Illumina Overview

  • www.illumina.com
  • San Diego, CA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1998
  • Company - Public (ILMN)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

Illumina is a global leader in genomics – an industry at the intersection of biology and technology. We are improving the future of human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Our mission is everything to us. We are deeply passionate about what we do because we know we ...
Mission: To improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019(#33)

Top CEOs: 2019(#65), 2018(#44)

Company Updates

May 25, 2022
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Some cancer samples are heterogeneous, which can make identifying the right disease-causing variants difficult. To better understand variant calling accuracy in #CancerGenomics, our researchers developed a method using #PopulationGenetics. Learn more👇
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Population-based metrics to stratify somatic variant calling performance
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May 18, 2022
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Today, we announce a collaboration with Allegheny Health Network (AHN) to evaluate whether blood-based testing can inform #oncology providers on genetic variations within a patient’s cancer. “Partnering with AHN to help them perform testing within their system will further advance their institutional expertise in genomic cancer diagnosis and increase opportunities to match their patients with personalized therapy and improve patient outcomes,” said Phillip G. Febbo, MD Febbo, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Illumina. #Genomics4All #Illumina
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Illumina Reviews

4.2
80%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
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783 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
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"Illumina's Dynamic Culture of Innovation and Inclusion"

Aug 16, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

Pros

My expectations have been exceeded in my first 6 months here at Illumina HQ! The culture invites innovation and diversity as though it's ingrained into the Illumina DNA. The foundation here is built

Cons

A challenge as an Illumina employee, is staying focused on your path forward as you move through a dynamic workplace environment with lots of exciting events occurring around every corner.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Illumina

4.2
(429 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovat

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Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at Illumina?

...Great benefits, still working on their inclusion culture and diversity but they recognized....Read More

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Illumina Interviews

Experience
Positive57%
Negative18%
Neutral25%
Getting an Interview
Applied online74%
Employee Referral11%
Recruiter6%
Difficulty
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    Talent acquisition asked standard questions but couldn’t tell me much about the specifics of the team or role. Would imagine that would have been more of a hiring manager task.
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Illumina Awards & Accolades

  • 2021 Time100 Most Influential CompaniesTime2021
  • America's Most JUST Companies ((#1 for workers in Pharma and Biotech)Forbes2021
  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Corporate Equality Index (2021)Human Rights Campaign2021
  • Glassdoor Employees' Choice Top CEOs - Francis deSouza - 2019Glassdoor Employees Choice Award2019
  • Most Innovative CompaniesForbes2018

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

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Illumina FAQ

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What is paid time off like at Illumina?

...So many perks, the pay is great as well as the free time off....

May 4, 2021

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