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AppDynamics Overview

San Francisco, CA (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
2008
Company - Public
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
£100 to £500 million (GBP) per year
AppDynamics is an application performance monitoring solution that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to provide real-time visibility and insight into IT environments. With our unique AIOps solution, you can take the right action at exactly the right time ... Read more

Mission: We Make the Digital World Work.
Our vision is to empower people and machines to continuously advance business performance to benefit everyone.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#20)

Top CEOs: 2019 (#14)

Company Updates

  • Proud to announce that AppDynamics’ CEO, David Wadhwani, has been named a Glassdoor Top CEO! Come work with us and find out why: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMFYh

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    Innovate every day, while working on a product that affects millions of people. Find open positions today at AppDynamics.

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AppDynamics – Why Work For Us?


Make history at AppDynamics

We are excited to announce that AppDynamics is among the winners of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2019. Apply today to join the 20th best companies to work for in the UK.

Join a team of record breakers and progress more than you've ever done before. The world's biggest and brightest brands use AppDynamics to monitor, manage, and accelerate application and business performance. The world is digital, and as the dependency on digital performance increases, so does the size of our market - and our team!

We recruit the top talent in every function so you're constantly surrounded by inspiring people. We retain our employees through giving them world class opportunities to not just further their careers but transform their lives through continual personal and professional development.

We give you the opportunity to shape your career, build your own business and transform your life.

Visit the AppDynamics Career Website to learn more and apply today.



Our Vision

At AppDynamics, we make the digital world work. Our vision is to empower people and machines to continuously advance business performance to benefit everyone.

Our Values

Our values affect everything we do, and how we do it. Our employees are regularly recognised and rewarded for embodying them.

Better

We don't settle for the status quo. We challenge ourselves to do better every day, every moment. We do it ethically and with integrity.

Together

We are one team. Diversity makes us stronger. We invest in our people and have each other’s backs. Together, we take pride in the phenomenal work we do.

Transformation

We are agents of transformation. 

Champions

We are champions of our customers. We are dedicated to solving our customers’ hardest problems. Their success is our success. Together, we dream big.

Positive

We want more than just a job. Every moment we have a choice. We choose positivity. We choose to be a force for good in the way we show up, work with our teams, and care for the communities we live in.

Fun

We love what we do. We’re serious about not taking ourselves too seriously. We are passionate about creating an environment where people love coming to work.

Our Commitment

AppD Cares. We believe we have a corporate social responsibility to give back to our communities in a way that is meaningful to our employees. Last year, we raised £212,448 in employee donations and 2,144 in volunteer hours across the globe. We’re proud to give back and support global and local causes, and give individually and as a team.

The award-winning culture at AppDynamics is definitely something to brag about, but there are some basics that we like to tick off the worry list when you're coming to work! We deliver a comprehensive benefits package that includes many extras to set us apart from other employers. We listen to employee suggestions and go above and beyond to help our employees balance their personal and professional lives. Some of our benefits include:

  • Private healthcare is available to cover you and your dependents along with an optional comprehensive health screen every two years.
  • Excellent pension plan - We contribute 5 - 8% of your basic salary into your pension plan dependent on your contribution.
  • Automatic life assurance cover at 4 x annual base salary and comprehensive income protection in case you find yourself unable to work due long term medical leave.
  • 25 days annual holiday, your Birthday off, plus public holidays with the option to purchase an additional 5 days holiday.
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program - a range of free, confidential services to you and anyone in your household, ranging from financial and legal services to emotional support.
  • Child Care Vouchers - Eligible parents can exchange part of their basic salary for Childcare Vouchers making savings on tax and National Insurance.
  • Fun events each quarter to spend with your team.
  • Volunteering benefits - You can take up to 5 days off a year to volunteer. We also match the time you spend volunteering with financial contributions to the same programmes.
  • Employee Discount Program and access to discounted gym membership through our Gymflex scheme.
  • Training & Development opportunities to support your professional growth by offer tuition reimbursement, coaching and mentoring, time and job swaps, and formal training.

