Associate Strategy Analyst

McLean, Virginia
Jan 18, 2022
Feb 17, 2022
Full Time
he Appian Strategy Office (ASO) is a tight-knit team that partners with senior leadership to analyze, formulate, implement, and monitor the success of Appian's strategy through a data-driven manner. Analysts serve as change agents that facilitate the execution of Appian's strategy across 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 ASO. The Strategy team reports to the Chief of Staff and supports the CEO in formulating, articulating, implementing, and monitoring Appian's strategy. The Associate Strategy Analyst will be a contributing member of our team. They will support business analysis, strategic initiatives, and report creation on company performance in collaboration with tenured team members. They will also support executive meetings with customers and prospects.

To be successful in this role, you need to:
  • Combine creative thinking and analytics to develop a sophisticated understanding of Appian's business
  • Support executive meetings with customers and prospects
  • Support quarterly public company earnings call research and processes
  • Produce and validate recurring company operational performance reports
  • Support quantitative and qualitative research that will drive short- and long-term company growth
  • Create performance models that account for plausible scenarios and illustrate limitations of tolerable risks
  • Work closely with finance and business line leaders to measure the impact of initiatives
  • Develop the respect and trust of others
  • Strong organizational skills and high standards for work products

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include:
  • On-the-job analytics and Tableau training
  • Customer-facing experiences
  • Shadowing opportunities
  • 1:1 mentoring and support

Basic qualifications:
  • 0-1 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 earn the trust and respect of others
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Tableau, Excel, SQL, or other analytical software

About Appian:

Before Appian was a company, it was an idea. Not about a product or a market, but about the culture needed to sustain innovation and value. Today, we help businesses build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform.

Appian was founded on the belief that talented and passionate people, given the power and autonomy to excel, will deliver amazing impact. We have worked thoughtfully to create an inclusive, agile and collaborative work environment where employees feel challenged, and all voices are heard. We value and encourage cross-departmental collaboration, and actively seek opportunities to better ourselves and others. Creating impact to us means that when we deliver results, we're focused on lasting positive change.

Join us.

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 .

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