Senior Appian Developer - REMOTE!

Clearance Level
Software Development
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ133958

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking numerous candidates to fill a Senior Appian Developer role to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and their critical mission needs.

CDC is the nation’s leading science-based, data-driven, service organization that protects the public’s health. For more than 70 years, CDC has put science into action to help children stay healthy so they can grow and learn; to help families, businesses, and communities fight disease and stay strong; and to protect the public’s health.

As a 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. 

This role is remote!

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors with 5+ years of experience (or Masters with 3+ years)
  • 4+ years of experience in Appian, building solutions and delivering mission critical applications, leveraging Appian platform 17.x and above
  • 3+ plus years of hands on development experience in Java/J2EE, Web Service and RESTful services
  • 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
  • Experience integrating Appian with different technology platforms using native integration components
  • 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
  • Appian – plug-in development, integration with enterprise systems

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • PL/SQL, Cloud hands-on experience, Node.js, Angular
  • Spring Security, JWT
  • Application development experience with binary of text documents, such as PDF and images.
  • Prior leadership experience
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Provides guidance to all phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • May serve as team or task lead. (Not a people manager)

Attributes for Success:

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks, perform in depth code reviews and ensure design and coding are adhering to security and architectural standards
  • Team First Mindset
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.



The likely salary range for this position is $67,683 - $113,048, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.