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 Staff Software Engineer at Apollo, you will take the lead on directing and implementing solutions to significantly complex, unscoped problems. Your work will extend to many parts of a domain and may begin to influence your entire department or domain. Your team's work will align engineering priorities to Apollo's business and engineering priorities to realize the meaningful impact. You'll improve the overall quality of engineering done on your team and consistently take steps to support the growth and the success of your teammates.

DAILY ADVENTURES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participation in key technical decision-making discussions such as sprint planning, software design, and code reviews
  • Help build and scale a world-class engineering team by interviewing and referral.
  • Hold systematic weekly 1:1 touchpoints with engineers to deliver and receive quality feedback
  • Setting technical direction and overseeing engineering projects working along with CTO on deciding the technology roadmap.
  • Mentorship and sponsorship - best way to grow those around you is by creating an active practice of mentorship and sponsorship. Maintaining relationships and developing a positive team culture
  • Provide objective and helpful quarterly performance feedback for engineers

COMPETENCIES:

  • Delivery
  • Problem solving
  • Leadership
  • Communication

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of relevant work experience in software development.
  • Experience in software development using a general-purpose programming language (e.g., Java, Python etc).
  • Experience architecting and developing distributed systems design.
Great to have: Familiarity with Big Data Technologies, Ruby on Rails, React, MongoDB, and ElasticSearch, DevOps; Experience with Web scraping.

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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