Senior Frontend Engineer

San Francisco
Engineering
Full-time
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. Backed by top VCs – Battery Ventures, Benchmark and YCombinator – our team is defining the future of how companies interact with data to build better products.

We’re looking for a senior full stack product 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 Product Engineering Team, 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.

Responsibilities

    • Take product ideas from ideation to implementation
    • Develop large-scale interactive web applications in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
    • Integrate with backend services and build out endpoints with Python and GraphQL
    • Collaborate 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

Skills and Experience

    • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or another technical field
    • 5+ years of experience working in a frontend engineering role
    • Experience in a technical leadership role on an engineering team
    • 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
    • You have a deep understanding of current and emerging trends of the web platform
    • Experience with client-side software design, performance, and optimization challenges working with large applications
    • Excellent attention to detail and demonstrated design and UX sensibilities
    • Understanding of Python, Ruby, and/or node web servers and SQL databases
    • Real passion for solving challenging problems and iterating quickly
    • Experience with web or mobile analytics, or data visualizations and d3 is a plus
About Amplitude

At Amplitude, we’re on a mission to help product teams understand their users’ behavior so that they can build better products. We’ve built a product analytics platform that enables anyone, regardless of analytics experience, to listen to what their users are telling them through user behavior.

Founded in 2012, Amplitude is located in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood, and we are backed by IVP, Battery Ventures, Benchmark Capital, and Y Combinator. You can learn more about our team, culture, and environment at https://amplitude.com/careers.

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

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