News, Culture

Driving Innovation and Growth While Letting Startup Culture Continue to Thrive

Just over two years ago, Cisco acquired AppDynamics (AppD) with a vision to lead customers on their digital transformation journeys, providing visibility and insight into complex environments and enabling automation to free up resources and drive innovation. Since then, AppD has become the largest and fastest-growing company in the APM market. Thousands of customers trust […]

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10 Unwritten Lines of a Technical Job Description

There’s a time in everyone’s career when they are new starting a new job. During this time, everyone wants to make a positive first impression, feel confident, and be successful. To ensure that we grow and thrive in each new role, I’ve learned first-hand that there are some crucial steps every person must take. As […]

News, Culture

AppDynamics Wins Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2019 Award

At AppDynamics, we don’t settle for the status quo. We challenge ourselves to do better every day – both for our customers and our employees. That’s why we’re incredibly honored and proud to be a winner of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2019 award.   AppDynamics ranked 58th on the list of US companies with more than […]

Culture

Getting Out of the Building: How An Engineering Team’s Field Trip Helped Them Think Differently

On a fall day this past October, a group of software engineers, engineering managers, and product  managers from the Browser Real-User Monitoring (BRUM) team flew down from the AppDynamics HQ in San Francisco to meet the Sales Engineering team based in Irvine, California. Greeted with tree-toppling 33 mile per hour winds, wider-than-ever roads, and a […]

Culture

A Day In the Life of a Recruiting Coordinator at AppDynamics

The Recruiting Coordinators at AppDynamics not only schedule interviews, they directly impact the whole talent acquisition experience. They are the first smiling face to welcome candidates to their interview once they come onsite, sharing the excitement and calming any pre-interview nerves. Throughout the interview process, they ensure that the candidate has a great experience, is […]

Culture

Meet our Dallas Leadership Team

Hey friends! I’m Allie Ridge, one of AppDynamics’ new Sales Recruiters. I started about 3 months ago and am already having a blast heading up our Inside Sales team in the Dallas Office! One of our biggest initiatives is growing the Inside Sales Team here in Dallas and I’m ecstatic to be supporting such a […]

Culture

Intern Spotlight: Dataflow Monitoring at AppDynamics’ Bangalore Office

My journey with AppD started when I interned at AppD’s Bangalore office this year and it was one of the best experiences I’ve had. Not only was it a great learning experience in terms of the exposure to the work culture, but it also helped in shaping my approach towards handling various situations in life. […]

Culture, Engineering

Intern Spotlight: Exploring Flash-Based Cache for the Data Platform Team

I interned with the Data Platform team at AppD’s Bangalore office in 2018. The team is responsible for ingesting and storing the metrics sent by agents running on client servers. They process millions of metrics per minute on their staging server. When I first arrived, the tech stack that the team was using, and even […]

Culture

Defining My Legacy at AppDynamics

Taking off from McCarran International Airport, leaving behind GSX 2018, it hit me — this is why I chose AppDynamics. In a single week, I was given the opportunity to not only enjoy a change of scenery (albeit weather-wise, not far from Texas’ climate) but the opportunity to connect and learn with my colleagues from […]

Culture

Giving Back with AppD Cares

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi Giving back is simple. At a minimum, all you have to do is donate a few bucks to a nonprofit and you’re golden. You can literally do this in under a minute. But at AppDynamics, we rarely […]