Software Architect (m/f/d)

 QIAGEN GmbH  Hilden (near Duesseldorf)

Software Architect (m/f/d)

LOCATION: Hilden (near Duesseldorf)
DEPARTMENT: IT / Software Development
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Regular Full-Time

Position Description

  • Lead software development efforts that help scientists discover cures, treatments and vaccines for serious diseases - for true impact on people and society
  • Orchestrate diverse components and sub-systems, from Embedded to IoT, from Cloud to Mobile App, from Data Science to Machine Learning
  • As an empowered and accountable tech expert, define, implement and monitor the strategy, principles, structure and culture of a newly founded software development unit
  • For senior applicants: lead the software unit’s members; hire and retain talent
  • Create, define and shape high level architecture according to the customer needs of a product, translate product vision or customer requirements into a high level software architecture
  • Present and promote your solution across departments and disciplines
  • Define guidelines for development partners and support them in their work
  • Ensure integration between our (sub-)systems via suitable interfaces
  • Define and ensure that the high quality standard of our software is met
  • Work closely with our development partners and other functions in the QIAGEN organization
  • Support innovation, share ideas
  • Work in an international and interdisciplinary team

Position Requirements

  • University degree in Computer-Science or comparable work experience
  • 2+ years working experience as a software architect, (5+ for senior role)
  • Experience in coding in Java, C# or C++
  • Skills in Spring, RESTful (micro-)services, virtualization/containerization, TDD, Clean
  • Code and web technologies are preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of English (verbal and written)
  • Practical experience in agile software development is a plus

Personal Requirements

  • Passion for high quality complex software
  • Creativity & accuracy
  • Good social & communication skills
  • Drive to learn and improve
  • Pursuit of honest feedback

What we offer

At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.

QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, or disability.

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 | Germany

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: EMEA00284


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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Average salary for comparable positions is about € 55.176,00 gross per year. Depending on experience and qualifications, as well as other factors, this estimate may deviate to varying degrees from salaries actually to be expected.