(Senior) Software Project Manager Imaging Solutions (m/f/d)

QIAGEN is one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. With our sample to insight solutions that unlock valuable molecular information from biological samples, QIAGEN helps to improve healthcare and safeguard our societies, enables the development of new medicines and paves the way for scientific breakthroughs.

Join the revolution – and see how you can make a difference

(Senior) Software Project Manager Imaging Solutions (m/f/d)


Job ID #: 9428
Location: Hilden (near Duesseldorf), Germany
Functional Area: Software Development
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
Duration: unlimited

Position Description

QIAGEN serves more than 500,000 customers around the globe, all seeking insights from the building blocks of life – DNA, RNA and proteins. We deliver Sample to Insight solutions for molecular testing, propelling QIAGEN customers from start to finish to unlock new insights. This is how we make improvements in life possible.

Our development team in Hilden (near Düsseldorf) creates the software that makes it happen. We combine data from medical IoT devices with our sophisticated algorithms, and process it through custom workflow management systems. We integrate results of distributed components and microservices with each other as well as our cloud based Big Data solutions and use Machine Learning for its analysis.

Currently, we are looking for a Software Project Manager/Product Owner who would like to join our international and truly cross-functional / interdisciplinary teams to create high-quality software that matters.
  • You will be responsible for the delivery of a crucial software component in the area of process automation, data-analysis, biotechnology and diagnostics.
  • You will lead a team which develops cutting-edge DNA sequencing and analysis software solutions based on latest technologies.
  • You have a good understanding of business architecture and requirements.
  • You will manage complex software projects and teams allocated to project in international environment.
  • You will define product visions and roadmaps.
  • In cooperation with the product management you will collect, assess and prioritize software product requirements.
  • You will act as an interface between our customers, cross-functional departments and software development.
  • You will lead a highly motivated, international, agile software development team.

Position Requirements

  • University degree (MS/Diploma) in computer science or related field, PhD would be advantageous.
  • Competence and experience in the area of image- and signal-processing, algorithm development and machine learning is beneficial.
  • Strong system thinking capabilities.
  • Knowledge in the area of DNA sequencing are beneficial.
  • At least 3-4 years of proven experience in managing product development and/or product ownership.
  • Experience with agile development processes, preferably as a product owner.

Personal Requirements

  • You enjoy to manage distributed and international teams.
  • Your communication skills in English are excellent in word and writing.
  • You are able to think and act strategically and have strong decision making capabilities.
  • You demonstrate leadership skills in forming and motivating teams.
  • You are a team player.
  • You are objective oriented and enjoy defining schedules and keeping time lines.
  • You have a high quality awareness.
  • You like to drive innovative and cutting-edge technologies.

What QIAGEN does for you:

  • Trainings and certifications.
  • Active support for your career.
  • Communities of Practice.
  • Get funding for your ideas and turn them into new products.
  • Culture of open and honest feedback.
  • Canteen, gym, kindergarten and more.
If this interdisciplinary challenge appeals to you, you can expect a highly motivated team that is looking forward to your support! Please apply online, quoting the reference number, with your complete application documents as well as your earliest starting date and salary expectations.

We look forward to hearing from you!

QIAGEN GmbH | Human Resources | QIAGEN Strasse 1 | 40724 Hilden

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 9428

About QIAGEN GmbH

QIAGEN ist eines der erfolgreichsten Unternehmen in der Zukunftsbranche Biotechnologie. Wir sind ein stark expandierendes, innovatives Unternehmen mit eigener Entwicklung, Produktion und weltweitem Vertrieb. Mit unseren hochwertigen Produkten zur Isolierung und Analyse von Erbinformationen sind wir als Partner unserer Kunden aus Forschung und Industrie seit über 15 Jahren international...
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