Careers

Be part of a young, dynamic, and growing biotech company. Make a difference to the lives of others at one of the largest genetic biotech companies worldwide – one of the global leaders in genetic diagnostic analyses of rare inherited diseases.

  1. Careers

Start Your Career at CENTOGENE

CENTOGENE AG is a rare disease company focused on transforming clinical, genetic, and biochemical data into medical solutions for patients. The company’s headquarters are in Rostock, Germany, with operations in Berlin and Cambridge, USA.

CENTOGENE is dedicated to transforming the science of genetic information into solutions and hope for patients with rare diseases and their families.

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 Our objective is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases by unlocking critical knowledge that will guide every stage of drug development.

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

Our company culture values individual initiative, professionalism, creativity, and innovation; we encourage our employees to advance their education and professional experience.


What We Can Offer:

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

Please have a look at our current vacancies and we look forward to receiving your application by email as a single pdf with the relevant Job ID. 

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

Apply now via e-mail

Open Positions

General & Administrative

Location: Rostock

Job ID_10.02.99.08
Your tasks will be:
  • Overseeing and agreeing contracts and providers for services including security, parking cleaning, catering, technology
  • Supervising multi-disciplinary teams of staff including cleaning, maintenance, grounds and security
  • Coordinating schedules and special event operations for the purpose of ensuring required facilities
  • Developing long and short range maintenance plans/programs (e.g. emergency response plans, emergency management plans, annual budget, etc.)
  • Directing of projects (e.g. site repairs/construction, preventive maintenance, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring completion within established time frames, project design and budget
  • Monitoring fund balances of assigned programs and related financial activity for the purpose of ensuring that expenses are within the budget limits
  • Ensuring that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards
  • Advising business on increasing energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness
  • Overseeing building projects, renovations or refurbishments
  • Drafting reports and making written recommendations
    You have the following skills and qualifications:
      • Degree in technology, engineering or Facility Management
      • Good experience and grounded knowledge of measuring, control and regulation technology and building management for maintenance of system technology
      • At least 5 years experience in leading a team
      • Expanded knowledge and experience with generating and maintenance systems in heating, cooling and plumbing
      • Good computer literacy and German and English language skills
      • High capacities and high flexibility
      • Reliability, loyalty and discretion when dealing with confidential data

       Apply now via e-mail

      Location: Rostock

      Job ID_10.02.99.05

      Your tasks will be:

      • Set up and monitoring all of our technical supply systems (heating, plumbing, ventilation, electrical and cooled dry air)
      • Monitoring and controlling of our entire technical security system
      • Monitoring and controlling of other technical systems, such as cooling rooms, elevators, emergency standby systems as well as all other central supply/ disposal materials required in the building (liquids, gases, etc.)
      • Support of the facility management
      • Monitoring of the technical aspects of the building
      • On-call service for technical problems
      • Responsible for building security

        You have the following skills and qualifications:

          • Degree in technology or engineering
          • Good experience and grounded knowledge of measuring, control and regulation technology and building management for maintenance of system technology
          • Expanded knowledge and experience with generating and maintenance systems in heating, cooling, and plumbing
          • Good computer literacy and German and English language skills
          • High capacities and high flexibility
          • Reliability, loyalty and discretion when dealing with confidential data

           Apply now via e-mail


          Sales, Marketing & Product management

          Location: Rostock or Berlin 

          Job ID_ 18.01.99.09
          Your tasks will be:
          • Consult, plan and execute Communications on social media, owned digital and paid channels
          • Profile and segment customers, leads and prospects for targeted communication
          • Write, edit and proofread copy for promotional materials within social media channels and marketing campaigns
          • Implement, track and measure social media communications
          • Monitor and manage Social media engagement and interactions.
          • Devise global integrated marketing campaigns for medical/diagnostic Products
          • Execute and track campaigns
          • Deliver regular reports of campaign results
          • Ensure CENTOGENE’s brand identity is adhered to in all communication channels
          • Collaborate with internal stakeholders e.g. Medical, Sales, Purchasing, Logistics
          • Manage projects independently, maintaining timelines and priorities

          You have the following skills and qualifications:

          • Masters or Bachelor degree in a related field
          • 2-4 years of agency or industry experience
          • Proven experience in social media management
          • Strong experience in cross-channel campaign setup and execution
          • Experience in international or global positions
          • Basic skills in content production for multiple formats (copy/graphics/video/events/sales/etc.)
          • Fluent in spoken and written English (native speaker is a plus)
          • Enjoying scientific and complex medical products marketing
          • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong resilience

