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CENTOGENE AG is an international biotechnology and genetic diagnostic company with offices worldwide. The company is based in Germany (Rostock and Berlin).

CENTOGENE is the European market leader, and one of the global leaders, in genetic diagnostic analyses of rare inherited diseases.

CENTOGENE provides the full spectrum of modern methods and technology for human genetics analysis; it is active in research and is constantly developing new and innovative products for human genetics. Our goal is the medical diagnosis of inherited diseases provided at the earliest possible moment, supporting the continual improvement of therapies for affected patients.

Join a team of expert physicians, scientists, IT professionals, sales and business managers.

Our company appreciates initiative, professionalism and creativity, and we continuously encourage our employees to advance their education and professional experience.

What we can offer to you

  • Become a part of our fast growing company, working in an international and innovative work environment
  • A position with performance-based remuneration and excellent developmental career prospects
  • Support in finding housing, schools and day care facilities
  • Continuous on-the-job training and education

Please have a look at our vacancies and send your application by email as a single pdf with the relevant Job ID to jobs(at)centogene(dot)com

We are also welcome prospective looking forward to receiving your unsolicited applications.

Open positions

Sales, Marketing & Product management

Location: Berlin

Job ID_00.00.00.05
Job description
  • Developing global PR strategies and concepts in the genetic testing market and international collaborations
  • Responsibility for all PR topics for positioning CENTOGENE in the international media scene
  • Working closely with all internal departments
  • You will conceptualize, implement, and conduct efficiency reviews of PR measures (press conferences, exhibitions, conferences, etc.)
  • Write press releases and materials for specific audiences
  • Report directly to the CEO
Requirements
  • Completion of studies in communications, media, or journalism, or natural sciences with strong communication skills
  • International experience in the areas of PR, presswork, communications, and marketing
  • Ability to develop a strong network for target-group communications
  • Ability to actively follow market trends (forums, blogs, websites, magazines, etc.) together with the marketing department
  • Strong commitment and a high level of initiative
  • Open and enthusiastic personality
  • Creative, strategic, and analytical way of thinking and working
  • Willing to travel on a regular basis
  • Excellent English skills, ideally Spanish as well

 Apply now via e-mail


General & Administrative

Location: Rostock

Job ID_04.03.05.01

The Senior Financial Controller will be supporting the controlling team, which includes the financial, production and sales controlling.

Job description
  • Day-to-day support of the entire controlling team
  • Implement reporting and controlling tools on revenues, gross profit & cost at company and cost center level
  • Prepare coherent report standards to support financial and operational decisions
  • Monthly review of results and performance against targets and budget projections
  • Propose, validate and implement corrective actions to keep operating and overhead costs in line with budget
Requirements
  • Master Degree in Finance/Accounting/Controlling with at least 6-8 years of business experience or equivalent education with 15 years of experience
  • Knowledge of German GAAP and IFRS
  • German fluent written and spoken at C2 level, English B2 level
  • Result oriented, high level of energy, drive and passion to succeed
  • Change agent “can do” mind-set, constantly challenging “status quo”
  • Very structured with strong organizational skills
  • Very accurate and highly reliable
  • Good communication skills
  • Hands-on mentality

 Apply now via e-mail

Location: Berlin

Job ID_00.00.99.04

Ihr Aufgabengebiet

Assistenz:

  • Organisatorische Unterstützung des Vorstands im Tagesgeschäft
  • Interne und externe Korrespondenz (auch in englischer Sprache)
  • Umfangreiches Terminmanagement und Reiseorganisation
  • Erstellung und Bearbeitung von Besprechungsunterlagen, Statistiken, Analysen und Präsentationen
  • Inhaltliche und organisatorische Unterstützung von Projekten
  • Enge Zusammenarbeit mit den Assistenzen des weiteren Vorstandes bei der Koordination von Terminen, Reisen und Events
  • Event-Support und Sonderprojekte

Zusätzliche Aufgaben im Office Management:

