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Associate Strategy Analyst

Description

The Appian Strategy Office (ASO) partners with senior leadership to formulate, implement, and monitor the success of Appian’s strategy. The team analyzes the company’s landscape and formulates strategy in a fact-based manner. Analysts serve as change agents that facilitate the execution of strategy with Appian’s business units. The team’s ultimate goal is to grow and improve Appian’s business.

The Associate Strategy Analyst serves as a member of the Appian Strategy Office. They will support the CEO, Chief of Staff, and Strategy Team in formulating, articulating, and monitoring Appian’s strategy. The Associate Strategy Analyst focuses on growing the company with data-backed decisions and facilitating the implementation of strategic initiatives. 

Responsibilities:

Combine creative thinking, analytics, and a sophisticated understanding of our business to:

  • Structure and execute strategic initiatives 
  • Gather and synthesize relevant data, conduct quantitative and qualitative research,  lead analyses, and present final recommendations that will drive short- and long-term growth.
  • Evaluate new business opportunities, including new business models and initiatives. 
  • Create performance models that account for plausible scenarios and illustrate limitations of tolerable risks. 
  • Ensure the stability and reliability of data sources and reporting systems processes, the accuracy of reports, analytical soundness, and timely delivery of work products. 
  • Help prioritize work based on strategic importance, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of financial and business performance metrics.
  • Work closely with finance and business lines leaders to measure the impact of initiatives.
  • Review historical performance and create strategic recommendations.
  • Track industry, competitor, and consumer behavior trends that can impact Appian.

Qualifications:

  • 0-2 years of related experience within corporate strategy
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Math, Information Technology, Business, or equivalent analytical discipline  
  • Demonstrated data-driven, analytical, attention-to-detail mindset
  • Demonstrated self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous requirements 
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge the standard thinking with new ideas and solutions
  • Must have strong decision-making skills and the determination to see projects through to impact
  • Strong people skills and ability to develop respect and trust with others
  • Experience with Tableau, Excel, SQL, or other analytical software
  • Experience in the software or information technology industry preferred

 

About Us:

Appian helps organizations build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform. Combining people, technologies, and data in a single workflow, Appian can help companies maximize their resources and improve business results. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance. Our employees create opportunities to drive hands-on impact both with our customers and throughout the organization, which creates an environment where meaningful work is met with career growth and opportunity. As a result, we are proud to have been recognized as a Washington Post Top Workplace for seven consecutive years. Simply put, we are changing the way businesses operate and our employees are to thank for Appian’s success.

Appian Corporation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, Appian will not discriminate against applicants for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co‐worker, Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination .   

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at ReasonableAccommodations@appian.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at  ReasonableAccommodations@appian.com  and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

 

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