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Senior Strategy Analyst

  • McLean, Virginia
  • Corporate
  • Added


Here at Appian, our core values of Respect, Work to Impact, Ambition, and Constructive Dissent & Resolution define who we are. In short, this means we constantly seek to understand the best for our customers, we go beyond completion in our work, we strive for excellence with intensity, and we embrace candid communication. These values guide our actions and shape our culture every day.  When you join Appian, you'll be part of a passionate team that's dedicated to accomplishing hard things.

The Senior 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 Senior Strategy Analyst focuses on growing the company with data-backed decisions and facilitating the implementation of strategic initiatives. 

To Be Successful In This Role, You Need:

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 line 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in related field(s)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Commerce, Operations Management, Business Analysis, Engineering, Information Technology, 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

  • 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 with project management

  • Experience in the software or information technology industry preferred

Tools and Resource 

  • Training and Development: During onboarding, we focus on equipping new hires with the skills and knowledge for success through department-specific training. Continuous learning is a central focus at Appian, with dedicated mentorship and the First-Friend program being widely utilized resources for new hires. 
  • Growth Opportunities: Appian provides a diverse array of growth and development opportunities, including our leadership program tailored for new and aspiring managers, a comprehensive library of specialized department training through Appian University, skills based training, and tuition reimbursement for those aiming to advance their education. This commitment ensures that employees have access to a holistic range of development opportunities.
  • Community: We’ll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Appian fosters inclusivity through our 8 employee-led affinity groups . These groups help employees build stronger internal and external networks by planning social, educational, and outreach activities to connect with Appianites and larger initiatives throughout the company.

About Appian

Appian is a software company that automates business processes. The Appian AI-Powered Process Platform includes everything you need to design, automate, and optimize even the most complex processes, from start to finish. The world's most innovative organizations trust Appian to improve their workflows, unify data, and optimize operations—resulting in better growth and superior customer experiences. For more information, visit . [Nasdaq: APPN]

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