Senior Vulnerability Engineer

Remote (United States), Remote (United States)
May 24, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Full Time
Here at Appian, we're passionate about automation, speed, and efficiency; and the CIO department is a great place to apply these values! From Information Security, Business Technology, to Solution Engineering, joining Appian will provide you with the opportunity to lead technical strategy, execution and communication for all applications to support Appian employees, customers, and partners across the world. Join us, as we work collaboratively to grow Appian across the world.

Appian's information security team is growing and is seeking a Senior Cybersecurity Vulnerability Engineer. The Senior Cybersecurity Vulnerability Engineer will measure the effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities and processes that enable the organization to make informed decisions regarding remediation. Manage the lifecycle of vulnerabilities: identification, evaluation, prioritization, and reporting.

Appian is headquartered in the McLean, Virginia area, and we are supportive of both Remote and Hybrid work environments.

To be successful in this role, you will:
  • Manage the lifecycle of vulnerabilities: identification, evaluation, prioritization, and reporting
  • Conduct vulnerability scans of servers, applications, infrastructure, Kubernetes, EC2s
  • Configure and manage tools to support vulnerability management (such as Tenable or Qualys)
  • Work with cross-functional teams including Engineering, Security Engineering, SOC, IT, and GRC
  • Leverage tools like Appian's software to streamline reporting and identifying key risks

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include:
  • We value innovation and investment in our people by providing opportunities for growth and leadership. Whether it's through Engineering IndieTime (dedicated time to build whatever you want with whomever you want), or annual hackathons, we value activities that inspire others and get creative juices flowing.
  • We'll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Our community is strong and growing! Our affinity groups are a great place to start connecting with peers from all across the globe.
  • Appian offers a wide variety of growth and development opportunities such as: our in-house Appian MBA program for new managers, Appian University which is a full library of over 3,000 LinkedIn Learning and Udemy courses, Presentation Skills training, and tuition reimbursement for those seeking to further their education.

Basic qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience within vulnerability management or security engineering
  • Experience conducting vulnerability management scans, supporting vulnerability management tooling, reporting, and capturing metrics of data
  • Ability to work cross functionally with security and engineering teams
  • Experience in SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and/or cloud infrastructure development environments
  • PCI scanning experience, AWS experience, fedRAMP, NIST, CI/CD pipelines and containerization

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.

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 .

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