Software Teamlead Dynamic Single Molecule

Full-time position


The Software Team Lead will be responsible for reaching the software objectives in line with the overall Dynamic Single-Molecule research & development and strategy. You will work closely together with the Program Manager to distribute the priorities and tasks regarding Time, Features and Development.  You will take the lead of a highly motivated and skilled Software team in our amazing Amsterdam office.

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

LUMICKS Field Engineer
  • Allocates time budgets for different tasks (Testing, Support, features, ops support) of the software team and keeps track of the budget and evaluates the allocation together with Product Management and Program Manager
  • Ensures assignment of the correct SW member to the DSM projects
  • Closely communicates with Program Management and Product Management to ensures SW team resources and capacity fits into the Program planning of the R&D roadmap
  • Sets priorities for the whole SW team in the bi-weekly sprint planning, to balance short – and long term planning
  • Has a good understanding on software development to ensure a realistic planning that aligns with the product roadmap(long term)
  • Funnels all the incoming requests for the software team, prioritizes and communicates with stakeholders on deliverables and timeline, which feeds into the sprint planning (short term)
  • Manages the high-level planning of the team and facilitates effective execution by ensuring system timeand assures project specific HW availability and SW licenses
  • Communicates with the Operations team to align on upcoming installations, software updates, non-standard requests and ongoing support of the Installed System Base (ISB)
  • Communicates with the Product Manager to align on the feature priorities and requirements;
  • Future growth into the managerial lead of the SW members in terms of personal development, coaching and reviewing
  • You graduated with a BSc or MSc degree in software engineering or a related discipline, or can show equivalent professional experience
  • You have a strong focus on the practical aspects of software engineering and you are aware of industry best practices
  • Working experience with modern C++ (C++11 and later)
  • Experience with Python and Qt is an advantage
  • You enjoy working in a small and agile team and are passionate about technology
  • You want to make an excellent product, like to work in a dynamic environment, and have the right getting-things-done mentality to meet occasional demanding deadlines
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You have at least 3 years of management experience

Why join?

Autonomy, ownership & responsibility

Be the leader of your own projects, and own them like no other. Whether you’re developing software or business, you are responsible for your work and the direction it goes.

Growth opportunities

With new positions opening up weekly and the company still growing exponentially, there are lots of opportunities to broaden your skill set.

Flat organization & open culture

At LUMICKS engagement is key. We try to align everyone on our dreams and strategies to unlock single-molecule and single-cell research.

A role within a fast-growing high-tech company

With new positions opening up weekly and the company still growing exponentially, there are lots of opportunities to broaden your skill set.

Lots of activities, such as yoga, board game nights, running and drinks

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