Life at Oxford Nanopore
At Oxford Nanopore Technologies everyone plays an integral part in bringing exciting, disruptive technology to life. You will be expected to interact with many disciplines, be comfortable in an agile working environment and motivated by our fast-moving culture. We understand the importance of development and give all our employees equal opportunity to succeed.
Together we are researching, developing and making an innovative platform technology that is having a profound and positive impact on society. The diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives across our teams reflect this collective goal, and the global scientific community we serve.
Innovation is at the heart of what we do, our game changing ideas arise when every perspective is considered. We see inclusion as a way of being and strive to break down barriers to equality in every corner of our business, and the industry we represent.
We’re proud sponsors and advocates of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Broadening Horizons initiative, offering opportunities to brilliant minds from minoritised ethnicities and our STEM outreach activities inspire early career choices in disadvantaged communities.
Through our employee experience community – Values in Action – every employee has a voice and you will too. Our global network of business sponsors are entrusted to listen and turn ideas into actions.
"This place is full of people who are free thinkers and are very capable of what they can do and they have been given an opportunity and environment to thrive"
Waldek, Warehouse Manager
"Science is the amazing thing to be part of, because it is so unique, open and diverse"
Nafeesa, QC Validation
"It is group of people all pushing in the same direction, striving to get answers, striving to push things into the world"
James, Development Scientist
As we rely on innovating and evolving our technology we’re committed to developing the talent behind it. You’ll enhance your own learning every day as you collaborate in multi-disciplinary teams, stretching your skills and challenging your thinking. From day one you’ll have access to an infinite resource of self-led development through LinkedIn Learning, enabling you to explore interests, build skills and feed your curiosity at any time.
Your manager will support your personal and professional development enabling you to drive your career and deepen your expertise at your own pace.
Through our mentoring programme, collaboration with colleagues across the organisation and coaching, you'll learn from experts and leaders in their field. In an organisation with such rapid growth, you'll have every opportunity to grow with us, building a fulfilling career where you may often find yourself ahead of the field too.
"If you are someone who is looking to join a company, where they can develop or where they can grow, then this would be a great place to come and work"
"No matter what discipline you come from, you will learn about the other parts of the technology"
Angie, Director, Technical Product Management
Rewards and benefits
Oxford Nanopore offers an attractive Total Reward comprising a market-competitive base salary and an attractive bonus and share plans.
We support employee health and wellbeing and ensure our employees are covered in times of need. These include maternity/paternity benefits, sickness and life insurances, market aligned retirement provisions and services to support mental, physical and financial wellbeing.
Having fun with our colleagues is important at Oxford Nanopore and we run various social events throughout the year to support this.
We strive to create a results-driven and diverse culture in which employees are encouraged and supported to manage their work/life balance through flexible and smart working practices.