Head of System Development to Moleculent

Moleculent is now hiring a system lead to head our system development. You will lead our systems team from concept development to launch of a first-class instrument for life science analysis.
Moleculent is on a mission to develop advanced technology-enabled products that leverage new insights into the molecular foundation of human biology. This is an opportunity for the right person to join a focused and dedicated team with a passion for developing a word class product! The team behind Moleculent has extensive experience in building successful companies and products in life science.
This is a permanent position based in Solna, Stockholm. We will interview candidates continuously and welcome your application today!

About the position

As Head of System Development, you will coordinate the development, organization, execution and launch of Moleculents first-class system.
You will work closely with our CTO and CEO to plan, implement, and oversee all aspects of engineering operations, procedures, goals, and strategy within Moleculent. You will provide both operational and technical guidance as well as expertise on the system development. You will be highly engaged in technical activities to ensure sound, effective engineering solutions. You will also manage the engineering budget to meet and forecast expense targets.
You will be responsible for managing and recruiting a team of the highest talent within the field. You will provide inspirational leadership to the team in order to drive the development of the group.
The team includes hardware, software, fluidics, optics, hardware, embedded software and project management.

Your profile

To fit the role, you have a MSc and optionally PhD in physics, mechanical engineering, systems engineering or electronic engineering or other similar engineering degree. Fluent written and spoken English and excellent communication and computer skills is a requirement.
You have extensive experience in successfully managing a product development team from start to launch of an analytical system for life science analysis, preferably with fluidic and optical components. You are skilled at planning and managing a system development project including cross-functional integration complexity and timeline dependencies.
Further required skills include:
– Technical expertise in one area of the system: mechanical engineering, optics, fluidics or software.
– Documented management experience of a team with at least 10 members.
– Experience in budget and resource planning
– Experience in recruiting a high-performance team

The right candidate for the role as System Lead has strong leadership skills, a collaborative attitude, and the tools to create a high performing team to drive instrument development. You enjoy working in a goal-oriented environment and in projects with cross functional teams. You have a proactive, entrepreneurial mindset, a sense of urgency, and the tools to create and maintain a culture of innovation and excellence in engineering.

It is important that you have strong teamwork skills and an analytical and pragmatic approach. You are friendly, positive, fun to work with and you enjoy working in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Reimbursement package includes equity-based compensation opportunities.

About the organisation

We believe that our understanding of the molecular basis of human biology, in health and disease will increase radically in the coming ten years. This will lead to a vast improvement of therapies, diagnostics and a ground-breaking, fundamental understanding of our own biology.
Moleculent is on a mission to develop technology-enabled products that leverage new insights into the molecular foundation of human biology.


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