IT System Engineer

  • Company: Skyline Dx
  • Job Location: Rotterdam - Netherlands
  • Date: August 30, 2017 16:47
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: medior
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Job summary

As an innovative company, SkylineDx is continuously seeking for ambitious colleagues that are passionate about our mission. At this moment we are looking for an IT System Engineer.

Job description


Company description

SkylineDx is a commercial stage biotech company based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Originally a spin- off of the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, we specialize in the development and marketing of innovative gene signature based diagnostic tests to assist healthcare professionals in making personalized treatment decisions for individual patients.
These tests are designed to accurately determine the type or status of the disease or to predict a patient's response to a specific treatment. Based on the test results, healthcare professionals can tailor the treatment to the individual patient. The MMprofiler™ is the company's lead product.

At SkylineDx we transform life sciences into the daily practice of clinical diagnostics. SkylineDx has a dedicated team with unique expertise and the technology needed for a highly efficient identification of novel relevant biomarkers, development, registration and commercialization of (companion) diagnostics. Our mission is to improve quality of life of patients through the development of reliable, clinically validated molecular diagnostic tests. For more information, please visit

Job description

Work and responsibilities
A successful candidate will be working at Product Development and Operations to be involved in new product development and sustaining currently operational products including the office IT-environment.

The IT System Engineer will participate, with a multidisciplinary team of experts, in developing, commissioning and qualifying new, and maintenance of existing, products. To meet our, and industry, high standards the product development process is performed according predefined ISO and/or FDA based procedures.

In addition to the product related employment, also the office IT continuation will be part of the function, keeping each work spot up and running and being in control of the accounts on the data server. Report to the IT Manager.

We are looking for a candidate with the following profile:

  • BSc/MSc in; Technical Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or comparable
  • 0 - 3 years of experience in a similar technical function, preferably in the biotech industry.
  • Familiar with software development and validation.
  • Familiar with GxP and quality systems.
  • Experience in IT infrastructure support.
  • Experience with various types of lab and/or IT equipment.
  • Good oral and verbal communications skills in both English and Dutch.
  • Place of residence need to be the Netherlands


Skills and competences

  • Hands on mentality and result oriented attitude.
  • Strong analytical skills and creative approach to problem solving.
  • Quality oriented mindset.
  • Intrinsic motivation to make a positive contribution to health care and provide solutions for patients.
  • Broad technological and scientific curiosity.
  • Team player.

We offer
SkylineDx offers you to become part of our challenge to translate state of the art scientific achievements into diagnostic products that will contribute to improve patient care. We are a young and dynamic company offering excellent opportunities for personal growth and development.
SkylineDx is well embedded in the infrastructure of the Hematology and Bioinformatics Departments of the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Therefore, we believe the company can offer you the best of both worlds; a career in life sciences with emphasis on product development and clinical diagnostics in close collaboration with an academic environment.

This is full time position with a market competitive salary.

For information you can contact Deborah Wigmans (HR Assistant) or Clemens Boere (IT Manager) at or phone: +31 (0)10 70 38410.
Mail your application to Deborah Wigmans (HR Assistant) via the 'Apply' button. 

Agency calls not appreciated

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