           Apply now via e-mail

          Location: Berlin

          Job ID_18.01.99.08

          Your tasks will be:

          • Be one of the responsible experts for centogene’s global digital marketing and communications
          • Run digital content and infrastructure projects with internal stakeholders e.g. Corporate Communications, Medical, Sales, Purchasing, Logistics, IT, …
          • Plan and manage projects around Website improvement, CMS enhancement and digital customer journeys
          • Review and ensure full mobile and seo friendliness of any new web or e-mail features.
          • Continuously improve the usability and user experience of centogene’s digital touchpoints
          •  Continuously improve and enhance the lead generation and tracking processes
          • Brief, steer, challenge and review the external agencies for CMS, E-Mail Marketing and Web Content creation
          • Identify & publish online content, ensuring deadlines as well as high quality standards

           

          You have the following skills and qualifications:

          • Masters or BA degree in a related field (Media Design, Interaction Design, Digital Marketing, etc.) or comparable training/ qualification
          • 3+ years of agency or industry experience in digital or multichannel marketing
          • Strong experience in digital content integration into cross-channel campaigns
          • Proven experience in website management and development
          • Basic understanding of Web-Backend Technologies, ability to discuss with Developers.
          • Basic understanding of Web Frontend Frameworks and Technology, ability to translate for Designers.
          • Email marketing expertise (email marketing systems/marketing automation)
          • Experience in CMS (Typo3 preferred) and CRM (SFDC, MS Dynamics or equivalent)
          • Deep Experience in one of the subjects: Tracking and Profiling, Recommendation systems, Retargeting/Remarketing, digital ROI, engagement metrics, customer experience, prototyping, web design frameworks, responsive/mobile design
          • Excellent, proven, project management skills (ideally certified)
          • Fluent in spoken and written English
          • Excellent interpersonal skills and a good attitude of serenity
          • Experience in life science marketing is a plus



          Apply now via e-mail


          Business Development

          Location: San Diego, CA, United States

          The Senior Market Development Manager is responsible for developing the US market opportunity for Centogene’s industrial partnership model. The position will include supporting the identification, evaluation, and pursuit of core business opportunities with industrial partners plus the foundational analysis to establish and take forward Centogene’s strategic operational planning. In addition, the Manager assumes an active role in supporting sales of our knowledge-base products including CentoMD® the largest rare hereditary mutation database available.

          Your responsibilities

          Essential functions and responsibilities:

          These may include, but are not limited to:

          • Complete analysis of the rare disease diagnostic market with the goal of identifying new industrial partnership opportunities for Centogene in the US
          • Identify and pursue relevant pharma and biotechnology companies to maximize the value of Centogene’s technology and products in a way that achieves the company’s strategic objectives in the US
          • Play supporting role for deal partner negotiations, creating draft proposals including technical rationale, building consensus with the external counterpart, and articulating the deal value proposition to the management board
          • Identify and network with key KOLs and relevant foundations in support of market development
          • Deliver effectively, thoroughly, and independently the Centogene non-confidential and confidential technical presentation to prospective deal partner
          • Follow-up on partnership activity including the tracking, documentation and status reporting of collaborations along the business development pipeline
          • Demonstrate our CentoMD® rare disease mutation database and software package to potential customers
          • Support supervisor in the formulation and execution of strategies and tactics required to achieve business goals

          Additional functions and responsibilities:

          • Develop deep working knowledge of the rare disease market and trends, major developments and trial outcomes, and player activity in the space
          • Complete analysis of the rare disease diagnostic market with the goal of identifying new industrial partnership opportunities for Centogene in the US
          • Other duties as assigned
          Your profile

          Education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities required:

          • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a business, quantitative, or life sciences field or related; Master’s and / or PhD preferred with 5+ years’ relevant experience (an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered)
          • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a diagnostic or CRO company or healthcare focused consulting role
          • Expansive knowledge of rare disease market and related products
          • Knowledge of the clinical development process and regulatory agencies a plus
          • Understanding of next generation sequencing technologies and mass spectrometry based biomarker detection a plus

          Technical knowledge required: 

          Scientific expertise: Knowledge of rare hereditary diseases with a focus on lysosomal storage disorders

          Technology: Next generation sequencing technology in the support of diagnostics and the use of Mass Spec based biomarkers.

