Senior Software Engineer, AmperWave

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 an experienced team. You will work on our next-generation streaming media, monetization, and podcasting solutions and will make a direct impact on the product lines.  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.


The ideal candidate is passionate about building effective, high-quality, innovative, scalable products and services. We believe in self-empowered teams that can take a product from concept to delivery. You’ll get the chance to own and contribute to multiple core functionalities and capabilities and be a driving force behind our evolution as a digital streaming company. This candidate must be local to one of our local Philadelphia, Denver, or Vancouver locations. Ideal salary expections are $140,000.


What You'll Do:

  • Translate complex requirements to simple code
  • Develop APIs and streaming systems powering our mobile, web and OTT apps, as well as APIs consumed by third-party developers
  • Write fast, efficient code with an eye for keeping response time low
  • Help to provide an accurate timeline and scoping estimations on engineering projects
  • Mentor junior developers, including conducting code reviews and assisting in architecture planning
  • Keep up on cutting edge software trends and cloud-based solutions
  • Follow engineering best practices and participate in code reviews
  • Participate in project scoping, resource planning, and timeline estimation
  • Follow agile/continuous integration engineering best practices
  • Additional duties as needed


More About You:


Required & Preferred:

Required Traits:

  • Have at least 4 years experience writing code as part of a team
  • Are proficient in at least one modern languages (i.e. Go or Javascript)
  • Are a polyglot that isn’t afraid to learn new technologies
  • Have built production systems that scaled
  • Aren’t afraid to own greenfield or brownfield projects
  • Have experience building services that scale (this is important)
  • Have strong experience designing and building RESTful APIs to be consumed by internal, public, and partner applications
  • Have a solid understanding of Cloud Architectures, Load Balancing, DNS, Firewalls, and Networking as it applies to system design.

Desired Traits:

  • Immediately get the debugger working when introduced to a new project
  • Are comfortable with dynamically typed interpreted languages
  • Are comfortable with statically typed compiled languages
  • Have built something that failed and learned from it
  • Know SOLID rules well enough to know when to break them
  • Have enough experience with RDBMS to know that indexes are important
  • Have enough experience with NoSQL databases to know that keys are important
  • Use unit tests because they make code better and development faster
  • Think swagger UI is an amazing tool and every API should use it
  • Have built systems that deploy on AWS and/or GCP
  • Use docker to encapsulate and isolate services whenever possible


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, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


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