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Senior Business Systems Administrator (Salesforce/Salesloft)

  • McLean, Virginia
  • Information Technology
  • Added


Here at Appian, we’re passionate about technology. We love making it, and we love using it. Joining Appian CIO will provide you with the opportunity to learn in an environment that values cross-functional collaboration and is committed to personal and professional growth. We want to revolutionize the way people work, and in doing so, we develop the Appian platform to be simple so our customers can thrive.

We are looking for an experienced Business Systems Administrator to join our fast-growing Business Systems team within the Business Technology group, aligned to supporting Appian’s Sales and Marketing organizations. This role requires a proven track record of implementing and supporting Sales and Martech stacks, primarily Salesforce, Salesloft, and other tangential systems, as well as excellent technical administration and development skills with a strong ability to to work with business stakeholders and deliver solutions quickly and effectively. This person will be responsible for the administration, configuration, support, maintenance, improvements and key integrations for CRM systems. 

This role is based at Appian's Headquarters in McLean, VA. Employees hired for this position will have the opportunity to work in a flexible, hybrid environment. We're targeting candidates who can reliably join us in office 3 days a week -- if you are not already located in the DC Metropolitan Area, your willingness to relocate will be a contingency for this position.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Own the day-to-day administration and management of Appian’s Salesforce Ecosystem, including 3rd party managed packages and integrations with other Business Systems 
  • As a subject matter expert of Salesforce Sales Cloud, help in developing a long-term strategy and roadmap for Sales and Marketing Tech stack
  • Configuring and maintaining Salesforce objects, fields and relationships; Customizing Page layouts, Flows, Integration, Automation and validation rules
  • Work independently with minimal guidance in a fast-paced environment and effectively liaise with personnel at all levels of the organization.

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include: 

  • We’ll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Our community is strong and growing! Our  affinity groups  are a great place to start connecting with peers from all across the globe.
  • Joining the Business Technology department means you'll be doing work that directly impacts the overall business. Our top priority is ensuring our people and the business are equipped with the tools, resources, and processes needed to thrive.
  • We value innovation and investment in our people by providing opportunities for growth and leadership. 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree, B.S. in Computer Science or related STEM field preferred
  • 5+ years experience in managing and administering Salesforce Platform
  • Experience in building integrations between Sales, Marketing, Sales Engagement and Sales Intelligent platforms.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally, to understand business requests/requirements and translate them into design and development
  • Strong understanding of Salesforce data model and best practices
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to meet timelines, provide impeccable customer service in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and pick up new skills quickly
  • Experience with: User management, Roles/Profiles, Permission sets, Custom objects, Page layouts, Custom fields, Validations, Triggers, Flows, Lightning Pages and Managed Packages
  • Familiarity with building with: Apex, Visualforce, JS, Triggers, SOQL and/or SOAP/REST APIs

Nice to haves:

  • Salesforce Administrator Certification is preferred
  • Experience with Pardot, Salesloft, ZoomInfo, Clearbit, 6sense or Netsuite
  • Experience using Agile, CI/CD, Devops

About Appian

Before Appian was a company, it was an idea. Not about a product or a market, but about the culture needed to sustain innovation and value. Today, we help businesses build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform. 

Appian was founded on the belief that talented and passionate people, given the power and autonomy to excel, will deliver amazing impact. We have worked thoughtfully to create an inclusive, agile and collaborative work environment where employees feel challenged, and all voices are heard. We value and encourage cross-departmental collaboration, and actively seek opportunities to better ourselves and others. Creating impact to us means that when we deliver results, we’re focused on lasting positive change. 



Appian Corporation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, Appian will not discriminate against applicants for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co‐worker, Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination .   

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