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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 description
  • Support the Graphics Designer in all design related activities (Marketing, and company in general) including:
  • Digital material: email banners and social media posts based on vectorial illustrations and photo editing
  • Print material: brochures, flyers, booklets, invitations, business cards
  • Material for conferences (roll-ups, booth design, posters, gadgets)
  • Amend forms made with Indesign
  • Prepare Infographics
  • Photo retouching
  • General support of marketing team and company functions in design related topics

    Requirements

    • Proficient skill using Adobe Indesign CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator and Powerpoint
    • Familiar with PC interface
    • Video editing (Premiere) skills helpful, but not a must
    • Eager to learn and hands on
    • Fluent in spoken and written English (we are a multinational team)
    • Strong team player

     Apply now via e-mail

    Location: Australia

    Job ID_09.03.05.99.02
    Job description:
    • Responsible for business development & sales of CENTOGENE Services & Products in the territory
    • Managing relationships with key opinion leaders in the industry
    • Collecting of market intelligence and competitive information
    • Help in formulating sales and marketing strategies as required in the region
    • Job requires travel within the territory and to other CENTOGENE locations worldwide

    Requirements: 

    • Graduate or above in biological sciences
    • Knowledge of genetics & genetic counselling is not a requirement but a plus
    • Experienced in sales of healthcare & life science solutions
    • Self-motivated and result-oriented; will be expected to meet sales targets
    • Several years’ experience in the fields of biotechnology and sales
    • Excellent English skills, additional languages are a plus
    • Strong communication skills and negotiating ability
    • The means to work independently, oriented towards performance and results
    • An interest in selling products that are novel
    • A solid gasp of scientific and medical concepts and procedures
    • Willingness to travel

    What we can offer:

    • A position in a rapidly growing international company
    • Very good possibilities for national and international development
    • Continuing on the job training and education

     Apply now via e-mail


    General & Administrative

    Location: Berlin

    Job ID_00.00.99.04

    Ihr Aufgabengebiet

    Assistenz:

    • Organisatorische Unterstützung des Vorstands im Tagesgeschäft
    • Interne und externe Korrespondenz (englische Sprache)
    • Umfangreiches Terminmanagement und Reiseorganisation
    • Erstellung und Bearbeitung von Besprechungsunterlagen
    • 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 Fremdsprachensekretär(in), Büromanagement oder vergleichbare Ausbildung
              • Mindestens 2 bis 4 Jahre Berufserfahrung im Assistenz- und Sekretariatsbereich
              • Zuverlässigkeit, Loyalität und Diskretion im Umgang mit vertraulichen Daten
              • Sehr gute Organisations-und Koordinationsfähigkeiten
              • 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

              Apply now via e-mail

              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


                  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_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_07.04.99.03
                  Job description
                  • Drive and execute transformation projects in the context of CENTOGENE´s application environment and underlying infrastructure
                  • Understand bioinformatics and LIMS applications
                  • Keep systems stable and reliable, support Operations
                  • Configure systems with a strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
                  • Integrate solutions in network – network admin skills are a plus
                  • Improve automation/configuration management (Chef, Puppet, GIT)
                  • Provide scripting with extensive experience of coding and scripting (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby, shell)
                  • Develop solutions and Database integration founded on applied experience with SQL and MySQL
                  • Navigate in complex system environment
                  • Actively drive the environment to excellence with a track record of improving systems/ processes in regards of usability, operability and cost effectiveness
                  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders along the life cycle of projects and operations
                  Requirements
                  • You have at least 5 years of experience in senior level administrative / DevOps roles
                  • You developed scripts and coded integrated systems
                  • You have an excellent understanding of IT Infrastructure in a virtualized environment
                  • You worked in cloud environment
                  • You have passion to deliver results on the ground
                  • You have excellent communication skills in English - German is a plus
                  • You bring enthusiasm for working in an international and interdisciplinary environment

                   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

                  Job ID_03.12.02.99.02

                  Job description

                  • The use of cutting edge technologies to identify disease-causing variants in hereditary diseases
                  • Analyzing whole genome, whole exome and targeted panel sequencing data and support clinical scientists in generating medical diagnostic reports
                  • Work with clinicians and scientists to evaluate and enhance existing high throughput sequencing bioinformatics tools (software assessment, installation, configuration and customization)
                  • Work with CENTOGENE’s R&D bioinformatics team to continuously improve diagnostic tools and services
                  Your qualifications
                  • A doctorate degree in Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics, Biological Sciences, or a related Field
                  • Excellent knowledge of Genetics; experience in a molecular diagnostic setting is a plus
                  • Experience with evaluation and validation of NGS genetic data is a plus
                  • Excellent knowledge of Linux environment and good understanding of Python, Perl and MySQL
                  • Excellent knowledge and application of English, both oral and written, particularly in the area of medical writing is a plus

                   What we can offer

                  • A position in a rapidly growing international company
                  • Very good possibilities for national and international development
                  • Continuously job training and education
                  • Assistance in searching for housing, schools and kindergarten

                  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

                  Job ID_04.18.00.99.05
                  Your responsibilities
                  • Execution of worldwide clinical trial projects
                  • Leading all occurring activities of clinical trial projects to ensure compliance with protocols, clinical objectives and regulatory requirements
                  • Maintenance of legal and regulatory requirements
                  • Support development of study designs and protocols
                  • Direct contact with recruiting centers and involved physicians
                  • Management and execution of international, multicenter clinical trials
                  • Acquisition of international, clinical trial centers
                  • Direct communication with clinical trial centers for legal, study protocol, ethical vote, logistics topics
                  • Monitoring of data compilations and collecting missing data
                  • Study center visits, close-out visits
                  • Support of interim/final reports
                  Your profile
                  • Thorough track record in health care/life sciences
                  • Good experience in managing clinical trials
                  • Solid expertise in working within regulatory and legal frameworks
                  • Distinctive communication and organizational skills
                  • Fluent written and verbal English skills, further language skills (French, Spanish, Polish) are beneficial
                  What we can offer
                  • A position in a rapidly growing international company
                  • Working in a friendly, open-minded and enthusiastic team
                  • Very good possibilities for development
                  • Assistance with finding apartments, child care, etc.

                  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 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


                  Job ID_09.03.05.99.01
                  Job description:
                  • Clinical support for sales team/marketing/operations/customers
                  • Provides new hire training and ongoing sales team training
                  • Serves as clinical resource for the sales team
                  • Participates in weekly team calls
                  • Attends and supports sales team meetings
                  • Participates in leadership meetings
                  • Supports clinical activities
                  • Develops/reviews/updates clinical SOPs
                  • Supports new product development activities including reviewing of gene lists and new menu offering based on market demands
                  • Develops/reviews/updates clinical content for marketing material
                  • Attends key national trade shows as clinical representative
                  • Provides clinical support to domestic customers and inside customer service as needed
                  Requirements:
                  • Master’s degree in genetic counseling, or other related degree concentration
                  • 5+ years of genetic counseling experience, preferably with sales and/or lab experience
                  • Excellent English 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

                   Apply now via e-mail