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Jobs at Brainlab

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 1500 dedicated and inspiring individuals in 20 offices worldwide. To succeed in reaching our targets, we are seeking committed colleagues who can stand behind our core values of inspiration, simplicity and integrity:

(Senior) Ultrasound Design Engineer

  • Munich, Germany
  • Full-time
  • Department: R&D Software


As part of a multi-disciplinary R&D team consisting of Hardware and Software Engineers, you will be leveraging your knowledge in modern ultrasound technologies for developing new clinical solutions by utilizing intra-operative ultrasound (2D and 3D) as enabler for minimally invasive therapy guidance. 

You will interact closely with clinical application specialists, product managers as well as clinical end-users for identifying user needs and for defining & implementing product requirements.

Your work will cover the complete development cycle of medical devices, from the conceptualization and implementation up to the (clinical) performance assessment of the resulting device. Ultimately, your contributions will be key for creating medical product solutions which will make clinical procedures more safe, more predictable and benefit patients in hospitals around the world.

Your tasks will be to

  • guide and contribute to ultrasound feasibility and development projects, including software-based beamforming to enhance ultrasound image quality, increase frame rate and/or reduce computational complexity
  • steer the design, development, and integration of new 2D and 3D ultrasound systems along the whole imaging chain (Front-end to back-end, as well as transducers and interfaces) in collaboration with internal and external partners
  • stay in touch with latest developments in ultrasound technology as well as their applications for medical ultrasound applications
  • collaborate with Marketing and Product Management to translate marketing and end-user requirements into engineering specifications


  • University Degree (Bachelor, Master or PhD) in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or similar background
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in ultrasound research and/or medical product development, including areas such as
    • ultrasound transducer design
    • ultrasound beamforming and acquisition techniques as well as different implementation options (in both HW and SW)
    • signal and image processing
  • Ideally experience with Matlab, CUDA, C, C++
  • Very good communication skills in English, good skills in German are a plus


  • A mutually-supportive, international team
  • Meaningful work with a lasting impact on medical technology
  • 30 vacation days, plus December 24th and January 1st 
  • Flexible working hours
  • 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

A position at Brainlab means that you’ll be part of a professional business environment working together with an excellent international team. You will be a valued member of a team of likeminded individuals. You’ll be assessed fairly and given great opportunities based on your performance.

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

Contact person: Géraldine Endres