Skip to main content

Lead Software Engineer

Description

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.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Respond to and resolve emergent problems; write software and build automation to prevent problem recurrence
  • Leverage knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and design patterns to write software in a full-stack Java & web technology environment, including but not limited to Gradle, JDBC, Hibernate, Spring, Kafka, Quartz, Typescript, Redux, and React
  • Utilize both object-oriented as well as functional programming approaches in different technologies to implement features effectively.
  • Leverage relevant software development experience to radiate best practices and faster development
  • Manage availability, latency, scalability, and efficiency of the product by designing reliability into software and systems
  • Be a strong contributor to team feature breakdowns/sizing and design of new feature implementations
  • Have a high degree of personal responsibility for the overall performance of the team, including capabilities, quality, stability and velocity
  • Seek to identify opportunities for code refactoring and performance optimisations on a regular basis and champion these efforts within the team
  • Effectively communicate technical designs verbally and/or in writing for small to medium sized technical audiences.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years experience building and delivering enterprise grade software applications
  • You’re a tinkerer at heart with an innate ability to solve tough system problems
  • Experience in CI/CD in Cloud environments, like AWS and continuous integration systems, like Jenkins
  • You thrive on solving labyrinthine problems within large, high-performance, real-time, distributed data systems
  • BE/B.Tech/BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • MS in Computer Science preferred
  • Demonstrable understanding of systems, algorithms, and OO design or webapi design.
  • You have been a strong contributor to breakdowns/sizing and design of new feature implementations.
  • Agile is your mantra and quality is your goal.

 

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 appian.com . [Nasdaq: APPN]

Follow Appian: Twitter , LinkedIn .

Appian Corporation is an equal opportunity 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, genetic information, 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 . Appian provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees in accordance with all applicable laws .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at ReasonableAccommodations@appian.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Appian's Privacy Policy