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Senior Information Security Engineer

Reston | Virginia | United States

Appian’s information security team is growing and is seeking a Senior Security Engineer to help build and support security architecture components for Appian. This person will work in a dynamic information security team involving involving cloud computing technologies and multiple security frameworks. You will work closely in a hands-on role with our Security Architect and be responsible for engineering security infrastructure and systems that are continuously evaluating the threat-landscape for Appian’s operations and service offerings.


  • 5+ years experience with security systems and security data integration
  • 2+ years experience in SaaS and/or cloud infrastructure development environment
  • 5+ years experience in security technology
  • Experience with Windows and UNIX or its variants, such as Linux
  • Strong knowledge about networking protocols and technologies - TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, etc.
  • Experience with Java application server platforms
  • Experience building applications with languages such as Java, Python, Ruby, Perl, C, etc.

About You

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experienced with system design relating to event correlation and analysis from a variety of sources - NIDS, HIDS, WAF, Logs, etc.
  • Has worked in a senior level capacity in security operations center or similar
  • Have designed and integrated systems that handle, normalize, and process security data
  • Excellent at problem solving and a talent for identifying creative solutions
  • Knowledgeable of cloud-based infrastructures (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) and layered security responsibilities. Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) preferred.
  • Experienced with assessing network security technologies and configurations
  • Track record of working in global high-scalable environment
  • Ability to work independently


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