Systems Integration Engineer 2 (San Diego, CA)

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Systems Integration Engineer 2 - US1

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.

As a Systems Integration Engineer/Scientist 2 at Illumina you will work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment and help create and test genomic analysis tools used in the leading edge of research. You will participate in the development of high quality, robust products through the integration of hardware, software and chemistry components. You will also design and execute test plans and optimize systems product performance. A major part of the role will be to work with manufacturing to ensure that our products are fully tested and diagnose any issues through troubleshooting experiments and root cause analysis.

Key Responsibilities
  • Hands-on testing and integration of DNA sequencing systems - hardware, firmware, software, chemistry/reagents, and application components
  • Execute design verification and validation test plans, collect data and prepare reports
  • Tracking and logging of issues encountered during the development process
  • Work effectively within a cross-functional project team (development, manufacturing, marketing, service, etc.)
  • Write new procedures for instrument testing and quality control
  • Support manufacturing through troubleshooting

Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.

  • 2+ years of experience with 1-2 years of Basic wet laboratory experience and or instrumentation desired
  • Understanding of sequencing systems, library preparation methodology, molecular biology and similar techniques is helpful
  • Programming experiences in data analysis/management and or scripting tool development (Python, Matlab etc)
  • Hands-on experiences with laboratory automation systems
  • Demonstrated ability to solve difficult hardware/software/chemistry integration issues
  • Must be passionate about troubleshooting and problem-solving and be extremely detailed oriented
  • Successfully demonstrated the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Solid communication and writing skills are required
  • A desire to be a part of a fast paced, multidisciplinary and dynamic environment is a must

Education Requirements
  • B.S./M.S. in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biology, or equivalent

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:
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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 37 open jobs at Illumina, click here.
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