Web Developer (Documentation Site)

McLean, Virginia
Jul 01, 2022
Jul 28, 2022
Full Time
Here at Appian, we're passionate about technology. We love making it, and we love using it. Joining Appian Engineering will provide you with the opportunity to learn in an environment that values cross-functional collaboration and is committed to personal and professional growth. We want to revolutionize the way people work, and in doing so, we develop the Appian platform to be simple so our customers can thrive.

Our documentation site is an important part of our customers' experience, and we are looking for a web developer to design and develop new features for the site and improve the experience for both desktop and mobile users.

To be successful in this role, you need to:
  • Write clean, well-documented, high-quality code that meets accepted standards, ensures optimal performance, and achieves business requirements.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business needs.
  • Design and develop site features that address business needs and improve the user's experience.
  • Collaborate with Quality Engineering to create and apply test plans to ensure proper behavior.
  • Proactively improve the contributor experience and the product by refactoring existing code, fixing UX bugs, and implementing enhancements.
  • Help establish smart, reusable systems to allow for contributors to leverage dynamic content.

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include:
  • Within your first few weeks of joining us, you will attend new hire orientation along with our 2-day engineering bootcamp to ensure you are set up for success
  • Access to over 1,000+ Udemy course, along with dedicated learning time to focus on areas you specifically would like to focus on as a programmer
  • An agile-led work environment where you will be challenged and your ideas will be heard

Basic Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of professional web development using common front-end web technologies (HTML, CSS, JS)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Jekyll or other static site generators
  • Liquid or other templating languages
  • Familiarity with languages such as PHP, Python or Ruby
  • Elasticsearch or Solr
  • Mobile design & development

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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