  • Vorbereitende zentrale Organisation von Meetings und Betreuung des entsprechenden Ablagesystems
  • Büroorganisation und -verwaltung: von der Büropräsenz (Telefon, Empfang/Registrierung, Postein-/ausgang) über den Gästeempfang bis hin zu Office Supplies (Getränke, Besorgungen, Beauftragung von Dienstleistern u.a.)
  • Ansprechpartner und Support für die Kollegen vor Ort
Ihr Profil:
  • Abgeschlossene Ausbildung zur/zum Fremdsprachensekretär(in), Kauffrau/Kaufmann für Büromanagement oder eine vergleichbare Ausbildung
  • Mindestens 3-5 Jahre Berufserfahrung im gehobenen Assistenz- und Sekretariatsbereich
  • Höchstmaß an Zuverlässigkeit, Loyalität und Diskretion im Umgang mit vertraulichen Daten
  • Sehr gute Organisations- und Koordinationsfähigkeiten
  • Zahlenaffinität
  • Kreativ und kommunikationsstark mit sehr guter schriftlicher und mündlicher Ausdrucksweise
  • Sozialkompetenz und zielorientiertes Engagement
  • Hohe Belastbarkeit sowie hohe Flexibilität, in Absprache flexible Arbeitszeiten möglich
  • Sehr gute Bürokommunikations- und PC Kenntnisse (MS Office)
  • Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse, weitere Fremdsprachen sind von Vorteil

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Location: Berlin or Rostock

Job ID_06.01.99.01
Your responsibilities
    • Identify the most relevant Pharma and Biotech customers and develop relevant business cases for each
    • Identify orphan drug developing pharma companies that would benefit from CENTOGENE services
    • Build new business relationships with pharmaceutical and biotech companies
    • Coordinate together with the scientific/management team the development of partner concepts, supported by project plans
    • Support execution of the complete process of a new deal/partnership (search, assessment, negotiation) driving to contractual agreement
    Your profile
      • University degree in sciences (biology, chemistry, medicine)
      • + 5 years of business development experience
      • Excellent business development skills
      • Strong written and oral communication skills
      • Well organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
      • Creative and innovative mind with analytical disposition
      • Excellent English skills, additional languages of advantage
      • Work independently, performance-oriented towards results
      • Solid grasp of scientific and medical concepts and procedures

      Apply now via e-mail

      Standort: Rostock

      Job ID_17.01.99.05
      Aufgabengebiet
      • Betreuung bei der Erstellung der gesamten versorgungstechnischen Anlagen (H,L,S,E,DL)
      • Betreuung unserer gesamten sicherheitstechnischen Anlagen
      • Betreuung sonstiger technischer Anlagen wie Kühlräume, Aufzüge, NEA und medienerzeugende Anlagen
      Ihr Profil
      • Abschluss eines Techniker/Dipl.-Ing., FH/Bachelor
      • Gute Erfahrungen/fundiertes Wissen im Bereich der Elektro-MSR und GLT Technik für Versorgungstechnische Ablagen
      • Ergänzendes Wissen und Erfahrungen mit den erzeugungs- und versorgungstechnischen Anlagen, Bereich Kälte, Klima und Sanitär
      • Mehrjährige Berufserfahrung
      • Gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse
      • Sozialkompetenz und zielorientiertes Engagement
      • Hohe Belastbarkeit sowie hohe Flexibilität
      • Zuverlässigkeit, Loyalität und Diskretion im Umgang mit vertraulichen Daten

      Apply now via e-mail


      Lab

      Location: Rostock

      Job ID_08.01.99.07
      Your responsibilities
      • Development and expansion of the oncogenetic (hereditary & somatic) test portfolio
      • Establishment of new NGS-based assays and technologies including assessment of feasibility for the diagnostic workflow at Centogene, validation & documentation
      • Leading R&D projects within the department as well as in cooperation with team members from other departments
      • Design and implementation of strategies to improve assays and workflows
      • Troubleshooting of current methods and procedures
      Your profile
      • PhD in molecular biology or related field
      • Work experience in the field of human oncogenetics is a must, know how in NGS is a plus
      • Experienced in implementation of new genetic assays is a prerequisite, experience in validation & documentation is a plus
      • Leadership skills are beneficial including first experience in delegating tasks and defining deadlines to a team
      • Interested in research and development projects
      • Experienced with web-based, interactive medical databases (SeqPilot, HGMD, etc.)
      • Excellent English skills (oral & written), good knowledge of German is a plus
      • Ability to work in a team as well as independently

      Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock

      Job ID_08.01.99.08
      Your responsibilities
      • Establishment of new NGS-based assays and technologies including assessment of feasibility for the diagnostic workflow at Centogene, validation & documentation
      • Leading R&D projects within the department as well as in cooperation with team members from other departments
      • Design and implementation of strategies to improve assays and workflows
      • Troubleshooting of current methods and procedures
      Your profile
      • PhD in molecular biology or related field
      • Work experience in the field of NGS diagnostics and/or R&D is a must
      • Experience in development and implementation of new NGS-based assays is a prerequisite, experience in validation & documentation is a plus
      • Knowledge in bioinformatic processing of NGS raw data is a plus
      • Leadership skills are beneficial including first experience in delegating tasks and defining deadlines to a team
      • Interested in research and development projects
      • Excellent English skills (oral & written), good knowledge of German is a plus
      • Ability to work in a team as well as independently

      Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock

      Job ID_09.00.03.02
      Your responsibilities
      • Supervising the team of Scientists and Technical Assistants in a diagnostic high throughput NGS laboratory
      • Streamlining the production of diagnostic Whole Genome Sequencing, Whole Exome Sequencing, and Gene Panel Sequencing in our production unit with Illumina HiSeq X, HiSeq4000, NextSeq, and MiSeq instrumentation and compatible workflow automatization
      • Maintaining QM guidelines and SOPs in diagnostic processes Implementing and following QC measures in NGS operations
      • Working closely with Clinicians, Bioinformatics, Lab scientist and R&D team to streamline and improve processes and troubleshoot results when deviating from the expected outcome Implementing new kits, protocols in clinical diagnostics with respect to current state of the art in NGS field
      • Management of resources and flexibility in organization in order to scale up operations
      • Presenting data to clients and at international conferences
      • Publishing clinical and laboratory findings in peer reviewed journals
      Your qualifications
      • PhD degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics or any related field
      • Excellent knowledge and previous hands in experience with NGS Technologies including diverse Ion torrent and Illumina Platforms in projects related to high throughput Whole Exome, Whole Genome and NGS panels
      • Furthermore, specific experience on processing human germline and tumor sample is desired
      • Thorough understanding of current NGS space (various kits, designs, methodologies, automations, etc.) is mandatory
      • Experience of working in a clinical lab is desired
      • Familiarity with QC measures, project planning, is a significant advantage
      • Good organizational and excellent documentation skills with an ability to adhere to detailed operating procedures
      • Ability to plan and work independently as well as a part of a diverse team of experts
      • Previous leadership experience is required Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, to handle multiple projects and meet project deadlines
      • Excellent knowledge of English (oral and written)
      • Self-motivated with high levels of personal drive and energy

      Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock

      Job ID_17.03.99.08
      Your responsibilities
      • Preparing moleculargenetic and biochemical reports
      • Technical validation of genetic analysis (Sanger sequencing, fragment lengths MLPA, Array CGH, NGS Sequencing)
      • Technical validation of biochemical analysis
      • Organization of implementations and maintenance of external ring tests
      Your profile
      • PhD in biology, biochemistry or medicine
      • Work experience in the field of molecular biology
      • Experienced in evaluation and validation of genetic results are a plus
      • Excellent English skills (oral & written), very good knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese is a plus
      • Experienced with web-based, interactive medical databases (SeqPilot, HGMD, PASCAL, etc.) are a plus
      • Interested in research and development projects
      • Ability to work in a team as well as independently

