Mission: We bring the impossible to life – by harnessing the power of convergence for the well-being of humanity.
Enrich the vitality of people, families, friends, communities and the planet by providing breakthrough systems and tools that allow us to ...
The NantWorks ecosystem of companies’ collectively work towards providing various facets of engagement such that we create Access to Healthcare, Patient Advocacy, Evidence Based Treatment, and Novel Approaches to New Therapies (NANT) to name a few.
Our Company envisions a world in which cutting-edge developments in science, technology, infrastructure and human ingenuity converge to advance one extraordinary mission: transforming healthcare for the benefit of every patient. By improving the accuracy and timeliness of data, we can deliver targeted healthcare intelligence for revolutionary personalized care.
Our culture speaks of our organization's personality. It’s a representation of who we are and aspire to be. It’s how we live, work, and play at NantWorks. The framework that sustains our associates is iCARE meaning we innovate, Collaborate across multi-functional groups, are Accountable to each other, perform with Rigor, and are Empowered to make decisions. These aspects cultivate our culture. They start at an individual level and expands collectively through our shared works:
innovate: Be deliberate in applying imagination, and take initiative with information. Explore outside the boundary of your comfort zone to create new methods for evolutionary and revolutionary innovations to improve products or services.
Collaborate: Build and cultivate relationships that are cooperative. Contribute to the success of others to drive the knowledge management that leads towards creating and sustaining a competitive advantage. Share meaningfully to advance radically.
Accountable: Be responsible with your actions. Rise above the circumstances to take ownership of your work in order to deliver desired results on projects.
Rigor: Support your ideas with observation, evidence, and analysis. Discover with an investigative approach to challenge the norm and status quo, and develop in a way that increases knowledge to solve problems using new approaches and techniques. Investigate deeply to impact profoundly.
Empower: Actively seek the opportunity to access information and resources. Take initiative to make impactful decisions, speak up, contribute feedback and ideas, and advance the organization’s mission with the purpose of making health and wellness accessible.
iCARE to drive the mission!
Organizational Values are the operating principles we promote and seek in each other. We hire associates that demonstrate a Humanitarian spirit, view challenges through an Entrepreneurial lens, are Authentic about the work they perform, provide Result Driven solutions, to deliver Transformational work product. These behaviors and skills are the H.E.A.R.T of the organization, these principles are our pillars of strength.
I have been working at NantWorks full-time
Modern campus in Culver City. Trendy neighborhood. Well funded R&D. Very smart scientists across diverse disciplines. Diverse portfolio of technologies. Definitely not a "one trick pony" which mitigates risk. Competitive compensation/benefits/vacation seems to motivate workers to arrive early and stay late regularly on their own accord. Some days I almost want to jokingly tell my co-workers, "Hey, you're not an academic post-doc anymore.
You don't have work 50-60 hours a week." But there's no getting in the way of passionate scientists who are on a mission to cure cancer. When you love your work and feel like you're always just one experiment away from a breakthrough, those long days don't feel like work at all. Especially if you're paid well to do it.
Cross-functional collaborations can be tricky since the Nant companies are spread out among different campuses across the country. But scientists are empowered to be resourceful in order to get things done in creative ways. Construction at the Culver City headquarters might help consolidate some of the great Nant talent into one central location. This is not a fault of the organization. Property is just hard to come buy in Culver City.
Advice to Management
Make sure the salary/bonus/equity stays competitive. Immuno-oncology opportunities in the Los Angeles area is growing rapidly. It would be a shame if our best workers get poached by competitors as huge amounts of funding continue to pour into the field. Also, get ready to add necessary infrastructure/personnel when we start sending internally discovered drugs into the development pipeline.
I applied online. I interviewed at NantWorks (Culver City, CA) in April 2017.
I applied on line for the position. I was called by the most amazing recruiter. She and I communicated constantly for days even after I interviewed with the manager. My interview took place in the Culver City Office. The phone interview with the manager was great, although I was not sure how to read her. When she offered me an in-person interview, I was pleased but surprised. I did my research of the company and its founder. I felt prepared but nervous. I met with the manager, (who turned out to be quite friendly) who is a nurse and on of the MD's. The MD that I interviewed with was personable, open and friendly. We did not go over my resume in detail because he felt that he understood and he trusted the "triage" of my resume. I got a brief tour of the offices. He then wanted to see if the Director was available for a quick meeting. She wasn't but, I waited. She too was difficult to read.
The following Monday, I was extended an offer. This part of the process took a while. However, the recruiter was in contact with me every step of the way. Once the offer was made, I informed her that the salary needed to be negotiated. She spoke to HR as a soft intro because I had a few more questions. HR called me and we are able to negotiate the offer. All my questions were answered. I am excited to be apart of this innovative group of nurses and physicians.
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