Siemens Careers

Scientist 1

Norwood, Massachusetts
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Point of Care
Requisition Number: 233713
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Norwood
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

 With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description:

Siemens US Talent Acquisition

Position Overview


In this role, the Scientist 1 will support the development and testing of biosensors and ion selective electrodes for point of care in vitro diagnostic applications. A wide range of analytical chemistry, electrochemistry and biochemical methodologies will be employed to support the sensor development work.



  • Extensive lab work designing and executing experiments, and analyzing resultant data.

  • Conduct research, data analysis and process development studies to support R&D feasibility and verification / validation project phases.

  • Solve technical problems of low to moderate complexity, support troubleshooting efforts to determine root causes for failures and customer complaints, and design and conduct DOE experiments to support development of improved sensor formulations and to enhance sensor quality and performance.

  • Collaborate with R&D colleagues and provide technical support to manufacturing personnel during product transfer to Production.

  • Participate in departmental and cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or improved products and contribute to the design and development of next generation platforms. 

  • Support the transfer of sensor designs from R&D to Manufacturing.

  • Document sensor development efforts for DHF and IP.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

BS in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Material Science or a related field (or foreign degree equivalent) and 1 year of experience in the job offered or in an acceptable alternate occupation.


Prior experience should include: experience in the medical diagnostics field focusing on product development; able to work independently or in a team environment with R&D assay development and reagent scientists, and system engineering personnel; understanding of sensor methodologies and  experience in biosensor development; experience in process development, DOEs and manufacturing; excellent quantitative skills and working knowledge of simple and complex statistics; and proficient in Microsoft Office applications.


Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.



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