Illumina
3.0 of 5 114 reviews
www.illumina.com San Diego, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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A challenging but rewarding place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA (US)

I have been working at Illumina full-time

ProsGreat co-workers
Fast-paced environment to keep you from getting bored
Great technology
What we do is helping change the world

ConsThe fast-paced growth over the last decade has caused many gaps in business processes. So, we are trying to build our infrastructure while using small scale processes.

Advice to Senior ManagementLook for and ask for the gaps and invest in ways to build the sustainable business practices.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Worst working experience of my life

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Illumina full-time


Pros: excellent facilities, great location, extensive infrastructure, great Information Technology support, great diversity. the administration… Cons: absolutely no career potential. no attention to detail or quality. pathetic research and deveopment. completely ignorant… Advice to Senior Management: get rid of all the middle managers that have no idea what they are doing. recognize… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Competitive place to work

Software Systems Analyst (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA (US)

I have been working at Illumina full-time


Pros: - new projects left and right so there's always a lot to work on. - constantly working on new technologies,… Cons: - shifting focus can cause projects to start and end abruptly - the motto to "hire the best" can cause quite a… Advice to Senior Management: Stick to a few core products and do them well. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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