Senior Manager, Product Management - US - California - Southern - Remote

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. Our efforts enable life-changing discoveries that are transforming human health through the early detection and diagnosis of diseases and new treatment options for patients.

Working at Illumina means being part of something bigger than yourself. Every person, in every role, has the opportunity to make a difference. Surrounded by extraordinary people, inspiring leaders, and world changing projects, you will do more and become more than you ever thought possible.

We are actively seeking an experienced professional to take on a leadership role as the Senior Manager of Product Management. In this key position, you will be instrumental in leading a team of product managers, providing strong mentorship and coaching, and driving the success of our on-market products. Additionally, you will play a crucial role in supporting the entire life cycle of our products, including the development of an effective end-of-life strategy. Your expertise will be essential in providing valuable insights for our product roadmap.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead and inspire a team of product managers, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to help team members excel in their roles and achieve professional growth goals.

Product Strategy and Execution:

  • Drive the success of our on-market products by developing and implementing effective strategies.
  • Collaborate closely with the product management team to ensure seamless execution and achieve product goals.

Product Life Cycle Management:

  • Support the entire life cycle of our products, from ideation and development to launch and beyond.
  • Take ownership of the products' success and contribute to continuous improvement throughout their life cycle.
  • Develop and implement effective end-of-life strategies for products.

Mentorship and Coaching:

  • Be a strong mentor and coach to product managers, assisting them in enhancing their skills, overcoming challenges, and reaching their full potential.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and development within the team.

Insights for Product Roadmap:

  • Provide valuable insights and strategic input to shape the product roadmap.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align product development with organizational goals and market trends.


  • Proven experience in leading and managing a team of product managers.
  • Strong mentorship and coaching skills with a track record of developing high-performing teams.
  • Demonstrated success in driving the success of on-market products.
  • In-depth understanding of product life cycle management, including end-of-life strategies.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to contribute valuable insights to the product roadmap.

Additional Responsibilities for Marketing Leadership:

  • Develop comprehensive strategic and tactical plans for product initiatives, including future product launches, and ensure alignment with the company's priorities.
  • Lead and coach a team of product managers to execute on company priorities and product strategy. Grow the organizational structure to align with company demands.
  • Analyze competitive activity and barriers to product adoption, developing strategies to overcome these challenges.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build and execute the product roadmap, including involvement in product development decisions.
  • Work closely with sales teams to understand gaps and needs, developing effective tools for the field.
  • Identify, foster, and manage relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) within the product domain.
  • Analyze clinical and market data to assess future product messaging opportunities.
  • Closely manage timelines across all product management activities to drive execution.
  • Set metrics to measure the effectiveness of product management programs.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA or PhD a plus.
  • Minimum of 7+ years of industry experience in Product Management.
  • Prior experience as a marketing leader for a major product line.
  • Strong analytical skills and a demonstrated track record of effective collaboration in cross-functional settings.
  • Experience in hardware product development is desirable.
  • Knowledge of next-generation sequencing customer segments and applications is preferred.
  • Prior experience in clinical genomic applications is highly desired.
  • Effective public speaking skills and executive-level presentation experience.

If you are a dynamic leader passionate about driving product success, mentoring a highly engaged team, and contributing to strategic marketing initiatives, we invite you to apply now and be a key player in shaping the future of our product portfolio.

The estimated base salary range for the Senior Manager, Product Management role based in the United States of America is: $152,600 - $228,800. Should the level or location of the role change during the hiring process, the applicable base pay range may be updated accordingly. Compensation decisions are dependent on several factors including, but not limited to, an individual’s qualifications, location where the role is to be performed, internal equity, and alignment with market data. Additionally, all employees are eligible for one of our variable cash programs (bonus or commission) and eligible roles may receive equity as part of the compensation package. We offer a wide range of benefits as innovative as our work, including access to genomics sequencing, family planning, health/dental/vision, retirement benefits, and paid time off.

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. 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 require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact To learn more, visit: The position will be posted until a final candidate is selected or the requisition has a sufficient number of qualified applicants. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Apply