Appian Developer (remote) at Datafin Recruitment


A rapidly growing FinTech company with offices around the world is looking for an Appian Developer to join its team in its mission to build mission-critical software and data solutions for large multinational financial institutions and small organizations. Your primary role will be to drive significant business change through the development and deployment of enterprise-level Appian applications. The successful incumbent will need 6-8 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years of Appian development with Appian 17.x and above. You will also need experience with Java/J2EE, Web & RESTful Services, have experience integrating Appian with different technology platforms using native integration components, and strong hands-on experience with transaction design and management, with a focus on Appian models and Appian integrations – an in-depth understanding of process models, SAIL forms, CDTs, records, reports, Appian security architecture , web APIs, business analytics.


  • Design and implement complex enterprise integrations with industry-standard technologies and fully API-based record types.
  • Design and develop user interfaces and associated permissions.
  • Document technical solutions as needed (although rare).
  • Translate BPM requirements specifications into Appian process model prototypes and solutions.
  • Work closely with Release Manager to ensure completion of key tasks including deployment, code baseline and merge, version control, etc.
  • Deliver projects in an Agile software development methodology and understand the use of JIRA and its associated objects (Stories, epics etc.).
  • Lead and participate in detailed design reviews and validate that the design meets the approved architecture.
  • Participate in the daily activities of the Agile delivery team.


  • 6-8 years of experience with a minimum of 2-3+ years in Appian with Appian 17.x and above.
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience in Java/J2EE development, web services and RESTful services.
  • A background in software, finance or engineering.
  • Experience integrating Appian with different technology platforms using native integration components.
  • Strong hands-on experience with design patterns and transaction management, with a focus on Appian patterns and Appian integrations – in-depth understanding of process patterns, SAIL forms, CDTs, records, reports, Appian security architecture, web APIs, business analytics.


  • Ability to multi-task, perform in-depth code reviews, and ensure design and coding meet security and architectural standards.
  • Team spirit above all.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Although we would really like to respond to every application, if you are not contacted for this position within 10 working days, please consider your application unsuccessful.


When applying for a job, make sure you meet the minimum job requirements. OnlySouth African citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not at the stated location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all job applications and correspondence. Please email a word copy of your CV to [Email Address Removed] and mention the reference numbers of the works. We have a job listing on [URL Removed] Datafin IT Recruitment – Jobs in Cape Town.

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