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ThermoFisher Scientific Senior Software Scientist Research & Development (m/f/d) LSMS in Bremen, Germany

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.

Location/Division Specific Information

We are a research, development, and production site in Bremen currently, with about 500 employees, whose “high-end” measurement and analysis instruments (mass spectrometers) are used in research and science worldwide. Our innovative products in the fields of Life Sciences MS and Inorganic MS, as well as Trace Elemental Analysis, are among the leading products globally in their respective markets. We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Software Scientist to join our dynamic Research & Development team in Bremen.

A Day in the Life:

Your tasks and responsibilities will be diverse and exciting, providing you with the opportunity to participate in product development projects across multiple sites worldwide. As part of a collaborative team, you will have the chance to contribute to various areas, including the development of system requirements specifications for new products in collaboration with product marketing. You will also be involved in executing feasibility experiments to demonstrate the proof of principle of new development concepts, and in developing and implementing measurement procedures and data analysis for the control, characterization, and optimization of high-resolution mass spectrometry instruments. This role offers a global perspective and the chance to work on cutting-edge projects that shape the future of our field.

Within the project team, you will oversee all aspects related to experiments, including planning, setup, execution, and documentation. Additionally, you will be responsible for developing verification test plans and preparing test summary reports. Your expertise will extend to guiding mechanical and electrical engineers in the development of sub-system requirement specifications. To complete the project cycle, you will also contribute to the development of factory acceptance test procedures in close collaboration with operations, as well as facilitate knowledge transfer to operations, product support, and field service teams, ensuring a smooth transition for newly developed instruments or components. Your contribution will have a significant impact on the success of our projects and the satisfaction of our customers worldwide.

Keys to Success:

Responsibilities

  • Conception and implementation of feasibility experiments to demonstrate the proof of principle of new development concepts

  • Ensure high experimental quality and deep theoretical penetration throughout all stages of product development, from research to serial production

  • Embrace and overcome complex or novel challenges by developing effective solutions and execution strategies highlighting your problem-solving abilities.

  • Collaborate closely with your colleagues to create control software for hardware components

  • Playing an important role in the product development process, ensuring clear and comprehensive documentation

  • Collaboratively apply principles, rules, and strategies related to intellectual property when drafting invention disclosures, patents, publications, and presentations, ensuring the protection of innovative ideas and technologies

  • Serve as a representative of the company by positive and productive interactions with external customers and collaborators.

Experience and Education

  • Proven first years industrial or several years academic experience (Ph.D.) in development of sophisticated software solutions for analytic instrumentation

  • Possess strong flexibility to work collaboratively in a team as well as independently and structured in a detailed scientific manner.

  • Effective and efficient in designing and implementing automated instrument tuning routines using Python or other scripting languages

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Instrument control, scripting or automation of experiments

  • Emphasize your strong flexibility to work collaboratively in a team as well as independently, demonstrating your ability to adapt to different work dynamics while maintaining a structured and detailed scientific approach

  • Experience in the field of mass spectrometry and its applications is appreciated

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Live and foster open, respectful, empathic communication and strong collaboration.

  • Embrace agile, creative thinking and a growth mindset encouraging a culture of continuous learning and improvement, fueling your passion to overcome boundaries in science and technology.

  • Actively promote teamwork creating an environment where collaboration and mutual support thrive, fostering a sense of unity and shared goals.

  • Proficient in English, willing to learn German

What we offer:

  • Employment with an innovative, future-oriented organization

  • Outstanding career and development prospects

  • Company pension scheme and other fringe benefits

  • Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation

  • Relocation expenses

Join us in shaping the future of our industry and make a significant impact through your expertise and leadership by applying online with your CV and Motivation Letter including possible start date and salary expectations.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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