Lead Software Engineer (ML Infrastructure)

Location
Remote (United States), Remote (United States)
Posted
Jul 25, 2022
Closes
Aug 24, 2022
Ref
3796522
Function
IT
Hours
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.

As a Lead Software Engineer on our Machine Learning Infrastructure Team, you will be responsible for the fully automated develop/build/test/deploy system that Appian uses to manage its development of its core automation stack, especially its bleeding-edge ML offerings. You will work directly with the development team to assess and prioritize the current and upcoming needs of the organization, design/build/deploy new automation for all aspects of our development lifecycle, and maintain, troubleshoot and fix issues that impede our team's progress.

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 need to:
  • Mentor junior software engineers by sharing best-practices and providing guidance on how to become more proficient.
  • Share advanced/expert knowledge with others in the department, both on and off team; maintain a reputation as a key resource in those areas.
  • Lead technological changes to keep our platform modern.
  • Effectively communicate technical designs verbally, visually and/or in writing for small to medium sized technical audiences.
  • Be Fluent in at least one programming language, such as Python or Java
  • Have passion for DevOps, Release Engineering and trends including CI, CD and Blue-Green Deployment
  • Possess strong working knowledge of prevalent build and automation languages, such as Gradle, GitLab YAML and Bash/PowerShell
  • Manage, configure and enhance our infrastructure, especially our CI/CD pipelines for ML features, using GitLab, Terraform, Jenkins, and custom tooling
  • Leverage cutting edge technologies like Kubernetes and Docker, and designing and building new infrastructure features to increase product quality, decrease cycle time, and improve developer efficiency
  • Automate every aspect of our development lifecycle, including infrastructure updates as dependent technologies evolve and scale (JDK, Python, application container baselines)
  • Influence the technology roadmap in support of our mission to achieve continuous delivery
  • Enable and supporting downstream teams to do DevSecOps well

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:
  • 7+ years experience building and delivering enterprise grade software applications in a high-volume or critical production service environment
  • Proficiency working in AWS, and both Windows and Linux environments
  • Fluency in Python or Java

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 .

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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