Appian Developer

Clearance Level
Software Development
Rockville, Maryland

REQ#: RQ71351

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking an Appian Developer to join our team supporting the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Child Care (OCC). Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is an operating division within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and its mission is to foster the health and well-being of children, youth, families, individuals and communities to be resilient, safe, healthy, and economically secure by providing federal leadership, partnership and resources for the compassionate and effective delivery of human services.

As an Appian Developer involved in all phases of the development life cycle, you will participate in design sessions, both from custom code as well as architecture stand point. 


  • Develop applications in Appian business process management and integrate with other COTS products.
  • Develop and implement the Appian and web-based applications.
  • Create various document artifacts including design/ technical approach document, target state diagrams, installation instructions, Visio diagrams, etc.
  • Building critical Appian based application as well as associated integration components in Java.
  • Provide technical guidance to mid-level developers as and when required.
  • Participate in customer and team meetings to support various program tasks including design review, stage gates, technical roadmap, production troubleshooting including performance issues, etc.
  • Work closely with release manager to ensure completion of key tasks including deployment, code baseline and merge, version control, etc.
  • Work throughout the entire project life cycle (requirements review, technical design, development, deployment and maintenance)
  • Develop BPM specifications to integrate with legacy applications leveraging web services, messaging and enterprise service bus
  • Contribute toward developing solution guidelines, standards and best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years of experience in Appian, building solutions and delivering mission critical applications, leveraging Appian platform 17.x and above
  • 3+ years' experience in HTML, HTML5, CSS, JSON, XML, Java Script, Ajax
  • Strong business analysis, model-driven-architecture and model-driven-development – specifically to produce analysis, design, component and deployment models for Appian based BPM applications
  • Experience addressing Appian application performance issues and application tuning
  • Experience configuring Appian, debug, unit, systems, integration test and document new applications and enhancements including, but not limited to forms, reports, underlying logic and interface components on development projects as assigned
  • High level understanding of various products that make up reference architecture and constraints
  • Appian development – Process models, SAIL forms, CDT's, records, reports, Appian security architecture, web API's, business analysis

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in PL/SQL
  • AWS Cloud hands-on experience
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.