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Amplitude

Amplitude helps companies build better products.

Staff Product Engineer
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

About The Role & Team

At Amplitude, we’re building analytics that helps our customers use data to build better products and drive growth. We’re already the analytics platform of choice for many top product teams around the world including Microsoft, Square, Twitter, and Hubspot. Our team is defining the future of how companies interact with data to build better products.

We’re looking for a senior software engineer to help build out our analytics platform, someone who isn’t afraid to take on the challenges of building new features for an evolving product. As part of the Analytics team within product engineering, you will be responsible for building innovative interfaces and rich user experiences for our core product. The team is small and fast moving, and you will be expected to iterate quickly and make software design decisions on product features. You will become intimately familiar with React, Redux, and ES6. You’ll spend time writing type-safe JavaScript with Flow, as well as working with Python, Node, Postgres, and GraphQL. The product you’ll build is what customers see and use every single day.

As a Senior Product Engineer you will:

  • Take product ideas from ideation to implementation.
  • Develop new types of analysis and new ways to collaborate within our core product, using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Work with our core frontend systems team to leverage and improve our design system and overall frontend architecture. 
  • Integrate with backend services and and build out endpoints with Python, Node and GraphQL.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product and design teams to iterate on our product.
  • Lead engineering discussions and mentor others on engineering best practices.
  • Participate in design and code reviews.

You’ll be a great fit if you:

  • Have several years of experience working in a frontend engineering role.
  • Like to work closely with customers to build features and solve problems.
  • Enjoy working in a technical leadership role on an engineering team.
  • Have fluency with one or more JavaScript application frameworks (React/Redux, Angular, Backbone, etc.).
  • Enjoy building UIs with modern tools like Babel and ES6, React and Redux, Webpack and Flow.
  • Have a good understanding of current and emerging trends in web application development.
  • Pride yourself in your excellent attention to detail and your design and UX sensibilities.

 

Who We Are

Amplitude is built on a culture of having a growth mindset, humility, and ownership. We empower our teams to build with autonomy and collaboration and are committed to continual improvement. For more insight into how we work and what life is like at Amplitude, take a look at our KeyValues profile: https://www.keyvalues.com/amplitude

The Company: Amplitude is filled with humble, life-long learners who are eager to help one another and the company succeed. Our values of growth mindset, ownership, and humility are core to the way we work: we’re tenacious in the face of challenges, we take the initiative to solve problems that drive our shared success, and we operate from a place of empathy and openness, seeking to understand many points of view. 

We care about the well-being of our team: along with excellent health insurance, we offer flexible time off, a monthly wellness stipend, delicious in-office lunch, dinner, & snacks, commuting benefits, a 12-week parental leave, a generous Learning & Development stipend, and a full 10-year window to exercise your stock options.

The Product: Amplitude is a product intelligence platform– we help companies understand their users, rapidly release better product experiences, and grow their business. We’re super proud of what we’ve built and continue to build on: a platform that enables companies to thrive. 

Other fun facts about Amplitude

  • Founded in 2012, Amplitude is backed by Sequoia Capital, IVP, Battery Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Y Combinator and other top tier investors.
  • Twenty of the Fortune 100 are now customers of Amplitude as our innovative brands such as Atlassian, Twitter, FuboTV, and Thredup.
  • We have offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, Singapore, Amsterdam, London, and Paris.
  • Our mascot is the DataMonster, who loves to chow down on all your numbers, charts, and graphs. Nom nom.

Amplitude provides equal employment opportunities (EEO). All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Amplitude’s D&I Commitment: Amplitude believes that diversity enables the creation of better products, the ability to solve complex problems, and drive more powerful solutions. In order to make diversity possible, we commit to striving to create an environment of inclusion: an environment focused on psychological safety, empathy, and human connection, which will allow employees of all backgrounds to feel the care they need to thrive.