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Black Professionals In STEM
Sep 04, 2020
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Mailchimp is a leading marketing platform for small business. We empower millions of customers around the world to build their brands and grow their companies with a suite of marketing automation, multichannel campaign, CRM, and analytics tools. Developers play a critical role in the success at Mailchimp having built thousands of integrations on our open platform. We’re looking for a Developer Relations Advocate to collaborate and cultivate the global developer community to amplify the unique ways people are using Mailchimp. The person in this role will become deeply engaged in the community of developers and be a trusted and respected ambassador. You’ll connect with developers across the globe both at conferences as well as online, and advocate for developer interests and needs. You’ll focus on supporting third-party developers who build applications and businesses on Mailchimp's platform. As a Developer Relations Advocate, you’ll convey feedback from external developers to our internal engineering teams. We are looking for someone with a strong technical expertise who has an in-depth understanding (or can learn very quickly) of our products/APIs. Your technical expertise, communication, and presentation skills allow you to build trust and foster deep relationships. You'll be responsible for helping promote awareness, education, networking, and growth through interactions at meetups, conferences, social media and online communities. How To Apply: Developer Relations Advocate Application What you'll do here: You will develop and maintain a deep understanding of how developers and software companies work with Mailchimp’s platform You will use your subject matter expertise to evangelize the Mailchimp developer experience by presenting at developer conferences, webinars, and other events. You will engage directly with developers in the Mailchimp Online Community as well as external developer communities and social media outlets You will educate developers on best practices for effective integration of Mailchimp products You will be the "Voice of the Developer" by championing developers within the Mailchimp internal teams, translating developer needs into prioritized feature developments. In particular, it's critical to have a strong working relationship with Mailchimp’s Engineering team. That includes working with Engineering Management to help identify talent and amplify Mailchimp Engineering voices in the development community You will scope and build samples, guides, and Developer Blog posts with minimal guidance, producing code and content for the developer audience You will contribute to the direction of our developer strategy with your industry experience, relationships, and knowledge of developer best practices, trends and concepts. You will grow and develop the success of the Mailchimp developer experience finding innovative ways to create additional awareness and momentum. You will conduct proactive and reactive one-one-one outreach with developers to get feedback and improve the experience We'd love to hear from you if: You have extensive experience of writing and maintaining scalable, efficient code You have direct experience in Developer Relations, Developer Support, and/or Developer Documentation with a passion for external partner interaction and an understanding of business needs You have deep understanding of REST APIs, experience building and publishing apps, and creating tools for developers. Advanced knowledge of Mailchimp’s API a plus You have excellent verbal, written, and presentation-based communication skills; consistently delivering well-polished communications both internally and externally You are willing to travel to attend conferences, meetups, and other events (when travel opens up) You have the ability to quickly understand complex, interdependent technical requirements Mailchimp is a founder-owned and highly profitable company. Our purpose is to empower the underdog, and our mission is to democratize cutting edge marketing technology for small business. We love Oakland and are happy to have a growing office right downtown, especially convenient to the BART. Our headquarters are in the heart of Atlanta in the historic Ponce City Market, right on the Beltline.  We offer our employees an exceptional workplace, extremely competitive compensation, fully paid benefits (for employees and their families), and generous profit sharing. We hire  humble, collaborative, and ambitious people, and give them endless opportunities to grow and succeed. If you'd like to be considered for this position, please apply below. We look forward to meeting you! Curious to how hiring has shifted related to Covid-19? Click here: https://mailchi.mp/mailchimp/hiring-covid-19 Mailchimp is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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Black Professionals In STEM
Sep 04, 2020
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Are you ready to take your career to the next level? The Business Operations & Strategy team is responsible for identifying areas of improvement and driving the strategy behind those operational changes to deliver incremental and sustainable growth in user contribution, traffic, and revenue. As an Analyst, you will work cross-functionally with various segments of our business to support these initiatives. We work with our Sales organization to help design its incentive compensation system and pilot new products and price points to sell to business owners. We strategize with our Marketing team to identify new and more efficient ways to acquire new customers. We partner with our Community Management organization to help identify new ways to encourage contribution (e.g. reviews, photos) from Yelp users. We collaborate with our Product Teams to provide analysis needed to help determine the most impactful product priorities. Where You Come In: You will partner across Yelp’s business units and use analytically driven insights to make strategic business decisions that will deliver strong financial results. You will provide first rate analytic support via hands-on Excel work while leveraging other tools as necessary (SQL, Salesforce, Python, Google Analytics, Tableau). You will identify actionable insights, exercise sound business judgment, suggest recommendations, and influence the direction of Yelp's business by effectively working with and communicating results to cross functional groups. You will create Tableau dashboards that provide visibility into KPIs, marketing effectiveness and business trends/drivers. How To Apply: Analyst, Business Operations & Strategy Application What it Takes to Succeed: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, ideally in Business, Math, Economics, or a related field. You have 1-2 years of relevant business experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches. You have experience at a consulting firm, investment bank, blue chip technology operating company or private equity fund. You are passionate about analyzing data using your exceptional Excel modeling skills. Experience with SQL is a plus. You are an exceptional problem solver with the ability to transition between detailed data and high-level insights. You have excellent interpersonal skills and are able to communicate effectively and collaborate seamlessly across teams. You are able to engage and work efficiently with both executive management and front-line employees. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education — and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include “Playing Well With Others” and “Authenticity.” We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability. We will consider for employment qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable law (including, for example, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance for roles based in San Francisco). CCPA Privacy Notice We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-recruiting@yelp.com or 415-969-8488.
