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system engineer biotage

Senior Systems Engineer, Uppsala

12 July 2019

Are you an engineer with a passion for mechatronics and collaboration?


Then this is your opportunity to join a successful global company. Biotage is developing innovative and effective solutions for separation within analytical and organic chemistry. Biotage’s products significantly help improve our customers’ development of new medicines and analysis of samples from hospital patients, in forensic laboratories, or for the analysis of environmental and food samples.

At Biotage R&D in Uppsala we have a unique combination of being a small, welcoming, fast and agile team with the support of a larger organization. We take great pride in the fact that we design hardware, firmware and software on site in Uppsala. With an open and warm atmosphere our fantastic team excels at developing mechatronic instruments to support our customer’s needs. We are now looking forward to welcome a new colleague and when you join us your efforts will make a difference.

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you take an integral part in the instrument development on a high system level, taking all aspects of the instruments and their surroundings into account. You see the full picture and aid mechanical, electronic, firmware and software designers to fulfill the requirements of the instruments. You will work in project teams developing new and maintaining existing products as well as having personal tasks in maintaining existing products. 

We offer a creative global work environment with stakeholders in regional markets, global sales, our international research and development, service and finance departments and customer support. The Senior Systems Engineer reports to the Hardware and Architecture Manager and is based at Biotage Headquarters in Uppsala, Sweden.

Job scope outline

  • Develop novel technical solutions to create or improve functionality in new or existing instruments
  • Aid hardware and software developers in choices and proposals of design of product to fulfill the requirements of the instruments.
  • Translate user requirements to technical requirements in collaboration with the product managers.
  • Define the system design.
  • Plan and perform testing and verification on part, sub system and system levels.
  • Perform technical investigations
  • Build and maintain prototypes

Education and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Engineering or similar education level.
  • At least 5 years of experience working with development of integrated mechatronic systems.

Desired skills

  • Experience from development of Mechatronic systems. I.e. integrated hardware and software systems.
  • Experience in defining and developing requirement specifications and technical specifications for systems combining hardware and software.
  • Expertise in Systems Engineering.
  • A reliable team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent in Swedish and English written and verbally.

As a person you are independent and can drive your own work forward. You have a strong and wide technical interest and your curiosity makes you a good problem solver. You are a team player and able to communicate with external and internal stakeholders in a supportive way.


Submit your application to before August 11th 2019. Selection and interviews will take place on an ongoing basis throughout the application period.