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Computer Enterprise Infrastructure

CEI Project Coordinator

Sunnyvale, California, United States

Are you driven to get the right things done at the right time? Do you enjoy working on technical projects and look for ways to run them more efficiently? Do you find genetics fascinating and want to help people understand what their DNA says about them?

23andMe is looking for a talented ninja Project Coordinator to join our growing Program Management team. This individual will help streamline internal IT & Security team processes and track progress in cross-functional projects with our stakeholders. 


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.


What You’ll Do

  • Track project health and progress from project initiation through closure; build reports for project sponsors and stakeholders
  • Orchestrate alignment within and between teams to make sure everyone is on the same page
  • Help teams prioritize between unplanned tasks/operational work and long-term planned project work; keep them focused on doing what is important
  • Identify risks / blockers; work with technical managers and team leads to mitigate obstacles
  • Develop and maintain project-related documentations, including meeting agendas, meeting minutes, workflows, and project dashboards in Smartsheet
  • Assist in scheduling and facilitating project team calls


What You’ll Bring

  • 2-3 years of biotech/software industry experience as a project coordinator, customer support, administrative assistant or similar operations
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to interact with individuals with diverse (technical / non-technical / regulatory / business) backgrounds. Able to communicate clearly and effectively (you're a master at being succinct) whether with engineers or executives
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to bring different backgrounds across functional groups and work styles to work in harmony. You know how to build consensus among competing perspectives (conflict resolution) and can rally teams positively towards objectives
  • Team-oriented problem solving. You are a team player and love to collaborate! Teamwork and community is important to you and brings out your creative side
  • Organization. You are detail oriented and can shift from one topic to the next without skipping a beat. You are the type of person who enjoys alphabetizing your bookshelf
  • A growth mindset and a self-motivated learner. You are eager to learn all about IT and Security. You take initiative and follow through while embracing change


Strongly Preferred

  • Proficiency in project management tools (e.g. Smartsheet, JIRA, spreadsheets, presentations, etc.); you're fully comfortable collaborating in an online/cloud-based environment (e.g. Google Apps, Smartsheet, Slack, etc.)
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Business Administration or related area of study; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a technology field


About Us

23andMe, headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of disease areas, including oncology, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to other therapeutic areas. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.  If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at accommodations-ext@23andme.com. 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.