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Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack

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Posted 12 days ago

Job Type

Full Time


$144k - $182k







  • Mission/Vision: Ensure the success of large enterprises by building robust GraphQL tools, supporting a myriad of global-scale production environments.

  • Key Responsibilities: Design and develop new features, integrate technical solutions, represent engineering in product development and onboarding, and participate in on-call rotation.

  • Growth Opportunities: Use and refine new Apollo prototypes, influence industry standards, work with a distributed team, and stay updated with new developer trends.


Are you an experienced full-stack developer excited to work on the developer tools that help the biggest companies around the world scale in production with GraphQL? If you care deeply about end-user experience and want to contribute to building tools that you, as a developer, can have a voice in guiding the direction of, read on!

Whether you binge-watch a series on Netflix, plan faraway vacations from your phone, or read international news online, you’ve likely used Apollo’s technology this week. Apollo supports some of the largest GraphQL platforms in the world. Join us and help shape the future of GraphOS!

What You'll Do

  • Help design and build features that help the world’s largest enterprises go to production with GraphQL.

  • Build end-to-end features for our customers, using various languages in our tech stack such as React with TypeScript, Kotlin, Postgres, Kafka, Rust, Druid and more.

  • Work closely with product managers and designers to define product experiences and represent the engineering voice in product development.

  • Design and build technical integrations between Apollo's cloud services and popular developer tools like Datadog, Pagerduty, Sentry, OpenTelemetry, Terraform, and GitHub.

  • Use new Apollo prototypes before anyone else and help us hone our “developers building for developers” experiences.

  • Help onboard new team members and explain the tools we build to our global developer community.

  • Help us design and build our own schema, while figuring out our own best practices for schema building and graph scaling.

  • You may be required to participate in on-call rotation.

About You:

  • You’ve worked on a full-stack app before and are familiar with the paradigms of API design and how servers and clients communicate.

  • You’re excited about GraphQL and modern developer tooling, and are interested in helping push the industry forward.

  • You are comfortable working across the stack and enjoy the breadth of work that comes from contributing to everything from frontend code, to thinking about systems design.

  • You’re excited to bring your own creativity and vision to the problems Apollo is solving for the developer community.

  • The idea of sharing your work broadly, both internally and externally, is exciting to you.

  • You’re looking forward to working with a distributed team.

  • You like learning and proactively keep up with new developer trends through reading books, watching videos, taking classes, or something similar.

$144,000 - $182,000 a year

At Apollo, we strive to provide competitive, market-informed compensation whilst ensuring consistency within the team in each country. We make hiring decisions based on your skills, experience, and our overall assessment of what we learned during the hiring process.

In addition to the U.S. base salary range, we also provide equity and benefits. Apollo offers all U.S. employees a choice of 3 Anthem Blue Cross medical plans and California residents can also choose from an additional 2 Kaiser medical plans. Dental and Vision benefits are provided by Sun Life Financial.

Location: This is a remote position that can be done from anywhere in the US or Canada.

Equal Opportunity: Apollo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a talented and diverse workforce.

Privacy: California residents applying for positions at Apollo can see our privacy policy .

Apollo is an E-Verify employer and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information please visit E-Verify.


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