Senior Software Engineer (Machine Learning)

McLean, Virginia

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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Posted 3 weeks ago

What is Appian? It’s a low-code application platform that lets business people build powerful enterprise web and mobile apps with flexible, visual models instead of clunky custom code.

At Appian, we’re not only about building awesome software, but also about growing our culture of passion, energy, and innovation; great people, great software! As a Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Appian you will help build the next generation of our core low-code application development platform and help tackle our most challenging technical problems alongside other brilliant engineers. 

About You:

  • You have 6+ years experience building and delivering software applications
  • You have 2+ years experience working with machine learning/artificial intelligence disciplines including: computer vision, natural language processing, algorithmic foundations of optimization
  • You have industry experience writing production level code in at least one programming language (Java, Python, Scala, C#, etc.)
  • You have experience working with at least one machine learning or deep learning framework/library such as TensorFlow, Caffe, PyTorch, etc.
  • You thrive on solving labyrinthine problems within large, high-performance, real-time, distributed data systems
  • You hold a BS in Computer Science and/or equivalent years of experience writing code
  • Masters or PhD in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, or Data Science preferred

How You’ll Contribute:

  • As part of a newly created center of excellence you will develop simple yet elegant solutions to complex technical problems at the intersection of Engineering and IT
  • Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations.
  • Manage availability, latency, scalability, security and efficiency of data access within Appian by engineering reliability into software and systems
  • Play an integral part in the design, architecture, standards and Agile methods for our web-based and mobile platform
  • Automate functional testing as well as testing for performance and security
  • Respond to and resolve emergent problems; write software and build automation to prevent problem recurrence

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.


Job tags: Caffe Computer Vision Deep Learning Engineering Java Machine Learning Python PyTorch Scala Security TensorFlow
Job region(s): North America
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