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:

Manager R&D - Intraoperative Imaging / Endoscopy

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


Our R&D team in Munich is looking for a (Senior) Manager R&D to drive our efforts in intra-operative imaging. You will lead a newly established team with the focus of using endoscopy during surgical procedures.

Your work includes the complete development cycle of medical devices, from the inception of new concepts over to their implementation up to the clinical assessment of the performance of the resulting device.

Your contribution has an impact on daily work in hospitals around the world.

As we are planning to leverage the momentum in modern imaging technologies, business development with external partners as well as research in the technical domain will play a key role. Important is the mapping of technical options to clinical indications. This would include discussions with clinical experts on the future potential of endoscopy for their surgical procedures.

Finally, we are building a new team, starting with the hiring of software and project engineering roles. Developing, guiding and motivating this new team will be an important part of your role.

You will report to the Vice President R&D.


  • A master degree in a subject that is strongly related to Brainlab’s core business and/or R&D technologies (e.g. computer science, physics, electrical engineering)
  • Profound technical background that enables you to understand endoscopy and imaging technologies and to evaluate new product concepts and trends in this domain
  • Knowledge of project management, R&D tasks and processes enabling you to mentor the team, structuring projects and to deliver against defined targets.
  • Ideally, strong record of successfully leading a small to mid-sized R&D team
  • Very good communication skills in English and German


  • working in a team of great colleagues who help and support each other
  • seeing your work making a positive impact on the daily work of clinicians around the world
  • 30 days of vacation, plus 24.12. and 31.12. 
  • flexible working hours
  • free gym courses with showers and changing rooms
  • secure bicycle storage room
  • unlimited coffee, tea and water
  • excellent subsidized restaurant
  • regular after-work, team & company events
  • comprehensive education and training opportunities, digital language courses

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 a motivation letter, your first available start date and desired salary.  

Contact person: Géraldine Endres