Genentech Message Board

Genentech Careers

5 months ago

It mostly depends on your location and job function.

What's the Strategy in the U.S. for Neovasc's Reducer?

6 months ago

Neovasc (Nasdaq: NVCN) is a medical device company primarily known for Reducer, which is a minimally invasive device that helps treat patients with refractory angina. The device has been approved in Europe

Genentech Layoffs

10 months ago

Yes, November and December they are going to happen like every other year.

The Next Genentech Blockbuster

11 months ago

The next Genentech blockbuster

-Currently in the dictionary as the definition of an oxymoron

Genentech Reps Banned

1 year ago

Ascension Health is the worst. They don't treat their employees well why would they care about ours.

IT Outsourcing

1 year ago

I already feel like Genentech is an assembly line with IT being one of the worst. IT at Genentech is severely underfunded and they use the term "Agile" as a way to try and makeup for being so underfunded.

This could be why so many of the high performers have decided to leave the company. That or they want to get out because the morale is so low as they wonder if their number will be called next in the long line of job cuts.

All of these reasons make me wonder if Genentech will take the approach …

Why do software people make more than pharma people?

2 years ago

130k TC isn't really representative as a whole, it's highly dependent on job class. Some job classes in biopharma are at least 170k starting for someone with a PhD.

Generally though software engineers get paid a lot because skill is highly transferable across many industries and is in high demand. As a counter example, a highly skilled PhD scientist has fewer options to transfer their expertise and there are more of them in general. Business people get paid more than scientist even though they ar…

Genentech Product Manager comp

2 years ago

What is reasonable comp expectation for base, bonus, equity, and sign on for an incoming Product Manager at Genentech? How much does senior product manager comp differ and how much exp needed for the senior title? I have 7 years exp life sciences marketing, 3 as pharma/device product manager.

Genentech Deal with 23andME

6 years ago

Very cool news for Genentech and especially 23andMe!

Surprise! With $60 Million Genentech Deal, 23andMe Has A Business Plan

This is more like it. A deal being announced today with Genentech points the way for 23andMe, the personal genetics company backed by Facebook billionaire Yuri Milner and Google Ventures, to become a sustainable business – even if the company’s discussions with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stretch on for [...]