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 1400 dedicated and inspiring individuals in 19 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 / Ultrasound


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 ultrasound during surgical and interventional 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 ultrasound technologies, business development with external partners as well as research in the technical domain will play a key role. The mapping of technical options to clinical indications is important – especially for visceral and abdominal interventions. This includes discussions with clinical experts on the future potential of ultrasound for their surgical and interventional procedures.

Finally, we are building a new team and just started hiring software and project engineers. Developing, guiding and motivating this new team will be an important part of your role.

You will report to the Vice President R&D.

The role is based at Brainlab Headquarters in Munich.


  • a masters 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 ultrasound research and technologies and to evaluate new product concepts and trends in the imaging domain
  • knowledge of R&D tasks and processes enabling you to mentor the team, structuring projects and to deliver against defined targets.
  • ideally knowledge in a wide range of ultrasound relevant aspects like transducer design, electronics, image processing, software development and machine learning.
  • 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
  • Brainlab Leadership Program: an offsite training series (6 days total) and online leadership course, followed up with an annual further education seminar and regular alumni meet-ups
  • 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 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: Veronika Scharfenberg