AppD Senior Software Engineer Metric Platform

  • Location:
    Offsite, San Jose, California, US
  • Alternate Location
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
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What You'll Do

AppDynamics's software engineers are passionate about continuously improving both what we deliver and how we deliver our product to customers. As a Software Engineer in our Metrics Platform team, you will:

  • Contribute to the platform which is the source of data for performance monitoring and troubleshooting, policy evaluation, workflow automation, data visualization, and slice & dice data analysis.
  • Optimize the performance and the ways we update and run a global data platform that is essential to the success of thousands of businesses.
  • Collaborate with internal partner teams on developing new features building the world’s next great Application Intelligence Platform. Be a standout colleague who enjoys collaborating with, learning from, mentoring, and teaching other team members to support a positive work environment.

Who You'll Work With

AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance, so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world. Our integrated suite of products is built on our innovative, enterprise-grade App iQ Platform that enables our customers to make faster decisions that enhance customer engagement and improve operational and business performance.

AppDynamics is uniquely positioned to enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformations by actively monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing complex application environments at scale which has led to proven success and trust with the Global 2000.

Who You Are

We are looking for an experienced engineer with strong understanding of building and managing real-time data infrastructure at scale. Meaningful requirements include:

  • 4+ years of experience developing highly scalable distributed data platforms and services
  • Software and product development experience, preferably in cloud computing or distributed systems on Linux and UNIX based systems
  • Proficiency in a programming language such as Java, Scala, C++, a solid base in data structures and algorithms, understanding of threads, synchronization, and concurrent programming

It is a huge plus if you have,

  • Experience writing, analyzing and optimizing low latency, parallel and concurrent code
  • Experience with large scale distributed real-time systems such as Apache Druid and Kafka
  • Experience deploying and scaling services on K8s, cloud computing platforms like AWS

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are leaders with vision, tech enthusiasts, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are optimists and we are doers. Recently we have won the #1 employer in the World award.


  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • 401k match (4.5%)
  • Wellness perks (gym, hobbies, education, store discounts, personal finance)
  • 4 weeks PTO, 5 days VTO, 14 holidays (including 1 birthday PTO and 1 floating holiday)
  • Company shut down between Christmas and New Years
  • Weekly catered breakfast and lunch, and all the snacks, fruits and drinks your heart desires, monthly happy hour events, and weekly massages
  • Brand new state-of-the-art office in downtown San Francisco, centrally located near BART, Caltrain, Muni, the ferry, and a bike-share station
  • Free shuttle service and pre-tax commuter benefits