Global Head of Software Platform Development (m|f|d) Job at Sartorius Corporation in Royston

Job Description

The global head of Bioprocess Solutions software platform development will be responsible for the execution of the development roadmap of various platforms utilized to build various bioprocess applications, services and functions based on time to market aspects and on the fulfilment of technical specifications. The holder of this position will oversee the whole development process to efficiently deliver along a platform roadmap that helps to efficiently deliver software products. The goal is to have new products ready to market in line with agreed time and cost plans.

What you will accomplish together with us

Lead a Team of Managers that are leading Software Platform Development teams

Align and implement with other software groups on methodology and processes for development projects

Set up a development infrastructure to be able to develop the platform functionality required by multiple software products

Set up up a performance team to execute the platform development roadmap

Have constant overview about new technological developments and trends in development tools and techniques and integrate these new techniques into the daily work of the team

Drive global team utilization and setup

Drive open, integrative software platform development approaches

What will convince us

MSc in software engineering (Equivalent qualification in mathematics or engineering for mechanical, electrical or bioscience with a focus on CS)

Extensive experience working in a development environment with more recent proven experience in a leadership role

Expert in agile development methodologies is a must

Analytical approach

Effective leadership skills

Fluent in English, professional working proficiency in German is a plus

Proven experience in working with teams from multiple cultures

Up to 25% international travel required

What we offer

Sartorius’ ambition is to simplify progress in the bio-pharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. Nearly 10,000 employees at more than 60 sites are working together on achieving our goal: Better health for more people. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Enjoy the advantages of working with a global player:

Opportunity for international career development: a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths

Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites

Intelligent working environment: working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment

Attractive compensation

Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration

We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

Further insights into our world of work can be found here.

Reference Number


Job Begin

January 01, 2021

Employment Mode

Full time



Functional Area

Research and Development




United Kingdom










About Company

Company: Sartorius Corporation

Company Location:  Royston

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