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30+ days ago

Director, Global Software Quality

Illumina San Diego, CA

• Establish departmental policies, procedures, goals, and objectives. • Ensure compliance to relevant global software quality systems. • Define… Illumina


30+ days ago

Clinical Lab Scientist (AM shift 9:00am - 5:30pm)

Illumina Redwood City, CA

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for testing and reporting clinical laboratory results. ACCOUNTABILITIES • Performs and reports… Illumina


19 days ago

Technical Applications Scientist 1

Illumina San Diego, CA

• Handle problem recognition, research, resolution, and follow up for routine and complex problems. • Provide technical guidance regarding the choice… Illumina


28 days ago

Sr Field Quality Engineer

Illumina San Diego, CA

In this role you will actively participate in product field quality activities, ensuring product and process conformance to FDA and ISO… Illumina


30+ days ago

Sr Manager Product Marketing - Oncology

Illumina San Diego, CA

• Establishing objectives and goals while providing technical marketing leadership to internal teams to guide product development appropriately… Illumina


9 days ago

Sr Software Engineer

Illumina San Diego, CA +2 locations

Illumina is seeking a senior-level software developer to join the Enterprise Informatics Business Unit team. As part of this team, you will develop… Illumina


9 days ago

Assoc Product Manager - Reproductive & Genetic Health

Illumina San Diego, CA

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… Illumina


9 days ago

Public Relations/Communications Manager – Europe (Cambridge, UK)

Illumina Cambridge, East of England, England

• Manage the development of press materials including press releases, media interviews, Q&A documents, media kits, and News Center content to support… Illumina


9 days ago

Staff Scientist - Oncology Sequencing Assays

Illumina Redwood City, San Francisco, California

• Initiate, direct and execute pre-regulatory scientific research and/or development through managing a small team or individual studies • Take a… Illumina


30+ days ago

HR Generalist

Illumina San Diego, CA

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… Illumina


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    What's all the complaining about?

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    Pros

    I keep reading reviews about the horrible work-life balance and how people work endless hours. Then why is the parking lot mostly empty before 9am and after 6pm, and a ghost town on weekends? Don't believe me? Just drive by and see for yourself. Perhaps maybe by San Diego standards Illumina is a demanding employer. Can't get my afternoon surf in, oh my. By most other measures the workload is moderate at best. Contrary to other reviews, the politics are not overwhelming, and collaboration is pretty good. Never had an instance of asking for help from another group and not getting it.

    Cons

    So many layers and titles. OMG! For a company with 2000 people, new scientists and engineers can count at least 11 layers of titles between themselves and the CEO. It is absurd. Decision process is not particularly crisp, but not to the point of getting in the way (too much). Benefits are decent but middle-of-the-road at best. Payscale is on the low side, they can probably get away with it for a while as the dominant company in a hot field, and as long as the overall stock direction is up. Internal systems are either non-existent or abysmal. Fortunately senior management knows it, is fairly open about it, and is working on a solution

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Push decisions down the chain of command. Seems that directors wait for VPs to decide, VPs wait for the SVPs, and the SVPs waffle until Jay speaks up. If there is one organizational thing that can endanger the future health of the company, it is this very issue. So add "decision making" to the GBP process and institutionalize a healthy level of decision ownership at the appropriate level.

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