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Sep 04, 2020
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Love working with Salesforce? We are looking for a remote Salesforce Admin to join our top-notch Sales & Marketing Infrastructure team made up of administrators, analysts, and engineers. In this role you will be responsible for supporting our 4500+ user org, scaling, and improving Yelp's CRM system, leveraging your experience and deep knowledge of Salesforce to design standard and creative solutions. By nature, you're a problem solver and excited to learn about business processes. Your favorite days are the ones where you have found a solution to a challenging problem. You have a customer service-oriented mindset with an eagerness to learn, grow, develop and evangelize Salesforce technology across the organization. Sound exciting? Keep reading. Where You Come In: You will provide strong problem solving and technical skills to effectively design quality solutions. You will participate in the testing and deployment of day-to-day and project-based configuration changes. You will work with internal customers to understand their needs, identify the problem and direct them to the proper solution or provide instructions for self-help. You will manage end user day-to-day support and a high volume of requests that require careful scrutiny and emotional intelligence. You will support change management (release) process to implement new as well as update existing applications. You will partner with Business Systems Analysts to design and configure solutions that are scalable and meet the requirements of our internal stakeholders. You will independently review requests and troubleshoot issues to understand technical deficiencies of the product, define root causes, and implement proactive resolution design or solution. You will develop deep knowledge of Yelp’s business, processes, and technologies to proactively seek out inefficiencies and work cross-functionally to recommend action. You will support and maintain effective relationships with customers and cross-functional teams such as Business Systems Analysts, Engineers, Sales, Marketing and Operations. How To Apply: Salesforce Administrator Application What it Takes to Succeed: You have 3+ years Salesforce.com administration experience & proven knowledge of Salesforce CRM and Force.com platforms. You have a strong understanding of Sales Cloud and Service Cloud. You have experience designing and configuring in a collaborative and agile environment. You have experience with 3rd party tools such as Zuora, Pardot and Adobe E-sign preferred. You call yourself detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, hard working, and a great team player with excellent interpersonal skills. You are a Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator (preferred). You have the ability to prioritize tasks, identify trends, and manage an escalation process including status updates to management and internal customers. You have experience working in a heavily customized salesforce environment and/or working in a 3000+ user environment (a plus). Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required. Most importantly, you have a sense of humor! What You'll Get: Effective your first day: Full medical, vision, and dental 15 days PTO (increases with tenure) and 11 paid holidays Up to 14 weeks of parental leave Monthly wellness subsidy Access to fully stocked Yelp kitchens Flexible spending account Pre-tax commuter benefits 401(k) retirement savings plan Employee stock purchase plan #LI-Remote At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education — and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include “Playing Well With Others” and “Authenticity.” We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability. We will consider for employment qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable law (including, for example, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance for roles based in San Francisco). CCPA Privacy Notice We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-recruiting@yelp.com or 415-969-8488.
