Sales Manager (m/f)

We only sell what we believe in. Make a difference. Our next generation X-ray cameras enable cutting edge science. Help us spread the word and enable research.

The company

X-Spectrum GmbH is a spin off company of DESY. We provide cutting-edge detectors for X-ray experiments at synchrotrons and beyond. We provide the LAMBDA system, a dedicated X-ray camera that is unique in its capabilities.

  • We work with scientists from many major research centers and synchrotrons
  • We are a truly international team embedded in one of the world’s leading research centers

The position

We are looking for a sales manager for our global retail efforts. Your responsibilities would be to coordinate our sales efforts across all media and work closely with our customers. You will have ample opportunities to present the company at sales visits and conferences all around the world.

  • Possibility to realize your own ideas
  • Flexible working hours


  • A technical background in x-ray sciences, it is important to understand our clients’ needs
  • Experience with or willingness to learn about scientific x-ray imagers
  • Entrepreneurial, hands-on mindset, we are growing and new opportunities arise frequently
  • Team player personality, other skills can be learned
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, we act globally

The location

X-Spectrum is located on the campus of the DESY research center in the beautiful city of Hamburg, Germany

Why should I apply?

  • Be part of a growing startup with excellent advancement opportunities
  • Creative leeway in organizing your work
  • Be part of the international research community

The fine print

The start date of the position is August 1st 2017. It will initially be limited to 1 year, with the option of a permanent position at the end of the limited period. We are looking forward to receiving your written application to [email protected].

Deadline for applications: June 15th 2017