Appian Developer

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £495 per day

  • Job ref:

    EH - Appian_1601483796

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Appian Developer

3 Month Initial Contract

Based in London - Temporary WFH due to Covid

Day rate up to £495 Per day

The Appian Development Consultant is responsible for developing, maintaining and supporting a variety of bespoke applications and systems within the Bank which are used predominantly to provide automation of information and document based business processes. The role involves all aspects of the development, enhancement, support and maintenance of these applications and associated environment which are based on the Appian BPMS. The role interacts with users from different areas of the Bank, both internal and external clients, and involves both business knowledge and technical skills to deliver customer focused development services.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverable

  • Design, development and maintenance of the Bank's Appian-based applications hosted on-premise and in the Cloud. Some of these systems are used by external clients.
  • Effectively liaise with Business Analysts in order to ensure a smooth transition from business requirements phase to design and development phases.
  • For smaller assignments gather functional and technical system requirements
  • Perform technical assessments and impact analysis to determine level of effort of the work requested
  • Document the detailed design of the technical solutions
  • Support the testing unit with the QA activities
  • Perform applications deployment
  • Resolve all technical issues related to Appian Applications utilising excellent customer service skills, problem solving skills, and technical thinking/reasoning skills
  • Escalate and manage issues and recurring problems with 3rd level vendor support team
  • Measure and analyse applications issues to determine root causes and develop technical and training solutions to minimise reoccurrences
  • Appraise long term service problems and facilitate the definition and implementation of solutions to these problems to provide a continuous improvement to application reliability, performance and quality for users.
  • Communication and response to clients to ensure client SLA levels are maintained.
  • During unplanned system outages perform incident management activities to act as a coordinating point for users, infrastructure and development technical staff and a knowledge hub for Information Systems and senior management.
  • Perform a problem management role, by liaising with development team members to diagnose long term service affecting issues. Facilitate the definition and implementation of solutions to these problems.
  • Fix defects within applications, where critical faults are identified and existing IS development resource plan would be adversely affected by diversion of developer personnel to implement solutions.
  • Act as a point of knowledge for Appian applications
  • Input to project initiation and project reviews as client / support representative to ensure that maintenance and support of application in production would not be compromised by project implementation.
  • Able to undertake project and quality assurance tasks as directed by management to ensure compliance of externally developed code to internal standards, primarily to facilitate knowledge transfer for ease of in-life support & maintenance.
  • Undertake routine administrative jobs
  • Troubleshoot Appian problems and tune for best performance
  • Undertake tasks as directed by management

Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • At least five years Appian platform development experience
  • Knowledge of Appian SAIL, using records and tempo reports
  • Knowledge of processes migration techniques and experience in implementing migration of running in-flight processes
  • Knowledge of legacy Appian portal technology
  • Experience of Appian systems used by external clients.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical degree
  • Over ten years of broad IT experience
  • Excellent software development, technical and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of BPMN notation
  • Experience of broad range of development languages and technologies, HTML, CSS, JEE, Java, JavaScript, OSGi, Struts
  • XML and WebServices
  • Oracle and MySQL database development experience
  • Familiarity with application servers - Jboss and J2EE systems administration
  • Familiarity with web servers - Apache, IIS
  • Strong background in Windows and Unix/Linux OS
  • Exposure to SOA and ESB development
  • Good understanding of change management concepts, project quality and risk management concepts
  • Extensive experience throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge and experiences of SDLC methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)
  • Knowledge of Cloud design principles and experience in supporting Cloud-based applications

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not able to get back to everyone who applies. Therefore if you have not heard back from Experis within 7 days please assume that your application has been unsuccessful however we will contact you if suitable roles come up that match your skill set.

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