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Lead Software Engineer

  • Glasgow
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent


Glasgow (Hybrid, 1 day per week in office)

About Amici
Amici was founded in 2005 by Caroline Briggs, who is still our CEO today. We provide a purchasing and inventory management service, allowing biotech organisations to focus on discovering transformative innovations.
Our procurement consultancy service, along with in-house cloud-based software, allows scientists to focus on discovering life changing cures, while we manage their laboratory purchasing and supply chain needs.
We take extreme pride in delivering solutions of the highest standard and are honoured that we can help our customers on their way to success. Our customers are loyal and enthusiastic about us and so are our people.

Meet the Innovation team
Technology underpins everything we do at Amici, enabling our amazing team of purchasing and supply chain specialists to support some of the most exciting and important work in the biotech and life science industry.
Customers come to Amici to source products for their laboratory. Our MyAmici platform allows scientists to purchase lab consumables, chemicals, biologicals and capital equipment. It's Amici's Innovation team that works diligently to ensure that the MyAmici platform and online purchasing experience is easy and seamless, so that our customers can focus on making life changing discoveries.

About the Role
As Amici continues to grow, we're seeking a talented Lead Software Engineer with a breadth of expertise in software development to join our team and contribute to our exciting projects.

You will lead a team of developers, responsible for the delivery of the product roadmap to a high quality. This is a hands-on role and you will be designing, implementing, and maintaining robust applications while also managing the team. Your technical ability, problem-solving skills, and innovative mindset will drive the success of our MyAmici platform and contribute to the growth of Amici.

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will influence the team's development practice to ensure high-quality code and that delivery deadlines are met.

What are we looking for?
We are very passionate about technology and providing a platform to our customers, so they can focus on the science. We're looking for an experienced manager who still wants to get involved in the end-to-end coding process, delivering high-quality code using Agile and Test Driven Development. You should have experience in supporting with specifications of new features, actively participating in sprint planning, and creating documentation whilst also reviewing your team's documentation. You'll have strong mentoring skills, to support team members and the wider Innovation team.

Our Tech Stack
Infrastructure: Microsoft Azure, Terraform, Docker, Linux, Git, Azure DevOps
Databases: Azure SQL, MongoDB
Backends: Java / Spring, C# / .NET Core
Frontends: Typescript / ReactJS
Search and AI: Apache Lucene, Huggingface
Data: Azure Data Factory, Apache Hop
Test: Playwright
Legacy: Windows, .NET Framework

What is in it for you?
We offer an intrapreneurial environment where people are supported to do their best work, and everyone has the opportunity to make a difference. As a company, we never stop investing in our culture. We appreciate empowering, motivating and developing employees to offer a challenging and rewarding experience at Amici.

Further information on our benefits can be found at

Amici is an equal opportunity employer. Everyone is welcome regardless of your appearance, where you're from, or anything else that makes you, you.

Come talk to us!
This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the evolution of market-leading products that make a genuine difference to those at the heart of the Biotech industry. With an incredible working culture, a flexible approach to work and a great suite of benefits this is an opportunity not to be missed!

Please contact our recruitment partners at Eden Scott for an informal discussion:

We look forward to meeting you!

Niall Bree
Point of contact
Niall Bree
Business Manager
07876 233 246 0141 410 1008

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