(Remote Work) Senior Backend Engineer – Apollo.io

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Job Overview

  • Job Title Senior Backend Engineer
  • Hiring Organization Apollo.io
  • Company Website https://apollo.io/
  • Remote Locations Philippines
  • Job Type  Remote, Full-Time

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 & Mission

As a Senior Backend Software Engineer, you will be a critical part of our growing company, working on a cross-functional team to implement 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 design, front-end, analytics, as well as 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 frontend. Ruby/Ruby on Rails/MongoDB/Redis/Elasticsearch on the backend, and Kubernetes/Docker/Ansible/Terraform in infrastructure.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design and implement highly scalable backend endpoints
  • Gather product requirements and write design docs to satisfy product needs
  • Drive/Lead full lifecycle of software development: product requirements, architecture, solution design, development, quality assurance, and maintenance
  • Mentor others on best practices and effectively share knowledge
  • Ability to effectively communicate development progress to the product lead, engineering manager, and other stakeholders
  • Be comfortable introducing new technologies and new ideas as required
  • Work effectively as part of a large global team
  • Attend and engage in scrum ceremony meetings, team parties, and manager 1:1s
  • Provide feedback to co-workers in written and verbal form and respond to technical and behavioral feedback from managers and peers

Job Requirements

  • Customer driven: Attentive to our customers’ needs and strive to deliver a seamless and delightful customer experience.
  • High Impact: Understand what the most important customer metrics are and find the right direction to impact them by working with Product Managers and through multiple agile iterations
  • Ownership: Have ownership of projects from start to finish, make sure to have high quality implementation, and have urgency to move fast and find the most efficient ways to iterate
  • Team Mentorship & Sharing: Able to up-level the team by sharing knowledge and best practices with the engineering team
  • Agility: Organized and able to effectively plan and breakdown large projects into smaller tasks that are easier to estimate and deliver. Can lead fast iterations
  • Speak and Act Courageously: aren’t afraid to fail, aren’t afraid to challenge status quo, speak up for contrarian view
  • Focus and Move with Urgency: Able to prioritize for impact and move fast to deliver experiment, features to achieve customer value
  • Intelligence: Learns quickly. Demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new codebase and frameworks.

Skills & Relevant Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience in backend development, at least 1-2 years in senior positions, developing large-scale applications
  • Experience developing distributed web applications
  • Your code is comprehensible, well-structured, highly performant
  • Experience with database modeling (SQL or NoSQL both OK)
  • Experience with using and designing RESTful services
  • Strong knowledge of computer science fundamentals, including data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design
Must have: Communication Skills, Problem Solving, Proactivity, Team Player, Listening Skills, Creativity and Innovation, Organization and Planning, Dealing with Ambiguity, Ownership of projects from start to finish, Distributed Web Development
Nice to have: BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar, GCP, Kubernetes, Docker, Mongo, Redis, Ruby on Rails, Microservices

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