Are you the One?

Lexogen develops and manufactures the most advanced solutions for genomics. No compromise on innovation or performance is allowed. As much as Lexogen is dedicated to innovation, it also dedicates itself to hiring and developing the best talent from around the world.

At Lexogen, we are always looking for people who understand the value and importance of innovation, who know the joy of working in a highly dynamic job environment, who love creation and achievement, and do not fear failure but take it as a lesson for another great leap.

Feeling addressed? Then you are the person we are looking for!

Working at Lexogen

Forefront of the fastest developing technology

Lexogen stands on the front line of the industry with the fastest developing technology in human history, which is genome sequencing. Lexogen’s aim is to utilize this technology to bring forth scientific answers to the fundamental questions about life. We are devoting ourselves to developing new solutions which maximize the potential of the sequencing technologies. Working in Lexogen will give you a unique experience of being in the front row of this fascinating industry.

Think innovative

Innovation is at the heart of Lexogen’s ambition to become the leader in the industry. Science, technology and product development are central to our plans. We need people who can find different ways of adding value and contributing. Most importantly, we want original thinkers who will challenge us, stretch us and move us forward.

Work international

More than hundreds of institutions utilize our technology all over the world, and we have numerous partners working together with us in most of the countries. Headquartered in Vienna at the very heart of Europe, we have more than 10 different nationalities working as together, and in line with our strategy of aggresive global expansion, we offer increasing opportunities to work in an international atmosphere.

Grow exponential

The company grows when the people grow. We think individual growth of team members is no less important than that of the company. We are providing diverse opportunities of growth for the individuals in the company which we believe in turn will grow the company.

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Open positions

At Lexogen the key to our achievements is our team, and we do understand that each team member is a person and not what is sometimes described as human “resource”. Each individual team member has his/her own characteristic, diverse background and experiences and this is the foundation of our success.

Lexogen is a biotech company based in Vienna, Austria, focusing on the development of technologies for complete transcriptome sequencing. Our product portfolio offers solutions for diverse RNA analysis applications and includes kits for whole transcriptome sequencing, expression profiling, full-length cDNA amplification, RNA extraction as well as software for RNA-Seq data analysis. We are operating state-of-the-art offices, R&D and production facilities. Importantly we are a committed team that has successfully developed and launched an expanding product portfolio into the Next Generation Sequencing market, one of the most exciting, hottest and fastest growing areas in the Genomics field.


We are looking for an innovative C/C++ Software Developer with strong mathematical and statistical background to work on research projects in the area of next generation sequencing (NGS). This position is available with immediate effect.


  • Implement and test statistical algorithms in C/C++
  • Benchmark software on large NGS datasets
  • Integrate third-party plug-ins into NGS data processing suites
  • Rapid prototyping using open source software
  • Software documentation


  • Advanced programming skills in C/C++, ideally including experience with the Standard Template Library (SLT) and Boost Library
  • Advanced programming skills in Java
  • Basic knowledge of Matlab/Octave, GNU toolbox and shell scripting
  • Degree in scientific discipline, MSc, BSc, FH diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in handling NGS data is a plus
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast paced start-up environment
  • Excellent command of English


This is an exceptional opportunity to join a fast growing biotech company at an early stage and to help shape a future leader in the gene expression analysis market.

To apply for this position, please send your detailed CV and cover letter to Stephan Dörr,

Remuneration will be according to experience and performance. (Disclaimer according to Austrian Law: Minimum base salary according to collective agreement for utilization group III is EUR 1737,37 per month for a full time position.)


We are seeking an experienced researcher with strong background in RNA biology to consult on scientific and technical inquiries from the customers. The candidate will join the global technical support team based in Vienna, Austria. The team will leverage their experience as a technical consultant to troubleshoot, train and transfer knowledge of new and current products. This position is available with immediate effect.


  • Advanced assay troubleshooting and root cause investigation
  • Provide technical support, technical seminars and new product trainings via email/phone as well as direct visits
  • Participate in writing application notes and white papers
  • Maintain close collaboration with sales and marketing people to support the business targets, identify trends and opportunities and resolve the technical issues
  • Keep track of customer requests
  • Ensure optimal customer satisfaction for growing the business


  • PhD degree in biochemistry or molecular biology/cell biology or similar
  • Advanced knowledge of RNA biology
  • Experience in genomics, transcriptomics or handling NGS data is an asset
  • Competent in scientific writing
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines
  • Ability to recognise when to modify a standard approach to be more effective and incorporate new technology when required
  • Commitment to customers and sales personnel
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast paced start-up environment
  • Excellent command of English


To apply for this position please send your detailed CV and cover letter with reference No 201601117 to

Remuneration will be according to experience and performance (Disclaimer according to Austrian Law: Minimum base salary according to collective agreement for utilization group III is EURO 1.761,69 per month for a fulltime position) The salary will be adjusted to match your qualification and experience.


In this challenging position you are responsible for generating sales through developing and maintaining and supporting strong relationships with customers, procurement officers, key opinion leaders and other stakeholders. You exploit all sales opportunities within the region and implement area plans. Also, you will execute business, action and pricing plans to deliver budgeted figures. The geographical scope of the travel will be west coast of the United States including San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego, Seattle. You will report to the Head of Business Development in the company headquarters.


  • Make accepted sales action plans and execute them to reach the sales target.
  • Build up and maintain good and effective relations with current and potential customers and important influencers.
  • Organize seminars and talks for the customers in the region.
  • Report progress on the main areas of responsibility regularly and discuss potential threats, opportunities and corrective actions in regular meetings.
  • Involved and/or provide input on internal projects.
  • Contribute actively to the development and realization of the strategies and results of the region.
  • Constantly collect and report the market information including competition landscape and new opportunities.
  • Eventually build a team of sales people within the territory and manage them.


  • Minimum B.Sc. degree in Life Science is strongly required, a Master’s or PhD degree in biotech-related field is recommended.
  • 2+ years of substantial relevant working experience in the field of biotechnical sales or support.
  • Profound knowledge about RNA Biology and/or NGS technologies a plus.
  • Connections in research labs and NGS facilities in the assigned territory a plus.
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Superb level of up-to-date knowledge of product portfolio, documentation and the ability to transfer this knowledge effectively to the target audiences.
  • Excellent communication skills, being able to convince others of a particular viewpoint and to win consent using the right arguments and methods.
  • Independently and of his/her own initiative adjusts his/her activities and behavior when changes make it necessary.
  • The sensitivity and ability to adapt to local business cultures and customs.
  • Ability and willingness to travel-30%


To apply for this position please send your detailed CV and cover letter to

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Even though there may be no vacancy for a specific position, our door is always open to any motivated talent. Please let us know why you think you are the one needed at Lexogen with some personal details, and our talent acquisition team will get in contact with you after reviewing your submission. You can use the unsolicited application form or send your detailed CV and covering letter to

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