl or other EQMS system

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lab Services

Department: Lab Services

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Instrumentation and Calibration Technician who will report to the Manager of Lab Services and will be primarily responsible for supporting the Production and R&D labs.

The Instrumentation and Calibration Technicians are the first line of defense for maintaining the integrity and performance of all lab related equipment at NanoString.  The primary responsibilities of this role include installations, preventive maintenance, calibration testing, troubleshooting, and general repairs on a variety of components, analytical equipment and instrumentation intended for laboratory and manufacturing use.  Additionally, this role also maintains the environmental monitoring system and temperature mapping of all lab cold storage units. 

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinate outsourced services with qualified vendors
  • Perform Lab Services administrative functions
  • Consistently deliver a high level of customer service to all employees
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and service a variety of lab equipment, including routine calibration and PM services
  • Monitor and maintain the environmental monitoring system
  • Support the purchase, receipt, installation, and qualifications of new lab equipment
  • Accurately generate or review service related documents and maintain equipment files
  • Maintains spare parts and equipment inventory
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Clearly articulate, verbally or in written format, project plans, resolutions, summaries, etc., to cross-functional departments as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant science or engineering related field, but equivalent experience may be substituted for education at the discretion of the hiring manager
  • Experience supporting internal and external customers, strong sense of customer service
  • Minimum of 1 years, or equivalent work-related experience with a basic understanding of small equipment components and functionality is desirable
  • Basic computer skills and good communication skills are essential
  • Experience using SQL is ideal but not required
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs

Other:

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  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Life Sciences Marketing

Department: Life Sciences Marketing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString has a core vision to bring disruptive technologies to transform the life sciences and biopharma industries. NanoString is developing simplest and fastest clinical sequencing solution using the Hyb&Seq Platform. This position will be a part of the product marketing team responsible for strategy and development of the NGS Product Portfolio to maximize ROI and value to the company. This role includes the use of market research to add insight into defining content for clinical NGS panels. He/she defines go to market strategy and manages full menu of clinical NGS panels. 

Essential Duties:

  • Drives the strategic direction and product road map for the clinical NGS Panel portfolio to ensure alignment with commercial objectives.
  • Assess market demands and user needs and develop market entry strategies for NGS Panels.
  • Work in interdisciplinary project teams towards the development and launch of new products.
  • Develop and achieve the revenue budget for NGS Panels.
  • Leads the development and implementation of GTM plans and marketing campaigns in collaboration with the Business Unit Lead, NGS.
  • Develops appropriate sales tools, collateral, web content, and top line mass communication content based on specific audience type and goals of initiative.
  • Develops clinical portion of training materials for field sales to ensure effective communication of core messaging.
  • Communicates with Sr. leadership team on product performance, issues, or market changes.
  • Creates clear performance metrics and programs to measure effectiveness of relevant marketing efforts.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience with next generation sequencing technology is mandatory; scientific degree, PhD and/or MBA degree is a plus.
  • Min. of 3 years working experience in product management/marketing in the Life Science/Diagnostic industry.
  • Polished and engaging presenter to ensure messaging, value proposition is clear and understandable to target audience
  • Customer focused with a deep understanding and command of molecular Dx and oncology end markets. Knowledge of customer requirements and competitive offerings.
  • Ability to travel extensively (~50%)
  • Energetic, resourceful self-starter with high integrity and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic, collaborative environment.

Other:

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Accounting and Finance

Department: Accounting and Finance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

NanoString is continuing to build out its successful future and we are looking for a highly motivated individual to perform analyses and organize data that will help to drive the business growth. The data analyst will report to the Director FP&A and partner with other team members to provide high quality financial information and support maintenance of our BI-BIRST, and financial planning tool –Adaptive Insights and other related portals.  The data analyst will also work closely with our commercial team throughout the company to provide training and assist with adoption and optimization of these reporting tools. This is a hands-on position, focused on maintaining data integrity between various systems, participating in and driving processes improvements, servicing internal customers, and supporting ad hoc reporting requests based on business requirements.  A successful candidate will be a self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity; will have a passion for data and diving deep (detail oriented); strong appreciation for consistency in reporting; dedication to providing insightful analysis in a fast-paced environment; and will work well with cross-functional teams.  

