Posted on 
Jul 29

Software Engineering Manager

AMP Robotics is a pioneer and industry leader in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and infrastructure for the waste and recycling industry. We apply AI-powered automation to economically and sustainably improve our global recycling system.

Headquartered in Louisville, Colorado, the Denver Post and BuiltIn Colorado have recognized AMP as one of the state's top workplaces. AMP also has operations and career opportunities outside of Atlanta and Cleveland, as well as in Europe. We’re fostering an environment where passionate individuals can grow and create impact. We seek unconventional thinkers to join our mission to enable a world without waste; at AMP, your contributions have meaning and can spur change. With backing from top-tier investors and national recognition including North American Cleantech Company of the Year and Forbes’ most promising AI companies, we’re always seeking ways to better our operations, raising the bar on innovation, and looking to collaborate and improve in what we do. Learn more at AMPRobotics.com.

AMP Robotics is hiring a Software Engineering Manager - Robotics reporting to the Director of Software to oversee the building of AMP's core technology. As the manager of the Robot Software group, this position will support the development of AMP's robotics software platform which drives more than 200 active systems around the world.

The robot software group is highly-collaborative and powered by passion for recycling, SW development, and changing the world.

As the Robot Software Manager, you will work to:
- Orchestrate cross-functional software releases for deployment to hundreds of robotics systems across the globe
- Plan, prioritize, and coordinate the development of features that increase the speed, accuracy, and efficiency of recycling sorting systems
- Foster positive software culture that promotes trust, transparency, and sustainability
- Mentor our growing software teams and help us invest in our people
- Drive vision for the long term architecture and goals of our robot software platform
- Reshape the fundamental economics of recycling by increasing the performance of robotic sorting systems.
- Deliver the core technology which power's all of AMP's products.

We are seeking an individual with a strong track record of leading teams that ship production software.

Required Experience:
- 3+ years experience leading effective software teams

Preferred Experience:
- 5+ years leading software teams with team sizes of 10+
- Robotics / Embedded Systems:
- Remote deployments, telemetry / metrics, containerization
- Managing cross-functional projects across broad domains: engineering, sales, product, etc.
- Algorithms, neural networks, or data processing familiarity
- Managing the full lifecycle of products from early stage R&D/prototyping to shipping production level systems in real-world applications
- Driving and leading team in overall Architecture and system design decisions to support business needs
- Management / Leadership:
- Hiring, onboarding, coaching and mentoring effective developers and tech leads
- Building effective, positive and collaborative culture within team and within organization
- Aligning team goals and work with product and business needs
- Working in a startup environment with minimal structure
- Startup Ready:
- Building organization in dynamic and evolving environments
- Balancing structure with flexibility as requirements change
- Critical thinker who can take ownership of system requirements
- Lifelong learner with ability to develop proficiency in a breadth of technologies

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 a time.

Remote or Hybrid: 
- Full-remote with regular travel to AMP's Louisville CO HQ or
- Hybrid or full time in-office at AMP's Louisville CO HQ

Travel Requirements: 
- Up to 20% travel time for management responsibilities and access to hardware systems.

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.

Salary & Compensation information: $145,000 to $175,000 depending on experience.

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.
- Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability.
- 401(k) retirement plan (non-matching).
- Flexible Time Off
- Nine (9) paid holidays – 7 company designated and 2 floating holidays.
- Equity Shares

Description

AMP Robotics is a pioneer and industry leader in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and infrastructure for the waste and recycling industry. We apply AI-powered automation to economically and sustainably improve our global recycling system.

Headquartered in Louisville, Colorado, the Denver Post and BuiltIn Colorado have recognized AMP as one of the state's top workplaces. AMP also has operations and career opportunities outside of Atlanta and Cleveland, as well as in Europe. We’re fostering an environment where passionate individuals can grow and create impact. We seek unconventional thinkers to join our mission to enable a world without waste; at AMP, your contributions have meaning and can spur change. With backing from top-tier investors and national recognition including North American Cleantech Company of the Year and Forbes’ most promising AI companies, we’re always seeking ways to better our operations, raising the bar on innovation, and looking to collaborate and improve in what we do. Learn more at AMPRobotics.com.

AMP Robotics is hiring a Software Engineering Manager - Robotics reporting to the Director of Software to oversee the building of AMP's core technology. As the manager of the Robot Software group, this position will support the development of AMP's robotics software platform which drives more than 200 active systems around the world.

The robot software group is highly-collaborative and powered by passion for recycling, SW development, and changing the world.

As the Robot Software Manager, you will work to:
- Orchestrate cross-functional software releases for deployment to hundreds of robotics systems across the globe
- Plan, prioritize, and coordinate the development of features that increase the speed, accuracy, and efficiency of recycling sorting systems
- Foster positive software culture that promotes trust, transparency, and sustainability
- Mentor our growing software teams and help us invest in our people
- Drive vision for the long term architecture and goals of our robot software platform
- Reshape the fundamental economics of recycling by increasing the performance of robotic sorting systems.
- Deliver the core technology which power's all of AMP's products.

We are seeking an individual with a strong track record of leading teams that ship production software.

Required Experience:
- 3+ years experience leading effective software teams

Preferred Experience:
- 5+ years leading software teams with team sizes of 10+
- Robotics / Embedded Systems:
- Remote deployments, telemetry / metrics, containerization
- Managing cross-functional projects across broad domains: engineering, sales, product, etc.
- Algorithms, neural networks, or data processing familiarity
- Managing the full lifecycle of products from early stage R&D/prototyping to shipping production level systems in real-world applications
- Driving and leading team in overall Architecture and system design decisions to support business needs
- Management / Leadership:
- Hiring, onboarding, coaching and mentoring effective developers and tech leads
- Building effective, positive and collaborative culture within team and within organization
- Aligning team goals and work with product and business needs
- Working in a startup environment with minimal structure
- Startup Ready:
- Building organization in dynamic and evolving environments
- Balancing structure with flexibility as requirements change
- Critical thinker who can take ownership of system requirements
- Lifelong learner with ability to develop proficiency in a breadth of technologies

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 a time.

Remote or Hybrid: 
- Full-remote with regular travel to AMP's Louisville CO HQ or
- Hybrid or full time in-office at AMP's Louisville CO HQ

Travel Requirements: 
- Up to 20% travel time for management responsibilities and access to hardware systems.

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.

Salary & Compensation information: $145,000 to $175,000 depending on experience.

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.
- Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability.
- 401(k) retirement plan (non-matching).
- Flexible Time Off
- Nine (9) paid holidays – 7 company designated and 2 floating holidays.
- Equity Shares

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