Senior Scientist / Teamlead (m/f/d) IVD Product Development


Are you looking for more than just a job? Something truly significant and worthwhile? Then Sysmex is the right place for you. Our products are needed. By people all over the world, for a healthy life. If this appeals to you, come and join us in the position of Our Company Sysmex Inostics, a subsidiary of Sysmex Corporation is a molecular diagnostics company that is a pioneer in blood-based cell-free tumor DNA testing in oncology.

We are a trusted partner to leading pharmaceutical companies, advancing their efforts to bring the most effective personalized cancer therapies and solutions to global markets. Our highly sensitive OncoBEAM™ (BEAMing) digital PCR and SafeSEQ (Next Generation Sequencing) technologies can detect minute amounts of mutant DNA circulating in the bloodstream to identify gene mutations and improve the characterization of tumors.

With these technologies we support clinical researchers and oncologists with therapy selection and monitoring of response, recurrence as well as resistance. Senior Scientist / Teamlead (m/f/d) IVD Product Development Location Hamburg Eppendorf

Your responsibilities

  • Head of product development for new molecular diagnostic IVD assays (from design transfer through the clinical phase to lifecycle management support)
  • Development of Assay Reagents
  • Representation of the department in cross-functional project teams
  • Cross-departmental communication and coordination with internal and external project members as well as stakeholders, suppliers and customers
  • Planning and management of research and development tasks
  • Participation in resource and budget planning
  • Process optimization
  • Definition of our product development and technology strategy aligned with the global corporate goals
  • Leading a team of Laboratory Technicians

Your profile

  • A Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry or biotechnology
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the molecular in vitro diagnostics industry in assay development under design control
  • First management experience of teams
  • Very good knowledge of quality management and regulatory requirements for IVD development in Europe and/or the USA (ISO9001/13485, 21 CFR 820.30)
  • Experience in the development of PCR-based assays and/or experience in design transfer and production of such assays
  • Knowledge in Next Generation Sequencing is desirable
  • Fluent English and good knowledge of German

We offer

  • A growing and healthy corporate group with respect and trust as the basis for cooperation and communication
  • A family atmosphere as well as innovative working in an international environment
  • Flexible working time as well as the possibility of working from the mobile office
  • Various education / development opportunities
  • 30 days annual holidays
  • Subsidy towards the public transport “ProfiTicket” and selected fitness clubs
  • Subsidy towards the company pension scheme
  • Various employee events

Did we spark your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application with salary requirements and the earliest possible starting date.



Unternehmen: Sysmex Inostics GmbH

Art der Beschäftigung: Stellenangebot

Befristung: Unbefristet

Bereich: Medizintechnik

Einsatzort: Hamburg, Hamburg

Beginn: 01.08.2021

Wochenstunden: Vollzeit


Sysmex Inostics GmbH

Ansprechpartner: Lone Klante


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