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Sr. Systems QA Engineer (m/w/d)


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Location Hamburg, HamburgDE Job ID JR-031343

The Systems Quality Assurance team is responsible for working alongside our product development teams to ensure industry-leading hardware and software solutions. The cellular imaging and multimode detection products & platforms being developed in Hamburg allow Research scientists to gain

significant insights into the complexities of biology and disease.

Applications are welcome in either German or English.


  • Experience as a Quality Assurance Engineer in R&D and testing of hardware and/or software

  • Practical experience with plate readers or in the field of microscopy

  • Experience in Life Sciences or Healthcare preferred

  • Teamwork, organizational and good communication skills as well as an open-mindedness towards new tasks

  • ISTQB Certificate(s) advantageous

  • Engineering degree in the field of natural sciences, physics or a comparable course of study or training in addition to professional experience

  • Outstanding communication skills in English and German are essential

Other Key Competencies

  • Passion for quality, creating new solutions and change

  • Ability to respectfully "speak up" on quality matters

  • Strong emphasis on good UX with meticulous attention to detail

  • Self-motivated, independent thinker with excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to learn quickly and be familiar with new technologies

Living the Perkin Elmer Values

As the Systems Quality Assurance (SQA) team, we live the Perkin Elmer values within our role on a daily basis. They shape how we interact with other departments, our external partners & support our colleagues.

We take Ownership and Get it DONE

  • Verification and validation against specifications and requirements

  • Test plan and test protocol development

  • Project management and project documentation for SQA activities

Create Better Solutions for the Customer TODAY

  • Requirement’s engineering; design & development of product specifications.

  • Reproduce error scenarios reported by customers/manufacturing/support, error analysis and error documentation.

  • Writing user help, installation, and configuration instructions supporting our engineers & service team.  

Passion for PEOPLE

  • Fosters active collaboration and positive communication between teams including service & tech support; systems engineering; software development; manufacturing and the application teams.

  • Fully engaged and committed to achieve the goals while helping others achieve theirs

Us Before Me, We are a TEAM

  • Working in cross functional teams

  • Support of the manufacturing sites regarding production tests and software releases

Do the Right Thing ALWAYS

  • Remain attentive to global quality and regulatory guidelines, ensuring all projects remain compliant.

  • Development and improvement of the processes, methods, and tools within SQA and in cooperation with other departments

Benefits of working with us:

  • Cooperative and diverse environment

  • Individual programs for your personal & professional development as well as career opportunities

  • Meaningful work for professional customers

  • Access to cutting-edge expertise through which you can make positive impact in the world around us

  • Being part of a highly qualified team that is committed to excellence

  • A demanding, varied job in a globally successful technology company

  • Group and travel insurance (also for private purposes)

  • Family-friendly culture including additional holidays for big milestones.

  • Community responsibility, with volunteer days and corporate matching of employee charity donations.

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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