          Internal and external relationships:

          • Internal: interface as needed with other Commercial functions, Legal, R&D, Clinical, Regulatory, Operations, and Finance
          • External: interface with potential partners, potential deal sources, advertising agencies, and others as needed

          Travel: 

          Travel could be required up to 50% of your time with regular trips to Boston and some international travel to Germany required.

           Apply now via e-mail

          IT, Software & Bioinformatics

          Artificial Intelligence Expert

          Location: Berlin

          Job ID_20.04.99.08

          Your tasks will be:

          • Requirements analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and documentation of AI-based IT applications addressing specific needs in the business workflow
          • Realize innovative AI-based solutions jointly with stakeholders of the specialist departments (medical reporting, bio-informatics)
          • Ensure high quality of developed software and associated documentation
          • Resolve problems that arise during projects, identify and mitigate potential risks or delays
          • Communicate project status to AI/IT management and business clients, and propose changes in project scope, timeline, or plans if necessary
          • Contribute to build up the AI department in the highly innovative field of life sciences

          You have the following skills and qualifications:

          • Extensive programming experience in applying artificial intelligence methods, frameworks, libraries, and services for solving challenging problems
          • General knowledge about AI-methods, with a focus on knowledge-based approaches (semantic knowledge representation, graph databases, inference, logic)
          • Several years of professional experience in the entire life cycle of software development including documentation
          • Excellent communication skills both in English and in German
          • Enthusiasm for working in an international and interdisciplinary environment
          • Ideally an understanding of bio technology / life sciences in general, as well as bio informatics

          Apply now via E-mail

          Machine Learning Expert

          Location: Berlin

          Job ID_20.04.99.09

          Your tasks will be:

          • Requirements analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and documentation of ML-based IT applications addressing specific needs in the business workflow
          • Realize innovative ML-based solutions jointly with stakeholders of the specialist departments (medical reporting, bio-informatics)
          • Ensure high quality of developed software and associated documentation
          • Resolve problems that arise during projects, identify and mitigate potential risks or delays
          • Communicate project status to AI/IT management and business clients, and propose changes in project scope, timeline, or plans if necessary
          • Contribute to build up the AI department in the highly innovative field of life sciences

          You have the following skills and qualifications:

          • Extensive programming experience in applying machine learning methods, frameworks, libraries, and services for solving challenging problems
          • General knowledge on Artificial Intelligence, and a focus on the full spectrum of machine learning
          • Several years of professional experience in the entire life cycle of software development including documentation
          • Excellent communication skills both in English and in German
          • Enthusiasm for working in an international and interdisciplinary environment
          • Ideally an understanding of bio technology / life sciences in general, as well as bio informatics

           Apply now via e-mail

          Bioinformatician / Human Genetics Scientist

          Location: Rostock

          Job ID_12.01.99.07

          Your tasks will be:

          • 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 general 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
          You have the following skills and qualifications
          • A doctorate degree in Human Genetics, Biological Science, Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics,  or a related field
          • Excellent knowledge of genetics
          • Excellent knowledge and application of English, both oral and written, particularly in the area of medical writing
          • Experience in a molecular diagnostic setting and evaluation of NGS genetic data is a plus
          • Knowledge of Linux environment and NGS pipeline is a plus
          • Experience in a leading team of scientists or leading a project is a plus

          Apply now via e-mail

          Location: Rostock

          Job ID_20.03.99.07

          Your tasks will be:

          • Supporting and managing the process of further development of existing IT applications and prioritizing IT development activities to ensure the fit with our overall business strategy
          • Identify business needs and requirements and ensure they are met by the IT environment
          • Act as interface between business and IT and manage IT roadmaps, ensuring time and budget targets are met
          • Develop plans and schedules for carrying out releases, identify resource and personnel needs
          • Resolve problems that arise, identify and mitigate potential risks or delays
          • Communicate release status to IT management and business clients and propose changes in scope, timeline or plans if necessary

          You have the following skills and qualifications:

          • You bring practical knowledge in the fields of project management and IT application lifecycle management
          • Ideally you have an understanding of bio technology in general, as well as bioinformatics, e-commerce processes
          • You are able to gather business requirements and transfer these into IT specifications
          • You have excellent communication skills both in English and German
          • You bring enthusiasm for working in an international and interdisciplinary environment

