Senior Instructional Designer

| Bellevue

You: creative story teller, capable of teaching yourself a technical product, analyzing your learning audience and building content to teach them.

Us: Fun, fast-paced creative team of high performers dedicated to making our customers and Apptio successful.

What we want you to do:

Build educational content based on supplied requirements. Directly impact the value provided to customers through educational content that builds Apptio skills and advocacy for both Customer Success employees and customers. Managing multiple projects simultaneously. Directly impacts the value provided to customers and CS employees through education and the ultimate success of the long term relationship

  • Design and develop educational content to meet audience needs including but not limited to:
      • Instructor-led courses
      • Self-paced courses
      • Blogs
      • Podcasts
      • Videos
  • Update existing content to incorporate product changes
  • Develop content or course per documented process and using supplied templates
  • Manage assigned content development projects from start to finish
  • Release and evaluate content per documented process
  • Develop business and technical skills in specified domains
  • Write certification exam questions to required standards
  • Gathers requirements and content from internal and external stakeholders
  • Suggests additional courses to build a more rounded and robust catalog
  • Identifies opportunities to enhance existing courses based on internal feedback and customer input
  • Offers ideas and strategies on explaining complex concepts in simpler and more engaging ways (including new tools for development)
  • Becomes a trusted partner on product teams. Collaborate with subject matter experts through relationship building across department line
  • Pivots priorities as frequently as needed to meet department goals
  • Owns courses and conducts regular maintenance and gap analysis to ensure materials are continuously improved

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years developing education content
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing in Camtasia
  • Instructional design experience w/ a software or finance company

The Company

Apptio (NASDAQ: APTI) is the business management system of record for hybrid IT. We transform the way IT runs its business and makes decisions. With our cloud-based applications, IT leaders manage, plan and optimize their technology investments across on-premises and cloud. With Apptio, IT leaders become strategic partners to the business by demonstrating value of IT investments, accelerate innovation and shift their technology investments from running the business to digital innovation. Hundreds of customers choose Apptio as their business system of record for hybrid IT. For more information, please visit

Apptio Inc. is not open to 3rd party solicitation or resumes for our posted FTE positions. Resumes received from 3rd party agencies that are unsolicited will be considered complimentary.

Apptio, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Apptio, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases


In the heart of downtown Bellevue, Apptio is close to shopping, entertainment & restaurants; as well as public transit and major highways.

An Insider's view of Apptio

What are some social events your company does?

Apptio has an annual company holiday party and an annual company summer picnic. In Products & Engineering, we also have release parties, hackathons, white elephant gift exchanges, and teams occasionally host a 'Bite of Apptio', which is a food happy hour with different themes. The social events are a great way to meet coworkers from other teams!

Kalise Ball

Software Development Engineer II

What projects are you most excited about?

We’re improving our deployment methods and it’s really exciting. We’re using modern technologies to reduce deployment failures, increase developer velocity and empower engineers to own their own applications. We’re exploring cutting edge technologies and contributing to well-known and highly regarded open-source.

Lee Briggs

Principal Infrastructure Engineer

What does career growth look like on your team?

Each person is empowered to make choices every day that have direct impact on everyone's success. All ideas are given fair consideration. In my 5+ years here I have seen great career growth - everything from junior engineers right out of college up to highly experienced leaders encouraged to take that next big step.

Tanner Means

Senior Software Development Engineer

What are Apptio Perks + Benefits

Apptio Benefits Overview

Apptio benefits include Company-Paid employee health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, Apptio stock and generous contributions to a health savings account. We also offer participation in a flexible spending account, 401k, employee stock purchase plan and other voluntary programs.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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