Hannes Hochreiner

Work experience

Senior Business Analyst R&D IT

Merck Group

November 2016 - present

Darmstadt, Germany

  • Managing demand for a functional team as the single point of contact to the cross-functional platform teams
  • Leading interviews for the need-finding and contributing to the synthesis for a future clinical data repository and analytics platform
  • Introduced self-service user access workflows for a GCP visualization system considerably reducing the required involvement of the management of the unit
  • Led the successful migration and upgrade of a GLP LIMS
  • Created a system landscape for a department spanning 9 sites on three continents

Systems Analyst and Consultant

Merck KGaA

January 2015 - October 2016

Darmstadt, Germany

  • Coordinated and participated in the sharing of laboratory automation solutions and best practices
  • Designed (including establishing of requirements), implemented and administrated laboratory automation and information management systems
  • Developed an Excel-add-in to optimally integrate Mettler Toledo and Sartorius balances into the laboratory workflow
  • Managed a study examining the feasibility of replacing a custom LIMS by an SAP solution

Systems Analyst and Consultant
(Senior Specialist)

Merck KGaA

January 2012 - December 2014

Darmstadt, Germany

  • Introduced web service (REST) based single page applications as a replacement of ASP.NET web forms solutions within the department
  • Developed a custom HTML5 interface for the Waters AWM
  • Architected and implemented a custom LIMS for pigment quality data and production parameters used by >180 users at 4 sites on three continents
  • Deployed and administrated applications via Citrix and Microsoft IIS
  • Developed and extended applications for workflow automation and information management in GMP and non-GMP laboratory and production settings

(Senior Specialist)

Merck KGaA

September 2008 - December 2011

Darmstadt, Germany

  • Managed the installation of a coating sensor in a tablet coater
  • Performed feasibility studies for the use of a variety of analytical techniques in process analysis
  • Developed and extended applications for workflow automation and information management in GMP and non-GMP laboratory and production settings

Research Assistant

Dalhousie University

March 2008 - July 2008

Halifax, Canada

  • Performed research on chemical sensors based on fiber optical transducers

Teaching Assistant

Dalhousie University

January 2004 - December 2006

Halifax, Canada

  • Worked as a teaching assistant in first, second and third year labs
  • Corrected laboratory reports


Heininger Ges.m.b.H.

June 2000 - April 2007

Vienna, Austria

  • HTML 4, Java Script and PHP programming
  • Edited graphics and retouched images for print and web usage
  • Created layouts and designs for print and consumer goods
  • Gained in-depth knowledge on all aspects of print and screen-design

Sales Promoter

Philips Austria

November 1998 - May 1999

Vienna, Austria

  • Promoted and demonstrated a speech recognition system in various cities in Austria
  • Trained sales staff on speech recognition software
  • Provided support for customers


Sensor Marktforschung Ges.m.b.H.

March 1998 - February 1999

Vienna, Austria

  • Interviewed people on various topics


Post & Telekom Austria

August 1996 - September 1996

Vienna, Austria

  • Delivered postal and money consignments