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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?


Then look no further and join our global R&D team in Salzburg, the competence center for detection technologies and bioanalytical instruments.


System Architect (m/f/d) 100%


What you will do

As a System Architect in Tecan's product development team, you can apply and expand your skills to build up cutting edge technology platforms from tomorrow and for a better world.
You will create new product designs and expand the functionality of our existing detection and bioanalytical systems for the life science and diagnostic business.


Responsibilities will include

  • Technical lead for advanced life science systems on pipeline and sustaining projects, who understands complex electro-mechanical/optical systems and theory of operation details and spends hands-on time in the lab to support high-impact project issues
  • Technical lead - comprehensive understanding of the latest developments in the technical field as it pertains to the scope of responsibility
  • Impeccable technical skills with strong background in systems engineering including conception, design, development and application
  • Understanding of opto/- electronic architectures and their implication to different requirements to the electronic hardware, optical system and mechanical design
  • Lead troubleshooting investigations to resolve complex issues.
  • Hands-on design of complex system architectures
  • Define key capabilities and performance requirements by applying advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts
  • Prototype characterization which includes the bread board construction, assembly procurement and bring-up.
  • Develop models and architectural guidelines for current and future system development
  • Use disciplined work methodologies utilizing scientific and statistical methods in resolving problems, devising tests and setting specifications
  • Develop strong relationships with business and platform development team members by being proactive, displaying a thorough understanding of the product development process and by recommending innovative solutions


What you bring along

  • 7+ years of experience of complex electromechanical systems
  • MS in Physics or Engineering Discipline
  • Technical Leadership experience to drive key deliverables and timelines
  • Hands-on experience with embedded software development including sensor fusion algorithms and optional machine learning (ML) techniques
  • Knowledge of electronic design, physical dimension of optical shape detection with light
  • Experience in electrophysical signal processing
  • Strong experience providing technical direction and guiding the logical design and development on large scale projects across multiple departments
  • Executive presence, to present concepts directly to the company’s leadership team to influence strategic direction
  • Fluent German and English are required


What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
  • Strong company culture with rich history
  • Global mindset with “Swissness” at heart
  • Extremely attractive location in the enchanting mountains in the Salzburger Land


Look no further and apply now!

We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).


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Every lab. Every day. Empowered.
Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Austria GmbH
City:  Grödig
Country:  AT