           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


          Medical Affairs

          Location: Rostock

          Job ID_15.03.99.07
          Your responsibilities
          • Supporting and organizing the schedule of the actual head of the department
          • Structuring project documents
          • Reviewing and editing project presentations
          • Participating in project meetings, conference calls, and training calls
          • Reading and understanding project protocol documents
          • Acting as a liaison with cross-functional team members to ensure timely completion of all study deliverables.
          • Reporting study needs and issues
          • Monitoring internal data flow to ensure completion of tasks within agreed upon time frames
          • Responding to inquiries in a professional, courteous and timely manner
          • Assisting in tracking and resolving of client issues
          • Serving as additional point of contact to client, sites, sponsors
          • Reading, understanding and adhering to organizational Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
          • Participating in the modification of company SOPs and/or process documents related to the CTD team
          Your profile
          • Strong language skills in English and ideally in German
          • Strong organizational skills
          • Biological or natural science background is desirable
          • Experiences as an assistant of management and/or with project management
          • Apprenticeship or university degree related to Business Administration or Science

              Apply now via e-mail

              Location: Rostock

              Job ID_15.03.99.05
              Your tasks will be:
                • Organization of worldwide epidemiological, observational, non-interventional studies
                • Preparing the study document within regulatory and legal frameworks
                • Wiring original research, review and case report publications
                • Ensure legal and ethical compliance of documents within strict regulatory requirements
                • Direct communication with study sites and pharma partners
                • Organization of induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC) project
                • Present results on scientific conferences  
                You have the following skills and qualifications:
                • PhD in Life Sciences
                • Experience in a clinical research setting is of benefit
                • Ability to familiarize rapidly with new scientific topics
                • Well organized and detail oriented
                • Excellent communication and presenting skills (oral and written), ability to communicate to Senior Leaders/Stakeholders internally and externally
                • Knowledge of research accounting and budgeting, which can be learned in entry-level jobs in the field.
                • Ability to work independently and good strategic thinking
                • Willingness to frequent travels (at least 3-4/month)
                • Pronounced Microsoft Office skills and publishing skills
                • Fluent in both written and spoken English, further language skills are beneficial

                Apply now via e-mail

                Location: Cambridge, MA, United States

                Job ID_15.01.99.03
                Your tasks will be:
                • Management and execution of international, multicenter clinical studies, including study protocol preparation, ethics approval applications, contract and ID preparation
                • Leads all occurring activities of clinical study projects to ensure compliance with protocols, clinical objectives and regulatory requirements
                • Acquisition of international, clinical trial centers
                • Direct contact with recruiting centers and involved physicians
                • Direct communication with clinical study centers for legal, study protocol, ethics approval, logistics topics
                • Study center visits (e.g., initiation and close-out visits)
                • Analyzes clinical trial data to identify, develop and affect changes required for improvement and compliance
                • Attend scientific meetings and conferences
                • Support development of study designs, reports and protocols
                • Maintains legal and regulatory requirements
                • Plans and executes clinical trial projects
                • Responsible for leading a newly established and continuously growing team of Clinical Research Associates in the US
                    You have the following skills and qualifications
                    • 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 organization skills
                    • Fluent written and verbal English skills
                    • Well-experienced in team leading

                        Apply now via e-mail


                        Lab

                        Location: Rostock

                        Job ID_16.03.99.13
                        Your responsibilities
                        • Receipt and barcoding of samples for genetic and biochemical analyzes
                        • Electronic documentation and processing of data records in our laboratory information system
                        • Maintain and tracking of orders in the system
                        • Documentation of patient records
                        • Maintenance and structuring of our databases and statistics
                        Your profile
                        • You have a completed education (m/f) as a Clinical Data Manager or Medical Assistant or equivalent training
                        • Work experience is an advantage
                        • You are working in a structured, analytical , accurate and organized way
                        • Experience in customer service
                        • Good MS-Office skills is a must
                        • Very good English skills, oral and written, additional languages such as Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese are desirable
                        • High sense of responsibility for dealing with patient data and samples

                         Apply now via e-mail

                        Location: Rostock

                        Job ID_08.01.99.05

                        Your responsibilities
                        • Independent and autonomous performance of molecular genetic analyzes (PCR, MLPA, Sanger sequencing, etc.) or biochemical analyzes 
                        • Technical validation of the received data as well as documentation in LIMS 
                        • Laboratory organization
                        Your profile
                        • Successfully completed training as BTA / MTA / CTA or BA Biology 
                        • Professional experience in the molecular biology or biochemical laboratory advantageous 
                        • Good theoretical knowledge in the field necessary 
                        • Basic knowledge of English 
                        • Fit in MS Office 
                        • Efficient time management and enjoyment of teamwork 

                         Apply now via e-mail