Sr. Full-Stack Software Engineer

  • AMP Robotics
  • Louisville, Colorado, United States
  • Jun 10, 2021

Job Description

Posted: 6/9/21 

AMP Robotics is a pioneer and industry leader in artificial intelligence and robotics for the recycling industry. Every day, we’re working to re-imagine and actively modernize the world’s recycling infrastructure. Headquartered and manufacturing operations in Louisville, Colorado, we build and deploy cutting-edge technology solutions that solve many of the central challenges of recycling to make it more efficient, cost-effective, scalable, and sustainable. 

We’re fostering an environment where talented, driven individuals can grow and create impact. We are looking for unconventional thinkers to join our mission; at AMP, your contributions have meaning and can spur change. With backing from top-tier investors including Sequoia Capital and recognition including Fortune’s Impact 20, Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, and Forbes’ most promising artificial intelligence companies in America, we’re always seeking ways to better our operations, raising the bar on innovation, and looking to collaborate and improve each day in what we do

AMP Robotics is looking for frontend and backend specialists to join our Cloud Team as Senior Full-Stack Software Engineers. The team is working hard to take our data infrastructure and web applications to the next level.

As a Sr. Full-Stack Software Engineer, you will work to:

  • Develop new features in our internal and customer-facing web applications.
  • Improve and design backend APIs to shuttle data to the right places.
  • Leverage Google Cloud Platform and related services to maximize user value.
  • Find new and exciting ways to turn our vast trove of data into actionable insights.
  • Contribute to the long term growth and health of software teams at AMP Robotics.

Supervisory responsibilities: 

This is an individual contributor role with future potential to lead and/or manage teams.

All strong candidates:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent experience.
  • Has been part of a professional software development team.
  • Quality-first attitude with belief that teams should write tests and own deployments.
  • Product-focused mindset obsessed with delivery of user value.
  • Willingness to learn, get hands dirty, and wear multiple hats as we grow.
  • Can flourish in a startup environment where change is constant and ambiguity inevitable.
  • Has led a team of engineers.


  • Passion for the recycling industry.
  • Desire to work in an agile manner.
  • Experience with our tech stack (Python, Typescript, JavaScript, Angular, GraphQL, Docker, Kubernetes)

Backend specialists:


  • Experience designing and implementing APIs.
  • History working with relational, non-relational, and time-series databases.
  • Strong advocate for process automation.
  • Comfort with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Knowledgeable about public cloud platforms (GCP, AWS, Azure).


  • Desire or willingness to learn frontend development.
  • Experience with Python and Typescript.
  • Knows what it takes to build systems that scale.
  • Relevant knowledge of commercial and industrial IoT systems.

Frontend specialists:


  • Advanced knowledge of one or more modern frontend frameworks (Angular, Vue, React).
  • Strong data visualization skills.
  • Experience writing tests at all levels (unit, functional, e2e).
  • Has built applications with Typescript.
  • Deep understanding of authorization and authentication patterns.


  • Comfort working with GraphQL APIs.
  • Interest in finding new ways to express data for users of all types.
  • Experience building non-trivial APIs.
  • Desire to expand beyond the frontend.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent experience.


  • See above. Must have a history as an engineer on a product based team. Even better to have led one.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Working Location(s): 

  • Our team is working remotely due to the pandemic but the ideal candidate is local to the Boulder/Denver area. 

Travel Requirements: 

  • Little to no travel expected.

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement: 

AMP Robotics is an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the Company will be based on job openings, merit, qualifications, and abilities as required by the position. The Company does not discriminate, and does not permit its employees to discriminate against other employees, applicants, customers, or independent contractors because of:

  • Race
  • Color
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation (including gender identity or expression, including a person's orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or transgender status, or PeopleCare’s perception thereof)
  • Pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions
  • Marital status
  • National origin
  • Citizenship
  • Military or veteran status
  • Ancestry
  • Age (40 or over)
  • Disability (including genetic information)
  • Or, any other consideration made unlawful by applicable laws. 

Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, layoff, recall, and termination. 

Other duties: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We recognize that there is more to work than the day-to-day responsibilities. In addition to a collaborative, high-performing team environment, we’re pleased to offer competitive base salaries; medical, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan; paid time off and sick time; flexible work hours; and the opportunity to quickly accelerate your learning and growth.

Benefits information:

  • Medical - The company covers up 85% to 100% of the premium for Cigna healthcare plans depending on the selection. Employees pay the difference in premium if they select a more expensive plan. Up to 75% for dependents. 
  • 401(k) retirement plan (non-matching).
  • Seven (7) paid holidays – 7 company designated and 2 floating holidays. (salaried employees only)
  • Referral bonuses for staff positions.
  • Paid Vacation Leave – Accrues at a rate of 4.67 hours (0.58 days) per pay period (2 weeks). Unused PTO carries over each year with a 1-year limit.
  • Paid Sick Leave – 64 hours per year, given in full on start date, refreshes on anniversary.

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