Careers

Our Employment Philosophy

Because the quality of Otonomy’s employees is the key to our success, we carefully select each new employee. We are committed to developing products that will benefit people’s lives and build value for our shareholders. As a team, we value honesty and integrity, knowledge, initiative and leadership, and a commitment to quality and improvement in everything we do. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these values. We treat one another with respect and take pride in the significant contributions that come from teamwork and the diversity of our organization.  We strive for excellence and sound, responsible decision making. We know that Otonomy’s success depends on the performance of each member of our team.

When filling open positions, we will always strive to select the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, veteran or other protected status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to Affirmative Action for Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans.

Current Openings

Business Operations

Head of Human Resources

The head of Human Resources will direct and advance Otonomy’s “people” strategies and the Human Resources function, including the areas of recruitment and employment, compensation, benefits, employee relations and retention, and organization and staff development. Deliver Human Resources guidance and services to multiple state locations and ensure compliance with all relevant state and federal statutes and regulations.

Provide counsel to the President and management on resource and headcount planning.  Identify global staffing needs and ensure effective candidate sourcing and evaluation.  Develop, implement and administer all employee, management and commercial sales salary, incentive and equity programs.   Interface with the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors in conjunction with the CEO.   Implement and administer all U.S. based employee benefit programs.  Coordinate the annual marketing renewal and related communications and the completion of open enrollments. Stay abreast of the employee relations’ climate and implement solutions to issues as they arise. Counsel employees and managers on career planning, employee retention, conflict resolution and work related problems.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or other related discipline, or the equivalent knowledge and experience is required.  Professional certification in Human Resources and/or graduate coursework preferred.  Qualified candidates will also have a minimum 10 years relevant professional-level human resources generalist experience, including experience defining and implementing HR strategies and initiatives.  Biotechnology, multi-state and Commercial employee-base experience strongly preferred. Must have experience in a growth stage company, requiring the ability to set vision, establish non-bureaucratic structure where needed, and be resourceful with limited budget and headcount.  Must have proven experience with creative problem solving and strong influence skills. Full understanding of applicable U.S. state and federal regulations, as well as demonstrated organizational and communication skills and attention to detail are required.  Must be capable, confident and discrete in interfacing with senior level management.  User level working knowledge of HR information systems required.  Willingness to travel to various company sites necessary.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume to humanresources@otonomy.com or mail to Otonomy, Inc. at 6275 Nancy Ridge, Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92121.

Otonomy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Manager/Director, Revenue Accounting

This individual will perform a variety of finance and accounting activities including the preparation of gross-to-net pharmaceutical revenue reporting and other account reconciliations, the documentation and monitoring of policies and internal controls for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, the preparation of SEC and internal financial reporting, the preparation of technical accounting white papers and other technical projects that arise on an as-needed basis.  Works closely with Otonomy’s commercial and accounting/finance groups, as well as its third-party logistics provider, to prepare reporting and reconciliations.  Assists with the preparation of both internal and external financial statements, footnotes, and audit schedules and other accounting activities and research as needed.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minimum of four (4) years of work experience; some public accounting experience is preferred.  CPA certification required.  Must have technical SEC public company experience, strong analytical and problem solving skills and advanced Excel skills.  Experience with pharmaceutical revenue preferred.  Great Plains Dynamics experience also preferred.  Strong verbal and written communication skills and a proactive mindset and a collaborative work style necessary.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume to humanresources@otonomy.com or mail to Otonomy, Inc. at 6275 Nancy Ridge, Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92121.

Otonomy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant will provide administrative/secretarial support to the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Commercial Officer involving the coordination of highly complex details and completion of advanced administrative duties.

The E/A will prepare, review, edit and revise correspondence, presentations, spreadsheets and graphs utilizing word processing, spreadsheet and desktop publishing software; transcribe information of a technical and/or sensitive nature; interact with counterparts of Board members, investors and other key external executives to execute duties; independently handle many issues and determine which major issues should be brought to the attention of the executive; coordinate meetings, conference calls and meeting space; maintain calendar(s), coordinate and monitor travel to anticipate needs and ensure smooth travels.  In addition, the E/A will complete and manage on-going project assignments including but not limited to document processing, report compilation and event coordination to support the assigned executive’s efforts.

Requirements include a high school diploma; Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or a related discipline preferred, or the equivalent knowledge and experience preferred. Qualified applicants will also have a minimum of five years of highly applicable experience including considerable travel planning and project coordination background.  Must demonstrate exceptional computer skills and relevant software application proficiency.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume to humanresources@otonomy.com or mail to Otonomy, Inc. at 6275 Nancy Ridge, Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92121.

Otonomy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

To Apply

Please send your resume with salary requirements to humanresources@otonomy.com
or mail to 6275 Nancy Ridge Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92121, attention Human Resources.

Otonomy is an Equal Opportunity Employer