Come grow with us

At Athene, growth is more than degrees and title changes. It’s an unending desire to:

  • Learn, discover and improve
  • Challenge limitations and redefine the retirement services industry
  • Build strong teams, leaders and company culture

As one of the fastest-growing companies in our industry, growth compels us to do more for our customers, partners and communities. Passion drives us to build better retirements.

Hear our employees tell their stories

We believe growth is more than what you achieve. It’s also about the life you live. See how committing to every employee’s growth helps our game changers thrive — on and off the job — for customers, partners, communities and each other.

Untapping hidden strengths is this people leader’s passion. Find out how working at Athene makes it possible for Andy Stefanik, on and off the job.

How did Athene connect trainer, Christina Wright, with a new hobby, new friends and her own competitive edge, taking her all the way to Vegas?

Team lead, Kyle Groon’s, creativity shines. How does working at Athene help him balance doing what he likes with people he likes, at work and on stage?

Find your opportunity

Working in Insurance Operations can be a great way to build your career whether you’re starting in the industry, a tenured pro, or looking for the flexibility of a part-time role. Check out the opportunities to both learn the fundamentals of the company and then grow however you want to grow.

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A top place to grow

In line with our company values and culture, we’re committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive workplace where everyone has opportunities to thrive.

Employee Resource Groups

We strive to foster a workplace that cultivates our differences and where employees feel celebrated, engaged and connected.

  • Advancing Abilities Partnership
    Increase awareness and enhance partnerships with people with disabilities
  • African American Athene Connection
    Bringing awareness to the life of African Americans at Athene and increasing knowledge and opportunities
  • Athene Military Veterans Organization (AMVO)
    Networking with other corporate military veterans, assisting Human Resources with recruiting and mentoring veterans, and collaborating and/or participating with community outreach organizations, relative to those who have served and those who support our service members
  • Athene Asian Alliance
    Celebrating Asian cultures in the workplace and building connections in our communities to attract and retain Asian employees
  • Bermuda Diversity and Inclusion Committee
    Promoting and celebrating diversity and inclusion in the Bermuda office and the local community
  • Comunidad
    Comunidad (Spanish for community) works to foster an inclusive work environment where Latino, Latina, Latinx, Hispanic and Indigenous employees of the Americas and the Caribbean are encouraged, supported and respected at Athene. Through annual activities, Comunidad strives to bring awareness to all employees about Latino/a/x, Hispanic and Indigenous cultures.
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+)
    Working to foster an inclusive work environment where sexual orientation and gender identity are encouraged and respected
  • LiveWell
    Encouraging healthy behaviors and providing activities and resources that empower our employees to live well
  • Volunteer Committee
    Responsible for leading Athene's corporate social responsibility events. 
  • Women’s Inclusion Network (WIN)
    Empowering the women of Athene to achieve success on their own terms, providing opportunities for women to connect with and support each other, and delivering programs that contribute to the personal and professional development of our members and organization, meeting our needs at the right time in the right way.

Caring for our team: benefits and policies

As a top workplace, we look at well-being holistically from physical to financial health. These are some of the competitive benefits you can expect when joining our team, along with other onsite amenities.

Physical health and well-being Time away Financial well-being
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Onsite Fitness Center
  • 1-on-1 Fitness and Nutrition Coaching


  • Flexible / Paid Time Off
  • Ten paid holidays, plus a floating holiday of choice
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Paid Leaves
    • Pregnancy
    • Parental
    • Family Care
    • Military
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Savings & Retirement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • One Apollo Stock Ownership Program
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness
  • Identity Theft
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Dependent Care
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Discounts


We also go beyond the basics, from our diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policy to our people practices and company values, to help attract and retain top talent.

Read our policies and benefits 

Our corporate social responsibility

As our company continues growing, so do the opportunities to make a positive impact where we work and do business. With strong values and a heart to help others, our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices are built on four pillars: our customers, our communities, our people and governance.

Learn how we focus on CSR 

Our locations

From the west coast to the heartland, from the east coast to Bermuda, Athene has opportunities for driven individuals who want to change the game in retirement services.

Employees walk through the West Des Moines office backyard


Headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, Athene USA provides innovative solutions for retirement savings and income.

Bermuda businesses


With a location in Hamilton, Bermuda, Athene has a diversified business model that is transforming the retirement services industry.

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Annuities contain features, exclusions, limitations and availability that may vary by state and/or sales distributor. For a full explanation of an annuity, please refer to the Certificate of Disclosure or Prospectus (as applicable) and contact your financial professional or the company for costs and complete details. This material is a general description intended for general public use. 

Annuity contracts and group annuity contracts are issued by Athene Annuity and Life Company (61689), West Des Moines, IA, in all states (except New York), and in D.C. and P.R. Annuity contracts are issued by Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company of New York (68039), Pearl River, NY, in New York. Group annuity contracts for New York residents and New York contract holders are issued in New York by Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company of New York, Pearl River, NY. Payment obligations and guarantees are subject to the financial strength and claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company. Insurance products may not be available in all states. These companies are not undertaking to provide investment advice for any individual or in any individual situation, and therefore nothing in this should be read as investment advice. This material should not be interpreted as a recommendation by Athene Annuity and Life Company, Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company of New York, or Athene Securities, LLC. Please reach out to your financial professional if you have any questions about insurance products and their features. 

The term “financial professional” is not intended to imply engagement in an advisory business with compensation unrelated to sales. Financial professionals will be paid a commission on the sale of an annuity.


Reinsurance contracts are entered into with Athene Annuity and Life Company (61689), West Des Moines, IA; Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company (61492), Wilmington, Delaware; Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company of New York (68039), Pearl River, NY; Athene Life Re Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda; and Athene Annuity Re Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda. Not all reinsurance products or structures offered are available in all jurisdictions. Reinsurers may not be licensed in all states. All transactions are subject to meeting a reinsurer’s underwriting requirements. Reinsurance products are not protected or guaranteed by state insurance guaranty associations or insolvency funds.