Headquarters San Diego, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1998
Type Company - Public (ILMN)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Illumina is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for large-scale analysis of genetic variation and function. These systems are enabling studies that were not even imaginable just a few years ago, and moving us closer to the realization of personalized medicine. With rapid advances in technology taking place, it is... More

Mission: To advance human health by unlocking the power of the genome.

Illumina – Why Work For Us?

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What we do at Illumina may seem complicated, but our vision is simple. 
To advance human health by unlocking the power of the genome."

At Illumina, we have developed leading edge products and services through the use of innovative technologies. Every employee has a relentless drive to continue to grow Illumina and to live out our vision “to advance human health by unlocking the power of the genome”. Talk to any employee, and you will learn about their passion and drive to make a difference and do their best work.

Our work is far from complete; in order to keep driving forward, a very collaborative approach is needed. At Illumina, everyone’s work and ideas are valued as an integral part of the community.

We need talented and passionate people like you to help make our vision a reality. 
Join the Illumina community and be a part of the team that is setting the pace and making an impact in human health.

Working at Illumina

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Illumina CEO Jay Flatley

Jay Flatley


Growing really fast

  Current Intern in San Diego, CA

Pros: Company is really fast paced, a lot of work if you like to stay busy, and has a relaxing outdoor campus. Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Redwood City, CA Reviewed last week New

Interview Details – Phone interview followed by an in person interview. Very professional, friendly and casual. Asked about: background. working history. one difficult situation (and how to solve), team dynamics, where you see yourself in the future. No technical questions. Interviewed with supervisor, manager and…Full Interview

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Illumina Awards & Accolades

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World's Smartest Company (#1), MIT Technology Review, 2014
12 Most Disruptive Names in Business (Jay Flatley), Forbes, 2013
50 Disruptive Companies, MIT Technology Review, 2013
Top 10 Innovation Award (MiSeq) (#5), The Scientist, 2012
Fastest Growing Technology Companies (#5), Forbes, 2010
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