Information Security Analyst

McLean, Virginia
Dec 07, 2021
Jan 06, 2022
Full Time

Here at Appian, we're passionate about technology. We love making it, and we love using it. Joining Appian CIO 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.

The Appian Information Security department continuously evaluates the threat-landscape for Appian operations and service offerings. As an Information Security Analyst, you will participate in monitoring and analyzing security alerts, evaluating emerging threats, vulnerability management, and industry regulations.

To be successful in this role, you need:
  • To assist with information security related continuous monitoring activities, including monitoring for continued compliance with internal security controls, policies, regulations, and laws
  • To coordinate with Appian Cloud and Engineering teams to research potential security issues
  • To support internal and external security reviews, audits, and control evaluations
  • To participate in incident reporting and investigation processes
  • To support vendor security monitoring process
  • To help conduct risk analysis and provide recommendations for remediation or mitigation
  • To support information security projects
  • To participate in blue-team activities. And sometimes red-team!
  • To be passionate about staying up to date on current security risks and trends
  • To have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • To have the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include:
  • We'll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Our community and 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:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field of study
  • An understanding of cloud technologies and networking protocols & technologies - TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, etc.

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 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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