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Staff IT Engineer, Infrastructure Automation
San Diego, CA

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Job Description

Illumina is looking for a highly talented Staff IT Engineer to be a part of the Automation Services team within Illumina's GIS (Corporate IT) organization. You will be responsible for architecting and implementing modern, robust, and maintainable solutions to solve evolving business challenges. Our group manages the API gateway infrastructure, container orchestration, multiple internal REST APIs, and develops automation/scripts using various languages, technologies, and platforms (Linux, Windows, AWS, Azure, etc.). You will work in an environment that is collaborative, innovative, fun, and build relationships with software developers and infrastructure team members along the way.

Core Role Responsibilities

* Support API gateway infrastructure and related automation
* Support container orchestration platforms (Rancher/Kubernetes/Docker)
* Support internal continuous integration/delivery platform (GoCD)
* Support and contribute to key service offerings (Internal APIs, Scripts, Programs)
* Develop new automation based on customer requirements using a variety of technologies (python, powershell, c#, go, bash, etc.)
* Develop/Maintain unit tests and documentation for various services managed by the team

Required Skills and Experience

* Experience gathering and executing against customer requirements
* Strong python skills
* Proficiency using and designing REST APIs
* Strong skills in container-based workloads
* Experience with configuration management frameworks such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef
* Experience with CI/CD platforms such as Jenkins, Team City, GoCD
* Experience with Amazon Web Services offerings (S3, EC2, Lambda)
* Experience developing against SQL and No-SQL databases (Postgres, DynamoDB, Mongo)
* Experience using version control systems such as git
* Self-motivated and able to solve problems independently and in team settings
* Thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
* Basic Windows and Linux system administration
* Strong analytical skills

Desired Skills

* Experience with Python Flask, c#, powershell
* Web front-end frameworks such as Angular 2, Vue.js
* Experience with logging frameworks like fluentd
* Experience with splunk/graylog

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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at To learn more, visit:

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