At Appian, we’re not only about building awesome software, but also about growing our culture of passion, energy, and innovation; great people, great software! As a Lead Software Engineer at Appian you will help build the next generation of our core low-code application development platform and help tackle our most challenging technical problems alongside other brilliant engineers. What is Appian? It’s a low-code application platform that lets business people build powerful enterprise web and mobile apps with flexible, visual models instead of clunky custom code.

About you:

  • You have 6+ years experience building and delivering software applications
  • You possess excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • You’re a tinkerer at heart with an innate ability to solve tough programming problems
  • You hold a BS in Computer Science and/or equivalent years of experience writing code
  • Agile is your mantra and quality is your goal
  • You have no problem with OOP or functional programming
  • Data structures & algorithms delight you; you thrive on solving labyrinthine problems within large, high-performance, real-time, distributed data systems

How You’ll Contribute:

  • In a small scrum team you will develop simple yet elegant solutions to complex technical problems
  • Manage availability, latency, scalability, security and efficiency of data access within Appian by engineering reliability into software and systems
  • Play an integral part the design, architecture, standards and Agile methods for our web-based and mobile platform
  • Automate functional testing as well as testing for performance and security
  • Respond to and resolve emergent problems; write software and build automation to prevent problem recurrence
  • Mentor other software engineers and perform code reviews

 

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