Natera Reviews

Updated 3 Aug 2020

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4.0
76%
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87%
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Natera CEO Steve Chapman
Steve Chapman
90 Ratings
Pros
  • "Benefits are great, catered lunches and stock options after one year of employment(in 28 reviews)

  • "A professional company with good work culture(in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "Sometimes upper management would take a while to address concerns(in 18 reviews)

  • "Absolutely no one takes any responsibility for their mistakes, and management doesn't hold anyone accountable(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Natera a good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Laboratory Scientist in San Carlos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Natera full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Natera has a comfortable workplace; the team is cooperative and authorities act legally and ethically

    Cons

    employees were procrastinating a little bite

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  2. "A company that was my second home"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Technologist in San Carlos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Natera full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I was with Natera was 5 years. During this time, I had the opportunity to learn from exceptional peers and hone my skills. I made lifelong friends and loved the work that we did. A team that worked seamlessly towards a common goal. Senior management that genuinely cared, and numerous perks and benefits. I had a wonderous stint here, and it will forever remain in my heart. Thank you, Natera.

    Cons

    None I could have found any.

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  3. "Excellent product line"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in San Carlos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Natera full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I’ve been in biotech for quite a while. I have never seen a company like Natera before. They take their vision and mission as a company very seriously. Their products are cutting edge! State of the art equipment coupled with robust research and development. I am proud of the excellent work that we did here. I understand why Natera is leading biotech by leaps and bounds. Join here if you’d genuinely like to make a difference.

    Cons

    I think HR should consider more employee engagement.

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  4. "Fabulous perks"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in San Carlos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Natera full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Natera’s salary and perks are phenomenal. Also, their cafeteria food and snacks are delicious. Excellent work culture, warm peers, and a strong growth trajectory for those willing to put in the work. Can’t ask for much more than that.

    Cons

    I had some minor issues with a colleague, but it was resolved quickly.

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  5. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations 
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Natera full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The product focus of the company is incredible. The science is amazing. The people and culture is excellent.

    Cons

    Nothing to think of at this time. Only thing I could think of is, it is fast pace which works great for me but may not be something someone else would appreciate.

  6. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Natera full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Supportive management, positive work environment, opportunities for advancement within the company, open communication from the executive leadership team.

    Cons

    Can be difficult to communicate between teams in different departments.

  7. "Excellent salary and incentives"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Certified Medical Assistant in San Carlos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Natera full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Natera is a fast passed organization. Work can sometimes be demanding, but their salary structure and incentives are excellent. Natera also offers promising growth and advancement to those who are worthy. A professional company with good work culture. You can’t really ask for much else. The canteen is genuinely good!

    Cons

    Management can sometimes be slow to respond. However, given the sheer size of Natera, it is entirely understandable.

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  8. "A good company overall"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Carlos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Natera full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work culture, strong salary structure, intuitive incentive system, and excellent canteen. Employees are free to work in an informal atmosphere. Management knows what it’s doing, and HR actually listens. The cafeteria is terrific, and they give free meals thrice a week.

    Cons

    There were a few instances where employees tried to insinuate politics. Thankfully senior management took swift action, and the matter was resolved.

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  9. "Natera is one of a kind"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in San Carlos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Natera full-time

    Pros

    Where do I begin? I spent eight years with Natera, and for a good reason. They take excellent care of their employees. Sound salary structure, substantial perks and incentives, flexible vacation time, and brilliant work culture. Natera genuinely looks out for all its employees. Work is smooth, seniors are compassionate and experienced, and my teammates were amazing. I made some life long friends here, and Natera will always be a part of me.

    Cons

    Trivial issues would occur from time to time. They were resolved as quickly as they popped up.

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    "Amazing company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Carlos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Natera full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Natera is a great place to work for several reasons. Above-average salary structure, strong incentive programs, warm work culture, and a canteen that beats the best restaurants. Excellent peers, responsible senior management. A company where you can build a strong future.

    Cons

    Please try and introduce more variety at the canteen.

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