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Backend Engineer - All Levels



Software Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

About Amberflo
Amberflo is transforming how companies charge for their products and services by making it easy to track and bill on usage. Amberflo has created the world’s first fully-featured and fully-managed Cloud Metering and Usage-Based Pricing and Billing Platform.

Companies, big and small, are shifting to Usage-Based Pricing and Billing to realize higher renewal rates, customer satisfaction, and revenue. Amberflo’s platform provides real-time and accurate metering at scale, as well as flexible building and operating Usage-Based Pricing Plans with on-demand, metered invoicing and billing. Customers, like LaunchDarkly,,, etc., use Amberflo to power their end-to-end monetization infrastructure from metering to billing.

Amberflo was founded in 2020 by former AWS technologists who built and scaled cloud services on the backs of Usage-Based Pricing (UBP) and Product-Led Growth (PLG). Headquartered in the Bay Area with employees around the world, Amberflo raised $20M Series A led by Norwest Venture Partners.

Amberflo is mission oriented and values driven. Our mission is - to help the world transition to a more fair and transparent business model in the form of usage-based pricing, and in the process help our customers achieve higher rate of growth and customer traction.

We are looking for an experienced backend engineer who is excited about working on a next-generation meter file storage system. Your job will be to develop, test, and deploy improvements to make infrastructure more scalable, cost-effective, and performant, as well as developing new platform features and capabilities.

We have openings at multiple levels on this team. Your level will be based on performance in the interview process as well as the experience you bring to the company.

No 3rd Parties or Recruiters.

What you will do

  • Create new micro services on AWS Lambda
  • Handle large data sets processing
  • Create publicly facing API's
  • Contribute to amberflo SDK's
  • Troubleshoot production issues with observability tools


  • You are an experienced, self-starter backend engineer that is passionate about modern technology and cloud-native software architecture.
  • You have 4+ years of experience building microservices with Java and/or NodeJS.
  • You have experience with AWS technologies such as S3, SQS, RDS, and Lambda, and hands-on experience using and developing the following: designing REST APIs; data pipelines using timeseries data, DynamoDB, and Athena; CI/CD with cloud formations; unitests and mocking frameworks; payments/billing solutions
  • You are disciplined in your approach to writing quality code, backed by best practices and years of hands-on experience.
  • You have a bias towards moving fast and making things happen. You are looking to take ownership and make an immediate impact.
  • You have an understanding of the concept of a metering service as it relates to underpinning usage-based pricing and billing infrastructure.
  • You work well as part of a team. You have experience mentoring junior team members, you collaborate well, share and receive constructive feedback, and are not afraid to stand up for what you believe in.

What we offer

  • An opportunity to work with some of the leading, most forward looking and high growth companies transitioning to usage-based pricing and billing
  • A culture of customer obsession that is more than just words and is backed by a solid operating framework to enable us to not just please but delight customers
  • A modern, cloud-native platform, unmatched in scale and features, that customers love
  • Work with a technology stack built from the ground up with cloud-first principles and team responsible for building some of the original services at AWS
  • Fast growing startup with plenty of opportunity to take ownership and run with projects
  • The opportunity to get in on the ground floor, working in an hot new emerging space
  • A culture that empowers great people to accomplish great things
  • Competitive salary and full benefits package and 401(K) contributions
  • Flexibility to work out of our Bay Area or remote office

Amberflo is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

No 3rd parties at this time.