HistoWiz Operations - Process Automation Specialist in Long Island City, New York
HistoWiz is the largest online histopathology company based in New York City. Our mission is to help biomedical researchers find cures by accelerating histopathology and enabling global collaboration. We are looking for an energetic and motivated Process Automation Specialist interested in joining us in our mission and making an impact in the scientific community.
Since its inception in 2013, we have doubled our month-over-month sales, driven primarily by customer referrals. We are profitable, won numerous awards and are funded by prestigious investors, including Y-Combinator and Zhenfund. We recently raised a $32 million Series A financing to continue building our capabilities and help more customers around the world. We are seasoned scientists with experience at leading academic institutions and have published high-impact research in top journals of biomedicine.
If this all interests you and you're looking to join a dynamic team in a role that will involve intensive problem-solving and group communication, then please apply!
The Process Automation Specialist will be a core part of the operations and strategy team with a focus on improving our business operations by QA testing our existing system and developing and designing new software systems that can improve our process. They will be a partner to every department across operations, sales, and products at the company by reporting company-wide metrics to enable high-quality data-driven solutions. The process automation specialist will apply their extensive, applied experience to solve real-world problems and improve efficiencies across all functional business units.
Essential Job Functions
Find opportunities for automation within our current process and offer ideas for expansion
Generate and review data to measure the effectiveness of existing processes and areas for improvement
Designing reports being delivered to key decision-makers that will analyze business functions
Building a culture around understanding and employing data to make critical business decisions
Performing analyses with complex datasets to ensure the leadership team understands the risks and benefits of different approaches
Developing a process to manage the data/report requests, including tracking, prioritization, and approval
Communicating results and business impacts of initiatives of key initiatives to business leaders
Identifying operational inefficiencies, process breakdowns, and patterns that can be solved through data approaches
Providing general office support as needed for day-to-day operations
Developing job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, independent research, and maintaining personal networks
BA or BS in scientific, data-analytics, business operations, or engineering-related field
Highly fluent in intelligence tools such as Excel and SQL
Excellent computer and technology proficiency
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Excellent listening and communication skills, with an ability to translate data challenges into actionable plans for cross-functional teams
Ability to be both strategic and tactical, moving between big picture planning and day-to-day execution
Ability to work under pressure and adjust to quickly-changing priorities
Experience working in a startup and/or biotechnology company preferred
Problem-solving mindset - Attacks new problems with a structured, logical approach that aims to develop solutions that addresses root causes and long-term development. Must be detailed and solutions-oriented
Teamwork - Listens and responds constructively to team members' ideas and perspectives that may differ from your own.
Adaptable - Proposes new approaches or methods for ever-changing processes and considers new technologies when appropriate.
Professionalism and Accountability - Demonstrates a commitment to the position and enthusiasm for a role that will present new challenges every day and will require critical consideration of all opinions and ideas, even if they may be unconventional. This person should take pride in their work and have high standards but also set realistic goals for themselves and the team around them.
We believe in investing in our employees’ professional development, and encourage networking within the bioscience, tech, and startup communities for all our employees and collaborators. Compensation is top-notch and stock option is available for outstanding employees, commensurate with the impact you have within our organization, and for the scientific community overall. In addition, we provide the time and freedom to pursue independent projects.
100% coverage on employee health, vision and dental insurance, partial coverage for family
NY Commuter benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)
Retirement planning (401k Matching)
3 weeks PTO
Short term and long term disability
Life Insurance policy
Team building events outside of the office