Lead Product Strategy Software Engineer

Remote (United States), Remote (United States)
May 22, 2022
May 27, 2022
Full Time
At Appian, our marketers have the opportunity to tell stories of impact and innovation across a multitude of industries. Being a marketer at Appian means working with cool tech. It means coming up with creative ways to stand above the noise, then making it happen. It means working with amazing customer brands at the forefront of digital. Software that has a real impact on companies and consumers? At Appian, it's more than an empty promise. It's what we do.

We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join the Product Strategy team. The Product Strategy team is responsible for ideation, incubation and commercialization of new products. This is a fast-paced, high-visibility role. You will help shape investments in product releases that are 12-18 months out to help us stay differentiated, be first movers and drive incremental revenue. The ideal candidate would have an advanced degree in computer science or other related technical field with at least eight years of full stack software engineering experience. Experience with databases, Java, JavaScript, REST APIs, performance tuning and system architecture is preferred. Experience with the Appian platform and emerging technologies like AI, process automation, and other technologies is a plus.

To be successful in this role, you need:
  • Research: Understand the market forces and emerging technologies and identify opportunities to expand Appian's platform capabilities.
  • Ideation: Consistently and effectively be a feeder to the product development pipeline with innovative new product features.
  • Prototyping: Prioritize, build and test product prototypes.
  • Handoff for Commercialization: Collaborate with product managers to incorporate into the mainstream development cycle. Work with Sales and Marketing to support go-to-market activities for launch.
  • Acquisition and Partnership Evaluation: Pursue inorganic approaches to delivering capabilities where appropriate.

Basic qualifications:
  • You have a broad computer engineering background spanning architecture design, database optimization, service layer, API development and end-user experience design.
  • You understand how to monetize innovation and can work between development and the various go to market functions to support an overall growth plan.
  • You are an independent fast thinker and fast developer.
  • Possibilities of emerging technologies like IoT, AI, and others excites you.
  • While you have high ethics, you still consider yourself a hacker.
  • You are driven by an unending curiosity to explore the potential of new technologies.

About Appian

Before Appian was a company, it was an idea. Not about a product or a market, but about the culture needed to sustain innovation and value. Today, we help businesses build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform.

Appian was founded on the belief that talented and passionate people, given the power and autonomy to excel, will deliver amazing impact. We have worked thoughtfully to create an inclusive, agile and collaborative work environment where employees feel challenged, and all voices are heard. We value and encourage cross-departmental collaboration, and actively seek opportunities to better ourselves and others. Creating impact to us means that when we deliver results, we're focused on lasting positive change.

Join us.


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