Sr Appian Developer - Remote, US

Position Summary:

IEM is looking for a Full-Time Sr Appian Developer to join IEM`s Digital Modernization team in supporting recovering communities by building out a platform or module to address emerging business needs.


Primary Location:  

  • Candidates from El Paso, TX region preferred, they can also originate from anywhere in the United States , you will work remotely from home or personal office location
  • All remote work environments require the ability to maintain minimum Internet speeds of 25 Mbps upload and 3 Mbps download, as well as a ping rate of 100 ms or less during working hours, regardless of the type and number of devices using your Internet connection. You must also have account privileges and access to your Internet service provider account during working hours for the purposes of maintaining the Internet connection, if needed.

Security Clearance: Secret Security Clearance required (DOJ preferred, DOD accepted)


Essential Functions:

  • Design and implementation of new features and implement improvements to existing features on the Appian platform
  • Familiarity with the Appian deployment process
  • Ability to function well in small, tightly integrated, and highly-skilled agile teams.
  • Manage availability, latency, scalability, and efficiency of Appian by engineering reliability into software and systems.
  • Respond to and resolve emergent problems; write software and build automation to prevent problem recurrence.
  • Work closely with the team to ensure completion of key tasks including code baselining, version control, peer reviews, software testing, bug fixes and deployment
  • Work within the Agile framework including participating in User Story grooming sessions, Sprint Planning meeting, and retrospectives

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance 
  • B.S. or MS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline preferred 
  • Four (4)+ years of recent Appian development experience building applications on the Appian platform 17.x or higher
  • One (1)+ years of SQL development and a strong understanding of database design techniques 
  • Three (3) years of experience with Appian components including Process Models, SAIL Forms, CDTs, records, reports, and integration
  • Understanding of BPM-based platforms
  • Must be able to work with clients to define business processes and gather functional system requirements.  
  • Experience in working on cross-functional teams building products using agile methodologies.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarity with MS Office Product Suite (Word / Excel / Power Point) 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Appian Level 1 Credentials 
  • Database - experience using MySQL or Maria DB 

Benefits and more:

  • Starting salary is based on location and experience: $135,000 - $150,000
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Vacation Pay
  • Sick Pay
  • 401 (K) plan with matching
  • Company paid STD and LTD

Why join IEM?

We are a woman owned company in Emergency Management that embraces teamwork, collaboration, flexible performance, actionable solutions and integrity/ethics. Our work touches everyone. We produce results that matter. Results that save lives – join us while we build a safe, secure and resilient world.


Our culture:

IEM believes in the greater good and it is our commitment to attract those who have excellent technical skills, creative minds and innovative ideas to keep propelling us forward.   


IEM is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled:

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources 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 Human Resources.


Job Profile


North America


United States


10 paid holidays 401(K) plan with matching 401 (K) plan with matching Company paid STD and LTD Sick Pay Vacation Pay


Agile methodologies Appian development Communication Database design Emergency Management Excel MS Office SQL

  • Design and implement new features on Appian platform
  • Manage availability and efficiency of Appian
  • Resolve emergent problems
  • Work on cross-functional teams using agile methodologies

4+ years


BS in Computer Science or related field Emergency Management MS in Computer Science or related field


Appian Level 1 Credentials Secret Security Clearance


Ability to maintain minimum Internet speeds of 25 Mbps upload and 3 Mbps download Maintain minimum Internet speeds of 25 Mbps upload and 3 Mbps download Minimum Internet speed and access requirements Secret Security Clearance required


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