People Analyst

McLean, Virginia
Jan 21, 2022
Feb 10, 2022
Full Time
Enjoy working at the heart of an operation where you're "in the flow and in the know" and central to keeping things running and growing? Appian is seeking an Analyst who will work directly with the SVP, Human Resources on strategic planning, special projects, auditing and analysis, and other key activities.

Succeeding in this position requires you to be a curious self-starter with great problem-solving skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, a commitment to keeping deadlines, and an ability to multitask.


Combine creative thinking, the command of analytical problem solving, and an understanding of HR best practices to:
  • Assist in the coordination, oversight and streamlining of programs, projects, systems and processes across the People Team at Appian
  • Maintain key documents, calendars and workflow systems that keep the HR department running smoothly and efficiently
  • Take the lead in organizing and running departmental meetings, in-person training programs, manager monthly knowledge shares, and major events
  • Work closely with HR Operations, Talent Development, and regional contacts to schedule and coordinate regional orientation events
  • Structure and execute strategic initiatives by gathering and synthesizing relevant data, leading analyses, and presenting final recommendations that will drive short- and long-term growth
  • Stay abreast of and share industry, competitor, and employee trends that can positively impact the growth and scalability of Appian
  • Handle sensitive information by maintaining discretion and confidentiality

  • Strong project management, organization skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in computer skills (i.e., business intelligence, databases, Google G Suite)
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2-3 years of direct experience in the software or Information Technology industry
  • Must possess exceptional creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Must have working knowledge of leadership strategies and human resource planning

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 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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