Engineering Manager at Apollo (S11)
Apollo helps engineering teams accelerate delivery
Remote
Full-time
3+ years
About Apollo

Apollo is a developer tools company focused on GraphQL. Our mission is to simplify app development by combining APIs, databases, and microservices into a single data graph that you can query with GraphQL. We are proud of our culture that encourages caring & inclusivity, supports distributed workers, and recruits people who have a history of delivering the highest caliber results.

We are backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Matrix Partners, Y Combinator, and individual investors

About the role

Are you thrilled when you help others succeed? Do you thrive at the boundary between high level strategic thinking and low-level execution? Do you have the wisdom from a career rich in successes and failures, and want to bring that experience to bear in a fast-growing startup? If so, we should talk!

Apollo is looking for an Engineering Manager specifically aligned to our engineering efforts targeting users managing federated Data Graphs at scale. In this role, you will be responsible for establishing and executing an engineering strategy focused on graph schema creation and composition, and on both the open source tools that enable product developers to adopt the Data Graph, but also on assisting the SaaS features that enable teams to better collaborate with each other building multi-team, large federated graphs.

We have tier 1 backing from Andreessen Horowitz, Matrix Partners, and Insight Capital, and recently raised our Series D at a 1.5 billion dollar valuation. With millions of downloads per week of our open source products, we’re on an incredible trajectory, and in this role you’ll be doing the instrumental, foundational strategic work enabling tens of thousands of teams around the world to produce their graphs and connect them.

Our next-gen technology is used in production by some of today's largest and most innovative companies, including Netflix, Expedia, Peloton, DoorDash, The New York Times, Zillow and many more. What You'll Do

Collaborate with Director of Engineering, product management, and Program Management on cross-cutting strategic product and infrastructure objectives Coach, mentor, and lead a team of engineers working on one of Apollo’s most high-profile and complex featuresets Lead delivery within the Federation core featureset, establishing and executing to KPI’s Drive alignment on cross-cutting initiatives Work with engineering leadership, management peers, and product management to align engineering outcomes with product strategy Who You Are

You care deeply about people. Seeing others you’re a steward for succeed is a primary motivation to get up in the morning and do this job. You care deeply about technology. You believe it can be a force for good, and you have the will and drive to see that future realized. You’ve been in the trenches, and you’ve also managed. You know the engineering and software engineering manager roles intimately and are a builder at heart. You’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves and dive right into whatever needs doing; you practice servant leadership. You have an insatiable curiosity about the future. You’re fundamentally excited to be a part of building the algorithms that will power the future. Other Info

This position can be done from anywhere in Eastern US or EU time zones.

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

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Technology

We build both client and server side tech in languages like JavaScript and Kotlin. We create both open source and commercial software. Our open source software averages more than 4 million downloads per week. On the commercial server side, we work with large customers that require billions of queries per day, and more.

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