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Software Engineer II

  • Sydney, Australia
  • Engineering
  • Added


Here at Appian, our core values of Respect, Work to Impact, Ambition, and Constructive Dissent & Resolution define who we are. In short, this means we constantly seek to understand the best for our customers, we go beyond completion in our work, we strive for excellence with intensity, and we embrace candid communication. These values guide our actions and shape our culture every day.  When you join Appian, you'll be part of a passionate team that's dedicated to accomplishing hard things.

Here at Appian, we’re passionate about technology. We love making it, and we love using it. Joining Appian Engineering 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 revolutionise the way people work, and in doing so, we develop the Appian platform to be simple so our customers can thrive.

As part of the Engineering team, you will be responsible for building the cloud infrastructure that powers the Appian platform. This isn’t your average software developer role - on the Appian Cloud team, you’ll learn about a wide range of technologies and tackle new challenges as you add features and functionality to the Appian cloud infrastructure.

Hundreds of companies, including many of the world’s largest organisations, run their business applications on Appian Cloud infrastructure. This means our infrastructure must be highly secure, highly scalable, and highly available. And because our infrastructure includes thousands of servers and supports hundreds of thousands of end users, this means your work will have a significant impact from day one!

To be successful in this role, you need:

  • Previous industry software development experience (2+ years)

  • The ability to respond to and resolve emergent problems; write software to prevent problem recurrence

  • The ability and desire to design features of increasing sophistication in small, tightly integrated, and highly-skilled teams

  • The ability to manage availability, latency, scalability, and efficiency by engineering reliability into software and systems

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

  • A robust New Hire Orientation along with our 2-day Engineering Bootcamp to ensure you are set up for success

  • Access to hundreds of courses via LinkedIn Learning and opportunities for sponsored AWS certifications in addition to dedicated learning time to focus on areas outside of your direct work to help you grow as a software engineer

  • An agile-led work environment where you will be challenged and your ideas will be heard

  • A department-led hackathon and ample indie time to work on passion projects of your choosing 

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar and a history of academic success (WAM 80 or equivalent minimum)

  • Fluent in any modern programming language and comfortable working in Java

  • Solid understanding of Object Oriented programming 

  • Fluent with SQL databases (e.g. MySQL, Oracle or Amazon RDS, etc.)

  • Excellent spoken and written communication

  • Experience with public cloud computing offerings such as AWS, Azure, or GCP

  • Experience working in a Linux environment


About Appian

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