Senior Bioinformatics Test and Automation Engineer

Job Location
San Diego, 92122


Job Description

I hope this finds you happy, smiling and enjoying the day.

The reason for this email is to make you aware of an exciting opportunity for a Senior Bioinformatics Test and Automation Engineer.

In this role you will provide test support for Illumina’s data analysis software, work in a cross functional team to perform verification and validation for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) analysis software locally and in the cloud. Develop, improve and maintain test automation frameworks and continuous integration pipelines.

Solid understanding of genetics, NGS techniques, Linux and Windows OS, C#, C++, or Java.

Familiarity with databases, Cloud computing and web service a plus.


It is mission critical for Illumina to deliver innovative, flexible and scalable solutions to their customers.

We are working on a Cloud Platform for SaaS offerings.


Our products help scientists and researchers answer complex biological questions. This will allow the gain a better understanding of how to prevent, treat, and cure illness. Each day presents a new challenge


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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