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Hot IT Jobs and Skills in 2014

Cindy Cheng, ​Sr. Director of Marketing Communications, EMEA, Appian
February 1, 2014

The US economy grew at 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013, but the overall growth for the year was only 1.9 percent1. While the unemployment rate in the US has decreased to 6.7 percent in December last year2, it remains high and there are still millions of job seekers. So what are the hottest jobs in technology now?


Accordingly to Mashable and Glassdoor 3, here are the top 5 jobs in information technology:

1. Software Engineer

2.Web Developer

3. Network Systems Analyst / Network Engineer

4. Mobile Developer

5. IT Manager

As a successful, high growth technology company in the Washington, DC, metro area , it is no surprise that Appian is hiring. In fact, the company has immediate job openings in all of the above positions and more. We need talented software engineers to create innovative, reliable and scalable software applications on the Appian BPM software platform. Since our industry leading software is available in the cloud, on-premise, and on mobile, Appian is also hiring Android, iOS, and Google Glass developers. Our software engineers get to develop native mobile apps on the latest operating systems to deliver fast, intuitive and responsive user experiences across different mobile devices.

If you are a network engineer with Java and UNIX experience, you will work on the largest, most popular cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)and gain hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS). You will also work closely withAppian customers to ensure availability, performance, functionality and security of their enterprise software applications. Our cloud BPM customers include manyFortune 500 companies as well as US federal, state, and international government agencies.

In addition to engineering jobs, Appian also offers many consulting positions in our Professional Services business unit. We are hiring consultants and project managers in Sydney, London, Charlotte, New York, Boston, San Francisco, and Reston near Washington, DC. If you are a problem solver and a leader who is passionate about technology and committed to client success, you would have a direct impact on how people work and change their lives at Appian.

Lastly, we need experienced Account Executives, Sales Engineers, and Marketers to keep growing the company. So check out our job openings and apply today:

Cindy Cheng

Director of Product Marketing

Cindy Cheng