​Software Engineer 2 - Population and Medical Genomics - 5971BR

Illumina, Inc.
Job Location
San Diego, CA 92122
Job Description

Illumina is improving human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Our focus on innovation has established us as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, serving customers in the research, clinical and applied markets. Our products are used for applications in the life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging segments.
In this role within the Personal and Medical Genomics team, you will develop components of both client- (web and/or desktop-based) and server-side software using the latest suite of .NET technologies.


  • Create/modify software to implement business rules to track the flow of critical data through a controlled series of workflow tasks using a 3-tiered client/server architecture
  • Participate in the design and implementation of database schema to support high transactional backend databases
  • Collaborate with other developers to help set guidelines and best practices to overcome technical hurdles and streamline overall development
  • Participate in the testing and release of production software and validation of database integrity Assist with internal/external production environments, including some limited support

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or significant experience
  • 3 years’ programming experience in .NET
  • 3 years’ experience using relational databases and writing SQL (significant work with database schema design, stored procedures, use of indexes, etc. required)
  • Experience of front-end development/knowledge of JavaScript (with AngularJS as a bonus)
  • Demonstrated success in working in a team of software engineers delivering high-quality software products using established development methodologies against formal schedules
  • Proficiency architecting and developing enterprise-scale software in .NET
  • Prior experience with Web Services, including REST
  • Experience with Agile development methodology

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • Experience working in a regulated clinical environment (IVD/CAP/CLIA) is a plus
  • Experience in bioinformatics and working with genetic variant data

Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information.

About Illumina
Illumina is improving human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let’s talk. Having built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, we’ve established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Our people and our technology change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets. We are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives.

We’re an established company with a track record of phenomenal growth. Our revenue grew from $10 million in 2002 to approximately $2.2 billion in 2015. Our growth isn’t just revenue; we’ve been hiring the best and the brightest. That’s why MIT ranked Illumina near the top of its World’s Smartest Companies list three years running, including #1 in 2014. If you thrive in a brilliant, fast-paced, and mission-driven environment, Illumina is the place for you – imagine the possibilities.

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