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Scientist 2-Consumable Product Development

Employer: Illumina
Posted: June 18, 2014
Expires: August 15, 2014
Requisition number: 1082BR

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Auto req ID 1082BR Title Scientist 2 - Consumable Product Development Posting Country United States State/Province California Posting City San Diego Job Level Experienced Professional Job Description Responsible to support the product development process of high throughput, highly complex genetic analysis systems and related assay through designing and executing experiments, collecting data, performing analysis, drawing conclusions and participating on product development teams. Tasks and Responsibilities:

Plan and execute various laboratory activities with limited instruction Participating product development activities in various aspects including planning, feasibility, operation, and transfer Manage goals within defined target timeframes, may manage small technical teams to achieve their goals Interface with various departments and serves as internal consultant May make contributions to scientific literature and conferences Perform data analysis; write reports and present results and project assessments to Senior Management

Required Skills & Experience

PhD in genome science, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, or related science 2-4 years' experience in a scientific discipline or engineering is required; may include post-doctoral work Knowledge of product development in a fast paced biotech environment Detail oriented with excellent laboratory, experimental skills Technically sound; show potential for technical proficiency and scientific creativity Sound understanding of the latest Next gen sequencing technologies, methodologies, and practices Strong data analysis skills, ability to interpret and draw conclusions from vast amounts of data Sound knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required

Preferred Skills & Experience R/Perl/Python/Shell scripting experience Experience with next-generation sequencing Experience with Unix/Linux preferred Illumina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. About Illumina Illumina ( is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for the analysis of genetic variation and function. We provide innovative sequencing and array-based solutions for genotyping, copy number variation analysis, methylation studies, gene expression profiling, and low-multiplex analysis of DNA, RNA, and protein. We also provide tools and services that are fueling advances in consumer genomics and diagnostics. Our technology and products accelerate genetic analysis research and its application, paving the way for molecular medicine and ultimately transforming healthcare.

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