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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 Software R&D team at Männedorf, Zurich as

Senior Software Project Manager 80-100%

What you will do

In this challenging and important role you are leading one or multiple software team(s) in a software development project or sub-project. You will manage the design, implementation and testing of software projects and solutions developed in an interdisciplinary team. You will handle planning, monitoring and reporting of software projects or sub-projects with the interface to other disciplines (IT, Quality / Regulatory, other R&D disciplines) required for a solution.


Responsibilities will include

  • Leading the design and implementation of computer software according to the company’s development processes in a team
  • Plans, documents, and executes all phases of the project lifecycle, including scope management, requirement management, work breakdown schedule and time management, priorities and dependency management, risk management, and the assignment of roles and responsibilities
  • Estimation and planning of a software project and required resources for the software project
  • Conducts and facilitates effective project meetings, including issue tracking, status reports, and communications 
  • Guidance and construction of design documentation required by the development processes
  • Work in project teams with engineers of other competence groups to develop Software solutions or a Software as part of a liquid-handling and / or robotic solution
  • Manage and coordinate external resources and other disciplines required in a project or necessary for a successful design and development of a liquid-handling and robotic solution


What you bring along

  • Technical degree, preferably computer science, mechanical, electrical or software engineering
  • 6+ years project leadership - life sciences preferred
  • Experience in development of commercial software components in a team
  • System & software development in a regulated market (IVD, FDA, etc.) 
  • Leadership & Teambuilding skills 
  • Fluent English Skills, other languages are a plus


What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • 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 overlooking the lake of Zurich


Look no further and apply now!

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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 Schweiz AG
City:  Männedorf
Country:  CH