Lead Software Engineer

Job Locations USA-CO-Denver
Information Technology


The AmperWave team is looking for the right person to join our exciting team. At AmperWave, you will be a major contributor on a small, experienced team. You will work on our next-generation streaming media and podcasting solutions and your leadership will make an impact on the product.  We build powerful APIs, complex data pipelines, and modern UI.  You’ll have a chance to focus in areas you’re already skilled and take on new challenges over time.Our distributed team has a fun and inclusive environment with a commitment to work life balance.


We are developers and we understand what developers need.  We’ll provide you with a work environment where collaboration is encouraged but you’re not bombarded with superfluous interruptions.  We have highly encouraged communication silent times each afternoon so that everyone can focus without worrying they’re missing anything. We work in modern agile feature teams that self-organize and work together to build great software.  You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to new ideas, learn new technologies, and architect new features. Friendly code reviews make us all better and you get to be a part of that by both reviewing code and having yours reviewed.  We have fun doing what we do, and you will too.


We are happy to consider candidates in any location for this (remote/hybrid) position so long as they reside within reasonable commuting distance to one of our markets


The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $160,000. Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and location of the applicant, as well as internal and external equity.


Audacy offers full time employees with a comprehensive benefits package to include:  health care coordinator, medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, disability, life insurance, critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, paid time off (sick, vacation, personal, parental, volunteer), 401(k) retirement plan, discounted employee stock purchase, student loan payment assistance program, legal assistance, life assistance program, identity theft protection, discounted home and auto insurance, and pet insurance.


What You'll Do:

  • Lead a team in designing and developing enterprise level software solutions.
  • Lead architecture and development decisions for the product.
  • Servant leader who puts the team first to unblock, train, motivate, and create a positive team culture.
  • Defining testing requirements, and authoring Unit and Behavioral cases plus working alongside QA to ensure quality.
  • Participating in Tech Spikes and Feasibility studies to help flesh out new ideas and unknowns.
  • Partnering with development, product support, QA and other teams to make the best product we can.
  • Assess daily and weekly team objectives and monitor output.
  • Identify team bottlenecks in any area and work with the respective stakeholders to solve them.
  • Ability to break technical concepts down and share with non-technical stakeholders.
  • Contributing using your awesome verbal and written communication skills.
  • Acquiring new skills, broadening existing skills, and contributing to others through knowledge sharing – we are better together.


More About You:



  • Experience writing modern languages; GoLang and NodeJS strongly preferred.  
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • 8+ years of engineering experience as a back-end or full-stack developer
  • Experience building services that scale.
  • Strong experience designing and building RESTful APIs to be consumed by internal, public, and partner applications.
  • Solid understanding of Cloud Architectures, Load Balancing, DNS, Firewalls, and Networking as it applies to system design.
  • Experience designing SQL DBs and NOSQL DBs as well as data structures for software architectures.
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in the radio broadcast or streaming industry preferred.
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent practical experience.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.