Sr Engineer, Product Lifecycle - 4810BR

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

All About Us

Do you want to make a difference? Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let’s talk. We’ve built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and 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. Perhaps that’s why MIT has 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.

Position Summary:

The candidate will be responsible for designing complex database systems, ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) processes, designing and developing reports using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and integrating them with Microsoft SharePoint Server or custom web interfaces, performance tuning, and administration/maintenance of production database servers.

All About You


  • Develop and maintain SSIS packages and SSRS reports to meet business needs.
  • Perform logical and physical data modeling.
  • Develop reliable and efficient database code to support enterprise reporting and applications.
  • Maintain and enhance the existing database solutions.
  • Create and maintain documents for all projects.
  • Monitor and optimize system performance using index tuning, disk optimization, partitioning and other methods.
  • Participate in the creation and enforcement of database development standards and processes, including: naming, coding, database security, data access, and documentation
  • Design and implementation of GUI elements to serve production data customers


  • Ability to create complex SSIS packages.
  • Experience developing high volume ETL processes involving flat files (CSV, XML etc).
  • Understanding of pivot tables and self-service BI (PowerView, PowerPivot)
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (VB.Net, C#, Powershell) preferred
  • Ability to architect information systems from concept to completion
  • Microsoft SharePoint administration and SSRS integration.
  • Experience with data warehousing.
  • Exceptional data-access coding skills: T-SQL, stored procedures, triggers, functions, and views.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills for resolving performance issues.
  • Expert-level knowledge of database design, implementation, transaction processing, referential integrity, performance tuning and monitoring with an emphasis in MS SQL.
  • Experience implementing graphical user interfaces
  • Experience with developing and managing high availability solutions: replication, clustering, mirroring, log shipping.
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to translate information and develop insights.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and independently
  • Capable of working easily with business and product users to explain database concepts in simple terms


  • BS/MS/PhD Degree preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent)
  • 10+ years of experience with SSIS and SSRS,data/process analysis and modeling, logical and physical database

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.

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