The Polish international played for a host of clubs in both his homeland and Ukraine earlier in his career, before establishing himself in the Polish top flight with Korona Kielce in 2007.
He then turned out for Cypriot club Alki Larnaca and back in his homeland with KS Cracovia before joining Scottish Premier League side Dundee United in February 2012.
During his time at Tannadice Park, he made 112 league appearances and appeared in the Europa League.
Cierzniak spent the 2015/16 season with Wisla Krakow before joining Legia Warsaw in 2016.
His solitary international appearance came in a friendly against Lithuania in February 2009.