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Product Lifecycle Manager – Surgery Software Applications

R&D Engineering Associate Munich, BY, Germany

Founded in Munich, Germany in 1989, Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, enabling access to improved, more efficient, less-invasive patient treatments. Our key to success is our creative, talented and hard-working team, which consists of around 2000 dedicated and inspiring individuals in 25 locations worldwide. To succeed in reaching our targets, we are seeking committed colleagues who can stand behind our core values curious, authentic and useful:

Job Description

For our product lifecycle management team located in our headquarters in Munich, we are looking for a Product Lifecycle Manager - Surgery Software Applications. As a Product Lifecycle Manager you manage, drive, oversee and continuously monitor the daily business and upcoming challenges of our global product lifecycle. As the key interface position you lead and continuously develop reporting and communication related to a globally established product portfolio between R&D, Product Management, Operations, Regulatory Affairs, regional sales and Quality Management along the product lifecycle.

Your main tasks will be to

  • manage global software product availability roadmaps including alignments of regulatory and product management related dependencies
  • prioritize and manage software product changes including rollout strategies
  • monitor & report KPI and business data such as product quality, product feedback and more in order to guide a global product portfolio including supply chain implications together with product management
  • manage and analyze impact of End-of-service timelines of our global customer installed base and propose adaptions of customer offerings e.g. service contracts, upgrade options related to product phase-in scenarios
  • communicate regularly with global Brainlab subsidiary stakeholders including Regulatory Affairs, Sales and Sales Operations as well as Product Management focusing on product lifecycle dependencies
  • continuously orchestrate product related dependencies of a globally established surgery software product portfolio together with Brainlab AG R&D, Product Management, Quality Management and Operations along the full Product Lifecycle
  • drive and support the build-up of new product-life-cycle related processes and bring in your own ideas regarding improved processes and reporting


  • University degree in business administration, engineering or natural science or an equivalent qualification
  • 3+ years professional experience, preferably in the medical-or tech- industry
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills paired with solid project management and stakeholder management competence (collaborate with others in a dynamic organization / matrix environment)
  • Analytical, hands-on personality with a proactive/agile mindset and strong interpersonal skills and passion to interact self-organized with international and interdisciplinary/cross-functional teams
  • Team player and problem solver
  • Passion for innovative high-tech products
  • SFDC, SAP and BI tools experience is a plus
  • Effective written and oral communication skills in German and English

Additional Information

  • A mutually-supportive, international team
  • Meaningful work with a lasting impact on medical technology
  • 30 vacation days, plus December 24th and December 31st
  • Flexible working hours as well as hybrid work model within Germany
  • Parking garage and safe underground bike storage
  • Award-winning subsidized company restaurant and in-house cafes
  • Variety-rich fitness program in our ultra-modern 360m2 company gym
  • Regular after work, team, and company events
  • Comprehensive training and continuing education opportunities

Ready to apply? We look forward to receiving your online application including your first available start date and desired salary. 

Your HR Contact Person
Géraldine Ferrer
Senior Recruiter

Géraldine Ferrer [email protected]

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