Explore Career Opportunities at Illumina

Impact the future of human health

Do the extraordinary. Every day.

Do more than you ever thought possible

What if the work you did every day could impact the lives of people you know? Or all of humanity?

At Illumina, we are expanding access to genomic technology to realize health equity for billions of people around the world and transform human health.

Our impact is everywhere, from the early detection and diagnosis of diseases to new treatment options for patients. And we are only at the beginning of understanding how we can apply genomics to make a difference in people's lives. You can help us realize what’s possible.

Whether you’re interested in technology, science, engineering, sales, or contributing to one of the hundreds of teams who support our efforts—you will make an impact.

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Meaningful challenges, fulfilling work

At Illumina, we are solving some of the biggest issues facing humanity. Our work is challenging and deeply rewarding.

We seek people with restless curiosity to make new discoveries and people who persevere to turn ideas into innovations.

Together with a team of driven individuals, you will continuously push boundaries, accomplish the unthinkable, and confidently rise to whatever comes next.

Connected and inspired

Everyone at Illumina is inspired by our mission, and it shows in our enthusiasm for the work we do together.

Our shared curiosity to discover and drive to achieve creates deep connections among our people as we pursue world-changing innovations.

In every role, the feeling you get by working at Illumina is remarkable. The environment is motivating, and the experience is unmatched.

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Committed to inclusion

Inclusion is core to our mission of making genomics useful for all. Accomplishing this requires our teams to reflect the diversity of the world around us.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) extends from our global workforce to our manufacturers, our suppliers, and the genomes we sequence. We set meaningful goals, invest in programs to drive improvements, and ensure transparency of our data.

At Illumina, we encourage everyone to share their unique perspectives and experiences and learn from one another. We are creating an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone belongs and feels valued.

We share our progress and vision in our annual Corporate Social Responsibility report. Take a look to learn more about DEI, philanthropic support, and the many ways we make an impact through our people, in communities, and across the world.

Learn More—2022 CSR Report
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Innovative benefits, personalized experience

We strive to make every employee feel cared for through a range of benefits as innovative as our work.

Illumina’s compensation model offers long-term financial security as well as growth through bonus and equity eligibility. We are proud to maintain Global Pay Equity, and we uphold this commitment through rigorous monitoring.

We encourage you to take advantage of the benefits most meaningful to you and your loved ones. Our innovative global benefits include*:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Generous time off policy including a full company shutdown
  • ESPP (Employee Stock Purchasing Program)
  • Genome Access Program
  • Reproductive Health Program
  • Global Wellbeing Program
  • Competitive parental leave policy
  • Financial assistance for job-related education
  • And many more
  • *Specific benefits may vary based on region

Limitless opportunities

Regardless of your role, you can take on challenges that excite you and move your career forward. We support you through learning and development opportunities focused on technical skills, personal growth, and leadership development.

At Illumina, you have the power to shape your own career path and realize your potential. As part of a fast-growing global organization, you have incredible opportunities to achieve more than you ever thought possible.

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An award-winning experience

Illumina strives to be the best employer, the best environmental steward, and the best corporate citizen we can possibly be.

We are proud to be recognized for the experience we provide to everyone at Illumina. Learn More About Our Culture.

Times 100 Most Influencial Companies
America's Most Just Companies 2022
Forbes World Top Female Friendly Companies
Best Places to Work for LGBTQ and Equality
Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2022
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Illumina Career Profiles

We’re improving the quality of human life with genomics. Join us to change the world.
Clinical Lab Manager
Clinical Lab Manager

Rita Pitts walks you through her typical day. Get a feel for the role’s main responsibilities, like running samples and collaborating with others.


Find out how Daniel Brami spends his average day, and where he sees bioinformatics going in five years.


Find out what Erin Fang works on, who she works with, and what motivated her to pursue bioengineering.

AI Engineer

Greg Apker explains a bit more about how AI works and how to be successful in this role.