Essential Duties:

  • Interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques and providing ongoing reports
  • Developing and implementing databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases/data analysis systems
  • Identifying, analyzing, and interpreting trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Filter and “clean” data by reviewing system reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems.
  • Maintaining data integrity throughout different dimensions and helping to drive continuity across different reporting systems
  • Locating and defining new process improvement opportunities
  • Creating and maintaining weekly/monthly dashboards and reports to provide timely information, including assistance of the monthly business review meetings and analyze company performance through different dimensions
  • Building and maintaining quarterly reports/dashboards working collaboratively with operational managers. Provide necessary training to different functional teams
  • Continue to support BIRST and other data warehouse enhancements
  • Performing other financial projects, as necessary, to support business objectives
  • Ad Hoc analysis & reporting

Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst (1-2 years)
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Strong knowledge of, and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects, etc.), databases (SQL, etc.), programming (XML, Javascript, or ETL frameworks)
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics (Navision) ERP and other BI, or reporting/analysis tools is a plus
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • BS in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics, Finance or equivalent field
  • Detail oriented, with strong analytical and financial modeling skills
  • A service-focused, customer orientation toward colleagues throughout the company
  • Ability to work and contribute both independently and as part of cross-functional teams
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work effectively with others in fast paced, dynamic environment

Additional desired qualifications include:

  • Public company experience
  • International experience with a high growth, highly complex company
  • Knowledge of BI solutions, CRM and data warehouses
  • Support of various sales and marketing dashboards
  • Use of Tableau analytics and dashboards

Other:

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  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Human Resources

Department: Human Resources

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Job Summary:

The Manager, Employee Benefits is a key member of the HR Team responsible for designing, implementing and administering company-wide benefit programs, policies and procedures. Plans include medical, dental, vision and supplemental benefits (short and long term disability, voluntary programs), 401k and Employee Equity programs (stock option and Employee Stock Purchase) for all US and international staff. Along with VP of HR, ensures that benefit programs meet employee needs, are competitive and cost effective, legally compliant and effectively communicated. This position also manages all leave of absence programs to ensure compliance with FMLA and state specific leave requirements. The Manager, Employee Benefits will also provide support to compensation program administration. 

Essential Duties:

  • Manage the administration of all employee benefits programs for to ensure effectiveness and competitiveness in the market
    • Effectively administer all benefits programs for US staff including but not limited to: health and welfare plans, COBRA, Flex spending, STD and LTD plans, and 401(k).
    • Administer company sponsored group benefit plans for non-US staff and provide strategy and guidance for expansion of international benefit offerings with assistance/liaison with international benefits broker
    • Act as liaison with benefit brokers to design plans and ensure all plans meet legal compliance standards
    • Manage vendors to ensure seamless delivery of various products and services
    • Manage and execute annual open enrollment process for all eligible associates
    • With assistance from HR Coordinator, ensure that new employee benefit orientation program for all new staff is conducted as needed (2-4 times per month)
    • Survey industry and/or staff to determine company's competitive position in overall employee benefits
    • Process monthly billings from insurance provider’s invoices. Reviews billing for accuracy, and payment. Resolves discrepancies with carriers, payroll and the company.
    • Coordinates accurate data feed/transfer of benefit data with HRIS Analyst.
    • Manage/prepare as necessary ACA reporting
    • Manage and administration of 401(k) plan. Includes new employee enrollment information,  Responsible for the annual 401(k) audit, non-discrimination testing and regulatory filings and participant notifications.
    • Point of contact for employees regarding requests for FMLA/Non FMLA leaves of absence, disability application process, tracking of LOAs, communicating with Managers, and coordinating with HRIS Analyst/payroll regarding paid time off.
  • Administer company equity programs – Stock Option and Employee Stock Purchase plans (ESPP)
    • This includes ensuring accurate issuance of all equity awards, communication and interface with 3rd party administer, and addressing individual employee questions. Liaise with legal team on employee transaction guidelines and processes.
    • Work effectively with finance team on accurate reporting and documentation of equity programs and grants, and related plan administration
    • Manage ESPP program to include semi-annual enrollment, communication to employees and participants, and purchase period coordination with Finance team
  • Other
    • Conduct employee information meetings including annual open enrollment, semi-annual 401(k) and ESSP information meetings
    • Provide input and guidance for company benefit policy development and updates
    • Assist the Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition and with annual compensation survey data submission; other compensation project support as needed.
    • Plan and organize wellness events
    • In coordination with third party administrator, manage workers compensation programs and serve as a contact for managers and employees regarding claim submittal and needed follow up

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Benefits Administration
  • Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of benefit plans: health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits; 401k plan administration
  • Experience with equity plan administration; public company experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of US Group Employee Benefit Laws and Regulations; international benefits experience strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of all applicable FMLA and State leave requirements
  • Experience partnering with benefits broker in annual review of H&W plan options & designs;
  • Experience working with 3rd party administrators, including software programs and other system interfaces
  • Experience/exposure to compensation programs and salary surveys (i.e., Radford) strongly preferred
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills oral and written; able to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills; excel skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems and develop creative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced office environment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to recognize and solve problems without direct supervision
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately
  • Prior management experience preferred to assume management of subordinates as benefits team grows

Other:

  • See benefits at NanoString
  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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