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Information Security Engineer

Reston | Virginia | United States

Appian’s information security team is growing and is seeking a Security Engineer to join Appian’s growing Information Security team. You will assist with security engineering projects to support security operations, monitoring, and compliance. You will have an opportunity to develop and work on tools and systems that protect Appian’s critical assets from emerging threats as well as evaluate international security concerns, vulnerability management, and industry security regulations.


  • Understand network fundamentals and internet protocols

  • Familiar with Windows and Linux/Unix systems

  • Work with various Appian systems to design and implement enhanced detection technologies

  • Conduct risk analysis and provide recommendations for remediation or mitigation

  • Design and build security tools and processes for scanning, testing, monitoring and reporting

  • Conduct security research and present findings to senior engineers and security architects

About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field of study

  • Programming/scripting in one or more languages (e.g. Java, Python, Perl, C)

  • You like to dive deep into large volumes of security data to think about creative way to find anomalies worth investigating

  • Bonus: Knowledgeable of cloud-based infrastructures (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)


About Appian:

  • Privately held software company headquartered in Reston, VA, with regional offices around the world.

  • Global customer base.  Large commercial and government customers

  • Small team.  Flat organization.  No bureaucracy.  No pointless meetings.

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