Scientist - Reproductive and Genetic Health

Organization
Illumina, Inc
Job Location
5200 Illumina Way
San Diego, CA 92122
Salary
market salary DOE, bonus potential, equity
Benefits

PTO, ESPP, 401k, medical/dental/vision. etc.

Job Description

As a Scientist in Illumina’s Reproductive and Genetic Health Business Unit, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a multi-disciplinary team and create new as well as develop current molecular diagnostic products. You will be part of the team participating in the development of sample-to-report products for the research and diagnostic markets. You will also be responsible for supporting development of products, assays and processes that abide to special quality as well as regulatory guidelines.
 
Tasks and Responsibilities:

•    Plan and execute various laboratory experiments with limited instruction.
•    Recommend technical decisions that impact project teams.
•    Manage goals within defined target timeframes, may manage small technical teams to achieve their goals.
•    Draft and finalize Plans, Protocols and Reports for Verification & Validation studies.
•    Perform data analysis; write reports and present results and project assessments to Senior Management.
•    Develop infrastructure processes for product development and manufacturing systems.
•    Interface with various departments and serves as internal consultant.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Education and Experience:

•    PhD in molecular biology, genetics, genomics or related field. 
•    2-5 years’ product development experience in commercial product development, preferably in the molecular diagnostics domain.
•    Experience in clinical assay development (IVD or LDT) strongly preferred. 
•    Experience with development for regulated markets and design controls and working knowledge of ISO13485 and QSR guidelines desired.
•    Experienced in collaborating with regulatory affairs and quality management to prepare documentation for product submission to various globally regulated markets.
•    Excellent laboratory and experimental skills and with technology development in a fast paced biotech environment.
•    Sound understanding of the latest genomics technologies, methodologies, and practices.
•    Skilled experience in genetic assay development required.
•    Exceptional data analysis skills, ability to interpret and draw conclusions from vast amounts of data.
•    Excellent communication and team management skills. Must be team oriented.
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook required.
•    High organizational skills along with the ability to be detail oriented are strongly preferred.

EOE / Minorities / Females / Veterans / Disabled

How to Apply

Apply on-line for job ID 2719BR via the careers page of the company's web site:

http://www.illumina.com/company/careers/search-jobs.html

About Our Organization

Headquartered in San Diego, California, Illumina (NASDAQ: ILMN), is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of next generation life science tools and integrated systems for large-scale analysis of genetic variation and biological function. These systems are enabling studies that were not even imaginable just a few years ago, and moving us closer to the realization of personalized medicine. With the innovative advances in our sequencing technologies, we are rapidly impacting the clinical market in areas such as reproductive health and oncology. The expanding Illumina oncology portfolio of next- generation sequencing NGS and microarray technologies is revolutionizing cancer genomics research. Our customers include a broad range of academic, government, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other leading institutions around the globe.

lllumina has experienced phenomenal growth from $10 million in revenues in 2002 to over $1.4 billion in 2013. Forbes named Illumina #1 on the 2009 list of 25 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies in the United States, the second time over a three year period that Forbes ranked Illumina #1 on its list of rapidly growing technology companies. Illumina was also named #1 smartest company in the world as part of MIT’s 2014 Technology Review.  As of August 2014, the company had a $24 billion market capitalization.

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