Bioinformatician / Data Scientist (m/f/d)

LPKF Laser & Electronics AG, Garbsen/Germany

We are looking for a Bioinformatician / Data Scientist as of now. Join and support LPKF at the Garbsen/Germany site near Hanover with your ideas and impulses!


Full-time, 38 hours per week

As of now


We are seeking a bioinformatician / data scientist to build up a development team for our single cell platform ARRALYZE.

The ideal candidate holds at least a master's degree in bioinformatics, computational biology or related fields, or a degree in biological sciences with demonstrated experience in computational biology/bioinformatics. Practical experience in the area of high-throughput cell screening experiments or automated analysis of cell assays is a plus. The candidate plays a crucial role towards developing and positioning our platform as a leading solution for single cell experiments. The candidate must be independent, goal-oriented, have excellent communication skills, be motivated to learn new skills, and be driven to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial and collaborative environment. This position offers the opportunity to play a decisive role in shaping the success for our single cell platform ARRALYZE.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build up a software development team with the focus on bioinformatics, data analysis and machine learning to fully leverage the potential of our platform.
  • Support the application of imaging and analysis technologies as part of high-content imaging for assay development and screening projects in the area of single cell experiments.
  • Perform research with a focus on image processing and related data interpretation, oversee related workflows, and contribute significantly to the complex analysis of scientific data.
  • As part of multi-disciplinary project teams, provide expert knowledge to plan and conduct experiments, develop image analysis strategies and procedures, perform statistical interpretation and guide image acquisitions, microscopy work and subsequent data analysis.
  • Show excellent data visualization, presentation, and communication skills to strengthen the overall portfolio of commonly applied methodologies within the group.


  • Master’s degree or PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics, biological sciences with demonstrated experience in bioinformatics or equivalent qualification is a must have.
  • Deep expertise in at least one programming language.
  • Sound understanding of microscopic principles, the use of fluorescence techniques and the principles of automated image analysis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in advanced data analysis methods for biostatistics, multivariate data analysis and machine learning techniques.
  • Curiosity, love for science and interest working in teams of diverse scientific and cultural background.
  • Fluency in English is a must, German would be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills across different disciplines.

Other Job Details

  • Location of employment will be Garbsen/Germany in the greater Hanover area
  • Hanover is the capital city of Lower Saxony with an international airport and excellent connection to the German highspeed train network and highway system
  • For international hires we are prepared to offer a relocation assistance
  • 38-hour week with full-time employment
  • Flexible working hours
  • 30 days paid vacation
  • Free benefits, e.g. fruit, juice, coffee, gym
  • Possibility to use a company bicycle
  • Company pension plan, contribution to capital-forming benefits
  • Modern working environment with state-of-the-art technology
  • Thorough initial training in a friendly team
  • Fun at work and beyond through various events, e.g. participation in the company run, dragon boat race, skiing, Christmas party, after-work events and much more


We look forward to receiving your application, stating your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations!


Job offer
Bioinformatician / Data Scientist (m/f/d) (pdf - 159 KB)


Sabrina Borges-Reinhardt
LPKF Laser & Electronics AG
Osteriede 7
D-30827 Garbsen
Tel.: +49 (0) 5131 7095-0
Fax: +49 (0) 5131 7095-90