Software Engineer UI/UX (f/m/d)

Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems

Software Engineering, Design
Mannheim, Germany
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

For over 170 years, Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

We currently offer the following position in our office in Mannheim which will be hybrid with 2 days of remote work.

UI/UX Software Engineer (f/m/d)

Come and join a fantastic team!

As part of R&D (Research & Development) in the Application Software team, you will work on one of the leading software solutions for microscopy.

Become part of our open-minded and committed team and create innovative solutions for the most demanding applications and customers. We share knowledge, support and rely on each other to push the boundaries of what is possible.

The Application Software team is responsible for a wide range of areas, from the complex sequence control of microscope components and the creation of appealing user interfaces to high-performance image processing on CPUs and GPUs. Working closely with all other R&D teams, we offer software solutions that help make the invisible visible and empower our customers to create a better, healthier world.


  • Designing state of the art user interfaces within our Leica Look & Feel and a focus on usability

  • Selection and implementation of design patterns for the efficient development of GUI libraries

  • Development of software in C# with the WPF framework in compliance with project and process flows

  • Ensure the high standards of our software solutions in collaboration with the QA (Quality Assurance) team

  • Creation of software specifications and documentation


  • Successfully completed studies in the field of computer science, engineering or natural sciences as well as several years of professional experience in software development

  • Several years of experience creating user interfaces, ideally with WPF

  • Experience with modern software development methods and tools

  • Very good knowledge of the programming languages ​​C#

  • Good knowledge of English and German


  • An attractive salary and pension package

  • A wide range of (virtual) training opportunities to grow skills in a huge variety of fields: e.g. languages, technology, time management, the Danaher Business System, etc.)

  • A great team with engaged colleagues

At Leica Microsystems we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part of the time at the Company location identified above and part of the time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Leica Microsystems can provide.


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”:

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment?

Do apply online - we are looking forward to your application!

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