Lead Systems Engineer

Switzerland, Zug, Rotkreuz

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The department

In a global and cross-functional environment, the System Development department is responsible for workflow optimization and the successful integration of hardware, software, consumables, and reagents to finally perform the system verification of diagnostics instruments.

As Lead Systems Engineer, you will work as a part of a cross-functional team on the development of new complex diagnostics systems consisting of fluidics, robotics software, thermal, electrical, mechanical, and biochemistry elements.

What you will do

  • Accountable for the Systems architecture.
  • Adapt focus from the high level overview to technical details in order to understand the constraints and complexity of a product.
  • Elaborate with the project team the optimal solution which fits the needs of all Stakeholders.
  • Accountable for the defined Systems performance.
  • Technical lead for employees assigned in the project matrix (e.g. HW/SW/ /Application-Development, Systems Integration, Systems Engineers, Architects, Req. Engineers, Service, Operations).
  • Assessment of different technical concepts in various dimensions (e.g. requirements, feasibility, product risks, performances, serviceability, reuse of platform elements, COGP, development costs, reliability).
  • Accountable for the technical content related to the development of Systems and negotiations with Stakeholders in alignment with the Development Project Leader and the System Project Leader and /or International Product Manager.
  • Manage technical interfaces between System Components (Instrument, Reagents and Consumables), System and the environment with corresponding stakeholders and escalation of interface related constraints and issues to adequate teams (e.g. project core team, system team,..).
  • Permanently optimizes processes in order to increase quality and efficiency standards.

Who you are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

  • You have ideally a university degree or equivalent in computer science, chemistry, biotechnology, engineering or other related fields. 
  • Extensive experience in System Development within the IVD industry
  • Strong leadership and stakeholders management skills
  • English fluent (German a plus)

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

Research & Development, Research & Development > Clinical Development