Biophotonics Lab Technician (80-100% / on-site)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Pfäffikon

About Spiden
Spiden is at the forefront of the wearable technology industry, specialising in the development of light sensing devices that enhance user health and well-being. We are committed to pushing the boundaries of technology and providing a dynamic and innovative work environment.
Your mission
We are looking for two versatile Biophotonics Lab Technicians to join our R&D team in the Biophotonics department. The ideal candidates will have expertise in optical biosensing or a comparable field within biosensing technologies, including hands-on experience in chemometrics. Your role will involve supporting the development and enhancement of our wearable devices through rigorous testing on humans.

​You will:
  • Support the development and optimization optical biosensing systems for biomarker detection in humans.
  • Conduct comprehensive tests and validations of biosensors in both laboratory and real-world environments, in clinical settings.
  • Prepare high quality documentation of all research tests and development processes and outcomes.
  • Support the preparation and delivery of detailed reports and presentations for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Guarantee that all laboratory operations are performed according to internal quality standards.
  • Support the maintenance of laboratory supplies and needs.
  • This role includes up to 25% travel to conduct experimental tests in Switzerland and EU neighbor countries.

Your profile
  • Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering, Physical Chemistry, Optical Engineering, or a closely related field.
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in optical sensing technology and proven hands-on experience with experimental device testing in (bio)chemical lab environments.
  • Strong foundation in physical chemistry or bio-chemistry and its applications in sensor technology, or equivalent.
  • Proficient in experimental test design, data collection, and device troubleshooting.
  • Skilled in at least one scientific software for data analysis and presentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team and communicate complex concepts clearly.
  • Adaptable to rapidly changing project scopes and innovative project demands.
  • Fluent in English (German is a plus), with strong writing and communication skills.
  • Experienced in laboratory management and operation systems is a plus.
We offer
  • A multi-cultural team embracing diversity. We strive for gender equality.
  • The opportunity to have impact on the business development of the next blockbuster in health monitoring 
  • An experienced management team with deep experience and a strong commitment to people development 
  • A position where you can develop and grow beyond your limits 
  • A steep learning curve, real impact at work and a lot of fun! 
  • Frequent company and team events creating a fun place to work and a great company culture
  • A top modern office and laboratory infrastructure with great proximity to public transport, highway, shopping 
  • Indoor gym and sports activity offering, proximity to lake for swimming, forest for running
  • You would work side-by-side with technologists at Spiden with a job occupancy to be commonly agreed upon on 
  • Tailored compensation package with equity opportunity
Our recruitment process
Interested candidates should submit a resume, a cover letter detailing relevant experience, and any pertinent certifications to Spiden website ( We are particularly interested in your experience related to biosensing technologies and optical spectroscopy.

Starting with a 30-minute introductory phone interview, we proceed to group/technical interviews, ideally followed by an on-site interview and tour of our facilities. We aim for a swift process while allowing both parties to obtain a full picture.
Join us at Spiden and help lead the way in transforming health monitoring with advanced wearable technology.
About us
Spiden is a Swiss medtech venture with the vision to use state-of-the-art detection techniques to continuously monitor and learn from a wide range of vital medical indicators, allowing to improve your individual health. 
We encourage you to apply even if you do not believe you meet every single qualification.
Not all strong candidates will meet every single requirement as listed. We know that underrepresented groups more often doubt the strength of their candidacy, but we urge you not to exclude yourself prematurely and to still submit an application if you're excited about this work and think your profile is overall a good fit!
We believe that products like the ones we’re building will have an impact on a very broad set of people, and we strive to include a range of diverse perspectives on our team. We would love to hear from you!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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