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Black Professionals In STEM
Sep 04, 2020
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Want to join a remote team where your work makes a significant impact? Yelp is the richest source of local data in the world, and we get to build all that content into location-aware mobile apps. With average build times under a minute, full Kotlin adoption and a state-of-the-art architecture, the Yelp Android team thrives by staying ahead of the curve of the demanding Android world. Be creative, build prototypes, experiment, and ship them to millions of users. Come take our Yelp Android experience to the next level. Yelp engineering culture is driven by our values: we’re a cooperative team that values individual authenticity, and encourages “unboring” solutions to problems. We enable all new engineers to deploy working code their first week, and your impact will only grow from there with the support of your manager, mentor and team. At the end of the day, we are all about helping our users, growing as engineers, and having fun in a collaborative environment. How To Apply: Software Engineer - Android Application Where You Come In: You will build new features in Kotlin on top of modern open source foundations (RxJava2, Retrofit, Glide, Koin, etc.) You will iterate quickly (weekly release cycle, Multi-Module build) on existing functionality to reliably give our users a smooth experience You will mentor other engineers and share the skills you’ve learned You will be a key part of the larger Android developer community at Yelp What it Takes to Succeed: You have 2+ years of relevant industry experience You are insistent on a consistent and responsive user experience You are eager to embrace challenges with scalability, reliability, and performance You have a passion for Yelp and its mission to connect people with great local businesses #LI-Remote At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education — and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include “Playing Well With Others” and “Authenticity.” We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability.
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Sep 04, 2020
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Yelp was created to connect people with great local businesses. As an Inside Sales Representative (ISR), you'll be working directly with these local businesses to help them achieve their goals through Yelp’s various advertising programs. You'll work with small business owners via phone to determine their needs and aspirations and customize every sale to help make those happen. We succeed when we help our clients grow their businesses. Because people are at the center of everything we do, one of your main priorities is to educate business owners about the value of Yelp's advertising platform. In this role, you will be directly responsible for selling advertising space on Yelp to local businesses across the US and Canada. Success in this role is measured by hitting and exceeding monthly sales goals, consistently staying ahead of daily metrics, and handling rejection in stride. You’ll experience all of this in a supportive virtual team environment with the added flexibility of a remote workspace. Please visit www.yelp.com/careers and apply to the appropriate posting that matches your location. What You'll Do Own and manage a pipeline of clients ranging from dentists to florists to restaurant owners- all organized in our CRM (Salesforce) Educate, strategize, and successfully sell Yelp advertising programs through a high volume of outbound sales calls - this role is 100% phone based. Become an expert in Yelp’s advertising solutions, and adapt product recommendations quickly to suit client needs -  asking probing questions and overcoming customer objections and rejection will be critical to your success. Achieve and consistently exceed monthly sales goals- strong work ethic and tenacity are key! Stay organized and manage your time effectively in order to complete your daily goals- you know that sales is a numbers game and you’re here to win. What We're Looking For in You You have an appetite for learning!  You’re keen on turning training and feedback into action and continuous self-improvement- you don’t take rejection personally. You are committed to a high standard of integrity and being a team-player is important to you. You’re an excellent listener, assertive, persistent, and persuasive - show us your grit! You are genuinely curious about people, local businesses, and possess the innate ability to inspire passion in others- you can’t wait to show everyone the value of Yelp. You are adaptable and can think on your feet. When faced with new challenges, or tough conversations, failure simply isn't an option. Requirements 6+ months remote work experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills - no fear of the phone General computer and email proficiency- we use Google suite and provide a Mac mini! Positive attitude and resiliency- you’re like a duck Ability to focus and effectively prioritize tasks and manage time independently without oversight A home work environment free from noise and distractions (Wifi provided by Yelp!) GED/HS Diploma and 2+ years of sales experience OR; AA Degree and 1+ years of sales experience OR; BA/BS Degree Must possess current US work authorization Training and Development We offer comprehensive initial two month training with ongoing career development support and opportunities through the Yelp Sales Development Program* Learn industry-leading communication and sales techniques that will enable you to find solutions for your clients and close deals Gain extensive knowledge on the industry’s leading CRM tool, Salesforce Become an expert in internet advertising and the world of SMB *The Yelp Sales Development Program provides a transparent path for professional growth by outlining what you need to be doing every day, month, and quarter to reach the next level in our sales organization. As you progress through YSDP, you will be eligible for increases in compensation, title, and responsibilities, which will keep your career moving in the right direction. Compensation and Benefits Starting base salary of 30K plus uncapped commission Effective your first day: Full medical, vision, and dental (100% paid employee only coverage) 15 days PTO and 11 paid holidays (per year) Generous paid parental leave policy Monthly wellness subsidy Flexible spending account 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer matching up to $1,000 your first year and $3,000 in subsequent years Employee stock purchase plan Think you have what it takes to win? Send us your cover letter and resume today. Don’t forget to keep it useful, funny, and cool! At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education — and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include “Playing Well With Others” and “Authenticity.” We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability. We will consider for employment qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable law (including, for example, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance for roles based in San Francisco). CCPA Privacy Notice We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-recruiting@yelp.com or 415-969-8488.
