Software Engineer - Product Strategy

McLean, Virginia
May 26, 2021
Jun 14, 2021
Full Time
Appian is 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 undergraduate degree in computer science or other related technical field with at least two years of software engineering experience. Experience with Java, JavaScript, and web technologies is preferred. Experience with Appian Platform and emerging technologies like AI, IoT, and others is a plus.

About the role:
  • 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 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 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.

About You:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar.
  • 2+ years of experience in enterprise software business in a mature SDLC.
  • Design and programming experience in any modern object oriented programming language (e.g., Java, Python, Javascript, etc.)
  • Excellent spoken and written communication with both technical and non-technical people.
  • 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 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 .


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