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great place to learn lots quickly

Software Developer (Current Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

Pros- developers are used to make new software, not maintenance of existing systems
- lots of interesting projects in the bio-tech industry
- fun place to work.
- get to work with the latest software technologies

Cons- not a software company. It's a hardware company first.
- they don't have enough testers, or designers

Advice to Senior Management- hire more testers and designers

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

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    The company gives out a strong "holier than thou" vibe but could use a reality check.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Illumina full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: Hot technology, hands down leader in the market right now. Plenty of opportunity to learn new things. Revenue and cash flow have been good,… Cons: 1. You really need to be ready to drink the proverbial Cool Aid here and show maximum enthusiasm for whatever that gets put forward as… Advice to Senior Management: Come down from the clouds More

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    Strong Values and dedicated to making great products.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Illumina full-time

    Pros: Very innovative company and very open -- both physically and philosophically. They really… Cons: There isn't a lot of downside to this company. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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