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Appian Architect


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.

Are you looking to combine your passion for technology with your penchant for strategic problem solving? Appian Customer success is obsessed with great customer outcomes. We deliver mission-critical business impact fast, and are responsible for working with our delivery partners to bring our mutual customers’ best ideas to life. Joining the Customer Success team at Appian will provide you with the support and growth you need to strengthen and evolve your skills within the consulting field.

As an Appian Architect, you will be a key technical leader within Appian’s Customer Success team as well as a trusted technical advisor to Appian’s clients. Architects are responsible for helping design and scale Appian’s technical solutions and enabling Appian’s expert delivery teams. In this role, you will not only become an expert at designing process applications on our platform, but also become business process experts in the various industries and technologies of our varied customer base. This involves integrating with and incorporating new technology trends from a variety of disciplines, as well as working with clients on all aspects of their program to drive technical success and efficiency, including security, scalability, Cloud technologies, version control, configuration management and other DevOps practices. 

The ideal candidate will combine expertise in Appian with excellent technical, product and business skills to make our customers and partners successful. All of these activities are performed in partnership with Appian Product Management and Engineering, Appian Partners, and other members of the Customer Success team, including Customer Success Managers (CSMs). 

To be successful in this role, you need:

  • To be passionate about Enterprise process automation technologies, excited by tough challenges, and be a natural problem solver.
  • Experience with configuration, development, deployment, and testing of enterprise software applications with Agile delivery methodologies.
  • The ability to design and review complex, secure and scalable solutions with enterprise software and remove technical impediments.
  • Composure in client-facing situations and have had previous success presenting complex technical concepts & designs to a variety of audiences. 
  • Experience working alongside and enabling delivery teams to meet their engagement goals by sharing your knowledge, expertise, advice, and mentorship.
  • To ideally have experience with software consulting (such as in an ERP, CRM, BPM/Workflow, Data Integration Architecture or EAI) and/or applied knowledge of enterprise architecture, including data management.
  • To ideally have Industry experience in one or more of the following areas: Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare / Life Sciences, Manufacturing. 

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

  • Training: During your first few weeks of joining Appian, you will complete a Customer Success specific bootcamp to prepare you for your role as a CS Architect.
  • Growth: Continuous learning opportunities are a key focus for our department. Whether it is companywide weekly knowledge shares, biweekly continuing education sessions led by fellow Customer Success members, guild participation , or free online training, there is always somewhere to turn for technical and professional growth.
  • Career: Customer Success career planning concentrates on three main tracks - technical, focus, and business and it’s up to you to decide where your passions lie. Each employee will be matched with an advisor who will be your go to resource for all career questions and guidance. They can help with anything from questions about promotions to which track is right for you.  
  • Culture:   Appian’s Customer Success group is quickly expanding but the culture continues to make the department feel like a small community. Many social events are planned in the India office and virtually while our First Year Experience (FYE) group concentrates on creating a smooth transition for all new employees entering the working force for the first time.

Basic qualifications:

  • You have 8 - 12 years of hands-on Appian technical experience in an enterprise software implementation environment.
  • B.Tech./B.E. in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field/degree.
  • Appian Lead Developer certified. 
  • Willingness to travel up to 40%.

Tools and Resource 

  • Training and Development: During onboarding, we focus on equipping new hires with the skills and knowledge for success through department-specific training. Continuous learning is a central focus at Appian, with dedicated mentorship and the First-Friend program being widely utilized resources for new hires. 
  • Growth Opportunities: Appian provides a diverse array of growth and development opportunities, including our leadership program tailored for new and aspiring managers, a comprehensive library of specialized department training through Appian University, skills based training, and tuition reimbursement for those aiming to advance their education. This commitment ensures that employees have access to a holistic range of development opportunities.
  • Community: We’ll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Appian fosters inclusivity through our 8 employee-led affinity groups . These groups help employees build stronger internal and external networks by planning social, educational, and outreach activities to connect with Appianites and larger initiatives throughout the company.

About Appian

Appian is a software company that automates business processes. The Appian AI-Powered Process Platform includes everything you need to design, automate, and optimize even the most complex processes, from start to finish. The world's most innovative organizations trust Appian to improve their workflows, unify data, and optimize operations—resulting in better growth and superior customer experiences. For more information, visit . [Nasdaq: APPN]

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