Senior Product Engineer, Shared Services

East Bay, CA, United States, San Francisco, CA, United States, Silicon Valley, CA, United States


Role Locations

  • East Bay, CA, United States
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


501+ people


501 2 Nd St Ste 100
San Francisco, CA, 94107-1431, US

Tech Stack

  • PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • Redshift
  • Amazon AWS
  • DynamoDB
  • Java
  • Python
  • Javascript
  • React JS
  • Kafka
  • GraphQL

Role Description

Amplitude is the pioneer in digital optimization software. More than 1,400 customers, including Atlassian, Instacart, NBCUniversal, Shopify, and Under Armour rely on Amplitude to power their digital products. Amplitude makes product data accessible to every member of an organization, empowering them to make data-driven decisions that fuel faster product innovation and growth. As an organization, we approach challenges with humility, take ownership of our contributions, and embrace a growth mindset that pushes us to constantly improve ourselves, each other, and the value we bring to customers and partners.

Amplitude’s Commitment to Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI): Amplitude believes that diversity enables creation of better products, 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. 

About The Role & Team

The Product Engineering Platform team offers a consolidation of shared services that supports multiple functional teams of the Amplitude product suite.  The mission of this team is to provide Amplitude customers a unified and consistent customer experience among all Amplitude offerings.

  As a Staff/Senior Full Stack Engineer, you will: 

  • Participate in architecture, design and development of services that the whole product engineering team will use
  • Solve complex web software development problems and build the necessary support on the backend
  • Build robust mission critical applications which enables multiple teams to reach their goals quicker and easier
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the development processes  

You'll be a great addition to the team if you have:

  • You have 5+ years of experience working in a full stack engineering role.
  • Experience with one of the following programming languages: Javascript, NodeJS, Python
  • Experienced in building RESTful APIs and API Communication
  • Good grasp of asynchronous programming
  • Able to troubleshoot system-level integration and performance issues
  • Fast learner and eager to absorb new emerging technologies
  • Enjoys working with different teams with strong collaboration and communication skills 

Who We Are

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, a 12-week parental leave, a subscription to Modern Health, and a generous Learning & Development stipend. 

The Product: Amplitude is a digital optimization system – we help companies understand their users, rapidly release better product experiences, and ultimately grow their business. We’re super proud of what we’ve built and continue to expand: a platform that empowers  companies to thrive in the digital era. 

Other fun facts about Amplitude: 

  • Amplitude is a tech company to bet your career on in 2021, according to Business Insider.
  • Amplitude went public via a direct listing in September 2021 and is now trading under the ticker AMPL. 
  • Amplitude is the #1 product analytics solution according to G2.
  • Founded in 2012, Amplitude is backed by Benchmark Capital, Sequoia Capital, IVP, Battery Ventures, Y Combinator and other top tier investors.
  • We’re a global and fast-growing team! We’ve hired more than 300 people in 2021 and have operations in San Francisco (HQ), New York, Amsterdam, London, Paris and Singapore.
  • Our mascot is the datamonster, who loves to chow down on numbers, charts, and graphs. Nom nom.

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.



About Amplitude

Amplitude is a recently public and market-leading product analytics company that help companies use data to build better products. Founded in 2012 and backed by Benchmark, Battery, and IVP, we're the fastest growing analytics company with thousands of customers who are creating outsized competitive advantages with user behavior data including Block, Intuit, Hubspot, and Mozilla.

Company Culture

We operate with three core values: ownership, humility, and growth mindset. This allows every individual to have a say in how we build our product and company and has been the foundation for our rapid growth.

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