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Black Professionals In STEM
Sep 04, 2020
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Yelp is looking for a part-time B2B Social Media Specialist for our growing Social Media team. The ideal candidate knows how to tell a good story, is quick to adapt to the ever-changing social media landscape and can pull metrics to prove success. He/she/they also believes that the best B2B marketing is really all about human connections. As the sole B2B-focused social media specialist on the team, you’ll work with other team members and other contributors inside and outside of Yelp to develop content that generates business owner traffic to Yelp. The goal is to make more meaningful and helpful connections with business owners in all categories—from restaurants and nightclubs to plumbers and landscapers. You will handle the day-to-day management and growth of Yelp’s B2B corporate social media presence across Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest. You should have a direct knowledge of the B2B social landscape and a passion for building communities of business owners online and for creating engaging content. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing Social Media team, contribute to Yelp’s growth, and help local businesses succeed. This is a remote position and we will consider candidates located anywhere in the United States. We are seeking a long-term, 20-25 hours per week, Specialist to support our efforts. Interested? Please submit a resume and portfolio. How To Apply: B2B Social Media Specialist Application Where you come in: You will manage the Yelp B2B content calendar for Twitter and Pinterest (and Instagram, when launched), including copywriting and visual asset creation via Easil. You will handle the day-to-day posting of content and social community interactions and conversations on the @yelpforbusiness Twitter handle. You will launch Yelp for Business Instagram channel. You will relaunch YouTube channel with B2B focus. You will identity trends and conversations in the B2B space for content creation opportunities. You will utilize social listening/sentiment tools to recommend enhancements to the B2B social strategy. You will work closely with the Content Marketing team to sync social content with blog publication. You will execute B2B social media paid campaigns. What it takes to succeed: Bachelor’s Degree: Journalism, Communication, English, or relevant professional experience. You have 3+ years of direct, hands-on experience supporting B2B social properties in a corporate environment. You have experience with B2B social media copywriting and asset coordination for multiple accounts. You have experience with community management. You must be a creative at heart with the ability to contribute to social media content. At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education — and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include “Playing Well With Others” and “Authenticity.” We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-recruiting@yelp.com or 415-969-8488.
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Sep 04, 2020
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Yelp is looking for a People Operations Coordinator to join our People Services team.  This team is focused on providing seamless and client-focused transactional support to our employees and internal stakeholders in offices globally. Playing a key tactical role throughout the employee lifecycle from hiring and onboarding to developing and off-boarding, we deliver on operational excellence while maintaining high levels of confidentiality. As the People Operations Coordinator, you will work in an integral role on People Services team and interact regularly with other People functions including Recruiting, People Business Partners, Total Rewards, Talent Development, Payroll and Legal. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic people-centric professional with a knack for getting things done. This position is a great opportunity to execute People Operations processes and services in a global organization. How To Apply: People Operations Coordinator Application Where You Come In: You will partner closely with other People functions to execute operational processes and services with a focus on employee experience and data integrity. You will process employee changes and terminations including document generation, notifications, and systems updates. You will participate in system testing tied to new programs, systems or process rollouts. You will support with reporting, auditing, and data integrity initiatives. You will be the first point of contact for employee questions and employment verification requests; triage and escalate issues to other members of the People Operations team, if appropriate. You will assist with onboarding new hires (system entry, paperwork validation, background check administration). You will document, maintain and communicate core People Operations processes to stakeholders, managers, and employees. You will identify and drive process improvement efforts, leveraging systems and tools to automate and eliminate manual work where possible. You will run specialized ad-hoc reports out of Workday for the Business Partner team. You will continue to drive further adoption of Jira and Workday. You will create and maintain employee files. You will maintain people data in Workday globally. You will review and update self-serve resources (wiki, training material, etc.). You will document employee issues, performance management, etc. in Workday/Employee file. You will execute people business processes relating to entire employee lifecycle in Workday. What it takes to succeed: You have 2-3 years experience in an HR administration, operations, benefits administration, or generalist role. You have experience with Workday and JIRA. You have experience in G Suite products (highly preferred); strong Excel skills are a plus. You excel with attention to detail. You have the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. You have high ethical standards with demonstrated experience handling highly sensitive and confidential information. You have excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills. You have effective oral and written communication skills. You have excellent organizational skills, ability to maintain confidentiality, ability to prioritize effectively and complete tasks with accuracy and efficiency. You are proactive with resourcefulness and initiative to ask questions coupled with the ability to self-manage work. You have good judgment, knowing when an issue needs to be escalated. You have a client service mindset with the desire to go above and beyond to support the team and organization. You have an ability to identify and recommend opportunities for continuous process improvement. You have a Bachelor’s degree, would be a plus. What you’ll get: Effective your first day: Full medical, vision, and dental 15 days PTO (increases with tenure) and 11 paid holidays Up to 14 weeks of parental leave Monthly wellness subsidy Flexible spending account 401(k) retirement savings plan Employee stock purchase plan At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education — and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include “Playing Well With Others” and “Authenticity.” We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability. We will consider for employment qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable law (including, for example, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance for roles based in San Francisco). CCPA Privacy Notice We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-recruiting@yelp.com or 415-969-8488.
