Job Summary

Job Type


Years of Experience
At least 4 years

Job Description

  • Work as part of Agile scrum team (geographically distributed) to design, implement, and test our bioinformatics software that enables researchers, scientists, geneticists and clinicians manage the complex workflows required to successfully sequence the genome
  • Transform operational/customer needs into technical description and design specification for a software system.
  • Lead the requirement gathering process and perform requirement analysis and risk analysis.
  • Assume the role of a product owner in an agile scrum team.
  • Develop, manage and prioritize the team’s product backlog
  • Act as the primary liaison to product manager, customer support and other development teams to coordinate inter-dependencies to fulfill overall product delivery
  • Work with overall system owner and project office to align team’s delivery with overall project plan
  • Verify team’s delivery against requirements to ensure the right functionality
  • Assist in troubleshooting system problems during development and sustaining of product.
  • Develop and review project artifacts defined in the software life cycle in conformance to regulatory requirements.
Required Educational Background

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Bioengineering or engineering related area
Desired Profile

  • At least 4 years of working experience in Life Science industry with knowledge in DNA Sequencing or at least 4 years of experience as a Business/System Analyst. (Medical Device is preferred)
  • Certified Scrum Master or Product Owner or working experience in regulated product development environment (SDLC and ISO 13485).
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A track record that includes being part of a team which completed and shipped successful products
  • Must thrive in fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Experience in participating in cross-organizational or inter-company collaboration
  • Experience with Lab Information Management Systems is a plus
  • Experience in working with offshore teams and / or customer support is a plus
  • Experience in software development is desired

Illumina believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and 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.

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