Sr. IT Quality & Compliance Analyst

Illumina, Inc.   San Diego, CA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
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Posted on December 19, 2020


The Global Information Services (GIS) Sr. IT Quality & Compliance Analyst supports Illumina’s GIS Compliance and Risk Management department in executing GIS compliance activities to cost-effectively meet strategic, operational, and legal/regulatory goals. The Sr. IT Quality & Compliance Analyst manages, coordinates and performs validation and verification activities. This position will create and manage processes that will increase operational maturity and regulatory compliance – all with the spirit of innovation and efficiency. This position interacts with all tiers of staff and management and must possess quality, regulatory and IT knowledge.


  • Responsible for guiding the GIS Organization on requirements analysis, risk assessment, and validation/verification activities.
  • Coordinates the Change Management process within the GIS organization.
  • Reviews system changes to provide compliance assessments and closure summaries that are audit ready.
  • Advises project teams and internal GIS customers on validation scope, risk, and validation approach.
  • Assist and lead process improvement projects related to regulatory compliance within the GIS Organization.
  • Operate independently to manage end to end compliance activities within projects.
  • Develops and maintains software and hardware testing protocols (knowledge of different types of testing such as integration, unit, regression testing).
  • Responsible for all IT validation documentation.
  • Participates in project and system requirements gathering/authoring; coordinates activities with business users and analysts.
  • Investigates root-cause of defects, failures and authors and/or investigates Non-conformance and CAPAs.



  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a validation related role.
  • Experience in Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical and/or Biotech Industries desired.
  • Strong oral and written skills to persuade, direct and advise stakeholders on regulatory compliance processes.
  • Strong organizational skills to maintain and manage multiple validation projects
  • Experience with enterprise applications such as SAP, SFDC, LMS and EtQ.
  • Experience with Test Management Tools such as ValGenesis, HPQC etc.
  • Ability to articulate risk based validation strategy and provide tailored validation approach to meet the business needs.
  • Experience and leadership in fast-paced project implementations.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Experience with regulations and frameworks – e.g., 21 CFR Part 820/11, ISO 13485, SOX, HIPAA and GAMP.
  • Experience with software development life cycle activities, methodologies, testing and validation.
  • Experience with common IT infrastructure and applications, e.g., virtualization, directory services, storage, DBMS.


  • Bachelor’s degree in technology, science or business.

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