Life at Sequenom
Never a dull moment.

Sequenom team members thrive in a "science first" environment where ideas and innovation are part of daily life. This is your opportunity to work on cutting-edge science that is revolutionizing patient care.

Our innovation-driven culture means life at Sequenom is fast-paced, dynamic, and fun with rewarding benefits and performance rewards. With a clear vision for the future, all employees have the opportunity to make a difference and are encouraged to share new ideas. We foster a collaborative work environment and encourage curiosity at all levels.

Our corporate headquarters is located in the heart of San Diego’s life sciences community, less than a mile from the beach.

In what amazing way will science impact the future?

"I hope our growing understanding of diseases means future generations won't know the word 'cancer'." 


"Someday, everything your doctor needs to know about you will fit on a keychain."


"I believe science will give us all more birthdays to celebrate."

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"The era of  'one treatment for all' will be gone - to be replaced by a new era of personalized medicine."

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"We already have Gold wedding anniversaries. I'm thinking science will make Platinum possible."

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"I know that someday we will each have our own genetic self-portrait."


"New technologies will turn today's bold visions into actual products that improve people's lives."

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"I truly hope science will bring greater health and quality of life to all people around the globe."

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The Sequenom way

  • Our mission is to provide the best genetic analysis solutions for the research and molecular diagnostic markets. Your contribution could help change the future.
  • Our Core Values guide our daily work and interactions. We take pride in providing high value quality products and services to our customers. You will, too. 
  • We strive to create a work environment that inspires everyone to do their best every day. If there’s anything we can do better, let us know. 

Our customers are our focus
Much of our success is built on providing the highest quality products and testing services in the market with unmatched customer service. We do whatever  it takes to ensure our responsiveness to the needs of our customers and partners to gain their confidence in our company, people and products. As a science company, we set measurable customer service goals and track our progress. As innovative thinkers, we proactively solve our customers' problems. And as true partners, we solicit opinions and ideas from our customers to improve our own offerings.

Accountability starts with you
Accountability is the glue that holds strong teams together. When each member does his/her part, the team can do its part. We strive to hold ourselves and others accountable and meet commitments in a timely manner and within budget. We handle change, set personal standards, and meet attendance / punctuality requirements. 

Integrity and ethics are the foundation of success
We strive to be straightforward in our dealings with customers and with each other, whether the news is good or bad. We respectfully share opinions and ideas, and honor the concepts of  accountability and confidentiality and rely on support of these values among all team members.

You’re only as good as your team
Today, we have the ability and tools to collaborate like never before. So, what makes for effective collaboration and a healthy team dynamic? Respect for all team members and responsibilities. Listening to others and seeking diverse opinions. Supporting team leaders in meeting collective goals. And welcoming newcomers to our team. 

Statement of diversity
Sequenom is committed to:

  • Providing equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons.    
  • Making employment decisions on the basis of merit and on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. 

Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual or the identity, appearance or behavior of an individual, whether or not that identity, appearance, or behavior is different from that traditionally associated with the individual’s sex or birth), gender, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, pregnancy, age, marital status, registered domestic partner status, medical condition (which includes genetic characteristics), physical or mental disability, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws, ordinances or regulations. The Company also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.