Our mission is clear! We engineer cutting-edge systems for life science analytics and molecular diagnostics for researchers to better unravel the secrets of life. Thanks to our experienced and interdisciplinary teams, we are among the world’s leading companies for developing life science instrument for custom applications.

We are happy to announce an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a

Lead Engineer R&D Medical Devices

Employment Type
Hombrechtikon ZH, Switzerland


  • You will be the key system architect for the top management of our clients, understanding their requests, ideas and development needs in detail as well as within the full system context.
  • You design superior and innovative system concepts and architectures together with your team and the client, and present these to the top management.
  • You lead the development teams to specify the system and its subsystems and interfaces, with special focus on application relevant performance and testability of the entire system design.
  • You are the technical lead for innovative solutions over various development stages: from user needs to system requirements and architecture, with focus on special applications and quality performance.
  • You set up 'Design of Experiments' (DOE) and prepare studies to analyze distinct performance parameters and new technologies.
  • You ensure reliability and maintainability of each system by integrating service and monitoring functions.
  • Your moderation skills will enable the team to make optimal trade-off decisions during product development.


  • You are an engineer (ETH/FH) with at least 7 years of experience in medical device or lab diagnostic instrument development.
  • You managed interdisciplinary teams and you have a broad technical knowledge beyond the standard professional education.
  • You quickly familiarize yourself with new subjects like biological processes.
  • You are familiar with modeling techniques or modeling languages like SysML.
  • You are fluent in both oral and written English and German.

We offer an interdisciplinary environment characterized by a respectful and dynamic team spirit. We support each other in finding the best solutions that lead to creative approaches and exciting innovations. Our open culture enables individuals and the HSE team to constantly develop themselves by encouraging self-determination and fulfillment.

We look forward to receiving your application with a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas and references. If you would like to know more about this exciting position in advance, please contact our Head of System Design, Hans-Jürgen Tiedtke, at [email protected].

Please send your application to Andrea Weber, [email protected]. Direct applications are preferred.