Staff Software Engineer in Test at Illumina (San Diego, CA)

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What if the work you did every day could impact the lives of people you know? Or all of humanity?

At Illumina, we are expanding access to genomic technology to realize health equity for billions of people around the world. Our efforts enable life-changing discoveries that are transforming human health through the early detection and diagnosis of diseases and new treatment options
for patients. Working at Illumina means being part of something bigger than yourself. Every person, in every role, has the opportunity to make a difference. Surrounded by extraordinary people, inspiring leaders, and world-changing projects, you will do more and become more than you ever thought possible.

We are looking for a talented software engineering leader to join our sequencing instrument development team. This team creates new platform technologies to support Illumina's growing fleet of DNA sequencers. The role will focus on developing software automation solutions that bridge between the hardware and informatics pipelines, including Illumina's cloud ecosystems. Collaborating with engineers from various hardware, software, and UX disciplines is a daily occurrence.

Staff Software Automation Engineer

This position will require the candidate to perform Instrument and web application testing using both automated and manual testing techniques.

The successful candidate will display a strong sense of ownership, motivation, and attention to detail.

Job Duties:
• Develop and execute automated API/UI/Unit tests to enable continuous delivery.
• Assist domain test engineers in writing and executing manual tests as needed.
• Work with software developers and domain experts in designing, performing, and improving verification tests.
• Develop and continuously improve test automation frameworks, research/introduce new tools.
• Lead and technically mentor junior test automation engineers
• Work collaboratively and effectively in a very fast paced environment.

Qualifications:
• 6-10 years' in-depth experience working in Software Test Automation Engineering and/or Development of the SDLC to test instrument and web applications, both front and back end
• 4+ years' software development experience in at least one programming or scripting language, such as C#, Java, JavaScript, Typescript
• Experience authoring automated API/web tests using frameworks/tools, such as Selenium, Protractor
• Familiarity with API and web services
• B.S. in a Computer Science, Math, or Engineering related area or equivalent technical experience.

Desired:
• Understanding of Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, or related field of biology
• Experience in performance testing, usability testing, and security testing
• Experience working with databases, such as SQL, MySQL or Postgres
• Be curious, detail oriented, and analytical, with a proven ability to learn quickly
• Be customer-focused, team-oriented, and motivated, taking ownership of assigned tasks
• Have proven ability to self-manage, as well as manage interdisciplinary relationships
• Have proven verbal and written communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer

Concerns regarding COVID-19 continue as positive cases are experienced in the communities in which we operate. Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, Illumina may require proof of COVID vaccination in accordance with local statutory requirements (subject to limited exceptions) beginning November 1, 2021.

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. 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. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact [email protected] To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
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Illumina operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA, Madison, WI, Foster City, CA and San Diego, CA. Illumina was founded in 1998. It has 7400 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 38 open jobs at Illumina, click here.
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