Cloud Support Engineer

McLean, Virginia
Nov 06, 2021
Dec 05, 2021
Full Time
The Appian Support Engineering team provides technical expertise to our customers around the globe, touching every layer of the Appian platform. From data analysis to creative problem solving, our Support Engineers tackle the most challenging technical problems encountered by Appian customers and partners.

We are looking for a hands-on Senior Solution Engineer with demonstrated technical expertise on the Appian platform and superior problem solving skills. The Cloud Support Engineer will have a passion in improving customer experience and internal systems, tools and processes used by the Support Engineering team.

Each day will be unique and filled with exciting challenges, but on a typical day you will:
  • Learn and use the latest technologies
  • Apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to provide solutions to our customers
  • Collaborate with various teams and subject matter experts to help reproduce and resolve customer issues
  • Drive customer communication during critical incidents
  • Work on critical, highly complex customer problems that may span multiple technologies like VPNs, databases, authentication, etc
  • Leverage your contact with customers to capture feedback with how Appian can improve
  • Write tutorials and other technical articles for both Appian Customers and Appian Employees
  • Drive projects that improve support-related processes and our customers' technical support experience
  • Develop 24/7 systems that are leveraged globally to monitor, prevent, and respond to our customers' cloud issues

Why Appian Support?
  • We promote advancement opportunities across the organization to help you meet your career goals
  • We have training programs to help you develop the skills required to be successful in your role
  • We are growing, and with growth comes opportunity

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
  • 2+ years in a technology focused role
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment
  • Experience with networking fundamentals like VPNs, DNS, TCP/IP, UDP, etc.
  • Willing and able to provide after hours support (rotation every 12 or so weeks)

Preferred Qualifications
  • 2+ years in a customer facing technology role
  • Certifications: AWS Associate Solution Architect, CCENT or CCNA
  • Advanced analysis of packet capture (Wireshark, tcpdumps etc)
  • Knowledge of Containerization solutions (Kubernetes and Docker)
  • Familiarity with Database concepts (tables, views, ERDs, etc)
  • Experience with Appian 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 .


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