Lead Software Engineer

Appian

Posted: 
October 13, 2021

As a Lead Software Engineer at Appian you will help build automation (RPA, AI, ML) into the next generation of our core low-code application development platform and help tackle our most challenging technical problems alongside other brilliant engineers.

Description:

  • 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, & 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.
  • Mentor others & perform code reviews which provide feedback not only on code quality, but on design and implementation.
  • Seek to identify opportunities for code refactoring and performance optimizations 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.

Requirements:

  • You have 8+ years experience building and delivering enterprise grade software applications
  • You’re a tinkerer at heart with an innate ability to solve tough system problems
  • You have 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
  • You hold a BS in Computer Science and/or equivalent years of experience writing code in a modern programming language (Java/modular Javascript preferred)
  • You have 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

About Us :

Appian helps organizations build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform. Combining people, technologies, and data in a single workflow, Appian can help companies maximize their resources and improve business results. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance. Our employees create opportunities to drive hands-on impact both with our customers and throughout the organization, which creates an environment where meaningful work is met with career growth and opportunity. As a result, we are proud to have been recognized as a  Washington Post Top Workplace  for seven consecutive years. Simply put, we are changing the way businesses operate and our employees are to thank for Appian’s success.

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 . 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.

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