Senior Software Engineer

Department:

Engineering

Employment Type:

Full time

Location:

Remote, UK

About Amplience 
At Amplience, we believe in freedom above all else. Freedom for brands to effortlessly create new content, freedom for retailers to do more with their content, and freedom for ourselves to continuously innovate.

More than 350 brands like GAP, GameStop, Ulta, Hobby Lobby, Crate & Barrel, and Traeger have adopted our headless CMS and DAM. With our platform, they create digital experiences that have faster performance, higher engagement, and increased sales. 

About the Team
We are a multi-talented engineering team organized into cross-functional remote-friendly squads dedicated to building highly scalable and reliable SaaS software to manage and deliver content at tremendous scale: 
  • billions of API requests every day 
  • over 400 million items of content 
  • more than 4 Exabytes of critical data delivered every year 
Our company culture is informal, with a games room, board game nights, regular hackathons, weekly development lectures, and we take our caffeine consumption seriously. 
If you share our commitment to innovation, reliability, and a fun and collaborative work environment, then we invite you to join us at Amplience.

About the Tech 
We believe it’s important to use the right tool for the job so in our stack we have a variety of tools, languages, and frameworks. 



 
Infrastructure  | Amazon Web Services, CDK and Cloudformation
Compute  | A mix of serverless, containers, and EC2 instances depending on the workload
Data  | MongoDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB, Solr, ElasticSearch , SQL
Languages   | Java, TypeScript, Python, C++, Golang, Ruby  

Key Responsibilities

At a high level, we’re a SaaS product company and we build services that major retailer and high street brands rely on to create, manage, and serve their content online. That means we have some juicy engineering problems to solve. On the one hand building high performance, zero-downtime edge services that serve more that 4 exabytes of images, video and content each year, and on the other hand we have complex information management and coordination problems to solve so brands can plan and execute their campaigns quickly and reliably.

Our teams are distributed, cross-functional, and self-organising, and they’re responsible for planning, designing, building, testing, and deploying the services they work on. We believe in using the right tool for the job, so we have a variety of tech used in different situations, like Java, Typescript, Cassandra, MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc, all on AWS.

You’ll also:
  • Write clean, high quality code using practises like TDD, SOLID principles, and pair programming.
  • Use Continuous Delivery and Infrastructure as Code techniques to make building, deploying, and managing systems easier, faster, and less error prone.
  • Learn, debate, and then apply the latest technology and techniques to solve serious engineering problems.
  • Continuously seek to incrementally improve the tools, techniques, processes, and practices you use everyday.
  • Help build cloud-native systems in AWS.
  • Make sure our systems are reliable and scalable.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

We're looking for someone with commercial experience that has a deep passion for software engineering; someone who is excited to learn and someone who will be a great team player. 

We would particularly love you to apply if:

  • You have experience building highly-available, testable, cloud applications and services.
  • You have strong knowledge of Java, Typescript, or other modern languages.
  • You enjoy working in a team to solve problems together.
  • You are eager to learn, try out new technologies and keen to share what you know.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity policies
  • Extra holidays once you've been with us for a while
  • The option to purchase additional holidays
  • Charity / volunteer days
  • Life assurance policy
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Season ticket advance loans

About Amplience

Made for Commerce

Designed for Conversion

Engineered for Performance

Amplience is an API-first, headless CMS and DAM in one: a unified platform for commerce content that does everything you need it to. Organize, find and enrich all your assets from a central library. Optimize and automate your product media, images and videos.

Plan, schedule, produce and deliver customer experiences. Do it all from the same platform.

And do more of it. Better, and faster, than ever.

Our Hiring Process

  • Applied
  • Review
  • 1st Round Interview
  • 2nd Round Interview
  • Hired

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