Appian Senior Consultant - Federal

Deft Consulting is looking for a motivated Senior Appian Consultant to assist in a critical Appian implementation at a large government agency. This consultant will have the opportunity to participate in either Appian development, management of Agile responsibilities and execution, or a combination of both. This consultant will not shift between multiple projects, but instead will support the government agency long-term with the backing and opportunity to learn from an established Appian professional services organization.

Location: Remote

Gov’t Requirements: US Citizenship

Signing Bonus: Negotiable

Benefits: 401k Match; Federal Holidays; Unlimited Sick Time; PTO; Health Insurance


  • 2+ years of experience with Appian
  • Experience throughout the software development life cycle
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • Clear communication skills and ability to interface directly with clients when necessary
  • Passion for technology and innovation


  • Experience working with database-backed task design
  • Experience in cross-functional roles within the development life cycle
  • Appian Level 2 or Senior Developer certification
  • Public Trust or Secret clearance (not required to start; Deft will facilitate)
  • (Optional) Ability to lead small teams


  • Design, implement, and demonstrate Appian solutions to clients
  • Work directly with project stakeholders throughout the entire lifecycle of projects to define, design, and implement business process-based solutions
  • Act as a liaison between technical team and business stakeholders
  • Work with Appian web APIs and integrations, including defining and updating data contracts and designing efficient integration-based workflows
  • Communicate and coordinate across multiple teams, including both other Appian teams and teams that use other technologies
  • Write and execute SQL queries to get metrics on production activities
  • Groom user stories from a technical level to ensure there are no gaps in documented requirements, identifying dependencies and technical priority for stories
  • Fully understand the process flow at both logical and technical levels, generating and presenting diagrams when necessary
  • Perform analysis and troubleshooting of process instances, web APIs, and integrations in a production environment
  • Deploy hotfixes and patches to a production environment

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About Deft

Deft Consulting (Deft) is a professional services firm specializing in Appian implementations and committed to helping companies reach their peak efficiency, productivity, and profitability through effective business process design and automation. Deft was founded by a former Appian Corporation employee and has become a highly regarded official partner of Appian Corporation. Deft’s 20 person workforce packs a powerful punch, ranking among the top Appian partner firms. Multiple government agencies and private firms with assets under management in excess of $100 billion trust Deft’s services to support their critical processes running on the Appian platform.