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Black Professionals In STEM
Aug 29, 2020
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South San Francisco, California, United States Who we are 23andMe, the leading consumer genetics company, has accumulated a wealth of genotypic and phenotypic information from participants committed to improving human health through advances in genomics. Our Therapeutics team uses this data to discover and develop novel medicines to treat important diseases. The team currently has research programs across several therapeutic areas, including oncology, skin, respiratory and cardiovascular disease. We are seeking an outstanding Senior Associate Scientist or Scientist I who will contribute to the generation, characterization and engineering of antibodies across the Therapeutics portfolio. For more information about our Therapeutics team, please visit https://therapeutics.23andme.com/. What you’ll do Execute antibody engineering to improve desired properties for therapeutic development using molecular biology approaches including phage display and mutagenesis Perform antibody production, characterization and biochemical / biophysical analysis in high-throughput manner Support large-scale antibody sequence and structural model analysis Collaborate with therapeutic leads to plan the strategy for antibody discovery and optimization engineering Interpret, record and present complex biological data Communicate and collaborate with other colleagues effectively What you’ll bring Ph.D. with 2+ years of research experience in molecular biology, protein engineering, antibody engineering, biochemistry, structural biology or related field, or Master's/Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of industry experience with proven record of accomplishments and publications. Strong technical expertise in wide range of molecular biology and protein engineering techniques, including mutagenesis, molecular cloning, construct design, protein expression and purification, protein interaction characterization (ELISA, BIAcore, Octet) and sequence analysis Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to work both independently and in a team environment Critical thinking with high degree of innovative and analytical skills Note:  Job title will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials. APPLY NOW
23andMe: Sr. Associate Scientist / Scientist I, Antibody Engineering content media
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South San Francisco, California, United States Who we are Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding. Our Therapeutics team, which was established more than five years ago, has been actively identifying novel drug targets using 23andMe’s unparalleled database and developing a portfolio across several therapeutic areas, including oncology and cardiovascular and metabolic disease.  More information about our Therapeutics team is available at https://therapeutics.23andme.com/. We are looking for a quantitative scientist with extensive experience in computational biology. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience conducting creative and independent research analyzing a broad range of public or internally generated genomic datasets, with an emphasis on understanding the underlying biology. Join our collaborative, cross-functional research team focused on discovery of novel therapeutic targets and their development in our laboratories! What you’ll do Biological interpretation of genetic signals available to 23andMe, which requires computational methods to analyze high-throughput functional data Development of tools and reports that integrate genetics and functional genomics to drive target discovery and summarizing the results in ways that enable efficient decision making Extend existing target discovery efforts to incorporate additional data types and novel analysis methods; work toward identifying clinically relevant disease subtypes and associated therapeutic targets; and contribute to on-going therapeutic development programs Communicate ideas and results to other scientists What you’ll bring Ph.D. in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Genetics or a related field Knowledge of biology in at least one disease-relevant area (e.g., cardiovascular diseases, oncology, immunology, etc.) Hands-on experience in analysis of RNA-seq or microarrays, and other large scale omics datasets Fluency with tools and methods for processing functional sequencing data (RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq or similar) Strong quantitative skills and a background in statistical data analysis or machine learning Experience in writing robust code in R or python Exceptional communication skills, with an ability to convey complex computational results to colleagues from a wide range of life sciences backgrounds Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment Pluses Industry experience in pharmaceuticals or biotechnology Expertise in genetics and/or fine mapping of genetic association signals Extensive experience in writing robust code in a shared development environment Note:  Job title will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials APPLY NOW
23andMe: Scientist / Sr. Manager, Downstream Development - CMC content media