      Apply now via e-mail


      IT, Software & Bioinformatics

      Location: Rostock

      Maternity leave replacement for 15 months

      Job ID_15.01.99.01
      Job description
      • Curation and interpretation of the submitted entries according to the in-house standard procedures
      • Assisting and contribution to the development and optimization of the curation process
      • Data consistency, data accuracy and data quality
      • Master data management
      • Understanding, interpretation and usage of information from existing databases and literature
      Requirements
      • Background in biology, genetics or related field
      • Comfort in utilizing variant databases, computers and different software
      • Strong attention to details
      • Ability to work effectively in a team
      • Personal organization, time management, goal oriented
      • Excellent communication skills: interfacing between users, management and development team
      • Fluent in English
      • Enthusiasm for working in an international and interdisciplinary envrionment

       Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock or Berlin

      Job ID_07.00.99.02

      You will be responsible for the implementation of security measures within the company. As an IT Security Project Manager you will consult small and big projects as a team member for security as well as managing own projects to improve security. The evaluation and implementation of new solutions to improve IT security will also be a part of your responsibility.

      Together with the Information Security Officer you will implement the ISMS according to best practices and be responsible for the technical implementation of defined measures.

      Job description
      • Supporting and managing IT projects concerning IT Security 
      • Monitoring and prioritizing of it security measures in application as well as infrastructure management
      • Identify Security requirements and ensure they are met by the IT environment
      • Develop plans and schedules for carrying out projects, identify resource and personnel needs
      • Resolve problems that arise during the project, identify and mitigate potential risks or delays
      • Communicate project status to the Information Security Officer and propose changes in project scope, timeline, or plans if necessary
      Requirements
      • Minimum of 3 years work experience in managing IT projects
      • At least 3 years of experience in IT Security
      • Basic knowledge on standardized IT processes (e.g. ITIL)
      • Practical knowledge in the fields of IT Security Standards and Frameworks
      • Deep knowledge in Information Security Standards like ISO27000-Series, BSI IT-Grundschutz
      • Certifications according information security (e.g. CEH, CISSP) are preferable
      • Excellent communication skills both in English and in German
      • Enthusiasm for working in an international and interdisciplinary environment

       Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock or Berlin

      Job ID_15.04.05.01

      You will be responsible to run our IT-infrastructure and production for our laboratory and all knowledge driven products. You will cooperate with our service partner and manage the in house operations.

      Job description
      • Supporting and managing IT projects to develop and enhance sustainable IT system and prioritizing IT development activities to ensure the fit with our overall business strategy, especially IT projects in the laboratory environment
      • Identify business needs and requirements and ensure they are met by the IT environment
      • Act as interface between business and IT and manage IT projects from start to finish, ensuring time and budget targets are met
      • Develop plans and schedules for carrying out projects, identify resource and personnel needs
      • Resolve problems that arise during the project, identify and mitigate potential risks or delays
      • Communicate project status to IT management and business clients, and propose changes in project scope, timeline, or plans if necessary
      Requirements
      • You have at least 5 years of experience in managing IT projects
      • You bring practical knowledge in the fields of project management and project controlling including ROI and business case calculation as well as IT application lifecycle management
      • You have deep knowledge in the fields of software development methods and agile approaches and are experienced with state of the art frameworks and tools (JIRA, maven, Jenkins, Sonar, etc.)
      • Ideally you have an understanding of bio technology in general, as well as for laboratory information systems (LIMS), bio informatics, e-commerce processes and native app development
      • You are able to gather business requirements and transfer these into IT specifications
      • You have excellent communication skills both in English and in German
      • You bring enthusiasm for working in an international and interdisciplinary environment
      • Ideally you have first experience in leading and managing employees

       Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock

      Your responsibilities
      • You will be responsible for the overall data management of our growing IT landscape
      • You will plan and lead the implementation of data management and integration projects in synchronization with the IT portfolio management
      • You will closely interact with business stakeholders and the bioinformatics group to define, develop and enhance data management flows
      • You constantly ensure a high level of our data quality
      • You will be managerial responsibility for a team of IT developers and data management experts
      Your profile
      • You have a degree in computer science, business informatics or a similar subject or demonstrable knowledge and skills acquired in practice
      • You have at least 3 years of experience in the field of IT integration and data management
      • You are experienced with methods and processes for data integration and data management
      • You bring knowledge in MDM business warehouse ETL/ELT, big data and integration patterns
      • You are experienced in managing stakeholder expectations and transferring business demands into IT requirements
      • You have an understanding of different data persistence technologies (RBDMS, Non-SQL, Hadoop)in general and bioinformatics data processing in particular
      • You have excellent communication skills and experiences as a team leader
      • You bring enthusiasm for working in an international and interdisciplinary environment
      • You are fluent in English

      Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock/Berlin

      Job ID_12.02.99.06

      Job description
      • Assist and support clinical scientists in generating various reports by querying the database
      • Develop and deploy novel tools for the analysis of genomic and high-throughput screening data
      • Work with clinicians and scientists to evaluate and deploy existing bioinformatics tools (software assessment, installation, configuration and customization)
      • Engage in educational activities with the purpose of implementing the tools into routine practice
      • Work with Centogene’s bioinformatics scientific team to continuously improve services and the use of bioinformatic technologies in diagnostics
      Your qualifications
      • A doctorate degree in Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics, Biological Sciences, or a related field
      • Excellent knowledge of DNA biology
      • Experience with NGS data analysis and interpretation
      • Familiarity with exome data analysis is a significant advantage
      • Excellent knowledge of Linux environment, Python, and MySQL
      • Excellent knowledge of English (oral and written)

      Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock

      Aufgabenbegiet

      • Unterstützung und eigenständige Entwicklung von webbasierten Anwendungen im Bereich

        • Internationaler klinischer Studien
        • Multizentrischer klinischer Studien
        • Unternehmensinterner Prozessoptimierung

      Anforderungen
      • Sie befinden sich bevorzugt im Studium der Informatik
      • Gute Kenntnisse in den Programmiersprachen PHP, JavaScript und Java
      • Gute Kenntnisse in den Datenbanksystemen MySql und Postgres
      • Kenntnisse in Versionskontrollsystemen (Git / SVN)
      • Kenntnisse in Linux und Apache wünschenswert
      • Begeisterung für die Entwicklung von Software
      • Hohe Teamfähigkeit, Eigenständigkeit und Zuverlässigkeit

      Apply now via e-mail


      Medical Affairs

      Location: Rostock

      Job ID_ 01.04.99.12

      Ihr Aufgabengebiet
      • Annahme und Barcoding von Proben für genetische und biochemische Analysen
      • Eingabe, elektronische Dokumentation und Prozessierung der Datensätze in unser Laborinformationssystem
      • Pflege und Nachverfolgung der Aufträge im System
      • Dokumentation der Patientenakten
      • Pflege und Strukturierung unserer Datenbanken, Erstellen von Statistiken
      Ihr Profil
      • Sie verfügen über eine abgeschlossene Ausbildung (m/w) als Medizinischer Dokumentar bzw. Fachangestellter bzw. vergleichbare Ausbildung
      • Berufserfahrung ist von Vorteil
      • Sie überzeugen mit einer strukturierten, analytischen und genauen Arbeitsweise sowie guter Selbstorganisation
      • Sicherer Umgang mit MS-Office Anwendungen ist für selbstverständlich
      • Ihr Englisch ist sicher und praxiserprobt, weitere Sprachkenntnisse sind von Vorteil
      • Hohes Verantwortungsgefühl für den Umgang mit Patientendaten und – proben

       Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock

      We are seeking an outstanding candidate for a full-time position as the Head of the newly founded Department of Pathology Services.
      The Department of Pathology is embedded within the diagnostic departments of CENTOGENE, and works within the internal and external organizations to ensure that strategies for the treatment and cure especially of tumor diseases are based on accurate analyses of pathogenic and genetic mechanisms. The Department collaborates with and provides pathology support to scientists in the genetic testing especially of somatic mutations, characterization, and preclinical development of novel therapeutic products. These include mostly diseases caused by malignant transformation. Pathologist support effort includes participation on teams devoted to the development of predictive and prognostic markers in many of these diseases.

