Staff Software Engineer

Illumina San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago

Position summary

We are looking for a highly driven and talented software engineer to join our sequencing instrument development team. This team creates new platform technologies to support Illumina's growing fleet of DNA sequencers. The role will focus on developing software solutions that bridge between the hardware and informatics pipelines, including Illumina's cloud ecosystems. Collaborating with engineers from various hardware, software, and UX disciplines is a daily occurrence.

Staff Software Engineer


  • Design and develop world-class software applications to control DNA Sequencing devices

  • Ensure software architecture aligns with user needs to bring high-value products to market

  • Comfortable working in an Agile team environment

  • Leverage expertise in investigation and resolution of technical problems within the department

  • Maintain awareness of industry trends and evaluate the applicability of new software technologies to the latest Sequencing platforms

  • Drive innovation at a software product level and contributes ideas to software road mapping


  • Extensive knowledge and experience with C# and .Net Core

  • Experience with C++, C, and embedded systems development

  • Experience designing and implementing software quality patterns and practices (continuous integration, static analysis, unit testing, integrated testing)

  • Proficient with source control management repositories (such as GIT, SVN, etc.) and CM practices

  • Excellent understanding of object-oriented analysis and design

  • Experience with developing software for hardware

  • Demonstrated success in collaborating in a fast-paced team environment and delivering high-quality software products using established agile development methodologies (such as Scrum, Kanban, etc.) against formal schedules

  • 5+ years of industry experience.


  • Possess proven troubleshooting skills

  • Be curious, detail oriented, and analytical, with a proven ability to learn quickly

  • Be customer-focused, team-oriented, and motivated, taking ownership of assigned tasks

  • Have a proven ability to self-manage, as well as manage interdisciplinary relationships

  • Have proven verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with or interest in developing software solutions on Linux

  • Experience with user interface development, web or desktop

Listed responsibilities are essential, but not an exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.

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 innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact To learn more, visit:

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