At AppDynamics, our sales team is the heartbeat of the EMEA business. To continue our record-breaking success, we are always seeking the top enterprise sales talent who want to learn, earn, transform their careers and leave a lasting legacy.

We hire only the best - those who strive to push boundaries, to think bigger and act smarter, to face challenges without fear and take every opportunity to hone their craft.

A sales career at AppDynamics is not for everyone. We hire less than 1% of the people who walk through our door, and are fiercely protective of our winning culture. If that doesn’t put you off - you might just have what it takes. Some of what’s on offer:

  • Access to our scientific, leading indicator and metric driven sales methodology which guarantees quota retirement.

  • Mentoring and coaching from the best leadership team in the business - with a proven heritage breaking records at companies like Ascential, BMC and BladeLogic.

  • World class education and sales enablement. Just to get you started, we budget $37,000 for your first round of new hire onboarding alone.

  • Massive earning potential with uncapped plans and generous kickers for new logos and over achievement.

  • Endless career opportunities. We have a culture of promoting from within, and every sales leader in EMEA has earned their place through internal promotion.


AppDynamics is a true meritocracy, and we have deliberately created a culture of promoting from within. There have been more than 50 promotions in the last fiscal year alone. Every member of our EMEA leadership team, across across all functions, has been promoted internally based on outstanding performance and business impact.

We break new ground and continually innovate in every function, and strive to empower and enable every AppDynamo to reach their full potential and achieve incredible things - through training, enablement and mentorship from peers and leaders.


AppDynamics Reviews

  • "Great company great colleagues."

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    I worked at AppDynamics full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome company to work for in all areas.

    Cons

    I have no concerns I had a great experience.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing the great work.

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AppDynamics Photos

AppDynamics photo of: David Wadhwani's visit to India - 2019
AppDynamics photo of: Impactathon (A Social Hackathon) - 2019
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AppDynamics Interviews

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    Strategic Account Manager Interview

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at AppDynamics (London, England) in January 2019.

    Interview

    I have been first contacted by an recruiter and made me aware of the position. Around a week later, I asked the recruiter if there was any update on my application but did not hear from him. Couple weeks later hiring manager of the Customer Success Team has approached me for the same position. She wanted to set a phone interview as next step and it went well. At the end of the phone call, she asked me if we can have a web call next day. I have agreed to do so as well. Call was mostly based on their 4 hiring pillar. She explained me that, they want to see; Intelligence, Drive, Coachability and Experience. I was a challanging call as none of those term can be proved or explained easily. At the end, she said she would likes to invite me to London for f2f meeting. They have booked my flight and provided me details so everything was well organized.
    They are sharing the same building with Cisco in a close location to Heathrow airport thats why travel was pretty easy. I had a very pleasant 1 hour meeting with hiring manager. She was very kind and approachable. At the end of the meeting she said, coincidentally her manager is also there on that day, if I would like to talk to her as well. I said sure why not. I met manager of hiring manager. She decided to included as well in meeting who she has seen out of meeting room. So at the end, I was Interviewed by 2 managers. It was a bit harder but again same questions has been asked and stressed that they only hire intelligent people with drive etc. To sum up, all went well. Everybody was nice and kind. What I did not like is why to invite someone to London if they are not yet sure to hire or not. I was on the way whole day it was very tiring and at the end, they decided to not to move with me for some reason. I have lost a day of vacation and was super tiring.

    Interview Questions

    • What was the craziest thing you have ever done?   1 Answer
    • Are you intelligent? If yes, explain why?   1 Answer
    • What us your personal goal in Life?   Answer Question
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AppDynamics Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in US. and UK, Glassdoor, 2019
  • Leader in Application Performance Monitoring Suites, Gartner Magic Quadrant, 2019
  • The 2018 Tech Innovator Awards: Business Intelligence and Analytics, CRN, 2018
  • Leader in Application Performance Monitoring Suites, Gartner Magic Quadrant, 2018
  • Entrepreneur of the Year, Ernst & Young, 2016
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