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A challenging but rewarding place to work

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

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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    1 person found this helpful  

    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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    6 people found this helpful  

    Terrible experience I will never let happen in my career again

    Anonymous Ops (Former Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Illumina full-time for more than a year


    Pros: - nice facilities - many capable colleagues throughout the years Cons: - Career advancement is non-existent unless you play ridiculous games and are a political backstabber. Actual work performance and quality get you nowhere at this… Advice to Senior Management: Your work force resents you and the terrible decisions you have made. The gross misallocation of incentives and advancement is apparent. You need… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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