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This industry leader in Next-Gen Sequencing provides fast-paced, high impact, career challenges

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Current Employee - Senior Field Service Engineer in Saint Louis, MO
Current Employee - Senior Field Service Engineer in Saint Louis, MO

I have been working at Illumina full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Culture of innovation
Open communication channels
Industry leading products
Products being used to improve human health
Strong R&D pipeline

Cons

Pace of change and rapid introduction of new products can make "keeping up" quite challenging

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Do less hiring from outside and more internal promotions

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Not a great company to start out at

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    Former Employee - Consumables Development in Hayward, CA
    Former Employee - Consumables Development in Hayward, CA

    I worked at Illumina full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of freedom when working on a project. Had little difficulty getting resources needed, and lots of freedom on choosing how to approach a problem.

    Cons

    If you need a lot of direction, not the place for you. After you finish a project, expect to have to find your next one. Several times I would volunteer for a project, and be told to find something else to do. certain aspects of company culture are very elitist.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need younger people in the company. Also need better direction from managers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Welcoming

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in La Jolla, CA
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in La Jolla, CA

    I have been working at Illumina as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    The people here are super helpful. As a younger employee the everyone wanted to teach me somthing new.

    Cons

    There is nothing bad I can say

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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