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Tecan Software Solutions, Mainz


Cyber Security Architect (w/m/d)


Join the Tecan Software Team, and contribute to our empowering solutions at Tecan, a world player within laboratory automation.

Our current projects include supporting the fight against cancer disease, cancer diagnostics. With several hundred customers and a global team of engineers, Tecan's vision is to strengthen and innovate the life science industry.

Help us fight disease and make the world a better place.


Your Role:

Lead design and review of security architecture in the context of Desktop Applications, IoT and Cloud Applications, Instrument Firmware, and associated Data.

Lead design and review of security architecture related to Cloud infrastructure and services (spanning internal and externally-facing customer contexts).

Serve as the Subject Matter Expert for all cyber defence domains (incl. staying up-to-date and integrating relevant standards, regulatory guidelines, frameworks, and best-practices as appropriate) in the context of Software and Digital Products created by Tecan.

Serve as a key collaborator between the SW Architecture & Standards team, DevOps team, Business Units, IT and IT Cybersecurity, and Cybersecurity External Partners


You have:

  • Software development including testing and documentation. Knowledge in object oriented programming. Experience with C# and .NET Framework.
  • 6 – 14+ years experience in software engineering in the Microsoft environment, preferable with .Net/C#
  • Experience in security architecture specific to software design and review
  • Experience with Cybersecurity Standards, Frameworks and best-practices (e.g. spanning NIST Cybersecurity, COBIT, ISO27001, OWASP, CVSS, FDA medical device cybersecurity etc.)
  • A preference for pragmatic and balanced approach
  • Enjoys diversity of cybersecurity projects and technology stacks (spanning older to modern
  • Solution-oriented


Nice to have:

  • Defense-focused certifications from well-recognized institutions or companies (e.g. SANS, GIAC etc.) or demonstratable equivalent experience
  • Offense-focused certifications from well-recognized institutions or companies are advantageous (e.g. OSCP, eLearnSecurity etc.)


You will:

  • Design of state-of-the-art security controls in collaboration together with the projects
  • Creation and prototyping of security concepts and requirements for medical devices and cloud services
  • Review, design and implement architecture from security perspective of medical device software and cloud services
  • Maintaining the cyber security relevant processes of medical device software and cloud services / infrastructure
  • Monitoring of security quality in medical device software and cloud services


Why Tecan?

  • Great product with purpose. Help to improve Life Science and enable the healthcare industry become even more innovative.
  • Secure job: We are proven business and a leading global provider of automated laboratory instruments and solutions
  • Welcoming company culture: We live team spirit and work together to achieve bigger goals.
  • Work-Life-Balance: Flexible working hours, Remote work, trust-based working hours
  • You are more than a number to us: Work in long term, sustainable projects and have an impact in your daily work.
  • Career development: Career plans, inhouse trainings and personal development budget. Work internationally and have the opportunity to grow with a worldwide operating holding



Look no further and apply now!

We are looking forward to receiving your application online. 

For questions please contact Carsten Hahnefeld: Carsten.Hahnefeld@Tecan.com



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 Software C.C. GmbH
City:  Mainz
Country:  DE