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Anaplan Solution Architect in London, United Kingdom

Anaplan, the Connected Planning pioneer, is changing the way the world’s most respected companies do business. We believe in clear, open communication enabling teams to overcome obstacles and move forward together. We want you to feel that you belong to a team, you matter, and are able to be your authentic self. We all work together to deliver business value with the power of Connected Planning at every level within every organization, and alongside an ever-growing number of users, a rich partner ecosystem, and active community. At Anaplan, our values are key to everything we do. We call it #AnaplanLOVE

At Anaplan these words come to life by making employees feel empowered and inspired.

Building a strong culture around company values is an ongoing journey

that will continue to be the core of our existence.

We want you to think big and act bold through expressing your authentic best self! Anaplan is looking for a tenacious Solution Architect to join our Professional Services team . This is a stellar opportunity to get involved in a highly visible, large scale SaaS cloud company. This role is an immediate full-time position. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle unique problems that no one else is solving, keep reading.

Come see for yourself what an exciting place to work for looks like.

Insight on your impact

Anaplan is changing the way companies plan and this isn’t Customer Success as usual. We’re looking for a SOLUTION ARCHITECT who delights in the most detailed and complicated puzzles. A fantastic opportunity for a high-achiever to be able interpret sophisticated business challenges into solution designs for clients.

We're not looking for average. Do you enjoy diving into issues and designing complex solutions? Do you have a passion for data, multi-dimensional modelling and data integration? If so, this job is for you.

Your qualifications, your influence

As an architect, you are primarily responsible for the successful delivery of Anaplan planning solutions in strategic accounts. You will:

  • Translate existing solutions, spreadsheets, and business problems into sophisticated Anaplan multi-dimensional models

  • Modify existing models as part of a connected solution, optimisation, or to incorporate new functionality

  • Serve as the architectural SME for large-scale connected planning solutions

  • Exemplify The Anaplan Way

  • Provide candid, important feedback and progress updates in a timely manner to the Business Partner and team

  • Develop model documentation

  • Participate in data integration and migration solutions

  • Participate and/or lead UAT testing and deployment

Preferred skills and technical familiarity

  • A 4 year degree in Finance, Accounting or MIS

  • 4+ years’ experience implementing Enterprise Performance Management solutions

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel / financial modelling skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of a formal system implementation methodology – requirements gathering, design, build/test and deploy (Agile methodology preferable)

  • Superb written and oral communication skills

  • Shown ability to lead execute responsibilities simultaneously

  • Appetite for service excellence and a collaborative style

  • Domain expertise in planning and modelling in Supply Chain, Finance or Sales strongly preferred

  • Strong understanding of data integration (inbound and outbound)

  • Passion for business analytics, modelling and planning

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Results-oriented, motivated, self-starter

  • Coaching mentality

  • Collegial, open and grounded in integrity

  • Desire to work with a truly dynamic and exciting team, with a “roll-up your sleeves” approach

  • Strong desire to excel and be committed to gaining exposure to multiple industries while further developing your career

Our diversity and inclusion commitment

Build your job in a place that thrives on diversity, inclusion and belonging. We believe in maintaining a hiring and working experience in which all people are respected and valued, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes people unique. We hire you for who you are, and we want you to bring your true self to work every day!

Our story

Anaplan is a cloud-native enterprise SaaS company helping global enterprises orchestrate business performance. Our customers come first to create heroes, unlock potential & build trust and confidence. We challenge legacy thinking and software that isn’t flexible for the modern organization. We have architected the only platform that will take the time from planning to decision down to zero.

We’re building a truly unique technology. From our calculation engine and in-memory data store, to apps and predictive analytics; amazing technology is being developed every day.

We’re addressing a $100B/year problem (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xbra5fNyhG4) that all global businesses face. Our mission is to break the traditional business planning mold, currently performed through spreadsheets or legacy systems.

Anaplan’s Connected Planning platform is enabling customers to improve decision-making by turning response time into real time, to make better decisions to enhance your business. The platform helps you dynamically orchestrate performance enterprise-wide, and convert constant change to your environment.

See what our global customers and partners (https://www.anaplan.com/customers/) have to say about Anaplan’s platform is solving some of the most complex challenges in business. CEOs, analysts, and the press (https://www.anaplan.com/news/) agree—Anaplan is changing the way the world does business. Learn about our history (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=h_k1OEmIpOk&app=desktop) , see our recognitions and achievements , and take a look at what it’s like to work at Anaplan. Get to know more about working at Anaplan by checking out our social channels.

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Can’t find the perfect role for you? New opportunities are opening up daily: http://anaplan.com/CAREERS (https://careers.anaplan.com/)

COVID-19 Update

Protecting the health and safety of our communities, including our employees and of those considering a career at Anaplan, is our highest priority. We continue to closely monitor the evolving situation and we appreciate your understanding and flexibility with any related changes to our interviewing process.