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South San Francisco, California, United States Who we are Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding. Our Therapeutics team, which was established more than five years ago, has been actively identifying novel drug targets using 23andMe’s unparalleled database and developing a portfolio across several therapeutic areas, including oncology and cardiovascular and metabolic disease.  More information about our Therapeutics team is available at https://therapeutics.23andme.com/. We are looking for a quantitative scientist with extensive experience in computational biology. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience conducting creative and independent research analyzing a broad range of public or internally generated genomic datasets, with an emphasis on understanding the underlying biology. Join our collaborative, cross-functional research team focused on discovery of novel therapeutic targets and their development in our laboratories! What you’ll do Biological interpretation of genetic signals available to 23andMe, which requires computational methods to analyze high-throughput functional data Development of tools and reports that integrate genetics and functional genomics to drive target discovery and summarizing the results in ways that enable efficient decision making Extend existing target discovery efforts to incorporate additional data types and novel analysis methods; work toward identifying clinically relevant disease subtypes and associated therapeutic targets; and contribute to on-going therapeutic development programs Communicate ideas and results to other scientists What you’ll bring Ph.D. in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Genetics or a related field Knowledge of biology in at least one disease-relevant area (e.g., cardiovascular diseases, oncology, immunology, etc.) Hands-on experience in analysis of RNA-seq or microarrays, and other large scale omics datasets Fluency with tools and methods for processing functional sequencing data (RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq or similar) Strong quantitative skills and a background in statistical data analysis or machine learning Experience in writing robust code in R or python Exceptional communication skills, with an ability to convey complex computational results to colleagues from a wide range of life sciences backgrounds Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment Pluses Industry experience in pharmaceuticals or biotechnology Expertise in genetics and/or fine mapping of genetic association signals Extensive experience in writing robust code in a shared development environment Note:  Job title will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials APPLY NOW
23andMe: Scientist I / Scientist II, Computational Biology content media
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Aug 29, 2020
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South San Francisco, California, United States Who we are 23andMe, the leading consumer genetics company, has accumulated a wealth of genetic and phenotypic information from research participants committed to improving human health through advances in genomics. Our Therapeutics team based in South San Francisco uses this unparalleled dataset to discover and develop novel treatments for patients with serious unmet needs. Biological interpretation of genetic signals available to 23andMe requires computational methods to analyze high-throughput functional data, development of tools that integrate genetics and functional genomics to drive target discovery, and summarizing the results in ways that enable efficient decision making. More information about our Therapeutics team is available at https://therapeutics.23andme.com/. Who you are We are looking for a quantitative scientist with extensive experience in computational biology and bioinformatics. Ideal candidates will have significant experience in working with large genomic datasets and developing robust software tools that drive discovery and interpretation. Our team is very collaborative, and the ability to communicate ideas and results to other scientists is key. What you’ll bring Ph.D. -- or M.S. with at least 5 years of working experience in a research setting -- in Computational Biology, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Statistics or a related field Hands-on experience working with very large genomic datasets Strong programming skills in (preferably) R or python, and demonstrated ability to write R packages / python libraries for broad use Experience working with SQL and relational databases Extensive experience in writing robust code in a shared development environment Experience in deploying internally developed tools in a production environment Ability to work in a dynamic team oriented environment Good communication skills and experience communicating software or database design to colleagues Pluses Contribution to an open source project, especially in R Familiarity with tools for processing WGS, RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq or similar Experience in summarizing data to help drive interpretation and decision making Note:  Job title will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials APPLY NOW
23andMe: Scientist I / Scientist II, Computational Biology content media
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Aug 29, 2020
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South San Francisco, California, United States Who we are Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding. 23andMe's Therapeutics team is committed to discovering and developing new therapies that can offer significant benefits for patients. This dedicated research and development group in South San Francisco identifies novel targets using 23andMe's genetic database and performs preclinical research to advance programs for disease areas with high unmet need. We are seeking an exceptional Scientist to join a collaborative, cross-functional team responsible for the biological characterization of drug targets and the preclinical development of drug compounds. Successful candidates will bring hands-on experience in rodent disease models and PK, PD, and toxicology studies. More information about our Therapeutics team is available at https://therapeutics.23andme.com/. What you’ll do Design and conduct in vivo studies to support therapeutic drug development in disease models as well as in PK, PD, and toxicology studies Develop and validate new in vivo models as required Interpret, record, and present complex biological data Serve as the in vivo lead on project teams Mentor and manage Associate Scientists Communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, and maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures What you’ll bring Master’s degree in biological sciences. PhD preferred 5-10 years of post-graduate work experience in in vivo pharmacology research or drug discovery, preferably in immunology or immuno-oncology Extensive experience with drug delivery procedures (IV, IP, SC, PO) and blood and tissue collection Strong organizational skills; Ability to work collaboratively on multiple projects, concurrently Excellent teamwork skills and ability to build effective relationships with cross-functional teams Experience in managing, mentoring and developing others Exceptional interpersonal, communication and influencing skills Strongly Preferred Scientific training in immunology or oncology Drug discovery experience in the field of immuno-oncology or oncology Experience managing external collaboration partners or CROs Proven track record via high quality publications and/or patent applications Note:  Job title will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials APPLY NOW
23andMe: Scientist II / Sr. Scientist I, In Vivo Pharmacology content media
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Aug 29, 2020
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South San Francisco, California, United States Who we are Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding. 23andMe's Therapeutics team is committed to discovering and developing new therapies that can offer significant benefits for patients. This dedicated research and development group in South San Francisco identifies novel targets using 23andMe's genetic database and performs preclinical research to advance programs for disease areas with high unmet need. We are seeking an outstanding Associate Scientist or Sr. Associate Scientist to join a collaborative, cross-functional research team committed to the discovery and development of novel therapeutics. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, independent, creative, and driven to develop their expertise and career in the field of drug discovery. More information about our Therapeutics team is available at https://therapeutics.23andme.com/. What you’ll do Design and conduct biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology research as a component of drug discovery programs Generate, analyze, document and present complex experimental data Communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures Flexibility to perform other related duties as assigned What you’ll bring Bachelor's (+ min of 5 years’ relevant experience), Master's (+ min of 3 years’ relevant experience), or Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or related discipline Experience in mammalian cell culture and genetic engineering of culture cell lines Exceptional scientific thought process, specifically in relation to high-quality experimental design and subsequent data interpretation Extensive molecular biology experience, with high proficiency in human cell line engineering (cloning, gene editing, transgene expression, tool cell line creation) Experience in the development, characterization and optimization of biochemical/cellular assays to determine potency and selectivity and mechanism of action of small molecule or antibody hits/leads in biochemical, molecular or cellular processes Ability to perform focused experiments with the goal of answering specific and defined molecular biology questions in order to drive drug discovery efforts Excellent interpersonal communication and organization skills with the ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment Proactive and highly self-motivated with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills The desire to develop the skills, expertise and experience to drive your career in the drug discovery space Strongly Preferred Virus production and primary cell culture experience Experience working in the field of one or more human disease phenotypes Protein production understanding/experience Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry work experience Note:  Job title will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials APPLY NOW
23andMe: Associate Scientist / Sr. Associate Scientist, Lead Discovery content media
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Aug 29, 2020
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South San Francisco, California, United States Who we are Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding. 23andMe's Therapeutics team is committed to discovering and developing new therapies that can offer significant benefits for patients. This dedicated research and development group in South San Francisco identifies novel targets using 23andMe's genetic database and performs preclinical research to advance programs for disease areas with high unmet need. We are seeking an outstanding Associate Scientist or Sr. Associate Scientist to join a collaborative, cross-functional team responsible for the biological characterization of drug targets and the preclinical development of drug compounds. Successful candidates will bring hands-on experience in rodent disease models and PK, PD, and toxicology studies. More information about our Therapeutics team is available at https://therapeutics.23andme.com/. What you’ll do Design and conduct in vivo studies to support therapeutic drug development in disease models as well as in PK, PD, and toxicology studies Develop and validate new in vivo models as required Interpret, record, and present complex biological data Communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, and maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures What you’ll bring 3+ years of hands-on experience with animal models of disease, preferably in immuno-oncology B.S. or M.S. in biological sciences or related field Extensive experience with drug delivery procedures (IV, IP, SC, PO) and blood and tissue collection Ability to work collaboratively on multiple projects, concurrently Proficiency in animal welfare and local, state, and federal guidelines for animal care and use in research Excellent interpersonal communication and organization skills with the ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment Innovative thinker and problem solver Independent, proactive and highly self-motivated Strongly Preferred Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience Experience with antibody therapeutics Experience analyzing ex vivo samples via flow cytometry Note:  Job title will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials APPLY NOW