      Your qualifications
      • Candidates should have detailed knowledge of pathophysiology, especially in oncological indications
      • He/she should be a MD
      • A PhD degree in a related field, in addition to the MD degree, is desirable but not required
      • We seek candidates who are experts especially in the diagnostic categories of somatic oncological entities in the context of a detailed and current understanding of molecular and cellular biology
      • Candidates must have a valid medical license, and be ideally Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as a certification of added qualification in Cytopathology or Molecular Pathology
      • Candidates must have training and five or more years of experience especially in Oncopathology, and have demonstrated leadership experience in a clinical/academic environment
      • Candidates are expected to participate in teaching activities for house-staff and in conferences.
      • The candidate should possess strong personal skills and be capable of providing leadership in the department. Sign-out responsibilities are shared with further members of the department.

      Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock

      Ihr Aufgabengebiet
      • Selbständige und eigenverantwortliche Durchführung molekulargenetischer Analysen (PCR, MLPA, Sanger-Sequenzierung u.a.) bzw. biochemischer Analysen
      • Technische Validierung der erhaltenen Daten sowie Dokumentation in LIMS
      • Labororganisation
      Ihr Profil
      • Erfolgreich abgeschlossene Ausbildung als BTA/MTA/CTA oder BA Biologie
      • Berufserfahrung im molekularbiologischen oder biochemischen Labor vorteilhaft
      • Gute theoretische Kenntnisse im Fachgebiet notwendig
      • Grundkenntnisse in Englisch
      • Fit in MS-Office
      • Effizientes Zeitmanagement und Spaß an Teamarbeit

       Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock

      Job description
      • Collaborate with CENTOGENE’s expert team in the analysis and interpretation of genetic diagnoses
      • Work closely with CENTOGENE’s management team and sales force to continuously improve our services
      • Represent CENTOGENE at medical conferences and to clients
      • Provide consultations on specific projects
      • Publish clinical and laboratory findings in peer reviewed journals
      Your qualifications
      • MD; PhD in genetics as an asset
      • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience
      • Previous experience working with molecular biology and genetics ›
      • Detailed knowledge of molecular genetic testing and counselling methods used in diagnostic laboratories
      • Self-motivated with high levels of personal drive and energy
      • Ability to work with a diverse team of experts
      • Excellent knowledge and application of English, both oral and written, particularly in the area of medical writing and publication
      • Knowledge of German and/or French is considered an asset but is not mandatory

      Apply now via e-mail


      Location: Rostock

      Job ID_11.01.99.02
      Job description
      • Management of client relations, including correspondence with clinicians
      • Medical and scientific support for our customers worldwide
      • Provide medical expertise in the review of adverse experiences and discuss patient diagnostic strategies with the healthcare providers
      • Management of external quality assurance (QA) schemes
      • Medical and scientific support for marketing materials
      Requirements
      • MD in medicine with specialization in pediatrics, cardiology, gynecology, neurology, internal medicine or human genetic medicine
      • A minimum of 2 years working experience
      • Experience in the analysis and interpretation of genetic test results
      • Expertise in web-based, interactive analysis software/databases (SeqPilot, Genemapper, IGV viewer, HGMD®; etc.) is of advantage
      • Very good knowledge of English (C1 level, oral and written), Arabic language skills are favorable
      • Willing to be involved in research and development projects
      • Good team player
      • Excellent organizational skills
      What we can offer
      • A position in a rapidly growing international company
      • Very good possibilities for national and international development
      • Continuous job training and education
      • Assistance in searching for housing, schools & kindergarten

      Our company appreciates initiative, professionalism and creativity, and we continuously challenge our employees to advance their education and professional experience. Become a part of a dynamic company. An international and innovative team of world class clinicians, scientists, IT professionals, sales and business managers is awaiting you. Please send your application including your certificates & reference and the Job ID per mail as a single pdf to jobs(at)centogene(dot)com. When submitting incomplete application documents, we reserve the right to refuse the application. If you have any questions please contact Daniela Osterholz at Daniela.Osterholz(at)centogene(dot)com.

      Apply now via e-mail