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Data Analyst 2

San Carlos, CA

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required.


The Data Analyst 2 takes primary ownership of the Operations Team's metrics and quality monitoring using metrics based on both advanced molecular biology and cutting-edge statistical algorithms.


  • Assist with designing and building analytics reporting using business intelligence tools and database;
  • Support Operations with data and metrics for operational performance monitoring and investigations;
  • Perform statistical analysis on production data sets to discover trends and develop business insights;
  • Develop metrics for measuring and understanding laboratory operations efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Investigate data quality concerns using a variety of tools such as SQL, Excel, or similar;
  • Coordinate new feature requests that may stem from the investigations;
  • Interface with other groups within the company, especially statistics and software engineering;
  • This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and have an access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job;
  • Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire;
  • Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements;

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  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics, Business Analytics, or equivalent; MSc preferred;
  • 3+ years of overall data centric experience preferred; preferably in business data analysis;
  • Some laboratory or molecular biology experience is preferred;
  • Experience with reporting packages (such as QlikView, Tableau, Business Objects etc.) is a plus.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database query, data segmentation techniques;
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings;
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (e.g. Excel);
  • Excellent organizational, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of databases (SQL etc.) Basic understanding on ETL frameworks;
  • SQL programming;
  • Basic understanding with business intelligence tools;
  • Microsoft Office / Google Docs and Windows workstation;
  • Instant message tools (e.g. Slack, Google Hangouts).

  • Duties are typically performed in an office setting.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • This position requires the ability to use a computer keyboard, communicate over the telephone and read printed material.
Travel required for this position:

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Driven by the passion for elevating the science and utility of genetic testing, Natera is committed to helping families identify and manage genetic diseases. Natera is a rapidly-growing diagnostics company with proprietary bioinformatics and molecular technology for analyzing DNA. Our complex technology has been proven clinically and commercially in the prenatal testing space and we are actively researching its applications in the liquid biopsy space for developing products with oncology applications.

The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you'll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you'll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.


Competitive Benefits. Generous Employee Referral program. Healthy catered lunches everyday, and premium snacks! Additionally, we offer complimentary premium coffee drinks and teas, and other beverages.

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Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. Inclusive collaboration benefits our employees, our community and our patients, and is critical to our mission of changing the management of disease worldwide.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.

Client-provided location(s): San Carlos, CA, USA
Job ID: Natera-7995
Employment Type: Other