23andMe: Associate Scientist / Sr. Associate Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology content media
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Aug 29, 2020
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South San Francisco, California, United States Who we are Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding. 23andMe's Therapeutics team is committed to discovering and developing new therapies that can offer significant benefits for patients. This dedicated research and development group in South San Francisco identifies novel targets using 23andMe's genetic database and performs preclinical research to advance programs for disease areas with high unmet need. We are seeking an outstanding Associate Scientist or Sr. Associate Scientist to join a collaborative team responsible for the biological characterization of drug targets and the preclinical development of drug compounds. Successful candidates will bring experience applying molecular and cell biology approaches to elucidate target protein function and drug mechanism of action. More information about our Therapeutics team is available at https://therapeutics.23andme.com/. What you’ll do Design, validate, and implement biochemical and cell-based assays and assist in in vivo model characterization to support drug discovery in immunology and immune-oncology therapeutic areas Execute in vitro and in vivo assays for target validation and new therapeutic development through activity and mechanism of action studies Contribute to genetics-based evaluation of drug targets and initiation of new drug discovery programs Interpret, record, and present complex biological data at group meetings and other company meetings Communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, and maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures What you’ll bring Bachelor's (+ min of 6 years' related experience), Master's (+ min of 4 years' related experience) or a PhD in biological sciences or related discipline Biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience strongly preferred Hands-on experience with cell and biochemical assays, molecular biology and mammalian cell culture techniques Proactive and highly self-motivated with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills Excellent interpersonal communication and organization skills with the ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment Pluses Deep knowledge in the field of immunology or immune-oncology, with experience in lymphoid and myeloid cell functional assays and multi-color flow cytometry Experience with gene editing in primary cells Note:  Job title will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials APPLY NOW
23andMe: Associate Scientist / Sr. Associate Scientist, Immuno-Oncology content media
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Aug 29, 2020
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South San Francisco, California, United States Who we are 23andMe, the leading consumer genetics company, has accumulated a wealth of genotypic and phenotypic information from participants committed to improving human health through advances in genomics. Our Therapeutics team uses this data to discover and develop novel medicines to treat important diseases. The team currently has research programs across several therapeutic areas, including oncology, skin, respiratory and cardiovascular disease. We are seeking an outstanding Associate Scientist or Senior Associate Scientist who will contribute to the generation, discovery and characterization of antibodies across our Therapeutics portfolio. For more information about our Therapeutics team, please visit https://therapeutics.23andme.com/. What you’ll do Handle aspects of a hybridoma workflow including performing fusions, clone picking and hybridoma antibody screening Develop and establish novel methods to improve the current antibody discovery workflows Antibody characterization including affinity and specificity determination, epitope binning and antibody sequencing Collaborate with therapeutic leads to plan the strategy for antibody discovery Interpret, record and present complex biological data Communicate and collaborate with other colleagues effectively What you’ll bring B.S. (+ min of 5 years’ research experience in industry or academia) or Master’s (+ min of 3 years’ research experience in industry or academia) in molecular biology, cell biology or related discipline Strong technical expertise in molecular biology including DNA and RNA purification, diverse PCR methods (RT-PCR, RACE-PCR), Illumina Miseq library preparation, cloning Adept in the characterization of protein-protein interaction using a variety of methods such as ELISA, FACS, Bio-Layer Interferometry (Octet) and/or surface plasmon resonance technology (Biacore) Cell biology expertise including mammalian cell culture, transfection and running functional cell-based assays Excellent communication skills with an ability to work both independently and in a team environment Critical thinking with high degree of innovative and analytical skills Pluses: Experience using hybridoma technology for antibody discovery including immunization, hybridoma fusion, clone picking and screening Experience in applying single B-cell antibody technologies to antibody discovery ( e.g. single cell FACS sorting, microfluidics) Note:  Job title will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials. APPLY NOW
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