Appian Software Programmer (Remote) #4133


  • US-Remote
  • Information Technology
  • Suitability/Public Trust
  • Fully remote
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GovCIO is currently hiring for Release Manager to join the RES team supporting the Appian Platform. This position will be a fully remote position within the United States.


Builds and codes applications and/or modules using languages such as C++, visual basic, ABAP, JAVA, XTML, etc. Provides patches and upgrades to existing systems. Involved in planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards. May design graphical user interface (GUI) to meet the specific needs of users. Prepares operating instructions, compiles documentation of program development, and analyzes system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques, and controls. May build add-on modules using application program language.

  • Designs and codes applications following specifications using the appropriate tools
  • Maintains and modifies existing software applications.
  • Analyzes detailed systems factors, including input and output requirements, information flow, hardware and software requirements, and alternative methods of problem resolution.
  • Performs modifications to and maintenance of operational programs and procedures.
  • Participates in code reviews to represent reviewed work for adherence to standards and specifications.
  • Writes or revises program documentation, operations documentation and user guides in accordance with standards.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)
    • 8+ years of experience in production/site-reliability engineering OR 5+ years of server-side software engineering with an interest in working on core infrastructure
    • 8 years experience working in a software development environment, including two (2) years specialization in configuration management and Appian BPM product.
    • 5+ years of experience with Cloud technology, Amazon AWS specifically: AWS (VPC, EC2, Fargate, S3, EBS, CloudFormation), Terraform, Salt Stack, Git/GitLab, Artifactory, Windows OS, and Linux OS.
  • A solid understanding of at least two of: public cloud infrastructure, Linux systems administration, and DevOps tooling.
  • 3+ years of Hands-on experience at Monitoring using tools Cloud Watch, Dynatrace
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Devops Engineer/SRE.
  • Basic coding skills to work on automation and technical guardrails.
  • Must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance.
  • Must have excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years of recent work experience on a software development project in a federal government setting
  • 3+ years of experience with Agile Framework.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Highly team oriented & practices collaboration as a key to success.
  • Experience in working in mission-critical environments.
  • Ability to work well under pressure within a technically challenging environment.

Clearance Required: Ability to obtain and maintain a Suitability/Public Trust

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $140,000 Annually

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