About Apollo

Founded in 2015, Apollo is a leading sales intelligence and engagement platform trusted by over 15,000 paying customers, from rapidly growing startups to the largest global enterprises. Our platform unifies a database of 200 million business contacts with advanced intelligence and engagement tools, to help over 500,000 sales, marketing, and recruiting professionals to connect with the right person at the right time with the right message, at speed and scale.

In the last year, we’ve grown ARR 3x, quadrupled our active users, maintained profitability 18 out of the past 20 months, and recently closed a $110M Series C led by Sequoia Capital to fuel the next phase of our growth.

Working at Apollo

We are a remote-first inclusive organization focused on operational excellence.  Our way of working ensures clear expectations and an environment to do your best work with ample reward.

YOUR ROLE AND MISSION:

As a Senior Frontend Engineer, you will be a critical part of our growing company, working on a cross-functional team to implement and drive best practices in technology, architecture, and process. You'll have the chance to work in an open and collaborative environment, receive and give hands-on mentorship and have opportunities to grow and accelerate your career. You love both learning and teaching. In this role, you will be interfacing with product, design, software engineers, and members in teams outside of Engineering. You enjoy working cross functionally to solve hard problems and make an impact. At Apollo, you strive for quality, and are obsessed with improving quality, automation, and squashing any bugs that sneak through. You have a drive to constantly investigate performance improvements and innovative ideas.

Our tech stack is React/Redux/NodeJS on the front-end, Ruby/Ruby on Rails/MongoDB/Elasticsearch on the backend, and Kubernetes/Docker/Ansible/Terraform in infrastructure.

 

DAILY ADVENTURES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with product, design and engineering team to design and contribute to core product initiatives.
  • Produce "clean" and well-structured code, with detailed specifications. This means that your code is commented, well structure, readable and comes with documentation;
  • Implement "pixel perfect" design as delivered by our designers that works across different browsers, according to specifications provided
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, automation and continuous delivery
  • Effectively communicate development progress or blockers to the product lead, engineering manager, and other stakeholders
  • Work effectively as part of a large global team
  • Attend and engage in stand-ups, team meetings, and manager 1:1s
  • Provide and receive constructive feedback and praise to co-workers in verbal and written form; respond and react to technical and behavior feedback from managers and peers

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Proactively acts without being told what to do. Able to identify areas of improvement and driving best practices to deliver high quality, performant, and scalable solutions.
  • Ability to take ownership over everything you ship; you'd never call code "released" until you’re confident it’s correct
  • You usually communicate effectively, clearly, concisely and in an audience-oriented way in written and verbal form both technical and non technical subjects, to your teammates. You actively listen to others and ensures they are understood. You pay attention to nonverbal communication.
  • You help your teammates overcome obstacles, resolve blockers, and complete work tasks. You give or share credit where due.
  • You deliver praise and constructive feedback to your team, teammates, and manager in a useful manner.
  • You actively seek out feedback from your teammates and manager, and works to use feedback that you receive as a tool for growth.
  • Confident in owning your role, and bringing creative ideas to the hands of our users

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience in frontend development, developing large-scale applications
  • Solid understanding of core JavaScript (ES6), React, Redux, HTML, and CSS
  • Strong attention to the detail
  • Understanding of REST APIs
  • Experience with Cypress in writing meaningful tests
  • Interest in building UI with performance, accessibility and scalability in mind
  • Strong UX and product sense with the ability to negotiate the right MVP
  • Your code is comprehensible, well-structured, highly performant

What You’ll Love About Apollo

Besides the great compensation package and culture that thrives in openness and excellence, we invest tremendous effort into developing our remote employees’ careers. The team embraces that we have a sole purpose: to help customers maximize their full revenue potential on the Apollo platform. This mindset opens us up to a lot of creative approaches to making customers successful at scale. You’ll be a significant part of a lean, remote team, empowered to really own your role as a proactive educator. We’re very collaborative at Apollo, so you’ll be able to lean on your teammates, even in adjacent departments, to help you achieve lofty goals. You’ll be supported and encouraged to experiment and take educated risks that lead to big wins. And, you’ll have a whole team remotely by your side to help you do it!

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